[Official] Community Fly-In Friday: Oshkosh


Some of the thousands of planes and pilots who gather at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh every year

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, @Jummivana, and @Pieter2427

When: Friday, July 22 @ 1900Z for two hours.
2022-07-22T19:00:00Z
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:

FLIGHT DETAILS

EAA AirVenture – the world’s largest air show, fly-in, and gathering of pilots – runs from July 25-31, and several members of the Microsoft Flight Simulator team will be there in-person! To recognize this colossal celebration of aviation, our Community Fly-In Friday will see us travel virtually to Oshkosh, Wisconson (KOSH), which for one week every year becomes the busiest airspace in the entire world.

Pilots on PC can download the .pln file here:
Community Fly-In Friday 2022-07-22 Oshkosh.PLN (2.6 KB)

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

There is an optional freeware scenery enhancement for KOSH available on flightsim.to here. Installing this addon is not required to participate in Friday’s Fly-In.

AIRCRAFT

Recommended aircraft: CubCrafters X or NX Cub, Cessna 172, Pipistrel Virus, Flight Design CTSL, Pilatus PC-6 Porter, or any other plane of your choice with a cruise speed of about 120 knots

MULTIPLAYER SETTINGS

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.

COMMUNICATION

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

LET’S FLY

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

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What is the “slew” and can I use it on Xbox?

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Thank you @SeedyL3205, @Pieter2427, and @Jummivana for putting on this-I had a lot of fun :slight_smile: Look forward to another one on August 5th!

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I am sure it was fun for you all. I flew into OSH using MSFS, AIG, PSXT, and Real Traffic and as so many small airplanes use ADS-B now, I was able to fly in with other real airplanes using the airventure NOTAM, now called NOTICE since they had to take out the word "M (man).