Event Info

Event Details

Simulation Date/Time : Current date set to daylight.

Weather : Real World / Fair weather if real world is unsuitable for VFR operations.

Distance :175 nm

Est Flight Time : approx 85 mins

Aircraft :Single or twin engine aircraft such as Mooney Bravo or similar capable of 145 to 175 kias.

Communications : Australia uses CTAF (Common Traffic Advisory Frequency) for radio comms at uncontrolled airfields. VATSIM pilots connecting to the network using FSCOPILOT/FSINN can install an additional file that provides the ability to tune the CTAF frequency and make voice announcements to other pilots on frequency. These files can be obtained via this link.

Altitude : Not above FL125

Navigation : Pilots familiar with the area can navigate visually, for those less familiar the accompanying GPS Flightplan is the recommended method of navigating the flight plan.

GPS Flightplan is available for FSX, FS9 and X-Plan FMS and also provided is the original Plan-G flightplan for those that find this useful all enclosed within a Zip archive.

Flight Details

  • HAMILTON ISLAND [YBHM] Takeoff
    elev : 15'
    rwy : 14ns/32 asphalt
    TWR : 118.70/CTAF : 127.85
    VOR/DME : HM 114.40

  • WHITSUNDAY AIRPORT [YWSY] T&G - H-284° D-12 nm
    elev : 62'
    rwy : 14/32 sealed
    CTAF : 131.25

  • BOWEN [YBWN] T&G - H-288° D-34.2 nm
    elev : 24'
    rwy : 04/22 sealed
    rwy : 13/20 gravel
    CTAF : 126.70

  • COLLINSVILLE [COLNS] Overfly - H-205° D-38 nm

  • RED HILL [RDHI] Overfly - H-162° D-65.9 nm

  • MORANBAH [YMRB] Land - H-168° D-25.5 nm
    elev : 770'
    rwy : 16/34 asphalt
    CTAF : 127.5 (FSINN 126.70)

Hamilton Island VTC

Hamilton Island VNC

Routes

Flightplan : YBHM YWSY YBWN RDHI YMRB

GPS Flightplan is available for FSX, FS9 and X-Plan FMS and also provided is the original Plan-G flightplan for those that find this useful all enclosed within a Zip archive.

ATC

  • Hamilton Island TWR/GND