Distance to bingo field: 100 nm
NOTE: Fuel required includes 300 pounds reserve fuel, maximum thrust climb to indicated altitude, and
idle descent to sea level.
- DIST TO BASE = 100 nm
- FUEL REQD = 714 lb
- CLIMB SPEED = 300 KIAS
- CRUISE ALT = 20,000 feet
- CRUISE SPEED = 217 KIAS .48 IMN
- DESCENT SPEED = 180 KIAS
- DESCENT DIST = 54 nm (from bingo field)
BINGO FLIGHT PROCEDURES (CLEAN)
CAUTION: If bingo fuel occurs during a communication failure, immediately execute a bingo. A
bingo profile can be executed at any point in the CQ pattern.
Upon reaching bingo fuel status, turn to your bingo heading (do not delay performing the turn or climb, but
be on the lookout for other aircraft), clean up, and fly the bingo profile (climb at MRT). Communicate your
intentions to the ship. Do not delay in executing a bingo profile while awaiting Tower reply. Squawk 7700
and communicate to any appropriate controlling agency.
At your descent point, begin idle descent to the bingo field at the descent airspeed.
CAUTION: Always cross-check your wet compass once established on a bingo.
NOTE: If the Bingo Profile is properly flown, you should arrive overhead the field with 300-500 lbs of fuel.
This allows enough fuel to make a turn downwind or a 360 in the event you are unable to make a safe
approach on the first try. Use good headwork.
COMPUTING BINGO PROFILE (DIRTY)
Since bingo profiles are normally flown in a clean configuration, bingo information calculated from the CV
is for a clean bingo. However, if your aircraft has a gear and/or flap/slat malfunction resulting in a dirty
configuration, the fuel requirements will be higher. Dirty bingo information is computed in the same
manner as clean bingo except that a different chart is used (Figure 23).