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Practice Landing Slot signups @ 5 PM

Practice Landing Slot signups @ 5 PM

At 5 PM today (May 7) ONLY schools that HAVE NOT practiced landings at KOSU may sign up for practice landing slots this afternoon.

At 7 PM today (May 7) ONLY schools that HAVE NOT practiced landings at KOSU may sign up for three (3) practice landing slots for tomorrow.  Any open slots for tomorrow will be assigned at Chief Judge discretion.  This means if you are one of the teams who has not practiced at KOSU, but manage to schedule a landing slot at 5 PM today, you will NOT be able to schedule a practice slot for tomorrow.

Tomorrow at 8 AM, schools may leave for off-airport landing practice and may fly practice navigation routes.  Please stage your aircraft to the hot box and depart when you are ready, as there will not be a staging judge from 8 AM to 10 AM.  A staging judge will be present at 10 AM, and at that time, clearance from the staging judge will be required for all off-airport flights.

Landing slots Saturday May 6th

Newly arriving schools that have not practiced yet at OSU may book practice slots at 4pm. Do not book a time that is before your expected tower briefing. Teams that have already flown in practice landing heats may book slots starting at 6pm today. The maximum total allowable slots (Power-Off and Short-Field combined) per team will be 4. If a team books more slots than allowed, they will all be cancelled. Any remaining slots will be given out by Chief Judge in priority order to recently arrived schools. Only available slots for practice will be from 8am to noon, anticipate being able to book more slots tomorrow at 11am for the rest of the day. If you are planning not to use your slots please advise the Chief Judge

Event Updates

Practice Sessions

If your team is interested in possible early practices for CRM/LOFT, Ground Trainer, and IFR Event please contact the Chief Judge. Due to the weather forecast we are considering adding Friday afternoon slots.

Navigation Event

While flying in the area, please reference the frequencies and practice area document which includes expanded guidance from the Tower Briefing. This can be found on the Events page for Navigation.


Prior to practice, it is STRONGLY encouraged to review the video describing the Redbird instrument panel. Also review the recently added document outlining what to expect at your practice session on the Events page for CRM/LOFT.