Aussie Group Flights Team: Tiger Moth - Isle of Man

When: 2024-02-12T20:00:00Z

In this event, we fly our trusty Tiger Moth around the Isle of Mann. I’d like to acknowledge Medps/CheerfulLlama38 (David) for suggesting the event and providing supporting information.

Details to follow. Hope you can join us.


Regards, Paul

ATTENTION Aussie Flight Group Participants …


Route: Isle of Man(EGNS) Andreas(EGZU) Mount Rule(EGZW) Isle of Man(EGNS).

Take off from Isle of Man(EGNS)
Track 137 deg to WP1 0.8nm
Follow waypoints WP1 thru WP8 37.8nm
Track 218 deg to Andreas(EGZU) 3.4nm
Touch and Go at Andreas(EGZU)
Track 216 deg to WP9 1.1nm
Follow waypoints WP9 thru WP15 20.6nm
Track 329 deg to Mount Rule(EGZW) 2.4nm
Full Stop Landing at Mount Rule(EGZW) +++ 10 minute break +++
Take off from Mount Rule(EGZW)
Track 124 deg to WP16 1.7nm
Follow waypoints WP16 thru WP86 31.9nm
Track 222 deg to RW26 offset 6.4nm
Track 259 deg to RW26 Isle of Man(EGNS) 0.5nm
Full Stop landing at Isle of Man(EGNS)

Altitude: The route can be flown up to 3,500’ to be clear of terrain.

Airport details

Isle of Man(EGNS)
Elev: 52’
RW 03/21 Asphalt
RW 08/26 Asphalt

Elev: 97’
RW 06/24 Asphalt
RW 11/29 Asphalt

Mount Rule(EGZW)
Elev: 347’
RW 10/28 Asphalt

Aircraft: Tiger Moth

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.

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 Isle Of Man (EGNS) to Isle Of Man (EGNS).lnmpln (18.3 KB)

MSFS: VFR Isle Of Man (EGNS) to Isle Of Man (EGNS).pln (26.9 KB)

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

Recommended scenery: Isle of Man for Microsoft Flight Simulator | MSFS

Event reminder …