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VFR Operations - Moorabbin - Around the Bay

    

Event details

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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 :120 nm

Est Flight Time : approx 75 mins

Aircraft :Single engine piston aircraft such as Cessna 172 or similar capable of 105 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.

Altitude : Remain clear of Melbourne class C steps.

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.

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.

 

Moorabbin Procedures

 

Moorabbin is a general aviation class D aerodrome and is located in close proximity to Melbourne International and Essendon Airport. An excellent source of information for Moorabbin VFR operations inbound and outbound can be found in CASA's "Ontrack" Online Reference Resource. Pilots unfamiliar with Moorabbin Operations are encouraged to visit the site and review available information prior to operating within Moorabbin airspace.

In particular refer to :

  • Outbound to the South
  • Inbound from the west via Bachus Marsh. Only applicable from ALTONA SOUTH.

Flight Details

  • MOORABBIN [YMMB] Takeoff
    elev : 55'
    rwy : 13L/31R 13R/31L asphault
    rwy : 17L/35R 17R/35L asphault
    CTAF/TWR : 118.10
    NDB : MB 398.0

  • TOORADIN [YTDN] T&G - H-122° D-20.9 nm
    elev : 10'
    rwy : 04ns/22 sealed
    rwy : 14/32ns unsealed
    * ns - Non standard right circuit
    No Dead Side - Join UPWIND or DOWNWIND
    CTAF : 124.20

     

  • PHILLIP ISLAND [YPID] T&G - H-206° D-18.9 nm
    elev : 43'
    rwy : 04/22 18/36 gravel
    CTAF : 131.25

     

  • MARTHA POINT [MTH] Overfly - H-298° D-21 nm

     

  • ST LEONARDS [YSLE] T&G - H-287° D-16 nm
    elev : 53'
    rwy : 01/19 11/29 grass
    CTAF : 131.25

     

  • WERRIBEE SOUTH [WBES] Overfly - H-348° D-11.5 nm

     

  • ALTONA SOUTH [ALTS] Overfly - H-034° D-8.3 nm
    Plan to be at A1500 when joining Melbourne coastal eastward bound

     

  • BRIGHTON [BTO] Overfly - Melbourne Coastal VFR Corridor A1500
    Inbound Moorabbin reporting point. Obtain YMMB ATIS if Tower is active.
    Inbound Call "MOORABBIN TOWER, [Callsign][Aircraft Type] POSITION BRIGHTON 1500 RECEIVED INFORMATION [ATIS Identifier] INBOUND
    Do not enter the control zone until given further instructions to proceed or join the circuit

     

  • MOORABBIN [YMMB] Land - Visual

     

Chart

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Routes

Flightplan : YMMB YTDN YPID YSLE WBES ALTS COASTAL.VFR BTO YMMB

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.

 

 

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ATC

  • Moorabbin Tower/Ground
 
 

 

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