[OFFICIAL] Community Fly-in Event: Guided Hong Kong Tour

We will be hosting an Official Fly-in alongside a group of community members (you!) on Twitch. This is an open event, free to those who would like to fly along with us and available for all skill levels. The goal is to have a great time, explore new locations of the world, and make new friends.

Hosted by @Jummivana, @simtom2, and @Pieter1982NL.

This week we welcome back @SeedyL3205 as our Tour Guide and flight planner!

When: Friday, 2000Z, for two hours.
Where: The Official Twitch Channel of MSFS

There will also be a Discord event channel open for those who want to voice chat.

Please see below for details on the upcoming Fly-In Event.


We will be taking a tour around Hong Kong using the 3rd party scenery “SAMSCENE - HONG KONG CITY TIMES FOR MSFS” in the Marketplace.

Macau and Hong Kong are two Special Administrative Regions (SARs) of the People’s Republic of China. Macau, formerly a colony of Portugal from 1557-1999, is now one of the busiest tourism and entertainment capitals of Asia, with a gambling industry estimated to be seven times larger than that of Las Vegas. Hong Kong was formerly a colony of the United Kingdom before being transferred to China in 1997. It is one of the most important cities in the world for international shipping, trade, and finance. Both cities feature fantastic scenery and spectacular architecture. Join this community fly-in as we’ll visit not only the luxurious casinos of Macau and towering skyscrapers of Hong Kong but also some quiet places of natural beauty such as the Buddhist monastery at Ngong Ping, the peaceful tranquility of Dragon’s Back, and the small fishing village of Tai O.


We will be using an Icon A5 for some water landings, but feel free to use any slow GA plane.

Starting airport is Macau International Airport (VMMC). Please load your aircraft 15 minutes prior to take off and taxi over to the taxiway or parking.

Around 5 minutes prior to take off begin taxiing to the active runway (will be announced).


We will be using either Few Clouds or clear skies so we can see the city clearly. As far as the time of day, we will be switching between daytime and nighttime throughout the tour.


Please adhere to the following settings so you can see everyone / be seen by everyone.

Variable Setting
Server North Europe
Multiplayer All
Live traffic As desired
Weather Clear Skies


To communicate with others, a voice channel on the "Official Microsoft Flight Simulator Discord” at https://discord.gg/msfs will be available to join.

It is advised in this flight to turn off both aircraft collisions and terrain collisions. If you do crash, you can use “slew” mode to join the pack. If the pack will be too scattered before the first stop, we will use slew on a defined point to regroup.


A .PLN file is provided here: January 22 Community Fly-in Macau & Hong Kong.pln (5.5 KB)

To use the flight plan, follow these steps:

  1. Download the flight plan to a easy-to-remember location
  2. Open MSFS
  3. Go to the globe
  4. Click “Load/Save” on the bottom of your screen
  5. Click “Load”
  6. Navigate to the downloaded flight plan
  7. Click load.


This is meant to be a fun and informal flight. Everybody is welcome, no matter the amount of experience.


Would the flight have any value for someone who doesn’t have the add-on scenery package?


Both Hong Kong and Macau each have several pieces of hand-crafted scenery in the base version of MSFS with no add-ons. In fact, we aren’t using any mods for Macau at all. Hong Kong is definitely much improved with the add-on scenery pack, but it’s not strictly necessary to enjoy this tour.


Yet another “community” fly in hosting paid packs. You should rename these threads to “Buy our payware fly-in!”

We rarely used 3rd party add-ons for our Community Fly-ins. I believe this is the second one. We love checking out what our 3rd party community is making! Feel free to join without the add on, it certainly isn’t a requirement by any means.


Thanks for the tour. I had lots of fun with all of you.
Some Screenshots from the Guided Hong Kong Tour (22-JAN-2021)

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