Flying site / Site de vol
Blackhawk, California, USA
Jérôme Daoust ( E-mail )
2016/5/6


  1. Conditions
  2. The club supporting the site / Le club supportant le site : No info.
  3. Events / Evénement : CSS-Forum-Road Trips.
  4. Bulletin board / Tableau d'affichage : No info.
  5. Articles
  6. Schools / Ecoles
  7. Lost and Found / Object perdu ou retrouvé : CSS-Forum-Lost&Found.
  8. How to get there / Comment s'y rendre
  9. Maps / Cartes
  10. GPS coordinates / Coordonnées GPS
  11. Site frequency / Fréquence du site : 146.415 .
  12. Insurance / Assurances
  13. Lodging / Hébergement
  14. Restaurant : No info.
  15. Car rental / Location d'auto : No info.
  16. Image
  17. Video or Animation / Vidéo ou Animation
  18. Cross Country / Vol Voyage
  19. Hazards / Dangers


Conditions

We are hoping for light NNE (22°) winds, although launch faces NE (45°). By order of interest :


Articles


Schools / Ecoles

Ordered alphabetically / Ordonné alphabétiquement :


How to get there / Comment s'y rendre

You need a 4x4 vehicule to get to launch. With a 2 wheel drive vehicule, you have a 75% chance of reaching launch, but will damage the roads in the difficult areas, increasing the risk that rangers shut us out of the site because of road abuse.


Maps / Cartes


GPS coordinates / Coordonnées GPS

Description Latitude Longitude Altitude (ASL)
Launch N 34° 20.579' W 116° 49.150' 1920 m 6298'
Hwy 18 : Start of dirt road to launch N 34° 21.106' W 116° 50.793'

For a great way to explore this flying site in 3D, see Google Earth's Local points of interest in the Maps section.


Insurance / Assurances


Lodging / Hébergement


Image

Pictures I took (click thumbnail to open full size image in a new window)
Photos que j'ai prises (clique la petite image pour ouvrir la photo pleine grandeur dans une nouvelle fenêtre)
2001/8/25 Panorama from launch.
Panorama depuis le décollage.
2001/8/25 Looking at launch while flying by.
Regardant le décollage en passant devant.
2001/8/25 Above 1st quarry to the West of launch.
Au-dessus de la 1ère carrière à l'Ouest du décollage.
2001/8/25 Looking at launch from the West at 2700 m (8800') MSL.
Regardant le décollage depuis l'Ouest à 2700 m (8800') MSL.
2001/8/25 Looking at launch from the West at 3370 m (11000') MSL.
Regardant le décollage depuis l'Ouest à 3370 m (11000') MSL.
2001/8/25 Looking at Big Bear lake from above 1st quarry to the West of launch, at 3370 m (11000') MSL.
Regardant le lac Big Bear depuis au-dessus de la 1ère carrière à l'Ouest du décollage, à 3370 m (11000') MSL.
2001/8/25 Halfway towards the East end of Big Bear lake.
A mi-chemin vers l'extrémité Est du lac Big Bear.
2001/8/25 Over the East end of Big Bear lake.
Au-dessus de l'extrémité Est du lac Big Bear.


Video or Animation / Vidéo ou Animation

None.


Cross Country / Vol Voyage

Before you go, know your airspace. For Google Earth: California 3D overlay for classes B/C/D and restricted military airspace.

Recovery road map (301 kB). Printing on 11"x17" sheets, will produce fine print but will still have readable street names.

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Hazards / Dangers