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    • 15 November 2019 09:30 AM Until 11:15 AM
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      Event Details
      Simulation Date/Time : Current date set to daylight.
      Weather : Real World / Fair weather if real world is unsuitable for VFR operations.
      Distance : 142 nm
      Est Flight Time : approx 75 mins
      Aircraft : Single or twin engine aircraft such as Beechcraft Baron, Mooney Bravo or similar capable of 155 to 185 kias.
      Altitude : Remain below Adelaide CTA steps
      Flightplan
      File as : YGWA YSYN YMBD YSEA YTFA YWKI YREN
      GPS Flightplan is available for FSX and X-Plane FMS and also provided is the original Plan-G flightplan for those that find this useful all enclosed within a Zip archive.
      Navigation : Pilots familiar with the area can navigate visually, for those less familiar the accompanying GPS Flightplan is the recommended method of navigating the flight plan.
      Communications
      Australia uses CTAF (Common Traffic Advisory Frequency) for radio comms at uncontrolled airfields. Now that VATSIM has introduced AFV (Audio For VATSIM) CTAF can now be used across all VATSIM approved pilot clients. Pilots are requested to tune to the published frequency as detailed in the flight details for an event when operating in or around an aerodome to make and monitor CTAF broadcasts. Pilots should also be aware that it is a VATSIM COC (Code of Conduct) requirement that all pilots at uncontrolled airfields should monitor Unicom (Australia 122.80). It is highly recommended that pilots ensure that at least one of their "on board" COM radios (COM 2 being the most likely) is tuned to receive unicom transmissions in addition to transmitting and receiving on the published CTAF frequency. Please Note. All pilots should also be vigilant regarding the receipt of text on both unicom and CTAF. If it is discovered there is a pilot participating that is unable to receive voice transmissions, pilots should arrange to also broadcast via text to ensure those pilots without the benefit of voice is able to receive appropriate broadcasts. VATSIM provides an update guide for getting AFV working on each of the approved pilot clients.
      Recommended Scenery
      FSX / P3D
      ORBX Australia ANTS AUSSIE AIRPORTS OZX 3.5 AU Scenery X-Plane 10/11
      Bazz's Australian and PNG Scenery for X-Plane Flight Details
      GOOLWA [YGWA] Takeoff
      elev : 104
      rwy : 01/19 gravel
      rwy : 16/34 09/27 grass
      CTAF : 126.95
      STRATHALBYN [YSYN] T&G - H-043° D-16
      elev : 70
      rwy : 14/32 gravel
      rwy : 18/36 10/28 grass
      CTAF : 122.80
      MURRAY BRIDGE [YMBD] T&G - H-027° D-19
      elev : 180
      rwy : 09/27 grass
      rwy : 10/28 gravel
      CTAF : 127.50
      SEDAN [YSEA] T&G - H-001° D-30
      elev : 289
      rwy : 02/20 12/30 dirt
      CTAF : 122.80
      TRURO FLATS AIRPARK [YTFA] T&G - H-003° D-11
      (Scenery not depicted in P3D)
      elev : 229
      rwy : 09/27 03/21 18/36 13/31 grass
      CTAF : 126.70
      WAIKERIE [YWKI] T&G - H-060° D-35
      elev : 138
      rwy : 02/20 08/26 asphalt
      CTAF : 126.70
      RENMARK [YREN] Land - H-082° D-32
      elev : 115
      rwy : 18/36 07/25 asphalt
      CTAF : 126.70
      Chart

    • 17 November 2019 09:30 AM Until 11:15 AM
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      Event Details
      Simulation Date/Time : Current date set to daylight.
      Weather : Real World / Fair weather if real world is unsuitable for VFR operations.
      Distance : 194 nm
      Est Flight Time : approx 85 mins
      Aircraft : Single or twin turboprop aircraft such as Beechcraft King Air C90, Pilatus PC-12 or similar capable of 185 to 215 kias.a
      Altitude : Not above FL125
      Flightplan
      File as : YREN YLOX AU13 YPNN YLAO AU86 YMEG YGWA
      GPS Flightplan is available for FSX and X-Plane FMS and also provided is the original Plan-G flightplan for those that find this useful all enclosed within a Zip archive.
      Navigation : Pilots familiar with the area can navigate visually, for those less familiar the accompanying GPS Flightplan is the recommended method of navigating the flight plan.
      Communications
      Australia uses CTAF (Common Traffic Advisory Frequency) for radio comms at uncontrolled airfields. Now that VATSIM has introduced AFV (Audio For VATSIM) CTAF can now be used across all VATSIM approved pilot clients. Pilots are requested to tune to the published frequency as detailed in the flight details for an event when operating in or around an aerodome to make and monitor CTAF broadcasts. Pilots should also be aware that it is a VATSIM COC (Code of Conduct) requirement that all pilots at uncontrolled airfields should monitor Unicom (Australia 122.80). It is highly recommended that pilots ensure that at least one of their "on board" COM radios (COM 2 being the most likely) is tuned to receive unicom transmissions in addition to transmitting and receiving on the published CTAF frequency. Please Note. All pilots should also be vigilant regarding the receipt of text on both unicom and CTAF. If it is discovered there is a pilot participating that is unable to receive voice transmissions, pilots should arrange to also broadcast via text to ensure those pilots without the benefit of voice is able to receive appropriate broadcasts. VATSIM provides an update guide for getting AFV working on each of the approved pilot clients.
      Recommended Scenery
      FSX / P3D
      ORBX Australia ANTS AUSSIE AIRPORTS OZX 3.5 AU Scenery X-Plane 10/11
      Bazz's Australian and PNG Scenery for X-Plane Flight Details
      RENMARK [YREN] Takeoff
      elev : 115
      rwy : 18/36 07/25 asphalt
      CTAF : 126.70
      LOXTON [YLOX] T&G - H-173° D-17
      elev : 125
      rwy : 08/26 gravel
      rwy : 17/35 clay
      CTAF : 126.70
      KRINGIN [AU13] T&G - H-154° D-32
      (Scenery not depicted in P3D)
      elev : 246
      rwy : 18/36 ???
      CTAF : 126.70
      PINNAROO [YPNN] T&G - H-155° D-17
      elev : 250
      rwy : 18/36 dirt
      CTAF : 126.70
      LAMEROO [YLAO] T&G - H-245° D-24
      (Scenery not depicted in P3D)
      elev : 302
      rwy : 9/27 17/35 grass
      CTAF : 122.80
      TINTINARA AIRPORT [AU86] T&G - H-203° D-35
      (Scenery not depicted in P3D)
      elev : 71
      rwy : 13/31 05/23 closed
      CTAF : 122.80
      MENINGIE [YMEG] T&G - H-277° D-37
      (Scenery not depicted in P3D)
      elev : 13
      rwy : 14/32 4/22 grass
      CTAF : 122.80
      GOOLWA [YGWA] Land - H-285° D-32
      elev : 104
      rwy : 01/19 gravel
      rwy : 16/34 09/27 grass
      CTAF : 126.95
      Chart

    • 18 November 2019 08:30 AM Until 11:30 AM
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      By far the most popular of our regular weekly events, on any given Milk Run Monday you'll find the famous "J-Curve" between Melbourne and Sydney well serviced by both pilots and ATC.
      Not to be confused with our Spilled Milk Run Monday events, details of which can be found on the Spilled Milk Run page, the Milk Run invites you to fly in any direction between Sydney and Melbourne and all destinations in between (Canberra, Albury etc).
      Prefer to control? We recommend getting in early. ATC positions on Milk Run Monday are often scarce so definitely worth being an early bird.
      Traffic levels traditionally start to pick up at around 7:30pm AEST / AEDT and generally peak between 8:30pm and 9:30pm AEST / AEDT.
       

       
      Route
      YMML-YSSY:
      ML H129 DOSEL Y59 TESAT
      YSSY-YMML:
      TESAT H65 RAZZI Q29 ML
       
      ATC
      SY_ATIS 126.25 SY_DEL 133.80 SY_GND 121.70 SY_TWR 120.50 SY_APP 124.40 ML-WOL_CTR 125.00 ML-SNO_CTR 124.00 ML_APP 132.00 ML_TWR 120.50 ML_GND 121.70 ML_DEL 127.20 ML_ATIS 118.00  
      Scenery
      Melbourne Airport - Freeware for FSX
      Orbx YMML Melbourne v3 (FSX/P3D) Melbourne Airport for Xplane (ISDG) Sydney YSSY freeware, FSX version | P3D version Sydney YSSY by FlyTampa (FSX & P3D) Sydney YSSY for Xplane (ISDG)
    • 20 November 2019 09:30 AM Until 11:00 AM
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      This Weeks Flight for Wednesday 20th November 2019 starting at 8.30pm AEDT continues a series of legs following the famous ROUTE 66 Lyrics, a blues standard composed by Bobby Troup in 1946 and first recorded by Nat King Cole in the same year.
      Just google the lyrics and you will find where we are going.
      Flight created by YMA555
      Details : Elk City (KELK) Oklahoma to Santa Rosa (KSXU) New Mexico  Download Details Here
      Scenery: Default X-Plane or what ever sim you use.
      Aircraft: Capable of 180-200 kias
      Comms: These flights now utilise the new Audio For Vatsim
      Flight Plan: KELK KAMA KTCC KSXU
      Suggested Altitude: Follow flight plan Link
      Distance: 260nm
      Weather: Real time weather, fair weather if conditions are not suitable for VFR Flying.
      Flight Plan:(KELK-KSXU)< Just click on this link for Flight Plan for FSX, P3D and XP11
      BELOW: MAP OF ROUTE

       


       
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