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13JAN21 World Discovery Canada Great Lakes

    

VFR Operations
Daniel Mckee

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This Weeks Flight on 13th January 2021 concludes a series of flights following the inland waterways from Saint Lawrence River thru to Lake Ontario, Lake Erie, Lake Huron and Lake Superior.

This flight commences at Sault Ste Marie (CYAM) on the Canadian side of Lake Huron and continues to Thunder Bay (CYQT). The flight can be flown either along the Canadian side of Lake Superior or alternatively along the USA side of Lake Superior. Either route will take approx 90 minutes and if this is too long for some can be concluded at Houghton (KCMX) using the USA route. Both plans will fly over the “resting” place of the famous “SS Edmund Fitzgerald” however unless you are flying at 530ft below the surface of the lake there is nothing to see.

Two flight plans have been provided in need “Canada” route or “USA” route.

Flight suggested by Dan McKee YMA555

Scenery Suggested: Due to the plethora of simulation platforms now being used scenery is left to the discretion of each pilot.

Aircraft Suggested: Any GA capable of 180 kias. Note increase in recommended speed.

Comms: Unicom 122.80 unless instructed by ATC

Flight Details: Canada Route               USA Route

Weather: Real time weather, fair weather if conditions are not suitable.

Flight Plan:  Canada Flight Plan         USA Flight Plan           Just click on this link for Flight Plan for FSX, P3D and XP11

Maps not supplied. Check out your PlanG or Little Navmap or whatever you use.😉

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