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Daniel Mckee

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    This Weeks Flight on 10th March 2021 is a scenic flight over Machu Picchu in Peru. Some simulators may have the Machu Picchu site? Scenery Suggested: It is left to the discretion of pilots whatever scenery they wish to use depending on their platform. Aircraft Suggested: Any GA capable of high altitude 15,000ft and 160kias Comms: Unicom 122.80 unless instructed by ATC Flight Details: LINK T&G's at pilot discretion Weather: Real time weather, fair weather if conditions are not suitable. Flight Plan:(Machu Picchu)< Just click on this link for
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    This Weeks Flight on 3rd March 2021 is a scenic flight in Sri Lanka somewhere that the group has never been before (?) . Flight starts and finishes at China Bay (VCCT). Some simulators may have the famous Sigiriya Fortress on top of the Sigiriya rock at Wpt 1? Scenery Suggested: It is left to the discretion of pilots whatever scenery they wish to use including other platforms. Aircraft Suggested: Any GA low and slow capable of 120kias. Comms: Unicom 122.80 unless instructed by ATC Flight Details: LINK T&G's at pilot discretion Weather: Re
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    This Weeks Flight on 24th February 2021 finds us in Norway flying from Hamar (ENHA) to Sundane (ENSD) with a T&G at Frya (ENRI). Following the E6 then west on the I5 at Otta continue on the I5 after taking right fork at LOM then follow the I5 along the Ottaelva River north west and take left fork at Langvatner Lake continue along I5 to Lake Strynevatnet and follow river and lakes to destination Sundane. Scenery Suggested: As quite a few pilots are now using MSFS2020 including the co-ordinator, flights in future will be provided with links to relevant MSFS2020 scenery to enhance this
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    This Weeks Flight on 17th February 2021 finds us in Iceland to test our navigation skills using NDB's. NDB frequencies are in the flight details to be downloaded. Flight Plans are provided for those in need. Scenery Suggested: As quite a few pilots are now using MSFS2020 including this co-ordinator, flights in future will be provided with links if any to relevant MSFS2020 scenery to enhance this new platform. It is left to the discretion of pilots whatever scenery they wish to use including other platforms. Iceland Overhaul Aircraft Suggested: Any GA capable of 150kia
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    This Weeks Flight on 10th February 2021 concludes a two leg island hop scenic flight in the Bahamas. This flight departs Nassau (MYNN) and arrives Leonard M Thompson Int'l (MYAM) This tour created by YMA555 s in response to a request following a recent Compass airlines flight to Nassau. Scenery Suggested: As quite a few pilots are now using MSFS2020 including the co-ordinator, flights in future will be provided with links to relevant MSFS2020 scenery to enhance this new platform. It is left to the discretion of pilots whatever scenery they wish to use including other platforms
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    This Weeks Flight on 3rd February 2021 commences a two leg island hop scenic flight in the Bahamas. This leg departs George Town (MYEG) and arrives North Eleuthera (MYEH). This tour created by YMA555 in response to a request following a recent Compass airlines flight to Nassau. Scenery Suggested: As quite a few pilots are now using MSFS2020 including the co-ordinator, flights in future will be provided with links to relevant MSFS2020 scenery to enhance this new platform. It is left to the discretion of pilots whatever scenery they wish to use including other platforms. Ba
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    This Weeks Flight on 27th January 2021 completes a two leg scenic flight in the Rocky Mountains in Colorado, USA from Aspen (KASE) to Yampa Valley (KHDN). VFR Flight with wild swings in Altitudes. Maintain 16000 feet for most of the flight to and from the airports. You will have to fly around mountains on approaches with some steep short field finals. GPS flight plan is just a guide. You will have to follow the mountain passes from some airports in order to attain sufficient altitude (in some cases). Flight suggested by Dan McKee YMA555 Scenery Suggested: Due to the plethora o
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    This Weeks Flight on 20th January 2021 starts a two leg scenic flight in the Rocky Mountains in Colorado, USA from Telluride (KTEX) to Colorado Springs (KCOS). VFR Flight with wild swings in Altitudes. Maintain 16000 feet for most of the flight to and from the airports. You will have to fly around mountains on approaches with some steep short field finals. GPS flight plan is just a guide. You will have to follow the mountain passes from some airports in order to attain sufficient altitude (in some cases). Flight suggested by Dan McKee YMA555 Scenery Suggested: Due to the pleth
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    This Weeks Flight on 13th January 2021 concludes a series of flights following the inland waterways from Saint Lawrence River thru to Lake Ontario, Lake Erie, Lake Huron and Lake Superior. This flight commences at Sault Ste Marie (CYAM) on the Canadian side of Lake Huron and continues to Thunder Bay (CYQT). The flight can be flown either along the Canadian side of Lake Superior or alternatively along the USA side of Lake Superior. Either route will take approx 90 minutes and if this is too long for some can be concluded at Houghton (KCMX) using the USA route. Both plans will fly over the
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    This Weeks Flight on 6th January 2021 is our first flight for 2021 (Happy New Year to all) and continues a series of flights following the inland waterways from Saint Lawrence River thru to Lake Ontario, Lake Erie, Lake Huron and Lake Superior. This flight commences at Wiarton (CYVV) on the Canadian side of Lake Huron and continues on the Canadian side to Sault Ste Marie (CYAM) at the southern end of Lake Superior where the Soo Locks are situated enabling ships up to 72,000 tonne to enter Lake Superior. It is of interest (to me anyway) to note that the flow of water is from West to East s
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    This Weeks Flight on 30th December 2020 our last flight for 2020 (thank heavens this year is almost over!) continues a series of flights following the inland waterways from Saint Lawrence River thru to Lake Ontario, Lake Erie, Lake Huron and Lake Superior. This flight commences at Niagara Int'l (KIAG) (maybe check out the falls again on the way west) and continues on the Canadian side of Lake Erie to Sarnia (CYZR) at the bottom of Lake Huron. Flight suggested by Dan McKee YMA555 Scenery Suggested: Due to the plethora of simulation platforms now being used scenery is left to th
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    This Weeks Flight on 16th December 2020 continues a series of flights following the inland waterways from Saint Lawrence River thru to Lake Ontario, Lake Erie, Lake Huron and Lake Superior. This flight commences at Quebec Int'l (CYQB) and follows the Saint Lawrence River to Montreal Trudaeu Int'l (CYUL). Flight suggested by Dan McKee YMA555 Scenery Suggested: Due to the plethora of simulation platforms now being used scenery is left to the discretion of each pilot. There are also numerous sceneries Quebec FS2020 specifically for the province of Quebec some of which will b
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    This Weeks Flight on 23rd December 2020 continues a series of flights following the inland waterways from Saint Lawrence River thru to Lake Ontario, Lake Erie, Lake Huron and Lake Superior. This flight commences at Kingston (CYGK) around Lake Ontario to Oshawa and then onwards to Niagara Falls Int'l (KIAG) after a scenic flight down the Welland Canal, which allows shipping to bypass the falls and then scenic over the falls themselves. Flight suggested by Dan McKee YMA555 Scenery Suggested: Due to the plethora of simulation platforms now being used scenery is left to the discret
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    This Weeks Flight on 9th December 2020 commences a series of flights following the inland waterways from Saint Lawrence River thru to Lake Ontario, Lake Erie, Lake Huron and Lake Superior. This flight commences at Baie Corneau (CYBC) and follows the Saint Lawrence River to St Jean Chrysostome (CSG5) which is just south of Quebec City. Flight suggested by Dan McKee YMA555 Scenery Suggested: Due to the plethora of simulation platforms now being used scenery is left to the discretion of each pilot. However MSFS2020 users might care to download detailed Niagara Falls scenery Niagar
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    This Weeks Flight on 2nd December 2020 finds us in Japan. The main reason for this flight is to continue an introduction to some of the new MSFS2020 scenery for Japan. This flight will be a scenic tour from Iwakuni (RJOI) to Kobe (RJBE) with all waypoints being points of interest within the MSFS2020 program. The flight should be acceptably scenic in all simulators. Scenery Suggested: MSFS2020 Himeji Castle This castle is well presented in default MS2020 but this addon has some visual improvements. Most flights in X-plane 11 will also benefit from improved mesh which can be
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