Aussie Group Flights Team: Carrier Ops - Gibraltar Helis

Group flights, Aussie style. Aussie Group Flights Team is the ultimate way to explore the world with your favourite people.

In this series of events, we will be landing and taking off from Carriers.



Carrier: Supercarrier Pro is now available at ORBX and the Miltech Simulation Store:

Also the Amphibious Group Addon from the Miltech Simulation Store.

Sortie: This Op sees us using Helicopters to fly to and from carriers in the Gibraltar region.

Details to follow. Hope you can join us.


Regards, Paul

ATTENTION Aussie Flight Group Participants …


Route: Gibraltar AB(LXGB) Gibraltar Straight Carrier(FN01) Saniat R’Mel(GMTN) Amphibious(AG16) Gibraltar AB(LXGB)

Take off from Gibraltar AB(LXGB) 
Track 107 deg to Gibraltar Straight Carrier(FN01) 50nm
Full Stop Landing on each of the Support Ships
Full Stop Landing on Gibraltar Straight Carrier(FN01)
Take off from Gibraltar Straight Carrier(FN01)
Track 249 deg to Saniat R'Mel(GMTN) 50nm
Full Stop Landing at Saniat R'Mel(GMTN)  +++ 10 minute break +++
Take off from Saniat R'Mel(GMTN)
Track 319 deg to Amphibious(AG16) 27nm
Full Stop Landing at Amphibious(AG16)
Take off from Amphibious(AG16)
Track 051 deg to Gibraltar AB(LXGB) 21nm
Full Stop Landing at Gibraltar AB(LXGB)

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

Airport details

Gibraltar AB(LXGB)
Elev: 14’
RW 09/27 Asphalt

Saniat R’Mel(GMTN)
Elev: 16’
RW 06/24 Asphalt

Aircraft: Helicopter of your choice.

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: IFR Gibraltar AB (LXGB) to Gibraltar AB (LXGB).lnmpln (1.9 KB)

MSFS: IFR Gibraltar AB (LXGB) to Gibraltar AB (LXGB).pln (2.3 KB)

Please refer to the Discord Server for the Flight Card for this event.

Event reminder …