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Croker Island to Darwin


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 : 155 nm

Est Flight Time : approx 80 mins

Aircraft : Single or twin engine piston aircraft such as Beechcraft Baron, Mooney Bravo or similar capable of 135 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 : Remain below class C steps until advised by ATC.



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, FS9 and X-Plan 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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Flight Details

  • CROKER I [YCKI] Takeoff
    elev : 51'
    rwy : 13/31 sealed
    CTAF : 126.70

  • MINJILANG [YMIJ] T&G - H-080° D-4
    elev : 39'
    rwy : 06/24 dirt
    CTAF : 126.70

  • VASHON HEAD [YVSH] T&G - H-267° D-33
    pos : DN R-036 D-99.5
    elev : 10'
    rwy : 15/33 dirt
    CTAF : 131.25

  • CAPE DON [YCPD] T&G - H-221° D-13
    pos : DN R-035 D-86
    elev : 103'
    rwy : 15/33 dirt
    CTAF : 131.25

  • TINGAROO BAY Overfly - H-253° D-22
    pos : DN R-024 D-70

  • CAPE KEITH Overfly - H-176° D-14
    pos : DN R-030 D-58.5

  • CAPE GAMBIER [CGR] Overfly - H-233° D-35
    Call Darwin APP if active and make inbound call.

  • JACKOS JUNCTION [JAC] Overfly - H-165° D-20

  • LEE POINT [LPT] Overfly - H-239° D-9

  • DARWIN INTL [YPDN] Land - H-192° D-5
    elev : 103'
    rwy : 11/29 18/36 asphalt
    TWR/CTAF : 133.10
    VOR/DME : DN 112.60
    ILS : rwy 29 IDN 109.70

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