Aussie Group Flights Team: Carribean Adventure Part 2

When: 2024-02-13T20:00:00Z

Hop in your favorite GA Aircraft (around 130knots) for a scenic trip through the Carribean Island group. Part 2 sees us taking off from Les Saintes Airport for .

Details to follow. Hope you can join us.


Regards, Paul

ATTENTION Aussie Flight Group Participants …


Route: Les Saintes(TFFS) Melville Hall(TDPD) Le Lamentin(TFFF) George F Charles(TLPC) ET Joshua(TVSV) JF Mitchell(TVSB) Mustique Is(TVSM) Canouan(TVSC) Union Is Intl(TVSU) Lauriston(TVPZ) Point Salines Intl(TGPY).

Take off from Les Saintes(TFFS)
Track 155 deg to Melville Hall(EDPD) 25nm
Touch and Go at Melville Hall(EDPD)
Track 178 deg to Le Lamentin(TFFF) 60nm
Touch and Go at Le Lamentin(TFFF)
Track 195 deg to George F Charles(TLPC) 34nm
Full Stop Landing at George F Charles(TLPC) +++ 10 minute break +++
Take off from George F Charles(TLPC)
Track 209 deg to ET Joshua(TVSV) 54nm
Touch and Go at ET Joshua(TVSV)
Track 213 deg to JF Mitchell(TVSB) 9.8nm
Touch and Go at JF Mitchell(TVSB)
Track 157 deg to Mustique Is(TVSM) 7.7nm
Touch and Go at Mustique Is(TVSM)
Track 236 deg to Canouan(TVSC) 14.8nm
Touch and Go at Canouan(TVSC)
Track 229 deg to Union Is Intl(TVSU) 7.4nm
Touch and Go at Union Is Inlt(TVSU)
Track 220 deg to Lauriston(TGPZ) 8nm
Touch and Go at Lauriston(TGPZ)
Track 228 deg to Point Salines Intl(TGPY) 34nm
Full Stop Landing at Point Salines Intl(TGPY)

Altitude: The route can be flown up to 3,500’ to be clear of terrain.

Airport details

Les Saintes(TFFS)
Elev: 44
RW 09/27 Asphalt

Melville Hall(TDPD)
Elev: 90’
RW 09/27 Asphalt

Le Lamentin(TFFF)
Elev: 16’
RW 10/28 Asphalt

George F Charles(TLPC)
Elev: 22’
RW 09/27 Bituminous

ET Joshua(TVSV)
Elev: 28’
RW 07/25 Bituminous

JF Mitchell(TVSB)
Elev: 15’
RW 12/30 Bituminous

Mustique Is(TVSM)
Elev: 9’
RW 09/27 Bituminous

Elev: 16’
RW 13/31 Asphalt

Union Is Intl(TVSU)
Elev: 18’
RW 08/26 Asphalt

Elev: 5’
RW 09/27 Bituminous

Point Salines Intl(TGPY)
Elev: 45’
RW 10/28 Bituminous

Aircraft: GA Aircraft of your choice (min 120 knots).

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 Les Saintes (TFFS) to Point Salines Intl (TGPY).lnmpln (3.0 KB)

MSFS: VFR Les Saintes (TFFS) to Point Salines Intl (TGPY).pln (4.0 KB)

Refer to the Discord Server for the Flight Card for this event.

Event reminder …