PAK TAM AU
北潭凹

Flyable wind direction場地可飛風向:
North (NW-N-NE)北 (西北至東北)

Required pilot rating飛行員資歷要求:
Solo: HKPA 4 holders or above
Under instruction: No instruction allowed

Altitude Limit高度限制:
2000ft

Airspace空域:
Class G (Tolo)

CHALLENGING LANDING   LIMITED LANDING OPTIONS
Emergency:Call 999 (or +852 3661 1630 when using Mainland signal for Sai Kung Police)

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Description:

Pak Tam Au is a challenging site that should only attempted with prior briefing.
北潭凹是一個充滿挑戰性的場地,在飛行前必需事先進行簡報。

The site is in the Sai Kung country park. It involves a 45 minute strenuous hike. It has a Northerly facing ridge facing the sea with a valley in front which contains the landing field.
該場地位於西貢郊野公園,它需要45分鐘的徒步爬岥,起飛場在山頂上的一個朝北山脊,面向大海。

The Normal takeoff is in a bowl area and grass covered surface over mixed terrain initially which can give varied conditions until in the clear air.
正常起飛場在山頂的草坪,這裡地形多樣,可以進行動力氣流和熱氣流飛行

There is reliable lift to the Left of Take Off above the rock cliff and all along the front depending upon the conditions.
在起飛場左面岩石峭壁”和整個前方都有可靠的升力。

Landing Zone:
降落區:

THIS IS A DIFFICULT SITE WITH VERY LIMITED LANDING OPTIONS, SHOULD NOT BE TAKEN LIGHTLY
這個場地降落點非常有限而且非常困難,不應掉以輕心

Top Landings
原地著陸

Top landings are possible, but with careful planning. There are rotor conditions rear of the takeoff. 
在進行降落消高程序時要特別留意起飛區後面的亂流區。

Main LZ
主降落區

The LZ is the small area in front of the ridge before the tree covered hills. It is to the Right of the road. Careful planning is needed. In strong wind conditions you may have trouble penetrating far enough to reach the field. The tree covered hill will produce turbulence also. The LZ has power lines near the road. Often there may be Cows on the field also.
主降落區是在高塘下洋的小區域。它在馬路的東面,降落需要仔細計劃。在強風條件下,您可能難以到達降落的地方,請預留足夠高度。樹木圍繞也會產生湍流,降落區道路附近有電力線,田間間中也可能有母牛。

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Weather:
天氣:

Winds to look for on the HKO website are Tap Mun N force 2-4. Never fly in force 5 and above wind condition.
在天文台網站上尋找的風向是:塔門偏北風2-4級。不要嘗試在風力5級或以上情況進行滑翔傘活動。

Access:

Getting to Pak Tam Au ( Taxi )– Initially ask for Sai Kung Country Park. When you get to the Park Gate the taxi can go thru ok. Keep going toward Wong Shek Pier. When you get to the to of the only real hill get out. The Path is on the Left of the road.
(MTR / Bus) – You can catch the MTR to Choi Hung then the A1 to Sai Kung. Get the Bus toward Wong She Pier. 
在西貢坐巴士到達北潭凹,向牛耳石山方向行,到達山頂時,請往左邊路徑走,起飛場在出面的草坪。


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