Aussie Group Flights Team - Exploring Tenerife

Hop in your Freedom Fox or Cub and join us as we explore the beautiful Tenerife Island, one of the Canary Islands to the west of Africa. There will be landings on sides and tops of hills/cliffs not to mention landing on the Volcano and of course we’ll pitch our tents for a photo opportunity.

Details to follow. Hope you can join us.

Regards, Paul

1 Like

ATTENTION Aussie Flight Group Participants …

Group Flight: 2022-01-14T09:00:00Z


Route: Los Rodeos(GCXO) Reina Sofia(GCTS)

Take off from Los Rodeos(GCXO)
Follow the WP numbers to the various LP (Landing Points).
The route will return us to Los Rodeos(GCXO) for a 10 minute rest stop before proceeding on towards the pinnacle of the trip - the Volcano, where we will pitch our tents for a photo.
Full Stop Landing at Reina Sofia(GCTS)

Altitude: The route can be flown up to 3,500’ to be clear of terrain, However, you will need to climb over 13,000’ to land on the Volcano.

Airport details:

Los Rodeos(GCXO)
Elev: 2,077’
RW 12/30 Asphalt

Reina Sofia(GCTS)
Elev: 209’
RW 07/25 Asphalt

Aircraft: Freedom Fox or Cub of you 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 WEST USA

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 09:00z. 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 Los Rodeos (GCXO) to Reina Sofia (GCTS).lnmpln (7.6 KB)

MSFS: VFR Los Rodeos (GCXO) to Reina Sofia (GCTS).pln (9.1 KB)

Event reminder …