[UPDATED] [Sat, Mar. 10] VATSIM ACC OVERLOAD | HKG / YYZ Groupflight Event

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Do you like transoceanic flights? Do you like VATSIM events?

What about trying a flight covered by 6+ different event ACC/FIR/ARTCC controllers?

On the next Sunday. Missing it would mean a wait longer than you imagine, for the next big day anywhere near this to return to the VATSIM skies.

Time: Saturday, March 10 | Between UTC 1300Z & 0300Z morrow
(approximation only)

Departure:
Hong Kong International Airport
(VHHH/HKG)
Optional: Shanghai/Pudong(ZSPD) Fukuoka(RJFF)
and others.
Arrival:
Toronto Lester B. Pearson International Airport (CYYZ/YYZ)
And others.

Target Takeoff Time:
VHHH - Mar. 10 UTC 1330Z
Other Airports - You can choose to depart at other times and from other airports! For your own time and route, you can contact us to start the flight planning now.

Route: Updated. See Operational Reminders below
Full ATC coverage*!

Links to sceneries and charts if you need them - https://news.eofirmament.com/index.php/vatsimaccoverload/#scenery

For a package containing all airport charts / enroute charts / VFR environmental charts produced by us, please contact us to reserve a copy for you.
We can also provide you help regarding flight planning, software, procedure, communication, etc.

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Operational Reminders
(Expected) Flight Plan Route #1:  SID LAKES V13 LOGAN V1 DOTMI A470 LJG B221 DST X11 BOLEX G327 LAMEN A593 FUE V28 DGC DCT KANDA DCT IWT DCT HGE DCT KANBE DCT RYUOH DCT OYE V28 CUE Y88 DAIGO Y889 OATIS OTR3 PUTER A590 HAMND DCT AMOTT J511 GKN NCA14 YNE NCA15 SSM STAR
Remarks: Route contains ATS segments (DGC-OYE). Route contains sanctioned direct segment (Alaska). If airway X11 is unable to be accepted by your flightplan system, use DST-N2837.4E12127.7-HSN-BOLEX.

The target takeoff time has been updated to 1330z. Pilots should plan to depart on or slightly before this time. If no direct routing on departure transition route (V1) is given by ATC, expect to depart at least 3 minutes earlier.

ETOPS Summary:
This route is a non-ETOPS (maximum diversion distance < 400 nmi). However, Iturup Airport (UHSI) is not present in default FS sceneries.
List of major adequate airports & diversion distances (Project Firmament):


Weather forecast overview (091300z):
No significant adverse weather situation is reported at the departure field or Enroute.
Weather forecast covering the entire period of flight is not yet available.
No volcanic activity reported in Kamchatka / Alaska regions.
Snowfall is reported in Ontario.


Miscellaneous
The route / time for the flight is to be finalized according to wind aloft / weather situations near the date of flight.
Considering this, participating crews are encouraged to contact us and sign up to get all the latest updates.

* : Event ACC coverage can be ensured in following FIRs: VHHK ZSHA RKRR RJJJ PAZA CZYZ
Air Route Traffic Control Service Courtesy of VATSIM Divisions: VACC-HK/VATPRC/VATKOR/VATJPN/VATUSA(vZAN ARTCC)/VATCAN
Related event pages listed in order: https://www.vatsim.net/events/shanghai-hong-kong-express https://www.vatsim.net/events/fukuoka-meets-incheon https://forums.vatusa.net/index.php?topic=7689.0(Arctic Fire) https://www.vatsim.net/events/2018-tfdi-design-ontario-poker-run
Due to the spillover of events, Edmonton/Winnipeg FIR which do not have an event yet have a high probability to get ATC coverage.
You can continue to participate in the event in Ontario after you land, and have an opportunity to win a TFDi Design Boeing 717.
This event route is conceived and planned by Project Firmament, an original aviation media society.

This post will be updated.
« Last Edit: April 22, 2018, 11:02:28 am by Muxi Yang »

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Re: [Sat, Mar. 10] VATSIM ACC OVERLOAD | HKG / YYZ Groupflight Event
« Reply #1 on: March 06, 2018, 10:12:23 am »
Update: Route Highlights

  • Zhoushan Archipelago 舟山群岛
    largest archipelago in China

  • Fukuoka
    * An event airport
    https://www.vatsim.net/events/fukuoka-meets-incheon

  • Kitakyushu/Shimonoseki/Kanmon Strait
        Strait between Honshu and Kyushu island.

  • Hiroshima
  • Kyoto-Osaka-Kobe
    Osaka, Kyoto, Biwa Lake.

  • Nagoya
  • World Heritage Site - Mt. Fuji
    Flyby, 30 nmi to the north
    Peak Elevation 12,389' AMSL

  • Greater Tokyo Area
    the largest metropolitan area in the world

  • Attu Island
    Westernmost largest island in the Aleutian Islands, facing the Russian Commander Islands to the west, was once the place of a major land battle between Imperial Japan and the US in WWII.
    Close to Shemya Island (Location of our important ETOPS adequate airport - Eareckson AS / PASY)
     
  • St. Paul Island
    Lonely Alaskan island located deep in the Bering Sea. Adjacent to St. George Island to the SE. Has an airport (PASN)

  • Redoubt Volcano
    Flyby, 10 nmi to the north
    ~90 nmi WSW of Anchorage, AK, this raging active volcano on the west coast of Cook Inlet has an elevation of 10, 197' AMSL, and was what brought down KLM867 (quad engine failure) in 1989.


  • Anchorage, AK
    The largest city in the arctic North America
     
  • Wrangell Mountains
    Flyover
    A part of  Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park and Preserve.
    Part of the World Heritage Site - Kluane / Wrangell–St. Elias / Glacier Bay / Tatshenshini-AlsekPeak elevation 14,163' - 16,390' AMSL
    Nabesna Glacier - longest Valley Glacier in the world


  • World Heritage Site - Nahanni National Park PreserveFlyover
    Our route follows the centerpiece of the park - South Nahanni River to the east, with some of the most spectacular waterfalls in North America along the way.


  • World Heritage Site - Wood Buffalo National ParkFlyover The largest inland river delta in North America
    Situated on the border between Alberta and Northwest Territories, it is the second largest national park in the world.


  • Sault Ste. Marie
    The Canadian-American twin cities situated near the locks and canal connecting Lake Superior and Lake Huron.

  • Manitoulin Island
    Situated on Lake Huron, it is the largest lake island in the world. It also has the largest lake on an island in a lake and the largest island in a lake on an island in a lake.


    P.S. The route highlights above are compiled on the basis of planned route #1, and could change due to any change in the flight plan route.
    Contents © Project Firmament, 2018.
    Images © Wikicommons

    Wrap-up: 4 UNESCO World Heritage sites? An event route with this number and quality of highlights on it is rare, even by the standard of Project Firmament flight planning.
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