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Parafield return via South Para Reservoir

    

VFR Operations
Russell Diehl

Event details


Event Details

Simulation Date/Time : Current date set to daylight.

Weather : Real World / Fair weather if real world is unsuitable for VFR operations.

Distance :121 nm

Est Flight Time : approx 90 mins with all touch and gos performed

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 SUB SPR YRWF YWDS YSCC YADG YHTF PNL MLIT WTC HVR 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

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

  • 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

     

  • SUBSTATION (SUB) Overfly - H-041° D-5

  • SOUTH PARA RESERVOIR [SPR] Overfly - H-065° D-8

  • ROWLAND FLAT [YRWF] T&G - H-021° D-9
    elev : 810'
    rwy : 09/27 gravel
    CTAF : 131.25

  • MOUNT CRAWFORD Overfly - H-156° D-4

  • CONSTITUTION HILL T&G - H-198° D-18
    elev : 1,830'
    rwy : 05/23 grass
    CTAF : 131.25p

  • WOODSIDE [YWDS] T&G - H-127° D-5
    elev :1,250'
    rwy : 04/22 grass
    CTAF : 131.25

  • SCOTT CREEK [YSCC] T&G - H-227° D-14
    elev : 1,110'
    rwy : 16/34 grass
    CTAF : 131.25

  • KENSINGTON T&G - H-183° D-18
    IF APP/CTR ACTIVE Obtain clearance before approaching within 12 DME AD
    elev :1,250'
    rwy : 03/21 12/30 grass
    CTAF : 131.25

  • ALDINGA [YADG] T&G - H-312° D-7
    elev : 110'
    rwy : 03/21ns sealed
    rwy : 14/32 08/26ns 18ns/36 unsealed
    ** ns - non-standard right circuit
    CTAF : 127.15

  • HUNT FIELD [YHTF] T&G - H-352° D-7
    elev : 8'
    rwy : 17/35 dirt
    CTAF : 131.25

  • MARINO LIGHT HOUSE [MLIT] Overfly - Visual via Port Noarlunga [PNL]
    IF APP/CTR ACTIVE Obtain ATC Clearance before proceeding beyond PNL
    VFR [AIRCRAFT TYPE][CALLSIGN] AT PORT NOARLUNGA 2500, REQUEST TRANSITION TO PARAFIELD VIA HOPE VALLEY VFR ROUTE

  • WAITE CAMPUS [WTC] Overfly - H-038° D-8

  • HOPE VALLEY RESERVOIR [HVR] Overfly - H-013° D-8
    IF YPPF TWR call inbound with [YPPF ATIS IDENTIFIER] and set transponder 3000 otherwise retain 1200

  • PARAFIELD [YPPF] Land - H-316° D-4

Chart

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