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VFR Operations - Weipa to Lockhart River

    

VFR Operations
Russell Diehl

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 :170 nm

Est Flight Time : approx 85 mins

Aircraft :Single or twin engine piston aircraft such as Mooney Bravo, Beechcraft Baron 58 or similar capable of 150 to 165 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 : Not above FL125

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.

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.

Flight Details

  • WEIPA [YBWP] Takeoff
    elev : 63'
    rwy : 12/30 sealed
    CTAF : 126.70
    VOR/DME : WP 112.80

  • ANDOM (MINE) Overfly - H-314° D-13.6 nm
    pos : WP R-315° D-13.5

     

  • MAPOON COMMUNITY Overfly - H-010° D-29.6 nm
    pos : WP R-354° D-38.5

     

  • HEATHLANDS [YHTL] T&G - H-060° D-42.9 nm
    pos : WP R-030° D-67.8
    elev : 418'
    rwy : 10/28 grass
    CTAF : 131.25

     

  • SHELBURNE BAY [SHL] Overfly - H-103° D-27.2 nm
    pos : WP R-049° D-80.0

     

  • TEMPLE BAY [TPL] Overfly - H-161° D-24.3 nm
    pos : WP R-067° D-76.0

     

  • LOCKHART RIVER [YLHR] Land - H-164° D-32.5 nm
    pos : WP R-090° D-81.0
    elev : 77'
    rwy : 12/30 asphault
    CTAF : 126.70
    NDB : LHR 392.0

     

Chart

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Flightplan

File as : YBWP YHTL SHL TPL

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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