Naval Air Station Whidbey Island
Public Affairs Officer
(360) 257-2286 FAX (360) 257-3972
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASERELEASE 14-61
July 31, 2014
Field Carrier Landing Practice Operations Schedule at OLF Coupeville
NAVAL AIR STATION WHIDBEY ISLAND, Wash. – No Field Carrier Landing Practice (FLCP) operations for aircraft stationed at NAS Whidbey Island are scheduled to occur at the Outlying Field (OLF) in Coupeville, Wash., the week of August 03-09, 2014.
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 Flight operations are also subject to change due to weather, operational and/or training requirements.
Flight schedules for OLF Coupeville will continue to be released weekly for community planning purposes. Comments, including noise complaints can be directed to NAS Whidbey Island’s comment line at (360) 257-6665, or via e-mail: comments.NASWI@navy.mil. All other questions can be directed to NAS Whidbey Island Public Affairs Office at (360) 257-2286.
The Navy’s OLF at Coupeville is a critical national security asset that provides essential training for Navy pilots based at NAS Whidbey Island to conduct safe and effective aircraft carrier flight operations around the world.