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21 February 2021, 09:30 AM
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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.
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.
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.
Due to the plethora of simulation platforms now being used, scenery is left to the discretion of each pilot.
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.
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