Brampton-Caledon Construction ~ SPECIAL PROCEDURES & SAFETY

Updated September 18, 2018

Link here for the SCHEDULE OF CONSTRUCTION 

This will be the “one way” direction for aircraft to taxi to the fuel pumps.

  • In to the fuel pumps northbound on Gulf Taxiway from Alpha (3/4 tanks ~ take it to the tie down)
  • Northbound on Foxtrot
  • Southbound on Bravo from the run-up circle

Use of Ground Frequency 122.225

  • Aircraft are encouraged to use the BFC Business Base Frequency when they leave the active runway and taxiway. This is to help flight line coordinate ground movements around the fuel pumps and in to taxi spots

Hazards & Safety Precautions

Prop strike

  • Stop, Think, Act. Please be patient and don’t rush.
  • Orient yourself with the new tie down area
  • Ensure proper aircraft shutdown: Mags OFF, Master OFF
  • CAUTION. Follow the marked pedestrian pathways airside. LOOK for aircraft before crossing taxiways, particularly coming and going from the fuel pumps
  • DO NOT move aircraft with out approved training. Check that mags and master are off before handling a prop. Aircraft damage can result from improper handling procedures for pulling and pushing aircraft. Do not pull on props.
  • If you get stuck in the grass or need help, shut down and call 122.225 for help.
  • WATCH for FOD and taxiway hazards caused by construction

Here is a layout of Aircraft Tie-downs and their numbers for reference.

Again and More

  • OVER – COMMUNICATE
  • Please double check to ensure aircraft key is in the bag, or on the dash and master off before leaving aircraft. Check before touching aircraft for next flight or fueling.
  • Pedestrian pathway by the kiosk will be flagged
  • After refueling, no aircraft to be started at the pumps.
  • HARD COPY CONSTRUCTION PROCEDURES MANUAL IN LOBBY – Procedures must be signed by all pilots in advance of sign-out (only need to sign each notice once)
  • Get stuck or unsure how to proceed ~ Shut down and call for assistance
  • Use of business FREQ. 122.225 to coordinate ground operations and request assistance for fueling and parking etc.
  • Solo students are not to move aircraft out of parking spots on their own.
  • Front desk should have an active look out at the parking area.

*New! BFC Policy and Safety Binder

Instructors, Students, Renters

  • Read, Understand and Sign the new BFC Policy & Safety Binder on the podium in the BFC lobby.
  • By signing the policies in the binder before you see the Duty Manager (DM) will speed up the dispatch process

Additional Safety Notes

  • Construction areas are Restricted
  • Proper dress is required if invited in to the construction area including hard hats, safety vest and boots

Emergency Vehicle Access

Emergency access to the airport for fire trucks, police and ambulance will be

  • West gate beside the Great War Flying Museum, across from the air cadet building
  • North gate by Paul Riedlingers Commercial Hangar

Communications During Construction

Communications with our staff, members and airport users will be a top priority. If you have questions or concerns, please contact the following people.

Private Aircraft Owners:

Flight Training Operations:

  • Judy Piccioni, Manager of Flight Training Administration and Services [email protected]905-838-1400 Ext. 292

Aircraft Maintenance:

Posted on September 10, 2018