• Jon K answered to the question “[RESOLVED] traffic pattern3 months, 3 weeks ago

    Rule of thumb (it varies), turn x wind at 500′, turn downwind 1/2 mile from the runway (so that your x wind and base legs would be 1/2 mile long, and also about a 1/2 mile final is what you would end up with if you were using the 45 degree rule).