Aussie Group Flights Team: Puerto Rico and the British Virgin Islands

Time to dust off the Twin Otter or similar bush plane and take a flight over the British Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, as we perform touch and goes along our Island hop of the British Virgin Islands and circumnavigation of Puerto Rico.

Details to follow. Hope you can join us.


Regards, Paul

ATTENTION Aussie Flight Group Participants …

Group Flight: 2022-09-23T10:00:00Z


Route: Terrance B Lettsome(TUPJ) - Cyril E King(TIST) - Benjamine Rivera Noriega(TJCP) - Antonio Rivera Rodriguez(TJVQ) - Humacao(X63) - Santa Isabel(PR27) - Mercedita(TJPS) - Adjuntas(PR20) - Eugenio Maria De Hostos(TJMZ) - Rafael Hernandez(TJBQ) - Antonio/Nery/Juarbe Pol(TJAS) - Fernando Luis Ribas Dominicci(TJIG) - Luis Munoz Marin Intl(TJSJ) - Luis Munoz Marin Intl(TJSJ) - Roosevelt Roads NS (Ofstie Field)(TJRV)

Take off from Terrance B Lettsome(TUPJ)
Track 269 deg to Road Town 4.7nm
Track 242 deg to Coral Bay 7.1nm
Track 273 deg to Cruz Bay 4.7nm
Track 286 deg to Cyril E King(TIST) 10.1nm
Touch and Go at Cyril E King(TIST)
Track 279 deg to Benjamin Rivera Noriega(TJCP) 18.9nm
Touch and Go at Benjamin Rivera Noriega(TJCP)
Track 239 deg to Antonio Rivera Rodriguez(TJVQ) 15.1nm
Touch and Go at Antonio Rivera Rodriguez(TJVQ)
Track 284 deg to Humacao(X63) 17.6nm
Touch and Go at Humacao(X63) 
Track 266 deg to Santa Isabel(PR27) 35nm 
Touch and Go at Santa Isabel(PR27)
Track 298 deg to Mercedita(TJPS) 10.3nm
Full Stop Landing at Mercedita(TJPS) +++ 10min Break +++
Take off from Mercedita(TJPS)
Track 326 deg to Adjuntas(PR20) 15.1nm
Touch and Go at Adjuntas(PR20)
Track 294 deg to Eugenio Maria De Hostos(TJMZ) 23nm
Touch and Go at Eugenio Maria De Hostos(TJMZ)
Track 017 deg to Rafael Hernandez(TJBQ) 14.4nm
Touch and Go at Rafael Hernandez(TJBQ)
Track 109 deg to Antonio/Nery/Juarbe Pol(TJAB) 26nm
Touch and Go at Antonio/Nery/Juarbe Pol(TJAB)
Track 102 deg to Fernando Juis Ribas Dominicci(TJIG) 33nm
Touch and Go at Fernando Juis Ribas Dominicci(TJIG)
Track 114 deg to Luis Munoz Marin Intl(TJSJ)
Touch and Go at Luis Munoz Marin Intl(TJSJ)
Track 124 deg to Rio Grande 10.3nm
Track 141 deg to Roosevelt Roads NS(TJRV) 13.5nm
Full Stop Landing at Roosevelt Roads NS(TJRV)

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

Airport details

Terrance B Lettsome(TUPJ)
Elev: 16’
RW 07/25 Asphalt

Cyril E King(TIST)
Elev: 24’
RW 10/28 Asphalt

Benjamin Rivera Noriega(TJCP)
Elev: 49’
RW 13/31 Bituminous

Antonio Rivera Rodriguez(TJVQ)
Elev: 49’
RW 09/27 Asphalt

Elev: 35’
RW 10/28 Bituminous

Santa Isabel(PR27)
Elev: 25’
RW 10/28 Asphalt

Elev: 28’
RW 12/30 Asphalt

Elev: 2,340’
RW 13/31 Asphalt

Eugenio Maria De Hostos(TJMZ)
Elev: 28’
RW 09/27 Bituminous

Rafael Hernandez(TJBQ)
Elev: 237’
RW 08/26 Bituminous

Antonio/Nery/Juarbe Pol(TJAB)
Elev: 21’
RW 08/26 Bituminous

Fernando Luis Ribas Dominicci(TJIG)
Elev: 10’
RW 09/27 Asphalt

Luis Munoz Marin Intl(TJSJ)
Elev: 10’
RW 08/26 Bituminous
RW 10/28 Cement

Roosevelt Roads NS(TJRV)
Elev: 38’
RW 07/25 Asphalt

Aircraft: Twin Otter or other Bush Plane

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 10:00z. 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

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Flight Plans for the event …

Little NavMap: VFR Terrance B Lettsome (TUPJ) to Roosevelt Roads NS (Ofstie Field) (TJRV).lnmpln (4.2 KB)

MSFS: VFR Terrance B Lettsome (TUPJ) to Roosevelt Roads NS (Ofstie Field) (TJRV).pln (5.7 KB)

Print this flight card out for your easy reference during the flight (Note: only available up to the date of the flight): Dropbox - Flight Card.pdf - Simplify your life

Event reminder …

Coffee Time for the assembled Twotters!!