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02JAN22 | Ravensthorpe to Narrogin

    

VFR Operations
David Bromage

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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: 197 nm

Est Flight Time: Approx 75 min.

Aircraft: Beechcraft Baron or similar aircraft capable of 160 kias..

Altitude: Not above FL125. Suggested 2500 ft

Flight plan

File as: YNRV YJGP YGNW YKNG YWGN YNRG 

GPS flight plan is available for FSX/P3D .pln, MFS2020 .pln, X-Plane .fms and Little Navmap.

Navigation: Pilots are encouraged to navigate visually. For those less familiar the GPS flight plan is the recommended method of navigation.

Communications

Australia uses CTAF (Common Traffic Advisory Frequency) for radio comms at uncontrolled airfields. During an event, Pilots are requested to broadcast intentions on the published CTAF. Pilots should also be aware that it is a VATSIM CoC (Code of Conduct) requirement that all pilots at uncontrolled airfields should monitor UNICOM on 122.800. Pilots should ensure that at least one of their radios (COM 2 being the most likely) is tuned to receive UNICOM transmissions in addition to transmitting and receiving on the published CTAF.

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. Updated X-Plane 11 scenery is available for Ravensthorpe in OzXP and for other airports.

 

Flight details

  • RAVENSTHORPE [YNRV] Takeoff
    elev: 209
    rwy: 06/24 asphalt
    rwy: 14/32 gravel
    CTAF: 126.7

     
  • JERRAMUNGUP [YJGP] T&G - visual along the South Coast Highway
    elev: 1049
    rwy: 12/30 dirt
    CTAF: 126.7

     
  • ONGERUP overfly - visual along the South Coast Highway
     
  • GNOWANGERUP [YGNW] T&G - visual along the South Coast Highway
    elev: 920
    rwy: 12/30 asphalt
    CTAF: 126.7

    NOTE: all aircraft are requested to overfly before joining the circuit

     
  • BROOMEHILL GOLF COURSE overfly - visual along Broomehill-Gnowangerup Road
     
  • KATANNING [YKNG] T&G - H-002° D-8.3 nm
    elev: 932
    rwy: 07/25 asphalt
    rwy: 13/31 gravel
    CTAF: 126.7

     
  • KATANNING GOLF COURSE overfly - visual along Katanning-Nyabing Road
     
  • WOODANILLING overfly - visual along the railway
     
  • WAGIN [YWGN] T&G - H-002° D-8.3 nm
    elev: 836
    rwy: 06/24 asphalt
    rwy: 17/35 dirt
    CTAF: 126.7

     
  • HIGHBURY overfly - visual along the Great Southern Highway or railway
     
  • NARROGIN TOWNSHIP - visual along the Great Southern Highway
     
  • NARROGIN [YNRG] Land - H-274° D-5 nm
    elev: 1080
    rwy: 10/28 asphalt
    rwy: 18/36 dirt
    CTAF: 134.0

Chart

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