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ACRO E-mail Archive Thread: [Acro] Re: Landing advice


Thread: [Acro] Re: Landing advice

Message: [Acro] Re: Landing advice

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From: "Phil Sisson, Litchfield Aerobatic Club" <sisson at>

Date: Tue, 05 Nov 2002 01:42:02 UTC


  Bob Romero wrote:

> There is a carrier in the ocean just 3 miles off shore and only 5 miles from
> my home airport.  Our newspaper reported that it is not in service as it is
> undergoing some maintenance at sea.
> I want to do a "touch and go" on the carrier and wondered if there are any
> military personnel out there who may know the dimensions of the deck/landing
> area.
> Really, I would like to do a full stop, but I don't think my citabria will
> be able to lift off such a short runway.  Also, I am afraid that actually
> stopping on the carrier may be illegal or get me in some sort of trouble.
> Any advice?
> -Bob Romero
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I would call them 5 miles out and advise your intentions..


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