And just like that, the once-a-year event is coming to an end!
VATPAC invites members across the whole world to join the arrival 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. Aircraft departed Sydney on the 7th at 8:00am AEDT (2100z) and are now arriving back in Australia today.
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 6th of September, 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 10th 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: