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      VATPAC Launches Discord Trial   04/18/2018

      The VATPAC Board is excited to announce a community trial of Discord as an alternative voice communication client to Teamspeak. The purpose of this trial is to establish whether a new permanent voice client will be used. The trial will last for a period of twelve (12) months during which the Teamspeak and Discord will work side by side to ensure no disruption to any activities. During this time, we encourage the use of both clients so that we can gather as much feedback as possible from a large variety of members.    To assist you in installing and setting up Discord, we have created a tutorial available on the VATPAC website. If you already have Discord, you can connect to our server by clicking here.   The 12-month trial may be reduced or extended by a unanimous Board vote and after consultation with the community through the forums. If the decision to reduce is made, and we officially deem discord to be the preferred chat medium, Teamspeak will nevertheless remain available, with reduced capacity for the whole of the initial 12 month period.    The VATPAC Teamspeak & Discord policy has been updated to reflect these changes and in accordance with the review schedule. Please make yourself familiar with this policy should you choose to connect to one of our community voice services.    If you wish to provide feedback on the trial, you can do so through the feedback form on the VATPAC website using the category 'Community Voice Client Trial'.   Otherwise, if you have any questions, please feel free to approach a staff member or get in touch via email. 



    


 
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This evening's flight is a special event to coincide with Easter Sunday. Appropriately the flight will be conducted over the isolated location of Easter Island (Rapa Nui) deep in the South Pacific.
To fully enjoy this event FSX/P3D pilots should first download and install the Easter Island scenery created by Carlysle Sharpe.
Pilots are tasked with locating as many stone figurine statues, or more correctly, Moai, as possible. The image above includes examples located around the terminal buildings at the Mataveri Airport. Pilots should locate and familiarise themselves with the look and feel of these examples to assist them in identifying the many others scattered across the island. The accompanying map depicts the known locations of the many Maoi. Some, however, are not at all easy to locate since there are a few that lay half buried due to land subsidence. Choose a slow fixed or rotor winged aircraft and explore the mysteries of Easter Island.
Simulation Date/Time : Current date set to daylight.
Weather : Real World / Fair weather if real world is unsuitable for VFR operations.
Distance :<40 nm
Est Flight Time : variable depending on the persistence of the pilot. Allow around 65 mins
Aircraft : Ideally suited to a small rotor wing such as the R-22 Robison. However, those not comfortable with flying helicopters can fly a slow fixed wing aircraft with excellent visibility such as Piper Cub, A22 Foxbat or even a classic vitage open cockpit bi-plane such as a Tiger Moth.
Communications :All pilots should be fine using unicom frequency 122.80.
Altitude : Pilot's discretion
Navigation : Pilots are required to navigate visually. There is no flightplan available for this event.
Flight Details
Mataveri Airport [SCIP] Takeoff
elev : 233'
rwy : 10/28 asphalt
CTAF : 122.80
VOR/DME : IPA 117.10
Circum-navigate the island and locate all Moai as indicated in the accompanying map. (NOTE : There are others not depicted in the map)
Mataveri Airport [SCIP] Land
 

 
 

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Ladies and Gentleman!
After being requested many times, Regionals and Twins is coming back!
What is Regionals & Twins?
Regionals & Twins focuses on shorter range routes for suitable for twin aircraft operating regional routes. Routes usually consisting a 300-500nm sector exploring some different and uncommon locations. Regionals & Twins is held on the first Thursday of every month from 7pm-10pm AEST.
The Details
This time we’re focusing on Longreach. Longreach is a small uncontrolled aerodrome approximately 450nm west of Rockhampton, which is well known as it hosts the Qantas Museum. Whilst Longreach is in the middle of nowhere, it is a nice destination with some fantastic scenery for our twin aircraft.
Routes
YBRK - YLRE
DCT RK W338 EML DCT MOVBA DCT LRE DCT
YLRE - YBRK
DCT LRE DCT EML W338 RK DCT
 
For the Air Traffic Controllers
ATC positions are not booked for these events we would love to see more of a Milk Run Monday style so jump on and take a position and have fun and control. This week, we would love to see Brisbane Centre providing assistance to aircraft making their way to Longreach.
 
Requested controller positions:
YBRK Rockhampton
 
GND - Ground
TWR - Tower
 
Centres
BN_DOS Brisbane Downs FIR
 
ATC Assistance
 
YBRK - https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3Na5GbBTzy2dnNZano1TWRIOEU/view Charts avaliable at http://www.airservicesaustralia.com/aip/current/dap/AeroProcChartsTOC.htm#L'>http://www.airservicesaustralia.com/aip/current/dap/AeroProcChartsTOC.htm#L
YLRE - Charts avaliable at http://www.airservicesaustralia.com/aip/current/dap/AeroProcChartsTOC.htm#L
 
***If traffic permits special positions will be opened in accordance with Controller Positions & Ratings Policy (https://operations.vatpac.org/documents/policy/Controller%20Positions%20and%20Ratings%20Policy.pdf)***
 
If you have any questions or feedback, Please post in the Event's Discussion Forum. We hope to see you there!

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MOORABBIN [YMMB] Takeoff
elev : 55'
rwy : 13L/31R 13R/31L asphault
rwy : 17L/35R 17R/35L asphault
CTAF/TWR : 118.10
NDB : MB 398.0
CERBERUS [CERB] Overfly - Visual climb to A2500 to join Melbourne VFR Coastal Route west bound.  
ALTONA SOUTH [ALTS] Overfly - Visual A2500  
LAVERTON BOM TOWER [TON] Overfly - Visual A2500  
WERRIBEE RACE COURSE [WBER] Overfly - H-233° D-6.1 nm  
WERRIBEE SOUTH [WBES] Overfly - H-142° D-5.1 nm  
LITTLE RIVER MOUTH [LRM] Overfly - H-238° D-5.3 nm
INBOUND REPORTING POINT FOR AVALON - If Tower is active, obtain ATIS
Call tower "[Callsign][Aircraft Type] AT LITTLE RIVER MOUTH 1500 RECEIVED INFORMATION [Avalon ATIS Identifier] INBOUND
Do not proceed further until tower has issued further join instructions  
AVALON [YMAV] T&G - H-238° D-5.7 nm
elev : 35'
rwy : 18/36 asphalt
TWR/CTAF : 120.10
VOR/DME : AV 116.10
ILS : IAV 109.50 (rwy 18)  
CERES [YCES] T&G - H-226° D-11.7 nm
elev : 110'
rwy : Nth/Sth
CTAF : 131.25  
TORQUAY [YTQY] T&G - H-140° D-10.2 nm
elev : 30'
rwy : 13/31 09/27 18/36 grass
CTAF : 131.25  
PT NEPEAN Overfly - H-083° D-14.7 nm  
DROMANA Overfly - H-083° D-13.8 nm  
TYABB [YTYA] T&G - H-056° D-10.8 nm
elev : 88'
rwy : 17/35ns sealed
rwy : 08ns/26 grass
* ns - Non standard right circuit
CTAF : 128.0  
CARRUM [CARR] Overfly A1500 - H-332° D-10.9 nm
Inbound Moorabbin reporting point. Obtain YMMB ATIS if Tower is active.
Inbound Call "MOORABBIN TOWER, [Callsign][Aircraft Type] OVERHEAD CARRUM 1500 RECEIVED INFORMATION [ATIS Identifier] INBOUND
Do not enter the control zone until given further instructions to proceed or join the circuit  
MOORABBIN [YMMB] Land - H-354° D-6.9 nm  
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After a long hiatus, GA Madness is back and stronger than ever!

What is GA Madness?
GA Madness focuses on the smaller side of aviation. It's designed to test a controller’s limits with high workload into small airports, with VFR and IFR aircraft. GA Madness focuses on class D airports and this time we’ll be focusing on Essendon, Avalon and Moorabbin.


Where can I fly?
These airports are some of the busiest airports in Australia, however, don't get enough TLC from our controllers. You are welcome to conduct circuts, local area flights or even instrument operations. You may also want to fly a scenic route over the CBD! For those who are looking for longer flights, you could travel across the Bass Strait or perhaps conduct a Jetgo flight to another airport. The choice is yours! 

Bring plenty of fuel and some charts as our controllers assist you to navigate through one of the busiest TMA's in the country. 


The Details!

Sunday, 8th April 2018

ATC Will be provided from 0200z-0600z ||1200 - 1600 AEST
 
Full details on the forums here https://forums.vatpac.org/index.php/topic,18679.0.html
 


 
ATC Applications will close Friday 30MAR18. The roster will be published by Sunday 01APR18.      
 
 

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Simulation Date/Time : Current date set to daylight.
Weather : Real World / Fair weather if real world is unsuitable for VFR operations.
Distance :120 nm
Est Flight Time : approx 75 mins
Aircraft :Single engine piston aircraft such as Cessna 172 or similar capable of 105 to 135 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 clear of Melbourne class C steps.
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 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.
 
Moorabbin Procedures
 
Moorabbin is a general aviation class D aerodrome and is located in close proximity to Melbourne International and Essendon Airport. An excellent source of information for Moorabbin VFR operations inbound and outbound can be found in CASA's "Ontrack" Online Reference Resource. Pilots unfamiliar with Moorabbin Operations are encouraged to visit the site and review available information prior to operating within Moorabbin airspace.
In particular refer to :
Outbound to the South Inbound from the west via Bachus Marsh. Only applicable from ALTONA SOUTH. Flight Details
MOORABBIN [YMMB] Takeoff
elev : 55'
rwy : 13L/31R 13R/31L asphault
rwy : 17L/35R 17R/35L asphault
CTAF/TWR : 118.10
NDB : MB 398.0
TOORADIN [YTDN] T&G - H-122° D-20.9 nm
elev : 10'
rwy : 04ns/22 sealed
rwy : 14/32ns unsealed
* ns - Non standard right circuit
No Dead Side - Join UPWIND or DOWNWIND
CTAF : 124.20  
PHILLIP ISLAND [YPID] T&G - H-206° D-18.9 nm
elev : 43'
rwy : 04/22 18/36 gravel
CTAF : 131.25  
MARTHA POINT [MTH] Overfly - H-298° D-21 nm  
ST LEONARDS [YSLE] T&G - H-287° D-16 nm
elev : 53'
rwy : 01/19 11/29 grass
CTAF : 131.25  
WERRIBEE SOUTH [WBES] Overfly - H-348° D-11.5 nm  
ALTONA SOUTH [ALTS] Overfly - H-034° D-8.3 nm
Plan to be at A1500 when joining Melbourne coastal eastward bound  
BRIGHTON [BTO] Overfly - Melbourne Coastal VFR Corridor A1500
Inbound Moorabbin reporting point. Obtain YMMB ATIS if Tower is active.
Inbound Call "MOORABBIN TOWER, [Callsign][Aircraft Type] POSITION BRIGHTON 1500 RECEIVED INFORMATION [ATIS Identifier] INBOUND
Do not enter the control zone until given further instructions to proceed or join the circuit  
MOORABBIN [YMMB] Land - Visual  
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Routes
Flightplan : YMMB YTDN YPID YSLE WBES ALTS COASTAL.VFR BTO YMMB
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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This Weeks Flight for Wednesday 4th April 2018 at 8.00pm AEST NB: New start time
Flight created by Dan Mckee
Tour around Norway from Anda to Oslo
Aircraft: Capable of 180 knots
Comms: Tune Radio to 122.80MHz - Unless Advised by ATC or further detailed hereunder
Flight Plan: ENSO ENFL ENBL ENSG ENFG ENEG ENGM
Suggested Altitude: 1,500ft AGL
Distance: 243nm
Weather: Real time weather, fair weather if conditions are not suitable for VFR Flying.
Flight Time: 81 min
Depart: Anda (ENSO) Rwy 09/27 take heading 247* for 34nm
Fly To: Fioro (ENFL) VOR 112.3 Rwy 07/25 ILS 108.9 Rwy 25 take heading 121* for 2nm

 
Fly To: Bringeland (ENBL) NDB 374 Rwy 07 ILS 110.7 / 25 ILS 109.35 take heading 111* for 42nm
Fly To: Haukasen (ENSG) VOR 114.2 Rwy 06 ILS 108.5 / 24 ILS 108.1 take heading 099* for 63nm

 
Fly To: Leirin (ENFG) Rwy 15/33 ILS 110.5 Rwy 33 take heading 148* for 56nm

 
Fly To: Eggemoen (ENEG) Rwy 04/22 take heading 092* for 23nm

 
Fly to Destination: Oslo Gardemoen (ENGM) Rwy 01L ILS 110.3, 01R ILS 111.95,  19L ILS 110.55 and 19R ILS 111.3

 
Flight Plan:(ENSO-ENGM)< Just click on this link for Flight Plan for FSX or PlanG
BELOW: MAP OF ROUTE

 
THANKS FOR FLYING VATPAC WORLD DISCOVERY FLIGHTS JOIN US IN FLIGHT, IN OUR CHAT ROOM "DAILY FOCUS VFR" IN TEAMSPEAK 3.
 
 

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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  
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Recommended Scenery
ORBX Australia ANTS AUSSIE AIRPORTS OZX AU Scenery 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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Simulation Date/Time : Current date set to daylight.
Weather : Real World / Fair weather if real world is unsuitable for VFR operations.
Distance :123 nm
Est Flight Time : approx 70 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
LOCKHART RIVER [YLHR] Takeoff
elev : 77'
rwy : 12/30 asphault
CTAF : 126.70
NDB : LHR 392.0
LOCKHART RIVER Overfly - H-143° D-8.3 nm
pos : WP R-094° D-86.5  
WENLOCK RIVER Overfly - H-202° D-15.6 nm
pos : WP R-105° D-82.5  
MORETON TELEGRAPH STATION [YMOT] T&G - H-313° D-54.9 nm
pos : WP R-067° D-44.0
elev : 82'
rwy : 01/19 13/31 05/23 grass
CTAF : 131.25  
SCHERGER [YBSG] T&G - H-246° D-34 nm
pos : WP R-068° D-10.0
elev : 145'
rwy : 12/30 asphault
CTAF : 126.70  
WEIPA [YBWP] Land - H-245° D-10.1 nm
elev : 63'
rwy : 12/30 sealed
CTAF : 126.70
VOR/DME : WP 112.80  
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Recommended Scenery
ORBX Australia ANTS AUSSIE AIRPORTS OZX AU Scenery Flightplan
File as : YLHR YMOT YBSG YBWP
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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Welcome to the latest Iron Mic attempt featuring Gold Coast. With a lovely new ORBX City Scene scenery package released and some fantastic freeware available, why not fly into the Gold Coast? With VFR and IFR traffic welcome, make sure our controllers are working hard.
The following positions will be the primary positions:
 
CG_TWR
CG_APP
BN-DOS_CTR
 
To give us the best chance possible, please logon to the above positions at Gold Coast prior to occupying others. Remember, There are no reserved positions so if one of the above positions is available, logon!
 
What is Iron Mic?
 
Iron Mic is a weekly competition that VATSIM holds which recognizes a position with the most hours logged on the network. It is broken into 3 categories; TWR, APP and CTR. The position in each category that logs the most online hours over a 7 day period wins the Iron Mic. 
 
How do we know about our progress?
 
Click on this link (http://fsmine.dhis.org/stats/showstats.cgi) to view all the VATSIM ATC stats for the week.
 
Remember, Our aim is to keep the TWR, APP and CTR positions open as much as possible. Coordinate with other controllers to ensure maximum coverage of the Gold Coast positions. You can do this on Facebook or the forums. 
 
VATSIM has set out a few rules regarding Iron Mic which can be viewed here https://forums.vatsim.net/viewtopic.php?f=26&t=11100
 
If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask!

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With Iron Mic running this week, today we open the week with a Spilled Milk run, heading to the Gold Coast
 
 
 
 
 

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This Weeks Flight for Wednesday 18th April 2018 at 8.00pm AEST
Flight created by Dan Mckee
New Zealand Southern Alps Mount Cook to Milford Sound
Scenery:        Orbx NZSI
                       Orbx Milford Sound
Aircraft: Capable of 140 -160kias and fast climbs and some short airfields  
Comms: Tune Radio to 122.80MHz - Unless Advised by ATC or further detailed hereunder
Flight Plan: NZMC NZGT NZUK NZOA NZWF NZMJ NZMF
Suggested Altitude: Up to 12,000ft over the Alps
Distance: 155nm
Weather: Real time weather, fair weather if conditions are not suitable for VFR Flying.
Flight Time: 62 mins at 150Kts excluding T&G
WAYPOINT          ICAO           RWY           HEADING         DISTANCE
Mount Cook         NZMC          13/31             158*                       9nm
Glentanner          NZGT            15/33             158*                      20nm
Pukaki                 NZUK            15/33, 07/25   178*                     16nm
Omarama            NZOA            09/27 L/R        222*                     35nm
Wanaka               NZWF            11/29              268*                       57nm
Martins Bay         NZMJ             02/20            170*                        19nm
Milford Sound      NZMF            11/29

 

Flight Plan:(NZMC-NZMF) Just click on this link for Flight Plan for FSX or PlanG
BELOW: MAP OF ROUTE

THANKS FOR FLYING VATPAC WORLD DISCOVERY FLIGHTS JOIN US IN FLIGHT, IN OUR CHAT ROOM "DAILY FOCUS VFR" IN TEAMSPEAK 3.

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Simulation Date/Time : Current date set to daylight.
Weather : Real World / Fair weather if real world is unsuitable for VFR operations.
Distance : 285 nm
Est Flight Time : approx 90 mins
Aircraft : Single or twin engine turboprop aircraft such as Pilatus PC-12, Beechcraft King Air, Mitsubishi Solitaire, Lancair Legacy or similar capable of 225 to 255 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
Flightplan
File as : YMEK YPLU YHSL YFOR YPBO
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
Alan Blencowe - Plutonic Mine YPLU Alan Blencowe - Horseshoe Lights Mine Alan Blencowe - Fortnum Gold Mine YFOR ORBX Australia ANTS AUSSIE AIRPORTS OZX AU Scenery Flight Details
MEEKATHARRA [YMEK] Takeoff
elev : 1713'
rwy : 09/27 asphalt
rwy : 15/33 dirt
CTAF : 126.55
VOR/DME MEK 112.90
NDB : 251.0
PLUTONIC GOLD MINE [YPLU] T&G - H-030° D-90.9 nm
elev : 1893'
rwy : 07/25 dirt
CTAF : 131.25
HORSHOE LIGHTS MINE [YHSL] T&G - H-266° D-43.4 nm
elev : 1667'
rwy : 11/29 dirt
CTAF : 131.25
FORTNUM GOLD MINE [YFOR] T&G - H-270° D-13.3 nm
elev : 1667'
rwy : 08/26 dirt
CTAF : 131.25
PARABURDOO [YPBO] Land - H-344° D-134.5 nm
elev : 1406'
rwy : 06/24ns asphalt
* ns - non standard right circuit
CTAF : 126.80
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Simulation Date/Time : Current date set to daylight.
Weather : Real World / Fair weather if real world is unsuitable for VFR operations.
Distance : 266 nm
Est Flight Time : approx 90 mins
Aircraft : Single or twin engine turboprop aircraft such as Pilatus PC-12, Beechcraft King Air, Mitsubishi Solitaire, Lancair Legacy or similar capable of 225 to 255 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
Flightplan
File as : YPBO YAHD YMAU YELE YMEK
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 :
Ashburton Downs YAHD (includes old YADH) Mount Augustus Station YMAU Belele Station YELE ORBX Australia ANTS AUSSIE AIRPORTS OZX AU Scenery Flight Details
PARABURDOO [YPBO] Takeoff
elev : 1406'
rwy : 06/24ns asphalt
* ns - non standard right circuit
CTAF : 126.80
ASHBURTON DOWNS [YAHD] T&G - H-251° D-41.6 nm
elev : 773'
rwy : 18/36 10/28 dirt
CTAF : 131.25  
MOUNT AUGUSTUS [YMAU] T&G - H-186° D-55.6 nm
elev : 1273'
rwy : 10/28 13/31 dirt
CTAF : 131.25  
BELELE STATION [YELE] T&G - H-153° D-138.4 nm
elev : 1422'
rwy : 08/26 12/30 dirt
CTAF : 131.25  
MEEKATHARRA [YMEK] Land - H-117° D-31 nm
elev : 1713'
rwy : 09/27 asphalt
rwy : 15/33 dirt
CTAF : 126.55
VOR/DME MEK 112.90
NDB : 251.0  
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This event repeats every week on Monday for 3 occurrences



By far the most popular of our regular weekly events, on any given Milk Run Monday you'll find the famous "J-Curve" between Melbourne and Sydney well serviced by both pilots and ATC.
Not to be confused with our Spilled Milk Run Monday events, details of which can be found on the Spilled Milk Run page, the Milk Run invites you to fly in any direction between Sydney and Melbourne and all destinations in between (Canberra, Albury etc).
Prefer to control? We recommend getting in early. ATC positions on Milk Run Monday are often scarce so definitely worth being an early bird.
Traffic levels traditionally start to pick up at around 7:30pm AEST / AEDT and generally peak between 8:30pm and 9:30pm AEST / AEDT.
 

 
 
 
 

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This week  VATNZ & VATPAC have a combined event.
Fly from Wellington (NZWN) to Canberra (YSCB). Fly from our capital over to Australia's capital for ANZAC celebrations. Flights normally take approximately 3.5 hours, it is suggested to depart near the beginning of the event to maximise ATC although most positions should be staffed throughout the event. Join us for this mini cross the ditch event.
Maximum aircraft size is an A350 or Boeing 777-200.
To assist with position reports, feel free to use the Oceanic Reporting Tool.
 
Routes -
NZWN to YSCB -      TANEN M636 SASRO M636 TESAT H65 RAZZI
 
ATC Requested - 
CB_GND           121.700 CB_TWR           118.700 CB_APP           124.500 ML-SNO_CTR  124.000  
 

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This event repeats every week on Thursday for 2 occurrences



Ladies and Gentlemen,
 
Welcome to the new and improved Australia Online! Thursdays are the new Tuesdays and with that will see the return of one of our longest running events. 
 
This week, we want to keep you in your comfort zone. Join us up the coast between Sydney and Brisbane
 
 
 
 

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Simulation Date/Time : Current date set to daylight.
Weather : Real World / Fair weather if real world is unsuitable for VFR operations.
Distance : 215 nm
Est Flight Time : approx 95 mins
Aircraft : Single or twin engine piston aircraft such as Beechcraft Baron, Pilatus PC-12 or similar capable of 185 to 215 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.
Altitude : Remain below Launceston Class C and D steps until cleared by any active ATC to enter the zone
Flightplan
File as : YDPO LKEC YWDM JSL CJN HYH BEN.LOMOND YSTH
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 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.
Recommended Scenery
ORBX Launceston [YMLT] ORBX Australia ANTS AUSSIE AIRPORTS OZX AU Scenery Flight Details
DEVONPORT [YDPO] Takeoff
elev : 33'
rwy : 06/24ns asphalt
14/32 grass
*ns - non standard right circuit
CTAF : 126.90
CLAUDE RD T&G - H-193° D-17.4 nm
pos : LT R-265° D-43.3
elev : 710'
rwy : 05/23 dirt
CTAF : 131.25 ("rw1.vatpac.org/VIRTUALVFR")  
LAKE MACKENZIE Overfly - H-145° D-16.2 nm
pos : LT R-243° D-37.7  
LAKE ECHO [LKEC] Overfly - H-146° D-31.1 nm
pos : LT R-200° D-44.0  
WADDAMANA [YWDM] T&G - H-115° D-6.3 nm
pos : LT R-193° D-46.1
elev : 2190'
rwy : 03/21
CTAF : 131.25  
INTERLAKEN PRIVATE STRIP T&G - H-059° D-17.8 nm
pos : LT R-173° D-35.8
elev : 2690'
rwy : 08/26
CTAF : 131.25  
JACOBS SUGARLOAF [JSL] Overfly - H-018° D-14.6 nm
pos : LT R-157° D-23.8  
CONARA JUNCTION [CJN] Overfly - H-028° D-8.8 nm not above A3500
pos : LT R-136° D-19.6
** LAUNCESTON INBOUND REPORTING - If Launceston Tower is active, make inbound call for touch and go
LAUNCESTON TOWER [AIRCRAFT TYPE][CALLSIGN] POSITION CONARA JUNCTION RECEIVED INFORMATION [ATIS ID] INBOUND TOUCH AND GO  
LAUNCESTON [YMLT] T&G - H-315° D-19.9 nm
elev : 562'/>rwy : 14R/32L asphalt
rwy : 14L/32R 18/36 grass
TWR/CTAF : 118.70
VOR/DME : LT 112.60
NDB : LT 242.0
ILS : ILT 109.5 (rwy 32L)  
SYMMONS PLAINS [SYP] Overfly - H-152° D-6.8 nm
pos : LT R-152° D-6.6  
HUMMOCKY HILLS [HYH] Overfly - H-165° D-4.7 nm
pos : LT R-158° D-11.2  
VALLEYFIELD T&G - H-140° D-4.9 nm
pos : LT R-153° D-16.0
elev : 550'
rwy : 12/30 18/36 grass
CTAF : 131.25  
BEN LOMOND T&G - H-034° D-22 nm
pos : LT R-079° D-20.1
elev : 4700'
rwy : 12/30 dirt
CTAF : 131.25  
MATHINNA T&G - H-050° D-11.2 nm
pos : LT R-069° D-30.4
elev : 1050'
rwy : 16/34 grass
CTAF : 131.25  
ST HELENS [YSTH] Land - H-050° D-19.8 nm
elev : 158'
rwy : 08/26 gravel
CTAF : 119.10  
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Launceston VTC Chart


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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 : 215 nm
Est Flight Time : approx 95 mins
Aircraft : Single or twin engine piston aircraft such as Beechcraft Baron, Pilatus PC-12 or similar capable of 185 to 215 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.
Altitude : Remain below Launceston Class C and D steps until cleared by any active ATC to enter the zone
Flightplan
File as : YDPO LKEC YWDM JSL CJN HYH BEN.LOMOND YSTH
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 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.
Recommended Scenery
ORBX Launceston [YMLT] ORBX Australia ANTS AUSSIE AIRPORTS OZX AU Scenery Flight Details
DEVONPORT [YDPO] Takeoff
elev : 33'
rwy : 06/24ns asphalt
14/32 grass
*ns - non standard right circuit
CTAF : 126.90
CLAUDE RD T&G - H-193° D-17.4 nm
pos : LT R-265° D-43.3
elev : 710'
rwy : 05/23 dirt
CTAF : 131.25 ("rw1.vatpac.org/VIRTUALVFR")  
LAKE MACKENZIE Overfly - H-145° D-16.2 nm
pos : LT R-243° D-37.7  
LAKE ECHO [LKEC] Overfly - H-146° D-31.1 nm
pos : LT R-200° D-44.0  
WADDAMANA [YWDM] T&G - H-115° D-6.3 nm
pos : LT R-193° D-46.1
elev : 2190'
rwy : 03/21
CTAF : 131.25  
INTERLAKEN PRIVATE STRIP T&G - H-059° D-17.8 nm
pos : LT R-173° D-35.8
elev : 2690'
rwy : 08/26
CTAF : 131.25  
JACOBS SUGARLOAF [JSL] Overfly - H-018° D-14.6 nm
pos : LT R-157° D-23.8  
CONARA JUNCTION [CJN] Overfly - H-028° D-8.8 nm not above A3500
pos : LT R-136° D-19.6
** LAUNCESTON INBOUND REPORTING - If Launceston Tower is active, make inbound call for touch and go
LAUNCESTON TOWER [AIRCRAFT TYPE][CALLSIGN] POSITION CONARA JUNCTION RECEIVED INFORMATION [ATIS ID] INBOUND TOUCH AND GO  
LAUNCESTON [YMLT] T&G - H-315° D-19.9 nm
elev : 562'/>rwy : 14R/32L asphalt
rwy : 14L/32R 18/36 grass
TWR/CTAF : 118.70
VOR/DME : LT 112.60
NDB : LT 242.0
ILS : ILT 109.5 (rwy 32L)  
SYMMONS PLAINS [SYP] Overfly - H-152° D-6.8 nm
pos : LT R-152° D-6.6  
HUMMOCKY HILLS [HYH] Overfly - H-165° D-4.7 nm
pos : LT R-158° D-11.2  
VALLEYFIELD T&G - H-140° D-4.9 nm
pos : LT R-153° D-16.0
elev : 550'
rwy : 12/30 18/36 grass
CTAF : 131.25  
BEN LOMOND T&G - H-034° D-22 nm
pos : LT R-079° D-20.1
elev : 4700'
rwy : 12/30 dirt
CTAF : 131.25  
MATHINNA T&G - H-050° D-11.2 nm
pos : LT R-069° D-30.4
elev : 1050'
rwy : 16/34 grass
CTAF : 131.25  
ST HELENS [YSTH] Land - H-050° D-19.8 nm
elev : 158'
rwy : 08/26 gravel
CTAF : 119.10  
WAN Chart

Launceston VTC Chart


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