Aussie Group Flights Team: Tiger Moth - Shorham to Calonne

When: 2024-02-26T20:00:00Z

In this Series of seven events, we will fly from Bristol in the UK to Italy.

Leg 1 Bristol to Shorham
Leg 2 Shoram to Calonne
Leg 3 Calonne to Marville Montmedy
Leg 4 Marville Montmedy to Habsheim
Leg 5 TBA
Leg 6 TBA
Leg 7 TBA

I’d like to acknowledge Medps/CheerfulLlama38 (David) for suggesting the event and providing supporting information.

Leg 2 Shoram to Calonne

Details to follow. Hope you can join us.


Regards, Paul

ATTENTION Aussie Flight Group Participants …


Route: Shoreham(EGKA) Deanland Lewes(EGKL) Battle Hill(WP1) Spilsteads Farm(EGJT) Lydd(EGMD) Battle of Britain Memorial(WP2) White Cliffs of Dover(WP3) Boarder UK/France(WP4) Calais-Dunkerque(LFAC) Wizernes(LFQN) Calonne(LFQT).

Take off from Shoreham(EGKA)
Track 080 deg to Deanland Lewes(EGKL) 17.4nm
Touch and Go at Deanland Lewes(EGKL)
Track 082 deg to Battle Hill(WP1) 13.1nm
Track 028 deg to Spilsteads Farm(EGJT) 1.8nm
Touch and Go at Spilsteads Farm(EGJT)
Track 085 deg to Lydd(EGMD) 15.9nm
Full Stop Landing at Lydd(EGMD) +++ 10 minute break +++
Take off from Lydd(EGMD)
Track 049 deg to Battle of Britain Memorial(WP2) 13.2nm
Track 067 deg to White Cliffs of Dover(WP3) 6.9nm
Track 115 deg to Border UK/France(WP4) 10.4nm
Track 115 deg to Calais-Dunkerque(LFAC) 13.9nm
Touch and Go at Calais-Dunkerque(LFAC)
Track 141 deg to Wizernes(LFQN) 17.6nm
Touch and Go at Wizernes(LFQN)
Track 112 deg to Calonne(LFQT) 16.8nm
Full Stop landing at Calonne(LFQT)

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

Airport details

Elev: 7’
RW 02/20 Asphalt
RW 02R/20L Grass
RW 13/31 Grass
RW 06/24 Grass

Deanland Lewes(EGKL)
Elev: 65’
RW 06/24 Grass

Spilsteads Farm(EGJT)
Elev: 118’
RW 15/33 Grass

Elev: 13’
RW 03/21 Asphalt

Elev: 12’
RW 06/24 Bituminous

Elev: 249’
RW 09/27 Asphalt
RW 03/21 Grass

Elev: 61’
RW 04/22 Asphalt
RW 04R/22L Grass

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: IFR Shoreham (EGKA) to Calonne (LFQT).lnmpln (3.2 KB)

MSFS: IFR Shoreham (EGKA) to Calonne (LFQT).pln (4.0 KB)

Event reminder …