Overview

Blackhawk is not a CSS site – this information is provided as a courtesy for local and visiting pilots looking for information.

Pilots must familiarize themselves with this information before arriving, and this information DOES NOT replace the need for an in-person site briefing from a local pilot or instructor familiar with the area.

  • Minimum ratings: Intermediate (P3/H3). Read the General Site Guidelines for exceptions.
  • GPS Coordinates: 34.342938, -116.819167. View Map.
  • Type: Short slope launch.
  • Altitude: 6298′ MSL.
  • Best conditions: Ideal is light NNE winds (22°), although launch faces NE (45°).
  • Vehicle access: 4×4 with good clearance required.

Citations: Launch and site condition information supplied by Jérôme Daoust. Further information available on his website here.

Last Revised: March 28, 2020

Additional Info

  • Site Frequency: 146.415
  • Emergencies: Follow the instructions and information available in the CSS Emergency Action Plan.