[Official] Community Fly-In Friday: Brazil

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 to pilots of 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.

Hosted by @SeedyL3205, @Pieter2427, @simtom2, and Blu Games
When: Friday, September 8 @ 1800Z 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:


Every year on September 7 (Sete de Setembro), millions of Brazilians celebrate their country’s independence day. :brazil: To mark the occasion, this week our Fly-In Friday group flight will be returning to South America for a flight over some of Brazil’s beautiful beaches and the culturally-rich city of Rio de Janeiro.

Pilots on PC can download the .pln file below:
2023-09-08 Brazil.PLN (3.2 KB)

We will be starting at SIBC. Please load your aircraft 10 minutes prior to take off and taxi over to the runway in preparation for departure.


Recommended aircraft: Diamond DV20, Cessna 172, CubCrafters X or NX Cub, Pipistrel Virus, or any other plane of your choice that can maintain a cruising speed of 110 knots.


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

Variable Setting
Server SE Asia
Multiplayer All Players
Live traffic As preferred
Weather Few Clouds
Time of Day Daytime

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.


Nice! As food serving for this flight, may I suggest Pão de Queijo, Brazilian cheese bread :yum:

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Not to take things off topic but I’m somewhat surprised that you guys didn’t set up a flight around New York for today’s event considering Monday is the 11th.

I think because Monday isn’t Friday, and they always fly an event on the exact day if I am correct. More important, the topic is very loaded. Seems very difficult to me what the hosts would say during such a flight.
By the way all airspace was locked that sad day, so historically there were no flights.

Vila de Tocos Airport to Santa Cruz AB

Flight Type: VFR
Cruising Altitude: 16500.000

Departure Name: Vila de Tocos Airport
Departure ID: SIBC
Departure GPS: -21.877778, -41.294722
Departure Position (RWY): 27

Destination Name: Santa Cruz AB
Destination ID: SBSC
Destination GPS: -22.932778, -43.719444

| Waypoint No.   | Waypoint ID                 | Waypoint Type   |   Latitude |   Longitude | Rwy/Gate/Parking   |
| Departure      | SIBC                        | Airport         | -21.877778 |  -41.294722 | 27                 |
| WP 1           | Macae                       | Airport         | -22.342778 |  -41.763889 |                    |
| WP 2           | Cabo Frio                   | Airport         | -22.920833 |  -42.071389 |                    |
| WP 3           | Saquarema Airport           | Airport         | -22.929150 |  -42.504942 |                    |
| WP 4           | Christ the Redeemer         | User            | -22.952008 |  -43.210139 |                    |
| WP 5           | Galeao-Antonio C Jobim Intl | Airport         | -22.809958 |  -43.250581 |                    |
| Destination    | SBSC                        | Airport         | -22.932778 |  -43.719444 |                    |
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Very good points I never thought of. The idea of a relaxing flight that everyone can enjoy rather than worrying that someone is going to have a political agenda and mouth off during the flight making it less fun for everyone else.

Very true, thanks for flipping that switch of my brain once I read your comment it all came flooding in, guess I wasn’t thinking much


This wil be my first fly in i cant wait


Can’t wait to meet you up there :grinning:

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HAve to correct myself. Seems that yesterday was indep. day in Brazil!

As always, a fun community flight! Best of luck to the MSFS team in Reno, and I look forward to the next community flight in two weeks in Nepal!


I crashed into the water taking a screenshot just before we ended, so no closing photos from me. But great flight otherwise! Thanks again!


Great flight today! :brazil: :airplane:


An excellent flight, again.

And I don’t mean the statue…

I have the better view…

…but the pilot behind me has the better skill.

Landed on a little island nearby after the event.


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Espero sinceramente que a @Jummivana não se esqueça que no Brazil existem criadores de conteúdos que possam representar também sua comunidade Brasilieira

I sincerely hope that @Jummivana doesn’t forget that in Brazil there are content creators who can also represent their Brazilian community

I know I had a video posted and later removed the video showing me doing the flight myself even though I thought I would repost it, sticking with Twitch this time around:

The Unpopular Stream - Twitch

Thank you for the feedback! For community fly-in Fridays, we have a pool of content creators we work with and trust to be on our channel sign up for slots. We are always looking to expand our pool of content creators that we invite so please feel free to DM me if you have certain content creators you’d like to recommend so we can look into them for future collaborations!


I’ll send a DM recommended a creators content in Brazil… Ty !

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