3-7-3. GROUND OPERATIONS

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  • 3-7-3. GROUND OPERATIONS

    Avoid clearances which require:

    1. Super or heavy aircraft to use greater than normal taxiing power.
    2. Small aircraft or helicopters to taxi in close proximity to taxiing or hover-taxi helicopters.

    NOTE: Use caution when taxiing smaller aircraft/helicopters in the vicinity of larger aircraft/helicopters. Controllers may use the words rotor wash, jet blast, or prop wash when issuing cautionary advisories.

    • EXAMPLE
    • “Follow Boeing 757, Runway Three-Six Left, taxi via Alpha, Caution jet blast.”
    • or
    • When appropriate,
    • “Follow CH-53, Runway Two-One, taxi via Bravo, Caution rotor wash.”
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