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5JUL20 | Newbie Night (Melbourne to Canberra)


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Welcome to the next installment of Newbie Night. This events offers the chance for inexperienced members to join experienced real world aviators who are ready to take to the Virtual skies to offer their expertise. Whether you've been flying for years or never connected, it'll be the night for you with plenty of people available to help on the VATPAC Discord. 

To Join the Discord visit this link

The Requirements:

- ATC who are willing to teach and have patience

- Pilots who are also patient but would love to share knowledge or learn something knew


This Week

This week, fly from Melbourne to Canberra and experience Class C and enroute airspace. The flight will depart around 1800 AEST (0800z) with ATC requested/available till around 2200 AEST (1200z)

An example of procedures with Tower, Approach and Center can be found here https://vatpac.org/pilots/tutorials/ifr-melbourne-to-sydney/


VATPAC recommends the following routes to fly from Melbourne to Canberra. This route has been sourced from the ERSA Flight Planning Document https://www.airservicesaustralia.com/aip/current/ersa/GUID_ersa-fac-2-2_21MAY2020.pdf.

DCT ML H129 DOSEL Y59 ARRAN J42 CB DCT - Jet Aircraft

DCT ML H129 DOSEL W569 AY J42 CB DCT - Non-jet Aircraft 


ATC Positions


Name Login Identifier Radio Callsign Frequency
Melbourne Tower ML_TWR Melbourne Tower 120.500 

Melbourne Approach

Canberra Tower



Melbourne Approach

Canberra Tower



Canberra Approach CB_APP Canberra Approach 124.500
Melbourne Center (Snowy) ML-SNO_CTR Brisbane Center 124.000


Charts / Scenery

Australian Charts


Air-Services Charts: https://www.airservicesaustralia.com/aip/current/dap/AeroProcChartsTOC.htm



YMML - Melbourne 
Payware -YMML
Freeware - YMML (XP)

YSCB - Canberra 
Payware - YSCB
Freeware - YSCB (XP)

MISC - Miscellaneous Items
Payware - AUSv2 (FSX/P3D) *Required by ORBX Airports* + Melbourne Cityscene (P3Dv4 Fix here)

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