Aussie Group Flights Team: Aussie Heart - Wanaaring to Moomba

Aussie Heart: In this event we explore Australia by flying from east to west. Commencing at Ballina on the east coast and ending up at Jandakot on the west coast.

Aircraft for this leg: DA62

The series will cover fourteen events across Australia as follows:

Leg 1: Ballina(YBNA) to Inverell(YIVL)
Leg 2: Inverell(YIVL) to Lightning Ridge(YLRD)
Leg 3: Lightning Ridge(LRD) to Bourke(YBKE)
Leg 4: Bourke(YBKE) to Wanaaring(YWAG)
Leg 5: Wanaaring(YWAG) to Moomba(YOOM)
Leg 6: Moomba(YOOM) to Leigh Creek(YLEC)
Leg 7: Leigh Creek(YLEC) to Coober Pedy(YCBP)
Leg 8: Coober Pedy(YCBP) to Alice Springs(YBAS)
Leg 9: Alice Springs(YBAS) to Ayers Rock(YAYE)
Leg 10: Ayers Rock(YAYE) to Jameson(YJAM)
Leg 11: Jameson(YJAM) to Kalgoorlie(YCTW)
Leg 12: Kalgoolie(YCTW) to Windarling(YWDG)
Leg 13: Windarling(YWDG) to Cunderdin(YCUN)
Leg 14: Cunderdin(YCUN) to Jandakot(YPJT)

Leg 5: Wanaaring(YWAG) to Moomba(YOOM)

Details to follow. Hope you can join us.


Regards, Paul

ATTENTION Aussie Flight Group Participants …

Group Flight: 2023-09-15T10:00:00Z


Route: Wanaaring(YWAG) Hungerford(YHRD) Thargomindah(YTGM) Noccundra(YNCD) Epsilon(YEPL) Moomba(YOOM).

Take off from Wanaaring(YWAG)
Track 010 deg to Hungerford(YHRD) 45nm
Touch and Go at Hungerford(YHRD)
Track 322 deg to Thargomindah(YTGM) 69nm
Full Stop Landing at Thargomindah(YTGM) +++ 10min Break +++
Take off from Thargomindah(YTGM)
Track 271 deg to Noccundra(YNCD) 65nm
Touch and Go at Noccundra(YNCD)
Track 240 deg to Epsilon(YEPL) 79nm
Touch and Go at Epsilon(YEPL)
Track 275 deg to Moomba(YOOM) 55nm
Full Stop Landing at Moomba(YOOM).

Altitude: The route can be flown up to 6,500’ to be clear of terrain.

Airport details

Elev: 360’
RW 17/35 Asphalt

Elev: 600’
RW 08/26 Bituminous
RW 01/19 Dirt

Elev: 433’
RW 13/31 Asphalt
RW 04/22 Dirt

Elev: 317’
RW 04/22 Dirt

Elev: 368’
RW 06/24 Cement

Elev: 143’
RW 12/30 Asphalt

For comprehensive airport details refer: Aeronautical Information Package - Airservices .
The information is available under the latest ERSA. Simply search for the airport.

Aircraft: DA62

IMPORTANT: In the interest of keeping it REAL, please refrain from selecting inappropriate aircraft, like airliners. Unless it is appropriate for the event. This only detracts from the immersion of the flight.

Seeing Aircraft Correctly: You need to do two things to ensure you can see the other pilots in the event and see them in the aircraft they selected.

Select the same server: To do this, proceed as follows:

From the Welcome Screen, click on your Username (top right)
From the list of servers, under Servers, select South East Asia.

Turn off Generic Planes: To do this, proceed as follows:

From the Welcome Screen, click on OPTIONS
Click on GENERAL
With TRAFFIC selected, scroll down to the last option and set USE GENERIC PLANE MODELS to OFF

Turning off Crash/Damage:

Select Options/Assistance
Expand Failure & Damage
Disable Crash Damage
Disable Aircraft Stress Damage
Disable Engine Stress Damage
Accept the changes

Voice Room: My personal Discord server is used for voice comms. If you haven’t already joined my server, click on the below link to request access. I will set you up as a Member so you can access the server. Ensure you do this prior to the flight, as latecomers will need to wait for the next event.

Link to join the Voice Room: Aussie Group Flights Team - On-line Flying

Note: this link is only valid for 7 days from posting.

Weather/Time: We will set the time to 8am. This will allow us to fly in daylight and choose REAL weather so that the winds are correct.

From the World Map view, click on Flight Conditions (upper right of screen)
Click on All Players, Live Traffic, Custom
Under Weather and Time, select Live Weather and move the time slide bar to show 8:00am. 
Click Close and Fly from the World Map view.

We can start departing from 10:00z. There will be no need for official radio calls. Lets just have some fun taking in the scenery and the social aspects of the event.

Turning on Points of Interest

Select Options/Assistance
Expand POI
Set Landmark Markers to ON
Set City Markers to ON
Set Airport Markers to ON
Accept the changes

Turning on Name Tags (This will assist you in following the group if you get disoriented):

Select Options/GeneralTraffic
Set Show Traffic Nameplates to On
Accept the settings

Still confused, check out the multiplayer video tutorial from SimHangar Flight Simulation: MSFS | MULTIPLAYER | How To Guide | Everything You Need To Know | Fly in events coming soon. - YouTube

Let me know if there’s anything else that I’ve missed that you need to know.,

Regards, Paul

Flight plans for the event …

Little NavMap: VFR Wanaaring Airport (YWAG) to Moomba (YOOM).lnmpln (2.0 KB)

MSFS: VFR Wanaaring Airport (YWAG) to Moomba (YOOM).pln (2.6 KB)

Print this flight card out for your easy reference during the flight (Note: only available up to the date of the flight): Dropbox - Flight Card_AH.pdf - Simplify your life

Event reminder …