Aussie Group Flights Team: South America - Santiago Del Estero to Chacabuco

When: 2024-03-01T09:00:00Z

In this series we will be exploring South America. This event sees us departing from Santiago del Estero in Argentina and flying to Chacabuco in Northern Chile.

Aircraft: Warbird capable of 250knots.

Details to follow. Hope you can join us.


Regards, Paul

ATTENTION Aussie Flight Group Participants …


Route: Santiago De Estero(SANE) Catamarca(SANC) Capitan V Almandos Almonacid(SANL) San Agustin De Valle Fertil(SA90) San Juan Aeroclub(SA40) Mendoza(SAMQ) La Victoria De Chacabuco(SCVH).

Take off from Santiago De Estero(SANE)
Track 244 deg to Catamarca(SANC) 91nm
Touch and Go at Catamarca(SANC)
Track 236 deg to Capitan V Almandos Almonacid(SANL) 72nm
Touch and Go at  Capitan V Almandos Almonacid(SANL)
Track 210 deg to San Agustin De Valle Fertil(SA90) 83nm
Full Stop Landing at  San Agustin De Valle Fertil(SA90) +++ 10min Break +++
Take off from  San Agustin De Valle Fertil(SA90)
Track 227 deg to San Juan Aeroclub(SA40) 81nm
Touch and Go at San Juan Aeroclub(SA40)
Track 194 deg to Mendoza(SAMQ) 78nm
Touch and Go at Mendoza(SAMQ)
Track 264 deg to La Victoria De Chacabuco(SCVH) 93nm
Full Stop Landing at La Victoria De Chacabuco(SCVH)

Altitude: The route can be flown up to 17,500’ to be clear of terrain.

Airport details

Santiago Del Estero(SANE)
Elev: 659’
RW 03/21 Bituminous

Elev: 1,556’
RW 02/20

Capitan V Almandos Almonacid(SANL)
Elev: 1,448’
RW 03/21 Bituminous

San Agustin De Valle Fertil(SA90)
Elev: 2,773’
RW 11/29 Dirt

San Juan Aeroclub(SA40)
Elev: 2,090’
RW18/36 Asphalt

Mendoza Airpark(SAMQ)
Elev: 2,685’
RW 01/19 Asphalt

La Victoria De Chacabuco(SCVH)
Elev: 2,139’
RW 03/21 Asphalt

Aircraft: Warbird capable of 250knots.

IMPORTANT: In the interest of keeping it REAL, please refrain from selecting inappropriate aircraft, like airliners. Unless it is appropriate for the event. 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 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: IFR Santiago Del Estero (SANE) to La Victoria De Chacabuco (SCVH).lnmpln (2.3 KB)

MSFS: IFR Santiago Del Estero (SANE) to La Victoria De Chacabuco (SCVH).pln (2.9 KB)

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

Event reminder …