If you are given a waveoff prior to the 180º position, make a waveoff in a racetrack pattern in
accordance with local SOP. Fly up the side of the runway dictated by local Course Rules or as
tower directs. Take interval in the pattern when you can safely do so. Remember, you are under
tower control at homefield. If you are unable to comply with directions given by the tower, let
It is mandatory to execute a waveoff under any of the following conditions:
Flare or waveoff lights from the RDO or wheels watch.
Red light from the tower.
Verbal command from the IP, RDO, crash crew, or the tower.
No clearance received from the tower for a touch-and-go or full-stop landing.
Unable to touch down safely on the first one-third of runway.
It is the prerogative of the pilot to initiate a waveoff at any point in the approach when he/she
1505. HOMEFIELD ARRIVALS
Check current SOP.
1506. HOMEFIELD BREAK
The Night Break procedures are basically the same as Day procedures in accordance with local
SOP. Adjust inbound course to provide approximately two miles of straightaway for the duty
runway. At the approach end of the runway (abeam the numbers), call tower for clearance to
break. Break direction will always be in accordance with current SOP.
Executing the Break. Proper interval is the same as during daylight operations. The only
exception is when the preceding aircraft is full-stop, then the interval is 45º behind the wingtip.
At NAS Corpus, proper interval is 45º behind your wingtip at all times.
Slow to 100 KIAS, descend to pattern altitude.
Complete the Landing Checklist.
Continue the approach IAW daytime ops. Be precise and fly to the appropriate
checkpoints; depth perception at night is degraded, so it will be more difficult to
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