Trigger Gap Arkansas

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  1. Mike Moon

    Mike Moon Filing Flight Plan

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    My cousin and I flew to check out a place called Trigger Gap (17A) in Berryville, AR over the weekend. It is maintained by the Recreational Aviation Foundation (RAF). The runway is reported as 3000' x 50'. Have any of you guys checked this place out? What's the shortest you guys trust yourselves landing/taking off in something like a C172 or PA-28?

     
  2. Ryanb

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    My home drome is 3000’ x 50’. Nothing special by any means. No need to fly a short field approach to that runway length either. It’s plenty long enough for standard ops.
     
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    It's 1500ft from the very end of the runway to the first taxiway at TUP. I probably actually use 650ft or so of that if I'm doing a short field.
     
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    In my T-Tail I hold personal minimums just South of 3,000 feet. Say 2,700.

    Straight-tail PA32/PA28/C172/C182? I've been in and out of L18 many times, always successfully, and it's a 2,100 with high penalty for error.
     
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    I'd be ok with 1500x25 in a C172 near sea level, on a cool day, slight headwind and not too much crosswind.