World Tour with the MB-339A

Welcome! This thread will be dedicated to documenting my travels around the world.

It all started quite a while ago (on January 8th, 2021, to be precise), when I left the airport of my home city, Wrocław, in Poland, to start a 350.000 kilometers adventure, planned to visit every single nation (and territory) of our old Earth.

Since then I already flew 118.000 kilometers, spread over 81 legs. Right now, my plane is resting in Iquique, on the Chilean coast.

By the way, my plane is the beautiful MB-339A PAN, from Indiafoxtecho. When the trip is too long (like when I had to reach Rapa Nui), I climb aboard another beast, the F-35B - again from Indiafoxtecho.

I fly in VR only, and I use the internal view only. Since the focus of my trip is visiting the world, I follow no rules, apart from staying on my itinerary. So sorry, here you won’t find any radio communications with ATC, nor precise procedures, or avoiding closed airspaces. You can anyway find plenty of flying, and beautiful views!

I’ll leave here the links to the Tour social media channels (plenty of pics on Polarsteps):

And here’s the map documenting where I’ve been, so far!

On the occasion of the 100 stages, I also created a simple video to quickly retrace them. The first 30, without photographs, are represented with frames from the respective videos.

Hello @Shazam718660

I moved your topic to World Discovery (which is the place for sharing landmarks, flight plans, etc.)

Content Creators is for creating videos about things in MSFS.

Thank you!

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Five more legs for my World Tour, five legs at the world’s end, starting from the icy city of Usuhaia – from there I followed the never ending Chilean cost, with the mighty glaciers and the endless peaks and volcanoes of the Andes. Then I took an F-35 to cross the Pacific Ocean, reaching the legendary statues of Rapa Nui. And from there, back again, flying over the island of the “real” Robinson Crusoe, until reaching my destination, the nice city of Concepción.

Total km: 117.148

Leg 76: over the Southern Patagonian ice field - Leg 76 - Usuhaia (AR) to Villa O'Higgins (CH) - YouTube

Leg 77: reaching the powerful peak of Cerro Tronador - Leg 77 - Villa O'Higgins (CH) to Concepción (CH) - YouTube

Leg 78: finally, Rapa Nui appears in the distance - Leg 78 - Concepciòn (CH) to Hanga Roa (CH) - YouTube

Leg 79: Robinson Cruose island - Leg 79 - Hanga Roa (CH) to Concepciòn (CH) - YouTube

Leg 80: the mighty Acongagua dominates the Andes - Leg 80 - Concepciòn (CH) to Rodeo (AR) - YouTube

Icy Patagonia

Glaciers run down to the sea

Saying hello to the Moai

Goodbye, Rapa Nui!

A quick pass over Santiago de Chile

Legs 81-85. My 339 PAN is slowly making his way on the western coast of South America, flying over majestic mountains, spectacular volcanoes, neverending cold lakes and merciless deserts. From Titicaca to Atacama, from Ojos del Salado to the sources of the Amazonas, this area offers me unforgettable views, with vivid colors. Human cities are almost nothing, compared to the natural beauties of this continent. Santiago, La Paz, Lima, Cuzco, all passed under my wings. At the end, I took another leap in the big blue, reaching the isolated world of the Galapagos islands.

Total km: 124.685

Leg 81: the Atacama desert, driest place on Earth - Leg 81 - Rodeo (AR) to Iquique (CH) - YouTube

Leg 82: big and cold, the Titicaca - Leg 82 - Iquique (CH) to Cusco (PE) - YouTube

Leg 83: discovering Machu Picchu - Leg 83 - Cusco (PE) to Lima (PE) - YouTube

Leg 84: the fiery Yerupajá - Leg 84 - Lima (PE) to Piura (PE) - YouTube

Leg 85: reaching Galapagos - Leg 85 - Piura (PE) to Puerto Baquerizo (EC) - YouTube

The last five legs

A pond in the Atacama desert

Low passage on the biggest salt lake in the world

Majestic views over the Andes

Yerupajà, I love this mountain

Saying goodbye to the South American coast

Sounds like a really fun journey. The MB-339 would be a great touring aircraft.

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Five more legs, 86-90. After having explored the Galapagos, my 339 PAN returned to fly over the skies of South America, discovering the sky high cities of Quito and Bogota, and the even higher volcanoes that rise in their vicinity. Entire regions submerged in never ending forests, especially where the great Amazon is visible again, from the east. Finally I reached the northern end of the Andes, saying goodbye to these now familiar travel companions, reaching the Gulf of Mexico. Almost, to be honest, because I stopped in Caracas, with a last row of mountains separating me from the sea.

Total km travelled: 130,508

Stage 86: the wonderful Cerro Azul volcano: Leg 86 - Puerto Baquerizo (EC) to Puerto Baquerizo (EC) - YouTube

Stage 87: return to the South American coasts: Leg 87 - Puerto Baquerizo Moreno (EC) to Esmeraldas (ES) - YouTube

Stage 88: Quito, the capital of Ecuador: Leg 88 - Esmeraldas (EC) to Bogotá (CO) - YouTube

Stage 89: Caracas, a jewel in the night: Leg 89 - Bogotá (CO) to Caracas (VE) - YouTube

Stage 90: the crystal clear sea of ​​the Roques Islands: Leg 90 - Caracas (VE) to Maracaibo (VE) - YouTube

The road so far

The last five legs

In the Galapagos, the volcanoes are spectacular

High above the coast of South America

Quito, the mountains, the clouds and the usual volcano in the background

A path of light accompanies the end of the Andes, towards Caracas

The Caribbean at its best, above the Roques archipelagoTh


Stages 91-95. Finally, the time has come to say goodbye to South America, after a final stop on the Caribbean coast of Colombia. From there I went up the isthmus of Panama, entering the Central America of the Mayas and the Aztecs. The Panama Canal, an engineering marvel, was followed by soaring volcanoes, spectacular views of two oceans and ruins hidden in the jungle. After passing many small states, I reached Mexico, flying over the most important Mayan and Aztec cities, Chichen Itza and Tenochtitlan, and the immense Mexico City.

Total km travelled: 139,346

Stage 91: the Panama Canal: Leg 91 - Maracaibo (VE) to Panama City (PA) - YouTube

Stage 92: Arrival in San José 1: Leg 92 - Panama City (PA) to San José (CO) - YouTube

Stage 93: The Little Prince volcano: Leg 93 - San José (CO) to Flores (GU) - YouTube

Stage 94: a hole in the sea: Leg 94 - Flores (GU) to Mérida (ME) - YouTube

Stage 95: The Aztec Capital: Leg 95 - Mérida (ME) to Mexico City (ME) - YouTube

The road so far

The last five legs

The Atlantic entrance to the Panama Canal

To the left the Caribbean Sea, to the right the Pacific Ocean

The mighty volcanoes of Guatemala

The Mayan port of Tulun, Mexico

Tenochtitlan, the capital of the Aztec Empire

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Stages 96-100. The first hundred stages conclude in Houston, Texas. Five stops earlier, I left Mexico City, slowly ascending the California peninsula until crossing the border with the United States, then flying first over San Diego and then the boundless Los Angeles, an authentic city-region. From there, I entered the fiery deserts and freezing plateaus, discovering the southwest of the country, with its big cities such as Phoenix, Dallas and San Antonio. Eventually I found myself back on the shores of the Gulf of Mexico, where my journey will start again.

On the occasion of the 100 stages, I also created a simple video to quickly retrace them. The first 30, without photographs, are represented with frames from the respective videos.

Total km travelled: 147.551

Stage 96: the boundless Mexico City: Leg 96 - Mexico City (ME) to Los Mochis (ME) - YouTube
Stage 97: the City of Angels: Leg 97 - Los Mochis (ME) to Los Angeles (US) - YouTube
Stage 98: the deserts of the southwestern USA: Leg 98 - Los Angeles (US) to El Paso (US) - YouTube
Stage 99: spectacular rock formations: https:// Leg 99 - El Paso (US) to Amarillo (US) - YouTube
Stage 100: the center of Space City: Leg 100 - Amarillo (US) to Houston (US) - YouTube

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The road so far

The last five legs

At low altitude over the center of Mexico City

Los Angeles knows no boundaries

The Meteor Crater dominates the scene

The Shiprock emerges from the desert

Oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico

The MB-339 is my go to jet, great little plane. Super fun on the Mach Loop.

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