Pictured above: Vancouver Island
We will be hosting an Official Fly-in alongside a group of community members (you!) on Twitch. This is an open event, free to all 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 event is open to pilots on both the PC and Xbox platforms.
When: Friday, September 3 @ 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 with other members of the community.
Please see below for details on the upcoming Fly-In Event:
This week, we’ll be exploring scenic Vancouver Island on Canada’s Pacific coast. Take-off is from Port McNeill, with a flight plan that takes us on a generally southeasterly heading through a scenic valley en route to our final destination of Victoria, the provincial capital of British Columbia. During the flight, we’ll complete a handful of touch and go landings at Woss, Campbell River, Comox, Qualicum Beach, and Nanaimo.
Flight plan: CAT5 → CAK4 (Touch & Go) → CYBL (Touch & Go) → CYQQ (Touch & Go) → CAT4 (Touch & Go) → CYCD (Touch & Go) → CYYJ
Pilots on the PC platform can download the .pln file for this flight here:
Community Fly-In 2021-09-03 Vancouver Island.PLN (6.5 KB)
For Xbox pilots, I will spend the first few minutes of the stream quickly explaining how you can create your own flight plan using the World Map. Alternatively, you can simply fly along with the group without using a pre-defined flight plan.
Recommended aircraft: Cirrus SR22, Extra 330LT, Beechcraft Bonanza, or similar.
We will be starting at CAT5. Please load your aircraft 10 minutes prior to take off and taxi over to the taxiway or parking.
Please adhere to the following settings so you can see everyone / be seen by everyone.
|Live traffic||As preferred|
|Time of Day||Day time|
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.
To communicate with others, a voice channel on the "Official Microsoft Flight Simulator Discord” at https://discord.gg/msfs will be available to join.
This is meant to be a fun and informal flight. Everybody is welcome, no matter the amount of experience.