Pilots are also advised to read, understand & agree to the “Community Operational Undertaking” (COU) which imposes additional limitations that RNAC has agreed with Maitland City Council. A link to COU is below.
Maitland Aerodrome serves the community in many ways & reminds all pilots that the requirement to gain prior landing approval includes the understanding that such use respect s the conditions of the “Community Operational Undertaking”.
Pilots are requested to maintain the extended runway centre line on approach to land & during takeoff for at least 500 metres from the aerodrome boundary (NOT THE THRESHHOLD). This & other limitations to the following are a requirement for all pilots to share in the responsibility to reduce the environmental impact on the surrounding community.
- Categories of aircraft to be operated
- Types of operations/activities.
- Operational hours of the airport
- Circuit training hours
- Numbers of aircraft movements
- Circuit patterns
- Noise impacts
- Community Consultation/Complaint handling.