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.
This guided tour is brought to you by @MarchHare.
When: Friday, 1900Z, 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.
Konnichiwa, Microsoft Flight Simulator pilots! For this week’s community fly-in, we’re visiting the Land of the Rising Sun and exploring some of the new scenery that was just released in the Japan World Update.
We start at Shimofusa Air Base (RJTL), an airfield east of Tokyo. The group will spend about 15 minutes flying over Japan’s capital and touring some well-known sites before departing the Tokyo metro area and heading to the west. We’ll navigate through some mountainous canyons before emerging on a plateau with the most famous of all Japanese landmarks, the magnificent Mount Fuji, directly ahead. The group must then climb to about 12,500 feet to overfly this active volcano before descending back into more canyons as we continue our route to our ultimate destination, Nagoya (RJNA).
We have have selected the JMB VL-3 for this flight since it hasn’t yet appeared on any of the official MSFS streams. As a bonus, it is included in the Standard version of Microsoft Flight Simulator and is therefore available to all participants. Community members can choose any plane capable of cruising at 110-120 knots to complete this flight plan within the time limit, though.
Starting airport is at RJTL. Please load your aircraft 15 minutes prior to take off and taxi over to the taxiway or parking.
We will use custom weather.
Please adhere to the following settings so you can see everyone / be seen by everyone.
|Live traffic||As desired|
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 by the following link:
To use the flight plan, follow these steps:
- Download the flight plan to a easy-to-remember location
- Open MSFS
- Go to the globe
- Click “Load/Save” on the bottom of your screen
- Click “Load”
- Navigate to the downloaded flight plan
- Click load.
This is meant to be a fun and informal flight. Everybody is welcome, no matter the amount of experience.