Aussie Group Flights Team: Cape Town (Thur 16th 2000z)

Note: As the Event Calendar is not working at present, you will need to view the event from my Discord Server to determine when the event occurs for your timezone.
If you are not a member, click on this link: Aussie Group Flights Team - On-line Flying

Climb aboard your Bush Cub and take a tour around the Cape Town district. There will be several off field landings and airports along the journey. The scenery in this area is something else …

ATTENTION Aussie Flight Group Participants …

Group Flight: 2023-11-16T20:00:00Z


Route: Cape Town(FAEU) Delta 200(FADX) Sunset Beach(FAUD) Ysterplaat AB(FAYP) Stellenbosch(FASH) Grabouw(FAEG) Worcester Glider Airport(FAWC).

Take off from Cape Town Airport(FAEU)
Track 056 deg to Delta 200(FADX) 10.5nm
Touch and Go at Delta 200(FADX)
Track 175 deg to Sunset Beach(FAUD) 10.6nm
Touch and Go at Sunset Beach(FAUD)
Track 240 deg to Ysterplaat AB(FAYP) 7.2nm
Touch and Go at Ysterplaat AB(FAYP)
Track 259 deg to Table Mtn(LP1) 5.8nm
Full Stop Landing at Table Mtn(LP1)
Take off from Table Mtn(LP1)
Track 026 deg to Golf Course(LP2) 3.2nm
Full Stop Landing at Golf Course(LP2)
Take off from Golf Course(LP2)
Track 231 deg to Camps Bay Beach(LP3) 3.2nm
Full Stop Landing at Camps Bay Beach(LP3)
Take off from Camps Bay Beach(LP3)
Track 168 deg to Mountain Lake(LP4) 2.7nm
Full Stop Landing at Mountain Lake(LP4)
Take off from Mountain Lake(LP4)
Track 017 deg to Dam Wall(WP1) 0.6nm
Follow WP1 thru WP10 Descend down valley to coast
Track 212 deg to Hout Bay Beach(LP5) 0.3nm
Full Stop Landing at Hout Bay Beach(LP5)
Take off from Hout Bay Beach(LP5)
Track 209 deg to Noordhoek Beach(LP6) 4.6nm
Full Stop Landing at Noordhoek Beach(LP6)
Take off from Noordhoek Beach(LP6)
Track 245 deg to Kommetjie(WP11) 1.9nm
Follow  WP11 thru WP12
Track 197 deg to Shipwreck Trail(LP7) 4.6nm
Full Stop Landing at Shipwreck Trail(LP7)
Take off from Shipwreck Trail(LP7)
Track 175 deg to WP13 3.6nm
Follow WP13 thru WP15
Track 032 deg to Glencairn Heights(LP8) 2.7nm
Full Stop Landing at Glencairn Heights(LP8)
Take off from Glencairn Heights(LP8)
Track 072 deg to Muizenberg Beach(LP9) 4.5nm
Full Stop Landing at Muizenberg Beach(LP9)
Take off from Muizenberg Beach(LP9)
Track 101 deg to Endlovini(WP16) 8.5nm
Track 083 deg to Stellenbosch(FASH) 9.2nm
Full Stop Landing at Stellenbosch(FASH) +++ 10 minute break +++
Take off from Stellenbosch(FASH)
Track 188 deg to Casablanca(WP17) 10nm
Track 210 deg to Silver Sands(WP18) 13nm
Track 110 deg to Private Strip(LP10) 5.9nm
Full Stop Landing at Private Strip(LP10)
Take off from Private Strip(LP10)
Track 115 deg to Bot River Lagoon(WP19) 6nm
Track 069 deg to WP20 8.6nm
Track 322 deg to Grabouw(FAEG) 9.3nm
Touch and Go at Grabouw(FAEG)
Track 057 deg to Sonderend River(WP21) 11nm
Track 057 deg to Worcester Glider Airport(FAWC) 24nm
Full Stop Landing on Worcester Glider Airport(FAWC).

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

Airport details

Cape Town Airport(FAEU)
Elev: 36’
RW 05/23 Asphalt
RW 16/34 Asphalt

Delta 200 Airstrip(FADX)
Elev: 210’
RW 02/20 Asphalt

Sunset Beach Airport(FAUD)
Elev: 382’
RW 17/35 Asphalt

Ysterplaat AB(FAYP)
Elev: 49’
RW 02/20 Bituminous

Stellenbosch Airport(FASH)
Elev: 321’
RW 01/19 Asphalt

Grabouw Airport(FAEG)
Elev: 1,107’
RW 14/32 Dirt

Worcester Glider Airport(FAWC)
Elev: 653’
RW 15/33 Asphalt
RW 12/30 Asphalt

Aircraft: Bush Cub

IMPORTANT: In the interest of keeping it REAL, please refrain from selecting inappropriate aircraft, like airliners. 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 20:00z. 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 to support the event …

Little NavMap: VFR Cape Town Airport (FAEU) to Worcester Glider Airport (FAWC).lnmpln (7.3 KB)

MSFS: VFR Cape Town Airport (FAEU) to Worcester Glider Airport (FAWC).pln (11.5 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_2.pdf - Simplify your life

Event reminder …