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    14 January 2019     


    Welcome to the latest VATPAC Iron Mic attempt featuring Adelaide. Adelaide receives many passenger flights, charters and GA flights everyday from a variety destinations around Australia and many other countries from Oceania, Asia and the Middle East. With such a variety of routes, its perfect for anything so make sure our controllers are working hard!
    The following positions will be the primary positions:
     
    AD_TWR
    AD_APP
    ML-TBD_CTR
     
    To give us the best chance possible, please logon to the above positions at Adelaide prior to occupying others. Remember, There are no reserved positions so if one of the above positions is available, logon!
     
    What is Iron Mic?
    Iron Mic is a weekly competition that VATSIM holds to recognizes the positions with the most hours logged on the network. It is broken into 3 categories; TWR, APP and CTR. The position in each category that logs the most online hours over a 7 day period wins the Iron Mic.
    Iron Mic runs from 0000z on Monday to 2359z on Sunday (0859 Monday AEDT)
    How do we know about our progress?
     
    Click on this link (http://fsmine.dhis.org/stats/showstats.cgi) to view all the VATSIM ATC stats for the week.
     
    Remember, Our aim is to keep the TWR, APP and CTR positions open as much as possible. Coordinate with other controllers to ensure maximum coverage of the Cairns positions. You can do this on Facebook, Teamspeak or the forums.
     
    VATSIM has set out a few rules regarding Iron Mic which can be viewed here https://forums.vatsim.net/viewtopic.php?f=26&t=11100
     
    If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask! Good Luck VATPAC!

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    20 January 2019 09:30 AM     11:15 AM

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    Simulation Date/Time : Current date set to daylight.
    Weather : Real World / Fair weather if real world is unsuitable for VFR operations.
    Distance :117 nm
    Est Flight Time : approx 80 mins
    Aircraft :Single engine aircraft such as Cessna 172 or similar capable of 105 to 125 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. Similarly, this work around has been reported to be successfully adopted for X-Plane using the X-Squawkbox client. As of yet there are no available instructions for doing this.
    Altitude : Below Adelaide Class C steps
    Flightplan
    File as : YPPF HVR WTC MLIT PNL SYN YSYN YMBD WARR DMW YPPF
    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.
    Recommended Scenery
    YPPF Afcad to correct FSX default taxiway and runways ORBX Australia ANTS AUSSIE AIRPORTS OZX 3.5 AU Scenery PARAFIELD PROCEDURES
    Parafield is a general aviation class D aerodrome and is located in close proximity to Adelaide International Airport and RAAF Airbase Edinburgh. An excellent source of information for Parafield VFR operations inbound and outbound can be found in CASA's "Ontrack" Online Reference Resource. Pilots unfamiliar with Parafield Operations are encouraged to visit the site and review available information prior to operating within Parafield airspace.
    Flight Details
    PILOTS SHOULD ENSURE THEY SET THEIR TRANSPONDER TO MODE "C" (normal) AS THEY ENTER THE RUNWAY SO ATC WILL SEE AIRCRAFT ALTITUDE IN THEIR SCOPE
    Navigation info - Adelaide VOR/DME : AD 116.40
    PARAFIELD [YPPF] Takeoff
    Pilots should set transponder to 3000 if ATC is active, 1200 otherwise
    elev : 57'
    rwy : 03L/21R asphault
    rwy : 03R/21L 08L/26R 08R/26R sealed
    TWR/CTAF : 118.70
    NDB : PF 416.0
      HOPE VALLEY RESERVOIR [HVR] Overfly - H-136° D-4
      WAITE CAMPUS [WTC] Overfly - H-194° D-8
      MARINO LIGHTHOUSE [MLIT] Overfly - H-218° D-8
      PORT NOARLUNGA [PNL] Overfly - H-194° D-6
      STRATHALBYN [SYN] Overfly - H-99° D-22
      STRATHALBYN [YSYN] T&G - H-116° D-6
    elev : 70'
    rwy : 14/32 gravel
    rwy : 18/36 10/28 grass
    CTAF : 131.25
      CALLINGTON T&G - H-004° D-13
    elev : 70'
    rwy : 16/34 08/26 dirt
    CTAF : 131.25
      MURRAY BRIDGE [YMBD] T&G - H-065° D-9
    elev : 180'
    rwy : 01/19 gravel
    rwy : 09/27 grass
    CTAF : 127.50
      WARREN RESERVOIR T&G - H-318° D-26
    elev : 1320'
    rwy : 14/32 gravel
    CTAF : 131.25
      DAM WALL [DMW] Overfly - H-246° D-11
    Pilots should set transponder to 3000 if ATC is active, 1200 otherwise
    Inbound radio call for Parafield. IF TWR ACTIVE call PARAFIELD TOWER, [CALLSIGN][AIRCRAFT TYPE] DAM WALL 1500 RECEIVED INFORMATION [ATIS IDENTIFIER] INBOUND
      PARAFIELD [YPPF] Land - H-235° D-5
      Chart

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