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09JAN22 | Kadina to Kingscote

    

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 8500 ft. Suggested 2500 ft

Flight plan

File as: YKDI WRO YWDI YMIN YWRK YATL YPDA YKSC

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 here.

 

Flight details

  • KADINA [YKDI] Takeoff
    elev: 138
    rwy: 05/23 asphalt
    CTAF: 126.7

     
  • WALLAROO [WRO] overfly - visual along the Copper Coast Highway
     
  • WARBURTON POINT overfly - visual along the coast
     
  • PORT HUGHES overfly - visual along the coast
     
  • CAPE ELIZABETH overfly - visual along the coast
     
  • REEF POINT overfly - visual along the coast
     
  • WARDANG ISLAND [YWDI] T&G - visual along the coast
    elev: 68
    rwy: 05/23 grass
    CTAF: 126.7

     
  • MINLATON [YMIN] T&G - visual along the coast
    elev: 108
    rwy: 16/34 dirt
    CTAF: 126.7

     
  • HARDWICKE BAY overfly - visual along the coast
     
  • WAROOKA [YWRK] T&G - visual along the coast
    elev: 65
    rwy: 17/35 dirt
    CTAF: 126.7

     
  • CORNY POINT LIGHTHOUSE overfly - visual along the coast
     
  • DALY HEAD overfly - visual along the coast
     
  • WEST CAPE overfly - visual along the coast
     
  • CAPE SPENCER LIGHTHOUSE overfly - visual along the coast
     
  • ALTHORPE ISLAND [YALT] T&G - H-186° D-4.4 nm
    elev: 284
    rwy: 11/29 grass
    CTAF: 126.7

     
  • CAPE BORDA LIGHTHOUSE overfly - H-202° D-26 nm
     
  • PARNDANA [YPDA] T&G - visual along the Playford Highway
    elev: 540
    rwy: 16/34 dirt
    CTAF: 126.0

     
  • KINGSCOTE [YKSC] Land - visual along the Playford Highway
    elev: 24
    rwy: 01/19 15/33 asphalt
    rwy: 06/25 dirt
    CTAF: 126.0

Chart

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