September 16, 2018 - VATPAC | VATSIM Australia Pacific Jump to content

Events happening today

  1. 10
    AM


    16 September 2018 10:00 AM     12:15 PM


    Event Details
    Simulation Date/Time : Current date set to daylight.
    Weather : Real World / Fair weather if real world is unsuitable for VFR operations.
    Distance : 145 nm
    Est Flight Time : approx 75 mins
    Aircraft : Single or twin engine aircraft such as Cessna Caravan, Nornam Islander or similar capable of 115 to 135 kias.
    Communications : Australia uses CTAF (Common Traffic Advisory Frequency) for radio comms at uncontrolled airfields. VATSIM pilots connecting to the network using FSCOPILOT/FSINN can install an additional file that provides the ability to tune the CTAF frequency and make voice announcements to other pilots on frequency. These files can be obtained via this link.
    For pilots connecting to VATSIM using VPilot, there is a work around that enables these pilots to also take advantage of online voice CTAF. Refer to this informative VATPAC Forum post to learn how to implement the work around.
    Altitude : Not above FL125
    Flightplan
    File as : 
    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.
    Navigation : Pilots have a choice of alternatives for this flight. There is the obligatory accompanying flight plan for those that embrace the latest technology. For the more adventurous pilots the radial and distances are provided allowing the flight to be navigated using ground based radio and visual navigation techniques.
    Recommended Scenery
    OZx YPKS Parkes NSW (Thanks Dan McKee for the tempororary link) ORBX Australia ANTS AUSSIE AIRPORTS OZX AU Scenery Flight Details
    NYNGAN [YNYN] Takeoff
    elev : 569
    rwy : 18/36 05/23 asphalt
    CTAF : 126.70
    WARREN [YWRN] T&G - H-099° D-32.5 nm
    elev : 669
    rwy : 03/21 09/27 asphalt
    CTAF : 126.70
    NARROMINE [YNRM] T&G - H-133° D-36 nm
    elev : 782
    rwy : 04/22 11/29 asphalt
    CTAF : 126.70
    DUBBO [YSDU] T&G - H-079° D-17.8 nm
    elev : 935
    rwy : 11/29 05/23 asphalt
    CTAF : 134.00
    NDB : DU DUBBO 251.0
    PARKES [YPKS] Land - H-186° D-57.5 nm
    elev : 1069
    rwy : 11/29 04/22 asphalt
    CTAF : 126.70
    NDB : PKS PARKES 242.0
    VOR/DME : PKS PARKES 112.00
    Chart

    Event details


    VFR Operations 0 Comments
×