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.

Scenery : ORBX (Blue Region), Ozx Australia Complete and also Elias Smith NSW Scenery.

NOTE : A very useful addition is the VFR Reference Points available as a scenery file that will show the VRPs as intersections in the default FSX GPS available as a download from Anthony Lynch's Scenery Website

Distance :105 nm

Est Flight Time : approx 80 mins

Aircraft : A single engine aircraft such as Cessna 172 similar capable of 105 to 125 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 :Below BRISBANE Class C steps upto 6500

Navigation : Unless pilots are visually familiar with this area, the accompanying GPS Flightplan is recommended.

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

Archerfield Procedures

Archerfield is a general aviation class D aerodrome and is located in close proximity to Brisbane International Airport and RAAF Base Amberley. An excellent source of information for Archerfield VFR operations inbound and outbound can be found in CASA's "Ontrack" Online Reference Resource. Pilots unfamiliar with Archerfield Operations are encouraged to visit the site and review available information prior to operating within Archerfield airspace.

Flight Details

NOTE : This flight penetrates AMBERLEY control zone and if the airspace is active will require clearance to enter prior to executing the touch and go at Harrisville

  • ARCHERFIELD [YBAF] Takeoff
    elev : 65'
    rwy : 10L/28R 10R/28L asphault
    rwy : 04L/22R 04R/22L grass
    CTAF : 118.10

  • FLINDERS PEAK [FPK] Overfly - Visual

  • HARRISVILLE T&G - H-278° D-7.4
    elev : 205'
    rwy : 05/23 grass/dirt
    CTAF : 131.25

  • ROADVALE T&G - H-166° D-7.2
    elev : 520'
    rwy : 02/20 grass/dirt
    CTAF : 131.25

  • ARATULA FARM T&G - H-230° D-5.2
    elev : 290'
    rwy : 13/31 grass/dirt
    CTAF : 131.25

  • ARATULA [YAUL] T&G - H-228° D-1.8
    elev : 310
    rwy : 08/26 15/33 grass/dirt
    CTAF : 131.25

  • MOOGERAH RIDGE (PRIVATE) [YZMG] Overfly;G - H-161° D-4.0


  • KOORALBYN [YKBN] T&G - H-090° D-14.7
    elev : 308'
    rwy : 12/30 grass/dirt
    CTAF : 126.65

  • BEECHMONT [YXBC] T&G - H-090° D-17.9
    elev : 1,800'
    rwy : 05/23 natural
    CTAF : 131.25

  • WITHEREN T&G - H-350° D-5.5
    elev : 420'
    rwy : 12/30 gravel
    CTAF :

  • CANUNGRA [YCGA] T&G - H-324° D-8.6
    elev : 140'
    rwy : 14/32 03/21 grass
    CTAF : 131.25

  • PARKRIDGE WATER TOWER [PKR] Overfly - H-331° D-13.3
    Archerfield Inbound Visual Reference Point
    If TOWER active inbound call [AIRCRAFT TYPE][CALLSIGN] PARKRIDGE WATER TOWER 1,500 received [ATIS IDENTIFIER] inbound

  • ARCHERFIELD [YBAF] Land - Visual

Chart

Routes

Flightplan : YBAF YAUL YKBN YCGA PKR YBAF

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.

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