Pattern work help

Hey! I was wondering when to descend in a pattern with Jets and General Aviation planes.

General aviation aircraft in the pattern stay at 1000ft above airport elevation as jets stay at 1500 above airport elevation. I don’t think there’s any place where your supposed to descend it just probably depends on where you turn base. I linked a handy tutorial below that may go over this.

Also a nice source I found with this information


Oh ok. Thanks!

I would add that in a pattern for any aircraft, we should turn base when the runway is 45° behind on downwind. You can begin the descent at this moment.

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Yeah, I’d say that the IF tutorials on Youtube are pretty great. They contain pretty much everything that you need to know to fly.

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