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    • 24 February 2019 09:30 AM Until 11:15 AM
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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 :90 nm
      Est Flight Time : approx 85 mins
      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.
      Altitude : As permitted by Sunshine Coast class C steps upto 9500
      Flightplan
      File as : YHBA YMYB YGYM CORO YBSU
      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.
      Navigation : Pilots familiar with the area can navigate visually, for those less familiar the accompanying GPS Flightplan is recommended method of navigating the flight plan.
      Recommended Scenery
      ORBX Australia FTX Hervey Bay ANTS AUSSIE AIRPORTS OZX 3.5 AU Scenery FSX/P3D Sunshine Coast - Robert Fluke SUNSHINE COAST (formerly MAROOCHYDORE YBMC) VFR PROCEDURES
      Sunshine Coast is a class C civil and general aviation aerodrome and is located in close proximity to high terrain. An excellent source of information for Sunshine Coast VFR operations inbound and outbound can be found in CASA's "Ontrack" Online Reference Resource. Pilots unfamiliar with Sunshine Coast Operations are encouraged to visit the site and review available information (video is very informative) prior to operating within Sunshine Coast airspace.
      In particular, review
      Inbound from the north west - NOTE during high traffic expect to be redirected YARINDA arrival (see Inbound from the west) Inbound from the west Flight Details
      HERVEY BAY [YHBA] Takeoff
      elev : 60'
      rwy : 11/29 asphalt
      CTAF : 126.55
      MARYBOROUGH [YMYB] T&G - H-206° D-15
      elev : 38'
      rwy : 17/35 asphalt
      rwy : 12/30 grass
      CTAF : 126.55
      GOOMBOORIAN Fullstop - H-164° D-34
      elev : 100'
      rwy : 29 Land / 11 Takeoff - grass
      CTAF : 131.25
      GYMPIE [YGYM] T&G - H-186° D-13
      elev : 260'
      rwy : 14/32 sealed
      rwy 03/21 unsealed
      CTAF : 126.70
      COOROY [CORO] Overfly - H-115° D-14
      INBOUND Reporting Point - If ATC active make inbound call.
      SUNSHINE COAST [AIRCRAFT TYPE][CALLSIGN] COOROY 1500 RECEIVED INFORMATION [ATIS IDENTIFIER] INBOUND
      ATC may have to redirect your aircraft via the WEST entry via YANDINA if commercial traffic is present
      EUMUNDI [EMI] Overfly only if ATC has cleared direct to YBSU - H-138° D-5 - **** IF ATC ACTIVE - DO NOT PROCEED BEYOND UNLESS ATC HAS CLEARED ENTRY OR PROVIDED JOIN INSTRUCTIONS
      MAROOCHYDORE/SUNSHINE COAST [YBSU] Land - H-125° D-11
      elev : 15'
      rwy : 18/26 12/30 asphalt
      TWR/CTAF : 124.40
      VOR/DME : SU 114.20
      NDB : SU 380.0
      Hervey Bay to Sunshine Coast WAN

      Sunshine Coast VFR Arrival VTC

    • 25 February 2019 08:00 AM Until 11:00 AM
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      The Traditional End of Month Spilled Milk Run is today!
      With the Real World gearing up for the Avalon Airshow today, why not head down to YMAV Avalon!
      Why not fly something a bit different?
      Fly inbound (or outbound) from YMAV Avalon today from such places as:
      YSRI Richmond
      YWLM Williamtown
      YMMB Moorabbin
      YSSY Sydney
      YWOL Wollongong
      VFR. IFR. Civillian. Military. modern or Historic. Whatever you chose to fly, Man your sims from 7:30pm AEST / AEDT to 9:30pm AEST / AEDT.
       

       
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