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Workshop 4: VFR Airfield Ops

In this session, we cover the following topics:

  • VFR airfield pattern operations,
  • Revisiting “on speed”,
  • Refresher on communication,
  • Pilot Proficiency Demonstration,
  • Discuss next sessions homework

Course Prerequisites:
– Watch “DCS: F/A-18C Hornet, Episode 6: VFR Airfield Landing”,
– Download “A1-F18AC-NFM-000 Field Landing Pattern Typical”

Comm frequencies
Wingman Radio 1 and 2 – Set manually (M) to 31x.00 MHz
Flight Lead Radio 1 – Set manually (M) to 31x.00 MHz
Flight Lead Radio 2 – Set to 264.00 MHz (channel 2 default)
Guard “CTAF” or Emergencies transmit on 305.00 MHz

Extra credit if you can identify the above airfield

“I just want to tell you, good luck.
We’re all counting on you.”

Dr. Rumack, Airplane!