Public Affairs Officer
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASERELEASE 14-81
Sept 25, 2014
Flight Operations Schedule at OLF Coupeville the Week of Sept. 28 – Oct. 3, 2014
NAVAL AIR STATION WHIDBEY ISLAND, Wash. –Field Carrier Landing Practice (FLCP) operations for aircraft stationed at NAS Whidbey Island are scheduled at the Outlying Field (OLF) in Coupeville, Wash., Oct. 2 and 3, 2014.
Thursday, October 2, FCLP training at OLF Coupeville is scheduled in from late evening into the night. On Friday, October 3, FCLP training is scheduled to begin at OLF Coupeville in the late morning into the early afternoon.
The FCLP tempo is driven by the Fleet Replacement Squadron student training curriculum and pre-deployment carrier EA-18G Growler squadron flight qualifications. It can also fluctuate due to weather, maintenance and operational 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. Information about the detailed information base officials need to evaluate comments can be found at the following link http://www.cnic.navy.mil/regions/cnrnw/installations/nas_whidbey_island/about.html. 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.