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08OCT22 | Newbie Night - Melbourne, Launceston & Hobart


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Welcome to the next installment of Newbie Night. This event offers the chance for inexperienced members to join experienced aviators and controllers and take to the virtual skies. Whether you're completely new to flight simulation or you've been flying for years but never connected to the VATSIM network, this is the night for you with plenty of people available to help on the VATPAC Discord. To Join the Discord visit this link.

 

Event Details:

Fly between Melbourne (YMML), Launceston (YMLT) and Hobart (YMHB) to experience Class C and enroute airspace, with a bit of time to relax in cruise and enjoy the scenery. This flight is for:

  • Newbie pilots who want to learn and gain confidence flying on the VATSIM network with live ATC.
  • Experienced controllers who are patient and willing to help newbie pilots on the network.
  • Experienced pilots who are patient and willing to assist newbie pilots through the VATPAC Discord.

Flights will depart from 0900z (1800 AEDT) with ATC requested/available until 1300z (2200 AEDT).

We recommend planning to depart before 1130z (2030 AEDT) to complete your flight with full ATC.

 

Tutorials:

This site has tutorials (see Help > Tutorials in the menu) which give an overview of flight and ATC procedures.  An example of procedures between Class C airports in a radar environment can be found here: https://vatpac.org/help/pilot-tutorials/ifr-melbourne-to-sydney/

 

Routes:

We recommend using the following routes which are suitable for a jet such as an Airbus A320, Boeing 737, regional jet or business jet, or a turboprop such as a Dash-8 or Saab 340. Please note: Launceston and Hobart cannot accommodate heavy jets such as an Airbus A330, Boeing 787 or larger.

YMML-YMLT: DCT ML H169 IRSOM W105 LT DCT
YMML-YMHB: DCT ML H169 IRSOM V33 TASUM DCT

YMLT-YMML: DCT LT H215 WAREN W687 ML DCT
YMLT-YMHB: DCT LT W203 MORGO V33 TASUM DCT

YMHB-YMML: DCT TASUM H111 LT H215 WAREN W687 ML DCT
YMHB-YMLT: DCT TASUM H111 LT DCT

 

Charts:

If you do not have charts they are available here: https://vats.im/pac/charts

 

ATC:
Controllers interested in controlling the event are encouraged to submit their ATC Applications hereApplications will remain open until three days before the event (15JUN22), after which the roster will be released and available for viewing. Please keep in mind that slot availability will be dependent on the number of applications. Non-standard positions (marked with *) can be opened in accordance with the Activation of Non-Standard Positions NOTAM.

Login Identifier:

Radio Callsign:

Frequency:

ML_DEL

Melbourne Delivery

127.200

ML_GND

Melbourne Ground

121.700

ML_TWR

Melbourne Tower

120.500

ML_APP

Melbourne Approach

132.000

ML_DEP*

Melbourne Departures

118.900

     

LT_TWR

Launy Tower

118.700

LT_APP

Launy Approach

123.700

     

HB_GND

Hobart Ground

121.700

HB_TWR

Hobart Tower

118.100

HB_APP

Hobart Approach

125.550

     

ML-ELW_CTR

Melbourne Centre

123.750

ML-HUO_CTR

Melbourne Centre

122.600


Scenery:

YPAD - Melbourne:
Payware - Orbx (P3D/FSX)
Freeware - Flightsim.to (MSFS)

Freeware - Gateway (X-Plane)

YMLT – Launceston Airport:
Freeware – ORBX (FSX/P3D)
Freeware – Flightsim.to (MSFS)
Freeware – CDG (X-Plane)

YMHB – Hobart Airport:
Payware – Orbx (MSFS)

Freeware - Flightsim.io (MSFS)
Freeware – AVSIM Library (FSX/P3D)

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