January 8, 2019, 4:03pm
I could not find an 100% accurate explanation regarding about this 4 position reports.
Can someone give me some explanations with a map if that’s possible?
And please explain those on
how we are looking at the map in sim.
Last time I’ve been reported because I did not followed the sequence and I do think that I’ve done everything that the ATC told me.
Thank you very much and I really appreciate your help.
A traffic pattern looks something like this. Each leg is fairly self explanatory :)
This picture should help you.
The top one is left downwind, left traffic and the bottom on is Right downwind, right traffic.
January 8, 2019, 4:09pm
Several tutorials are available.
A pattern can be flown in different ways. First of all, you will be cleared to fly a left or right hand pattern. This is straightforward: if you are cleared to make a left hand pattern all your turns will be to the left and if you are cleared to fly a right hand pattern all your turns will be to the right. To inform the tower that you want to remain in the pattern you will communicate when you request take off: “callsign XXX ready for take off runway XX, remaining in the pattern”
What does a …
Let me give you a scenario. You’re inbound and the ATC tells you to enter left downwind RWY 28. What you will do is fly a few nm to the left of RWY 28 (heading approximately 100°).
January 8, 2019, 5:21pm
Alright, so, where am I in this picture?
runway 27L top of the pic.
The LEFT and RIGHT is from the perspective of the landing runway direction.
In the picture below, if 27s are in use, the red star position would be Left Downwind. One way to remember this is that the runway will be on your left. If 09 was in use (yellow), the yellow star position would be right downwind.
January 8, 2019, 6:08pm
Amazing! That’s the reply I’ve been waiting for.
So if I’m the top of your picture, that will be UPWIND.
Thank you very much!
It depends which direction you are going.
Reference the chart from
April 8, 2019, 6:20pm
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