Meetings Locations Events Flight Planning 2-4-Cix PIREPS
Download scenery for the Bembridge race here. (FS9/FSX)

Download an FSNavigator course plan here.
The Course
The course consists of 9 markers, as detailed below:

Turn 1: Caravans N50 40.59 W1 6.12
Turn 2: Bembridge Harbour N50 41.70 W1 5.57
Turn 3: Gillkicker Point N50 46.56 W1 8.59
Turn 4: Osborne House N50 45.67 W1 16.31
Turn 5: Binfield N50 43.61 W1 16.62
Turn 6: Wooton Bridge N50 46.1 W1 13.52
Turn 7: Railway Curve N50 41.78 W1 11.35
Turn 8: Ryde N50 42.57 W1 8.47
Turn 9: Runway 12 N30 40.99 W1 7.76

Total distance: 22.1 nm
Click on the thumbnails to see a larger picture
Turning Points and Markers
Turn 1
Caravans
N50 40.59 W1 6.12
Left hand
017 degrees for 1.2 miles towards the harbour.
Turn 2
Bembridge Harbour
N50 41.70 W1 5.57
Left Hand
339 degrees for 5.2 miles across the Solent.
Turn 3
Gillkicker Point
N50 46.56 W1 8.59
Left Hand
260 degrees for 5.0 miles back across the Solent.
Turn 4
Osborne House
N50 45.67 W1 16.31
Left Hand
185 degrees for  2.1 miles following the river.
Turn 5
Binfield
N50 43.61 W1 16.62
Left Hand
105 degrees for 2.0 miles following the road.
Turn 6
Wooton Bridge
N50 46.1 W1 13.52
Right Hand
133 degrees for 1.9 miles to the railway.
Turn 7
Railway Curve
N50 41.78 W1 11.35
Left Hand
067 degrees for  2.0 miles following the curve of the railway.
Turn 8
Ryde
N50 42.57 W1 8.47
Right Hand
164 degrees for 1.6 miles. Aim for the right edge of the hill.
Turn 9
Runway 12
N30 40.99 W1 7.76
Left Hand
112 degrees for 0.8 miles. Don't overcook the turn and you'll be lined up for...
Start-Finish Line
Hooray!
Now do it again.
Rejoin Procedures
Or, What to Do At The End Of The Race
RUNWAY 12

* Climb straight ahead to 1000ft.
* Maintain runway heading until crossing the coast
* Turn left onto the crosswind leg for a normal left-hand circuit
* Do not overfly the town
RUNWAY 30

* Climb straight ahead to 2000ft
* Maintain runway heading for 1.5 miles
* Make a 270 degree left turn to position overhead runway 30 at 2000ft
* Follow the procedure for a Standard Overhead Join
* Descending turn on the dead side to 1000ft. CAUTION hills to South of the airfield.
* Normal right hand circuit at 1000ft
* Do not overfly the town at circuit height
Qualifying
Pilot Aircraft Reg Fastest lap Start Handicap
Rob Jones DHC1 Chipmunk G-BMMO 10:24 3 1:30
Al Regina M7 Maule C-GIST 9:30 5 6:50
Tim Arnot ACA Decathalon G-DDTS 10:42 1 0
Don Fraser DHC1 Chipmunk G-BNXC 10:34 2 0:40
Gray Brett DHC1 Chipmunk G-MICH 10:21 4 1:45
Results
Position Pilot Aircraft Time Penalties
1 Don Fraser G-BNXC Chipmunk 55:11 1
2 Tim Arnot G-DDTS Decathalon 55:17 3
3 Gray Brett G-MICH Chipmunk 55:43 5
4 Rob Jones G-BMMO Chipmunk 55:51 3
5 Al Regina C-GIST Maule M7 57:41 8
Pictures
 Page views: 1680 Valid XHTML 1.0 Valid CSS! Page updated 07/03/16 
CIX VFR Club