Aussie Group Flights Team: Carrier Ops - Texan Florida Ops

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 Texans to take off and land on carriers in the Florida region.

Aircraft: Texan

Details to follow. Hope you can join us.


Regards, Paul

ATTENTION Aussie Flight Group Participants …


Route: Grand Bahama Inlt(MYGF) West End(MYGW) West Palm Beach Carrier(ZC04) Palm Beach County(KLNA) Fort Lauderdale Exec(KFXE) Miami Exec(KIMB) Florida Keys Marathon Intl(KMTH) Sugar Loaf Shores(7FA1) Key West Intl(KEYW) Key West Carrier(ZM07).

Take off from Grand Bahama Inlt(MYGF)
Track 305 deg to West End(MYGW) 17.1nm
Touch and Go at West End(MYGW)
Track 279 deg to West Palm Beach Carrier(ZC04) 43nm
Full Stop Landing at West Palm Beach Carrier(ZC04)
Launch from West Palm Beach Carrier(ZC04)
Track 258 deg to Palm Beach County(KLNA) 17.8nm
Touch and Go at Palm Beach County(KLNA)
Track 198 deg to Fort Lauderdale Exec(KFXE) 24nm
Touch and Go at Fort Lauderdale Exec(KFXE)
Track 210 deg to Miami Exec(KIMB)
Full Stop Landing at Miami Exec(KIMB)  +++ 10 minute break +++
Take off from Miami Exec(KIMB)
Track 218 deg to Florida Keys Marathon Intl(KMTH) 65nm
Touch and Go at Florida Keys Marathon Intl(KMTH) 
Track 267 deg to Sugar Loaf Shores(7FA1) 29nm
Touch and Go at Sugar Loaf Shores(7FA1)
Track 247 deg to Key West Intl(KEYW) 11.3nm
Touch and Go at Key West Intl(KEYW)
Track 322 deg to Key West Carrier(ZM07) 17.8nm
Full Stop Landing at Key West Carrier(ZM07)

Altitude: The route can be flown up to 4,500’ to be clear of terrain.

Airport details

Grand Bahama Intl(MYGF)
Elev: 7’
RW 06/24 Asphalt

West End(MYGW)
Elev: 12’
RW 12/30 Asphalt

Palm Beach Country Park(KLNA)
Elev: 14’
RW 04/22 Bituminous
RW 16/34 Bituminous
RW 10/28 Bituminous

Fort Lauderdale Exec(KFXE)
Elev: 13’
RW 09/27 Asphalt
RW 13/31 Asphalt

Miami Exec(KTMB)
Elev: 10’
RW 09L/27R Asphalt
RW 09R/27L Asphalt
RW 13/31 Asphalt

Florida Keys Marathon Intl(KMTH)
Elev: 5’
RW 07/25 Cement

Sugar Loaf Shores(7FA1)
Elev: 4’
RW 11/29 Cement

Key West Inlt(KEYW)
Elev: 3’
RW 09/27 Asphalt

Aircraft: Texan

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 Grand Bahama Intl (MYGF) to Key West Moving Carrier - Cvn7 (ZM07).lnmpln (2.9 KB)

MSFS: VFR Grand Bahama Intl (MYGF) to Key West Moving Carrier - Cvn7 (ZM07).pln (3.7 KB)

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

Event reminder…