PHRA FLIGHT REGULATIONS
*** Attention: all pilots and visiting pilots ***
AVOID flight near the King’s Palace R3 Restricted area at Hua Hin. Contact
Hua Hin Approach when flying near Hua Hin. (Please review the AIP in the
pilot room for further information).
Do not fly over the Sattahip P7 Prohibited area, The Sri Racha Oil Refinery (up to
1,500’), Maptaput Oil Refinery (up to 2,000’), Chonburi Military Base.
(Please review the AIP in the pilot room and “Local Flight Areas
Map” for further information).
a flight plan ONE HOUR before departure for flights outside the local area.
(Bangkok Flightplan Office – 02 5351879).
flying OUTSIDE Bang Phra local area, follow Bang Phra ATC instructions for
next ATC contact. (Expect: North and East – Bangkok Approach 119.1 // West
– Bangkok Approach 121.7 // South – Utapao Approach 119.7). Return to
Bang Phra if unable to make contact.
flight, check NOTAMS and WEATHER enroute and at destination via the relevant
authorities in Bangkok.
pilot in command must hold a valid Thai pilot license or Thai validation for
foreign pilot license.
members are responsible for their passengers. All passengers must sign the
club’s non-indemnity form before each flight.
under age 12 are not allowed in aircraft unless they are members’ children
and accompanied by their parent.
flight must be approved by the Chief Instructor (Flight Director), and he
may request a checkout at any time he deems appropriate. This applies to the
Club’s aircraft as well as private aircraft.
operation at Bang Phra is permitted only from sunrise to sunset under VMC
(visual meteorological conditions).
flights must be conducted within the prescribed areas as indicated on the
“Local Flight Areas Map” posted in the club.
passengers are allowed for touch-and-go practice.
established traffic patterns must be followed unless otherwise permitted by
Air Traffic Control.
Jackets must be worn by all persons on board for flights outside gliding
range from the shoreline.
low flying allowed above congested areas nor less than 600 feet above
highest terrain or obstruction.
entering Utapao Airspace, pilots must contact Utapao Approach (119.7) or
Utapao Tower (118.3) for clearance and must remain on these frequencies
until leaving Utapao Airspace. Before entering Bangkok Control Zone, contact
Bangkok Approach (119.1).
pilot-in-command must read the Aeronautical Information Publication (AIP)
and must abide by it and all NOTAMS.
permits are required for flights to or from all MILITARY AIRFIELDS.
flightplan is required for every flight. It must be filed by phone or fax
with Bangkok Flightplan office (02 5351879) at least ONE HOUR before
departure. A copy of the flightplan must be submitted to the Chief
Instructor (Flight Director) on weekends or to the Chief Mechanic (on
flight within Bangkok Approach Control Zone, contact Bangkok Approach on
119.1 before entering 50 NM from Bangkok Airport.
you lost communications enroute, you can try to make contact via:
- Bangkok Control: North and West – 128.1 // East – 133.1 // South –
- Oscar Control (Military Radar) – 127.0
- Emergency – 121.5 (call “PAN PAN PAN” or “MAYDAY”)
- Safety must be the pilot’s first consideration. Before every flight, he
or she must carefully consider all factors to ensure that the flight can be
carried out safely. These considerations include:
- The Route does not infringe on any Restricted or Prohibited areas.
- Weather conditions enroute and at destination.
- Alternate airports available.
- Fuel required and fuel reserve available.
- Weight and Balance within limits.
SAFETY FIRST – If you don’t know something,
find out before you fly. It is the pilot’s responsibility to follow the
regulations and conduct the flight safely.
THAI FLYING CLUB
Members and Visiting Pilots
Please sign that you have read and understand the above _____________________________(Date)___________