South Coast AeronauticsKTOA

Fly the Porsche of the Skies. Unparalleled comfort. Wide cabin. Modern sleek appearance.

-Lounge Area
-Loaner headsets
-Easy parking
-Snack machine

CFI Rate: $50.00/hr


Operator Procedures

Access to aircraft

When flights are confirmed aircraft will be in a tie down spot. Keys will be in combo lock-box under tail tie-down hook. via Landmark Aviation

Returning Aircraft

During business hours: Aircraft to be returned either to Transient Ramp area, or to designated Tie-Down number. Aircraft must be tied-down after use & keys returned to Combo lock-box & installed to tail tie down hook.

After business hours: Zamperini Airfield (Torrance Airport) has night departure curfew. No departures after 10 p.m. Read and abide by Torrance City Niose Abatement Regulations.

Getting Reimbursed if You Buy Fuel Elsewhere

Fuel reimbursed at home base rate or rate paid, whichever is lower. Fuel reimbursed upon presentation of receipts.

Mechanical Problems at Another Airport

Renter must contact Owner immediately and is not authorized to have work or replacement parts purchased or installed.

Securing Aircraft

Renter must use the Aircraft "TOW BAR" at all times to position aircraft. On no account shall Renter or other's push, or pull on the aircraft propeller blades or, the Spinner. Tow Bar is stowed in the rear Cargo compartment and is secured by clips .

Local Flight Planning Tips

Noise sensitive areas

Abide by stipulated Torrance City Noise Abatement Procedures.

Air carrier paths to be avoided

LAX Class Bravo.

Unique weather challenges/micro-climates

Marine Layer

Best sights to see nearby from the air

LA, Coastline, Malibu.

Best airports to visit in the area

Camarillo, Palm Springs, Las Vegas

Nearby Stadiums

Dodger, Coliseum, Rose Bowl, Angels.

Local Airspace considerations

Standard departure procedures

Via 29L or 29R Straight out departure and no turns till reaching coast line or right downwind departure

Best way to get flight following

Ground Control

Local Reporting Points

Kings Harbor, Vincen Thomas Bridge, Angels Gate, Goodyear Blimp Site.

Typical TFR Considerations

Stadium TFR's at Dodger, Coliseum, Rose Bowl, Angels. Disney Stadium.

Local Airfield Operations

Taxiing to the runways

Via clearance

Run up area

Near runways

What does the tower want you to do before you call ready for takeoff?

Be ready for takeoff

Traffic pattern altitude


Special cautions for flying the pattern

Terrain to the south

Aug. 27, 2014, 9:55 p.m.

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Operator Info

3301 Airport Drive
Torrance, California 90505
South Coast Aeronautics

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