Whidbey Examiner


OLF flight operations Aug. 11-15

August 7, 2014 · Updated 12:12 PM

Field Carrier Landing Practice operations for aircraft stationed at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station are scheduled at the Outlying Field Aug. 11-15.Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 11, 13 and 14, FCLP training at OLF Coupeville is scheduled late at night.

On Tuesday, Aug. 12,FCLP training is scheduled to begin at OLF Coupeville in the afternoon and continue late into the night. FCLP training at OLF Coupeville is also scheduled to begin late in the morning on Friday, Aug. 15, and conclude early that afternoon.

The FCLP tempo is driven by the Fleet Replacement Squadron student training curriculum and pre-deployment carrier EA-6B Prowler and EA-18G Growler squadron flight qualifications. It can also fluctuate due to weather, maintenance and operational requirements.

Comments, including noise complaints can be directed to NAS Whidbey Island’s comment line at 360-257-6665, or via e-mail at comments.naswi@navy.mil. All other questions can be directed to NAS Whidbey Island Public Affairs Office at 360-257-2286.




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