Aussie Group Flights Team: Low and Slow - Launceston to Cambridge

LOW AND SLOW: In this event we explore Tasmania in your favorite LOW and SLOW aircraft. Examples might be Tiger Moth, Stearman, Cub etc. LOW and SLOW is the aim of this adventure.

In this event we will fly from Launceston to Cambridge.

Details to follow. Hope you can join us.


Regards, Paul

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ATTENTION Aussie Flight Group Participants …


Route: Launceston(YMLT) Arthurs Lake(WP1) Lake Sorell(WP2) Lake Crescent(WP3) Oatlands(WP4) Jericho(YJCO) Lake Tiberias(WP5) Craigbourne Dam(WP6) Richmond(RCH) Cambridge(YCBG).

Take off from Launceston(YMLT)
Track 191 deg to Arthurs Lake(WP1) 28nm
Track 114 deg to Lake Sorell(WP2) 13.2nm
Track 166 deg to Lake Crescent(WP3) 4.1nm
Track 116 deg to Oatlands(WP4) 11.7nm
Track 185 deg to Jericho(YJCO) 4.2nm
Full Stop Landing at Jericho(YJCO)  +++ 10 minute break +++
Take off from Jericho(YJCO)
Track 149 deg to Lake Tiberias(WP5) 3.5nm
Track 150 deg to Craigbourne Dam(WP6) 7.8nm
Track 157 deg to Richmond(RCH) 11.1nm
Track 146 deg to Cambridge(YCBG) 6nm
Full Stop landing at Cambridge(YCBG)

Altitude: The route can be flown up to 5,500’ to be clear of terrain.

Airport details

Elev: 562’
RW 14R/32L Asphalt
RW 14L/32R Grass
RW 18/36 Grass

Elev: 1,375’
RW 02/20 Dirt

Elev: 44’
RW 09/27 Asphalt
RW 14/32 Asphalt
RW 12/30 Asphalt

Aircraft: GA aircraft capable of slow flight, e.g., Tiger Moth, Cub, Stearman, etc.

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 Launceston (YMLT) to Cambridge Aerodrome (YCBG).lnmpln (2.7 KB)

MSFS: VFR Launceston (YMLT) to Cambridge Aerodrome (YCBG).pln (3.8 KB)

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

Event reminder …