±Member Screenshots

Roscoe redux

Roscoe redux

[ More | Submit ]

±Recent Visitors

Recent Visitors to Com-Central!

±User Info-big


Welcome Anonymous

Nickname
Password

Membership:
Latest: peterkjr
New Today: 0
New Yesterday: 1
Overall: 6388

People Online:
Members: 0
Visitors: 64
Total: 64
Who Is Where:
 Visitors:
01: Community Forums
02: Home
03: Community Forums
04: Home
05: Community Forums
06: Home
07: Home
08: Home
09: Community Forums
10: Photo Gallery
11: Home
12: Photo Gallery
13: Community Forums
14: Home
15: Home
16: Home
17: Home
18: Community Forums
19: Downloads
20: Community Forums
21: Home
22: Home
23: Community Forums
24: Community Forums
25: Home
26: Photo Gallery
27: Community Forums
28: Community Forums
29: Community Forums
30: Photo Gallery
31: Home
32: Community Forums
33: Community Forums
34: Community Forums
35: Community Forums
36: Home
37: Community Forums
38: Community Forums
39: Home
40: Community Forums
41: Community Forums
42: Photo Gallery
43: Your Account
44: Home
45: Home
46: Community Forums
47: Community Forums
48: Community Forums
49: Home
50: Community Forums
51: Home
52: Community Forums
53: Community Forums
54: Community Forums
55: Community Forums
56: Home
57: Home
58: Community Forums
59: Photo Gallery
60: Photo Gallery
61: Community Forums
62: Community Forums
63: Home
64: Community Forums

Staff Online:

No staff members are online!
January 22nd Sunday bush flight
Bush Flying information for FSX Enthusiasts
Go to page 1, 2  Next
Post new topic    Reply to topic    Printer Friendly Page     Forum Index ›  Com-Central's FSX Bush Flights

View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
Uhu_Rodion
Janitor

Offline Offline
Joined: Nov 13, 2004
Posts: 1437
Location: L'Aquila, Italy
PostPosted: Sat Jan 21, 2012 5:04 am
Post subject: January 22nd Sunday bush flight

Our second step along our exploration of New Zealand begins in the dark, a few minutes before sunrise. Mountains here are not that high, but there's always the risk to collide. So prudence suggests a fast climbing, even though the first leg of the flight runs above a lake. Later, in spite of the suggested cruise altitude, it is possible to dive lower, so to better appreciate the outstanding details of the landscape. Hint: at destination, try the shorter grass strip, there's more fun.
Cool

-----
#040 – NZMW – Makarora (New Zealand) - > NZMO – Te Anau / Manapouri (New Zealand)
Overall distance: 139,5 nm.
Estimated time: 1:12 h

NZMW
WP1 - Waypoint - HDG 174° - leg 23,5 nm.
WP2 - Waypoint - HDG 121° - leg 8,3 nm.
WP3 - Waypoint - HDG 104° - leg 10,8 nm.
WP4 - Waypoint - HDG 189° - leg 17,5 nm.
WP5 - Waypoint - HDG 300° - leg 5,5 nm.
WP6 - Waypoint - HDG 193° - leg 3,0 nm.
WP7 - Waypoint - HDG 258° - leg 11,9 nm.
WP8 - Waypoint - HDG 214° - leg 15,1 nm.
WP9 - Waypoint - HDG 193° - leg 15,7 nm.
WP10 - Waypoint - HDG 171° - leg 4,5 nm.
NZMO - VOR 117,80 MHz - NDB 346,0 kHz - HDG 226° - leg 23,7 nm.

Elevation: 695 ft.
runways:

8 – 5.230 ft. - bituminus – no ILS
26 – 5.230 ft. - bituminus – no ILS
14 – 3.179 ft. - grass – no ILS
32 – 3.179 ft. - grass – no ILS

Aircraft: stock Cessna C172SP Skyhawk
Cruise speed: 115 KIAS
Cruise altitude: 12.000 ft.
Weather: real
Time: 04:00 local –> 17:00 GMT



The package including flight plan, map, and text file in pdf format with navigation data can be downloaded here:
-> www.com-central.net/ma...BF_040.zip

Marco
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website MSN Messenger Photo Gallery
ribitt
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Aug 12, 2010
Posts: 4
Location: Mississauga, Ontario
PostPosted: Sat Jan 21, 2012 8:54 am
Post subject: Re: January 22nd Sunday bush flight

I ran into an unusual problem with this flight plan. The originating airport, NZMW, is not recognized by FSX as an airport so you can not start a flight there. Plan-G does not show an airport symbol on their chart. And it doesn't seem top have an airport name.

I started the flight at NZUK, just to the east, and NZMW is shown as a waypoint.

Is it possible to edit the FSX data base? I don't think so.

Ribitt
Back to top
View user's profile
Uhu_Fledermaus
Aircraft Demolition Expert

Offline Offline
Joined: Nov 27, 2004
Posts: 4335
Location: Blaricum, The Netherlands ~GMT+1
PostPosted: Sat Jan 21, 2012 9:46 am
Post subject: Re: January 22nd Sunday bush flight

Hi ribitt,

we use the ORBX FTX NZSI scenery, so probably if you don't have that, then the airfield won't show up.

_________________
System: i7 2600K @ 4.7G ~1,345V| Asus P8Z68 deluxe | Corsair Hydro H100 | Mushkin Redline 8G @ 1600MHz CL7 ~1,65V | Gainward GTX580 Phanthom 3Gb | 340.52 WHQL drivers | nVidia Inspector 1.9.7.2 | 1x Vertex 3 120G for OS | 1x Samsung 840 500G for FTX_fsX | 1x Samsung 830 256G | 1x Velociraptor 600G | 3x WD 500G | CM Pro Gold 1000W | CM HAF-X | Logitech G15 Blue edition | G940 Flight System |LG Flatron E2711T 27" | Iiyama ProLite E2409HDS 24" | W7 pro SP1 x64 EN | fsX + Acc + all FTX sceneries + OZx + REX_Essentials_OD + FSGX2010 + FSGW


Last edited by Uhu_Fledermaus on Sat Jan 21, 2012 1:46 pm; edited 1 time in total
Back to top
View user's profile ICQ Number MSN Messenger Photo Gallery
Uhu_Rodion
Janitor

Offline Offline
Joined: Nov 13, 2004
Posts: 1437
Location: L'Aquila, Italy
PostPosted: Sat Jan 21, 2012 12:56 pm
Post subject: Re: January 22nd Sunday bush flight

Yeah Ribitt, Fled is right: Makarora is not present as an airfield into the stock FSX scenery, but it's an addition in the FTX add-on New Zealand scenery.

Of course, you may edit the flight plan so that you can take off from the closest available airfield, but without the FTX scenery you would miss, apart from facilities, an extremely higher level of detail.

That's as to say: the add-on is not mandatory, but I warmly suggest to grab it, because it is well worth its money.
Wink
Marco
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website MSN Messenger Photo Gallery
jeff3163
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jul 22, 2011
Posts: 189
Location: KBLI
PostPosted: Sat Jan 21, 2012 6:38 pm
Post subject: Re: January 22nd Sunday bush flight

There is a patch out for the NZSI scenery. Be sure to get that installed before the flight tomorrow. Make sure you switch to Oceania before installing the patch, and before the flight. See you on the tarmac.

_________________
Jeff Greene
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail
Uhu_Fledermaus
Aircraft Demolition Expert

Offline Offline
Joined: Nov 27, 2004
Posts: 4335
Location: Blaricum, The Netherlands ~GMT+1
PostPosted: Sun Jan 22, 2012 12:07 pm
Post subject: Re: January 22nd Sunday bush flight

almost forgot to tell ya guys, alas I won't be able to join the fun today as I have the late shift so won't be home till midnight here Sad

have fun and leave some parts of my plane for me to re-use it next week Razz Wink


fled
Cool

_________________
System: i7 2600K @ 4.7G ~1,345V| Asus P8Z68 deluxe | Corsair Hydro H100 | Mushkin Redline 8G @ 1600MHz CL7 ~1,65V | Gainward GTX580 Phanthom 3Gb | 340.52 WHQL drivers | nVidia Inspector 1.9.7.2 | 1x Vertex 3 120G for OS | 1x Samsung 840 500G for FTX_fsX | 1x Samsung 830 256G | 1x Velociraptor 600G | 3x WD 500G | CM Pro Gold 1000W | CM HAF-X | Logitech G15 Blue edition | G940 Flight System |LG Flatron E2711T 27" | Iiyama ProLite E2409HDS 24" | W7 pro SP1 x64 EN | fsX + Acc + all FTX sceneries + OZx + REX_Essentials_OD + FSGX2010 + FSGW
Back to top
View user's profile ICQ Number MSN Messenger Photo Gallery
jeff3163
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jul 22, 2011
Posts: 189
Location: KBLI
PostPosted: Sat Jan 28, 2012 7:03 pm
Post subject: Re: January 22nd Sunday bush flight

Whew, what a week. The story goes like this. . . . I was watching a movie on my computer tuesday night, (the wife was making fries earlier). Suddenly the fire alarm went off, and the rest is a blur. I ran to the kitchen and found the stove on fire, and a pan of grease blazing on the stove, the wall and ceiling were on fire. The fire travelled across the ceiling and ignited the other side of the room. I grabbed a fire extinguisher we had gotten for christmas, and fought back the blaze. I almost got it out. The room, the whole house was full of thick black smoke. The plastic exhaust fan was still burning in the vent. The fire department showed up in about 5 minutes, and finished things up for me. That was sooooo close. My parents house is attached to ours, and we would have lost everything. My computer room is right on the other side of the wall from the kitchen. Our house is over 100 years old, and wouldn't take long to burn to the ground. I was so lucky that we got a fire extinguisher for christmas, and I knew where it was. Everybody . . . give fire extinguishers for christmas! It saved my house. Five more seconds and I couldn't have contained the fire.

Anyway, so I came here to see if there's gonna be a flight this week and to post my pics. Sorry, no pics of the fire. Laughing

Here's my pics: ---> <---Click me!!!

_________________
Jeff Greene
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail
Uhu_Fledermaus
Aircraft Demolition Expert

Offline Offline
Joined: Nov 27, 2004
Posts: 4335
Location: Blaricum, The Netherlands ~GMT+1
PostPosted: Sun Jan 29, 2012 4:22 am
Post subject: Re: January 22nd Sunday bush flight

WOW !!!

ppppppppppfffffffffffffffffffffffffff, sure good to hear that you all are OK and foremost that nobody got hurt.

that's what we'd call a close shave !!

dang, I hope the damages aren't to severe, 100 year old houses tend to have a lot of wood in 'm, make sure to double check for hidden damages to the beams and stuff behind the walls.

_________________
System: i7 2600K @ 4.7G ~1,345V| Asus P8Z68 deluxe | Corsair Hydro H100 | Mushkin Redline 8G @ 1600MHz CL7 ~1,65V | Gainward GTX580 Phanthom 3Gb | 340.52 WHQL drivers | nVidia Inspector 1.9.7.2 | 1x Vertex 3 120G for OS | 1x Samsung 840 500G for FTX_fsX | 1x Samsung 830 256G | 1x Velociraptor 600G | 3x WD 500G | CM Pro Gold 1000W | CM HAF-X | Logitech G15 Blue edition | G940 Flight System |LG Flatron E2711T 27" | Iiyama ProLite E2409HDS 24" | W7 pro SP1 x64 EN | fsX + Acc + all FTX sceneries + OZx + REX_Essentials_OD + FSGX2010 + FSGW
Back to top
View user's profile ICQ Number MSN Messenger Photo Gallery
Snorre
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Mar 24, 2007
Posts: 944
Location: Ziegenhain, Germany
PostPosted: Sun Jan 29, 2012 5:13 am
Post subject: Re: January 22nd Sunday bush flight

Wow, good to hear you all are ok!!!

_________________
Gunter

"The road to a friend's house is never long"
Back to top
View user's profile
lazyeight
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: May 04, 2006
Posts: 219

PostPosted: Sun Jan 29, 2012 5:59 am
Post subject: Re: January 22nd Sunday bush flight

Good thing you had the fire extinguisher and knew where it was. Very glad you were all ok and that the house was saved. Hope we will be flying somewhere today.

Lazyeight
Back to top
View user's profile Photo Gallery
Snorre
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Mar 24, 2007
Posts: 944
Location: Ziegenhain, Germany
PostPosted: Sun Feb 05, 2012 3:00 pm
Post subject: Re: February 5th Sunday bush flight

Today we did a flight without a plan, but it was fun anyway. I sure hope we hear from Marco soon....

Here are some pics:

This is how the airfield looked like when we landed there last weekend:

Here%20are%20three%20of%20us%20today,%20ready%20to%20go: During%20the%20flight: Everybody%20landed%20safely:


_________________
Gunter

"The road to a friend's house is never long"
Back to top
View user's profile
Uhu_MAINEiac
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Apr 04, 2006
Posts: 19
Location: Why Maine, of course!
PostPosted: Sun Feb 05, 2012 3:19 pm
Post subject: Re: January 22nd Sunday bush flight

It was fun!
Back to top
View user's profile Photo Gallery
Uhu_MAINEiac
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Apr 04, 2006
Posts: 19
Location: Why Maine, of course!
PostPosted: Sun Feb 05, 2012 3:32 pm
Post subject: Re: January 22nd Sunday bush flight

Back to top
View user's profile Photo Gallery
lazyeight
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: May 04, 2006
Posts: 219

PostPosted: Sun Feb 05, 2012 11:29 pm
Post subject: Re: January 22nd Sunday bush flight

Good fun flying. Thanks for putting this one together.

Lazyeight
Back to top
View user's profile Photo Gallery
Shadow_Bshwackr
Janitor

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 20, 2005
Posts: 6919
Location: Central Illinois, USA
PostPosted: Mon Feb 06, 2012 7:20 am
Post subject: Re: January 22nd Sunday bush flight

Sorry I missed this one fella's, but I had some prior commitments to take care of... Sad

Thanks for the pics everyone!!!
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website Photo Gallery
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic    Reply to topic    Printer Friendly Page    Forum Index ›  Com-Central's FSX Bush Flights
Page 1 of 2
All times are GMT - 6 Hours
Go to page 1, 2  Next



Jump to:  


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You cannot download files in this forum