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VFR OPS Uluru and the Olgas

 

Uluru and the Olgas Revised

This scenic adventure starts by taking off from Ayers Rock [Connellan] Airport (referred to in calls as 'the rock') and flies a scenic route around Uluru and the Olgas. Pilots are guided by standard procedure as published in ERSA and VTC for scenic flights to Uluru and the Olgas. Even though this is a short flight, it requires pilots to follow a standard route, fly required altitudes and make standards calls. 
                                                                                               
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Flight This flight starts at Ayers Rock Airport [YAYE] take off and head for Uluru and then the Olgas. Finally return to Ayers Rock airport. The flight is to be conducted as depicted in the accompanying VTC where flightpath, altitudes and pilot calls are detailed.
Aircraft: Helicopters or Small Aircraft
Flight Plan YAYE ULURU OLGAS YAYE
Flight Level 4,000 to 4,500 - 3,500 for Helicopters
Distance 71nm
Flight Time Approx 40mins
The Route

Pilots operating scenic flights over the Rock and the Olgas are requested to follow the path depicted on the associated VTC & as set out in A to H Below.

A. Track Ayers Rock AD to "Uluru" at 4000FT AMSL;
B. Track "Uluru" to "The Olgas" at 4500FT AMSL;
C. Track  "The Olgas" to Ayers Rock AD at 4000FT AMSL;
D. Helicopters should fly these procedures at 3500FT AMSL;
E. Make inbound and outbound calls at "The Olgas" and "THE Rock";
F. Flight directly over "Ayers Rock" and "The Olgas' is to be avoided;
G. Pilots should avoid overflying other environmetally sensitive areas.
H. Standard rules of the air for right-of-way apply.
    In addition,pilots are requested to make the broadcasts as set out in paras I to Q below.
I. Normal taxi broadcasts as set out in AIP ENR 1.1 Section55.
J. Depart Ayers Rock aerodrome climbing to 4000.
K. "Uluru" inbound 4000.
L. Leaving 4000 to 4500 [when commencing climb west of "The Olgas'].
M. "Uluru"outbound 4500.
N."The Olgas"inbound 4500.
O. Leaving 4500 for 4000 [when commencing decent north of "The Olgas"].
P. Departing "The Olgas" for Ayers Rock aerodrome,runway...... .
Q. Broadcast when joining the circuit.

 
Scenery

ORBX ,OZx & OZx ,ANTS AIRPORTS.
Note: Scenery for The Olgas and YAYE from OZx..Free Ware.. can be found here.

Remarks: This great flight was originally created by Paul Phibbs a few years ago and remains a perennial favourite in the flight simulation community.
 

VTC - Ayres Rock/Connellan to Uluru

Uluru-Scenic

VTC - Olgas

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Aerodrome Chart (click the image to open ERSA)

AerodromeChart

 VFR_OPS_Uluru

                                                                                     ULURU AT DAWN - scenery by Orbx & OZx

VFR_OPS_Olgas

                                                                                  THE OLGAS AT DAWN - scenery by Orbx &OZx 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



  

 

 

                     
          

    
   

 

 

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