Walter Aviation Inc.KIIB
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Walter Aviation is the premier flight training and rental FBO in Northeast Iowa! Well maintained, clean, quality aircraft at affordable rated. Multiple aircraft to choose from with great 24-hour availability!

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CFI Rate: $45.00/hr
CFI Ground Rate: $30.00/hr
Aircraft Rental Sales Tax: 7.00%
Flight Instruction Sales Tax: 7.00%

KIIB

Operator Procedures

Fueling Aircraft

Staff fuels aircraft – if renter needs specific fuel loading, they will need to request at time of booking

Returning the Aircraft

Returned to designated parking areas

Getting Reimbursed if You Buy Fuel Elsewhere

Fuel will be reimbursed upon return during normal business hours. It will be reimbursed up to the posted price of fuel at Walter Aviation Inc. at time of return.

Mechanical Problems at another airport

24 hour phone numbers for issues or emergencies (319) 961 2156

Securing Aircraft

Aircraft should be chocked, control lock installed, and tied down

Caution areas where hangar rash is most likely

Aircraft should be parked on tie-downs, where they are free and clear of obstacles.

What fuel load to expect and how to change it

Fuel will be sufficient for duration of requested rental time, plus a one hour minimum reserve. Other fuel requests must be made at the time of booking.

Local Airspace Considerations

Standard departure procedures

IFR aircraft should follow published IFR departure procedures. VFR aircraft should follow standard traffic pattern entry/departure procedures

Best Way to Get Flight Following

Waterloo Approach on 118.90. They can be reached once airborne above 500’ AGL

Local reporting points

Direction from Highway 20 (runs East/West along south side of airport)

Local Airfield Operations

Taxiway/runway incursion hotspots

Center taxiway leading to/from ramp

Taxiing to the runways

Call intentions on CTAF (122.8) before leaving ramp. Check for aircraft coming onto ramp from taxi/runway before entering

Run up area

Located at each end of the runway

Traffic pattern altitudes

1800 MSL

Local Flight Planning Tips

Noise sensitive areas

Town of Independence – 2NM East of airport. Standard traffic patterns for runway 18/36

Local Hazards

Large antennas (900’ – 2000’ AGL) located 5-10NM between 120 – 160 from airport. Migratory waterfowl in the vicinity of the airport (seasonally)

Nearby special use airspace

Waterloo Regional has occasional flights inbound along V-100 flying East to West as low as 4000’ MSL

Best airports to visit in the area

Vinton Memorial is great for practicing landings, and Prarie Du Chien is a challenging but beautiful airport along the Mississippi rive (has a famous steakhouse within walking distance)

Best sights to see nearby from the air

Mississippi River Valley (40nm NE), Amish countryside (5 nm North)

Restrictions which apply to any nearby national parks

Mississippi River – National Wildlife refuge (maintain at least 2000’ AGL unless taking off/landing at nearby airport)

Density altitude considerations

Summer months frequently report density altitudes of 2-3000’

March 25, 2014, 12:49 a.m.


Walter Aviation Inc. is rated 5.0 out of 5 stars from 1 review.
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Operator Info

KIIB
INDEPENDENCE MUNI AIRPORT
1684 230th Street
Independence, Iowa 50644
319-334-4000
Walter Aviation Inc.

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