Air France - KLM Virtual Group Presents
Destination Saturdays Vol 18: Melbourne
YPPH - 261700ZMAY18
We started in the City of Lights. Then off to the Netherlands, the home of Big Ben, and the land of the Irish. Our hop down to the Portuguese coastal city of Lisbon was followed by harrowing approaches in Madeira and Gibraltar. We visited the international “jet set” in Monaco, the mountainous town Innsbruck, the Italian isle of Sicily, and the land of the pharaohs, all before making our way across the Middle East on our way to the Taj Mahal. From Asia’s “Sin City,” and the world-class Singapore, we made our way Down Under, across the Indian Ocean to Perth. And now, our journey continues! The 18th leg of Destination Saturdays finds us on the Western Coast of Australia, primed to begin our circuit across Oceania. Next step: Melbourne! Jet off with us as we fly the skies above the Australian Outback, and enjoy a stunning approach into the coastal capital of the south-eastern state of Victoria.
Air France – KLM Virtual cordially invites you to experience Destination Saturdays, our signature event series dedicated to traversing the most iconic destinations, beautiful airports, and challenging approaches across the globe. Some describe it as career mode for the world traveller at heart, while others say we’ve set out to finish what Amelia Earhart started. However, you look at it, Destination Saturdays is sure to deliver fun times flying with friends (old and new). Be part of the journey every other week as we pick up where we last left off!
Perth [YPPH] to Melbourne [YMML]
Server: Training Server 1 [TS1]
Date: 26th of May 2018
Start Time: 17:00z
Air Time: 3h 30m
End Time: 20:35z
Air Frame: DC-10 [Air France] or MD-11 [KLM Livery] preferred, not mandatory
Distance: 1573 NM
Block Fuel: 16,534 KG
Departure Runway: 21*
Arrival Runway: 34*
*YPPH and YMML are likely to be under AF-KLM ATC control. Departure/arrival runways are subject to change based on winds and at the controller’s discretion. Always follow ATC instruction.
3300 ft. /min @ 250 kts until FL110
2600 ft. /min @ 310 kts until FL259
1900 ft. /min @ 310 kts until FL332
1500 ft. /min @ M 0.84 until FL370
FL370 @ M0.84
Begin Descent 163NM from Destination
-1800ft. /min @ M .84 until FL290
-1800ft. /min @ 310 kts until FL120
-500ft. / min @ 250 kts until FL040
MEMUP2 MEMUP Y53 WENDY WEND4A
YPPH PH BROOK 3232S/11704E BURGU 3250S/11916E 3212S/12148E 3216S/12530E IVPEM ISLAV 3408S/13520E WINCH RIKAB AD 3515S/13931E HINDY DANKS APPLE 3656S/14423E ARBEY 3720S/14447E 3728S/14448E ML YMML
- Departure gates will be assigned to all participants and will be noted above upon receipt of RSVP in the comments section.
- FPL will be available from me [Air France 005].
- AF-KLM VA pilots, please include your issued call signs when you RSVP. Non-AF-KLM VA pilots attending, please state clearly what call sign you wish to fly with and use that call sign when you fly the event.
- Pilots are expected to conduct themselves professionally at ALL TIMES. This includes showing courtesy to fellow airmen during taxi, maintaining proper spacing in flight, and following ATC instruction. Failure to do so may result in pilot’s removal from the VA.
YMML Charts: http://www.fly-sea.com/charts/YMML.pdf
About Melbourne Airport: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melbourne_Airport
Gate 143: @TK_ARMY
Gate 144: @FDemon
Gate 145: @Omar_DeWindt
Gate 146: @Jet
Gate 147: @SaiPranayvittal
Gate 148: @Kameron_James
Gate 149: WDouglas AF 211
Gate 150: @Luke_Around
Gate 151: John_P KLM 130
Gate 152: Captain Daniel KLM 109
Gate 153: @Leonard_Paulson
Gate 154: @Marek
Gate 155: @Galaxy_Gamers
Gate 156: @Kyle.r24
[More Gates Available]
Air Traffic Control
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