VATPAC invites members across the whole world to join the departure legs in Australian Airspace of WorldFlight 2021. WorldFlight is an annual event in which 12 full-sized simulators, are flown in unison for a week, 24 hours a day, circumnavigating the world! The event tests both the crews and the simulators to the extreme and is all for the purpose of raising money for each of the individual sims charities of choice..
The WorldFlight Teams and you (hopefully!) will depart Sydney on the 7th at 8:00am AEDT (2100z) and arrive a week later on the 13th at 8:50pm AEDT (0935z). With full ATC along the way, all VATSIM members are invited along to join in from home.
Please find below route for WorldFlight 2021’s departure out of Australia. This year, WorldFlight are replicating their first WorldFlight around the world, with shorter turnaround times than the teams are accustomed to. Additional information about each leg will be released in a Pilot Briefing on the 31st of October 2021.
A pilot orientated briefing will be released for WorldFlight 2021. This document will contain details regarding SID/STAR Assignment, fuel requirements and other operationally significant information.
This document will be released on the 31st of October, and will be published on the VATPAC Forums, Discord, and all Social Media platforms.
A controller orientated briefing will be created for WorldFlight 2021 to ensure maximum fluid operational capacity between controlling positions is always maintained.
This document will be released on the 4th of November, and will be published on the VATPAC Forums, Discord, and all Social Media platforms.
VATPAC intends to staff several positions during WorldFlight 2021, find the planned departure positions below.
Note: Changes will be made depending on controller applications and operational requirements. This list will NOT be updated.
Applications for the departure leg of WorldFlight can be found below: