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|GPS coordinates :
|| take off : 30°21'41" (30.3614)N; 35°28'30" (35.475)E - Elevation : 1390 m.
landing : 30°22'30" (30.375)N; 35°27'52" (35.4645)E - Elevation : 1093 m.
|Take off :
||On a field, rather clean (april 2007).
A big rock separates the takeoff in two sectors, one rather West, the other more North-West.
|| A big clean field below, but with electrical lines after it. (approximative gps coords given)
|Going there :
|| Take the road that goes straight up at the East exit of Beida village, to the Amman/Shawbak road, then, after a couple of km., just 50m. before road does a sharp turn on the left, take a track on another couple of km. The track starts with about 200m with cement, then dust. The take off will be on your right.
|| Very easy site (TO+LZ), used for initiation flights, can be useful with some light north wind, when other takeoffs of the Beida bowl are crosswind.
Beside, the way up with car is not so long and the track is not too difficult (april 2007)
|Weather hazards :
|Flight regulation :
|People to contact :
|| not available
|| Go see Little Petra, it is free and charming. I've also heard that they found some of the oldest handbuilt homes of the planet.
||Site map :
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/ Landing parking
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Pros on Beida North-West
no pro using this site for the moment
Clubs on Beida North-West
no club using this site for the moment
gps logs of flights from Beida North-West
no flight available
Videos, from youtube
no movie available
Take off : 30.3614 N; 35.475 E
Landing : 30.375 N; 35.4645 E
Local weather :
from Aqaba Airport (82.75 km from the site):
- Age : 3:23 hr ago
- Wind : N at 13 mph (20 km/h)
- Visibility : greater than 7 miles
- Clouds : clear skies
- Temp : 90F (32C)
- Dewpt : 55F (13C)
- Humidity : 31%
flying looks rather good though one criteria is undefined :
- wind direction : N wind is ok for flying this site
- wind speed : 4.1 m/s
- weather conditions : not given by our weather report... :(
PgSim competition tasks in Beida North-West
no competition task on the site...