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    21 February 2021 09:30 AM      10:45 AM

    Flying over the Sunshine Coast, Moreton Bay Islands and Logan City using the Moreton Bay coastal VFR route.
     
    Simulation Date/Time: Current date set to daylight.
    Weather: Real World / Fair weather if real world is unsuitable for VFR operations.
    If not using live weather, please be mindful of others who are using live weather and will be taking off and landing into the wind.
    Distance: 148 nm
    Est Flight Time: approx 75mins
    Aircraft: Cessna 172 or similar aircraft capable of 110 to 130 kias.
    Altitude: Remain in class G airspace until Archerfield CTR. See waypoint notes below.
    Flight plan
    File as: YGYM CORO YNA EMD YLAB YCAB WRM YTGA YBCX YDUN RUIS YHEC PKR YBAF
    GPS flight plan is available for FSX/P3D .pln, X-Plane .fms and Little Navmap.
    Navigation: Pilots familiar with the area can navigate visually. For those less familiar the accompanying GPS flight plan is the recommended method of navigation.
    Communications
    Australia uses CTAF (Common Traffic Advisory Frequency) for radio comms at uncontrolled airfields. Now that VATSIM has introduced AFV (Audio For VATSIM) CTAF can now be used across all VATSIM approved pilot clients. Pilots are requested to tune to the published frequency as detailed in the flight details for an event when operating in or around an aerodome to make and monitor CTAF broadcasts. Pilots should also be aware that it is a VATSIM COC (Code of Conduct) requirement that all pilots at uncontrolled airfields should monitor Unicom (Australia 122.80). It is highly recommended that pilots ensure that at least one of their "on board" COM radios (COM 2 being the most likely) is tuned to receive unicom transmissions in addition to transmitting and receiving on the published CTAF frequency. Please Note. All pilots should also be vigilant regarding the receipt of text on both unicom and CTAF. If it is discovered there is a pilot participating that is unable to receive voice transmissions, pilots should arrange to also broadcast via text to ensure those pilots without the benefit of voice is able to receive appropriate broadcasts. VATSIM provides an update guide for getting AFV working on each of the approved pilot clients.
    Pilots also should read this post regarding the implications of using VATSIM UNICOM for CTAF. It provides some insight into potential pitfalls for the unwary when monitoring 122.80 in a CTAF environment.
    Scenery
    Due to the plethora of simulation platforms now being used, scenery is left to the discretion of each pilot.
    Flight details
    GYMPIE [YGYM] Takeoff
    elev: 260
    rwy: 14/32 asphalt
    rwy: 03/21 grass
    CTAF: 126.7
      COOROY [CORO] - visual west of the Bruce Highway
    Not above 6500 ft within 30 DME SU  VOR (114.2).
    Not above 4500 ft within 25 DME SU.
    Not above 3500 ft within 20 DME SU.
    Not above 2500 ft within 16 DME SU.
      YANDINA [YNA] overfly- visual west of the Bruce Highway
    Not above 2500 ft within 16 DME SU.
    Not above 1500 ft within 12 DME SU.
      EWEN MADDOCK DAM [EMD] - overfly not above 7500 ft.
      LANDSBOROUGH [YLAB] T&G
    elev: 102
    rwy: 10/28 grass
    CTAF: 131.25 Visual south along the Bruce Highway or railway not above 7500 ft.
    Not above 4500 ft within 30 DME BN VOR (113.2).
    Not above 3500 ft within 22 DME BN VOR.
    CABOOLTURE [YCAB] T&G
    elev: 40
    rwy: 06/24 12/30 grass
    CTAF: 125.85
      Visual east along Bribie Island Road towards Sandstone Point and Bribie Island, not above 2500 ft.
      WOORIM [WRM] - enter coastal VFR route not above 2500 ft.
    Turn landing and taxi lights on.
    Monitor BN_APP on 124.7 if active. Pilot may "request flight following" from BN_APP if desired - report altitude, position overhead Woorim and intention to transit coastal VFR route southbound to Heck Field (and intentions for touch and go at Tangalooma, Boroco and Dunwich).
    When crossing the water between Bribie Island and Moreton Island, watch for aircraft approaching Brisbane rwy 19L/R or departing Brisbane rwy 01L/R.
      TANGALOOMA [YTGA] T&G
    elev: 25
    rwy: 17/35 grass
    CTAF: 119.4
    If not making a T&G, remain east of the field and west of Mt Campbell not above 3500 ft.
      MORETON ISLAND - visual along west coast not above 3500 ft.
      BAROCO [YBCX] T&G
    elev: 24
    rwy: 15/33 grass
    CTAF: 126.7
    If not making a T&G, track west of the field along the east coast of Crab Island  not above 3500 ft.
      NORTH STRADBROKE ISLAND - visual along west coast not above 3500 ft.
      DUNWICH [YDUN] T&G
    elev: 250
    rwy: 15/33 grass
    CTAF: 126.7
    If not making a T&G, track along the west coast.
      NORTH STRADBROKE ISLAND - visual along west coast not above 3500 ft.
    If flight following was requested, continue monitoring BN_APP until instructed.
      RUSSELL ISLAND [RUIS] overfly not above 3500 ft.
      HECK FIELD [YHEC] T&G
    elev: 10
    rwy: 10/28 18/36 gravel [twin engine aircraft not permitted]
    CTAF: 119.0
      MACLEAN BRIDGE overfly not above 2500 ft - H-255° D-17.4 nm
      Visual north along the Mount Lindesay Highway not above 2500 ft.
      PARK RIDGE WATER TOWER [PKR] overfly at 1500 ft.
    *** Inbound reporting point ***
    Call: "[CALLSIGN] 1500 FT PARK RIDGE. [LANDING INTENTIONS]". (If Archerfield TWR is active, also acknowledge ATIS identifier.)
      LOGAN MOTORWAY overfly - H-337° D-2.1 nm
    *** Inbound reporting point ***
    Call: "[CALLSIGN] CROSSING LOGAN MOTORWAY".
    If Archerfield TWR is active, do not proceed into Archerfield CTR until given circuit instructions.
      ARCHERFIELD [YBAF] Land - H-337° D-4.4 nm
    elev : 65
    rwy : 10L/28R 10R/28L asphalt
    rwy: 04L/22R 04R/22L grass
    TWR/CTAF: 118.1
    ATIS: 120.9
    BN_APP: 124.7 Charts


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