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Milk Run Monday 0830z 20th of November 2017
https://calendar.vatpac.org/index.php/events/view/311

YMML-YSSY: ML H129 DOSEL Y59 TESAT
YSSY-YMML: TESAT H65 RAZZI Q29 ML

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light southeasterly in the flight levels.

CAVOK in Melbourne, showers of light rain in Sydney with scattered cloud 2000ft.

MELBOURNE (YMML)
TAF YMML 192305Z 2000/2106
01015G25KT CAVOK
FM200200 36012KT CAVOK
FM200600 16017KT CAVOK
BECMG 2010/2012 VRB05KT CAVOK
FM201800 36012KT CAVOK
RMK FM200600 MOD TURB BLW 3000FT TILL200800
T 26 29 29 25 Q 1023 1021 1020 1020

SYDNEY (YSSY)
TAF YSSY 192334Z 2000/2106
13012KT 9999 SHOWERS OF LIGHT RAIN FEW015 SCT025
FM200100 12015KT 9999 SCT030
FM200900 12008KT 9999 SHOWERS OF LIGHT RAIN SCT020
FM202100 11012KT 9999 SCT030
FM210000 11015KT 9999 FEW040
RMK
T 21 22 22 20 Q 1026 1024 1023 1024

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Don't forget to get your ATC Applications in & book your flights time is running out for another great Cross the Ditch

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https://calendar.vatpac.org/index.php/events/view/335
Tuesday 14th November 0930z - 1259z

Almost the only state not visited during WorldFlight (and Tasmania got a surprise look at yesterday) - It's time to give Western Australia some loving.

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Can be covered by 1 extending centre and a Perth Tower, visit Regional Western Australia today!

Scenery:
http://aussiex.org/forum/index.php…

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Milk Run Monday 13/11/17
Melbourne & Sydney.

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Recovered from WorldFlight? Want something easy? Good news! Melbourne and Sydney and pretty much anywhere in between is looking at CAVOK forecasts today (though the wind at Melbourne is a bit squirelly, and there's some lightening storms to the NorthWest)

SYDNEY (YSSY)
TAF YSSY 122301Z 1300/1406
10013KT 9999 FEW035
FM130900 06008KT 9999 SCT030
FM140100 04015KT CAVOK
RMK
T 20 21 21 19 Q 1024 1023 1022 1023

MELBOURNE (YMML)
TAF YMML 122330Z 1300/1406
04013KT CAVOK
FM131000 36008KT CAVOK
FM131600 36016G28KT CAVOK
FM132100 36020G36KT CAVOK
FM140200 01014KT CAVOK
PROB30 INTER 1303/1308 VRB20G35KT 4000 THUNDERSTORMS WITH MODERATE
RAIN SCT050 FEW090CB
RMK FM131800 MOD TURB BLW 5000FT TILL140200
T 27 30 29 24 Q 1018 1016 1014 1015

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Ladies and Gentleman!

After great success with our Spin-Off Saturday event we will be continuing our adventure.

Spinoff Saturday

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What is Spinoff Saturday you may ask? Well, Similar to events such as "Milk Run Monday", every week we will be seeing a different event in a different area of the VATPAC Division.

The Details
This Week we fly a different route, on November 14th Jetstar start flying between Adelaide (YPAD) and Hobart (YMHB). This is the first scheduled route between these two cities for almost a decade. Fly between Adelaide and Hobart with ATC service from Gate to Gate (Hopefully)

Routes

YPAD-YMHB
BENDO Y218 GRACY J43 CLARK
YMHB-YPAD
CLARK J43 BORTO H345 AD

For the Air Traffic Controllers

ATC positions are not booked for these events we would love to see more of a milk run Monday style so jump on and take a position and have fun and control.

ATC Assistance

http://operations.vatpac.org/…/Perth%20Area%20Local%20Instr…

Requested controller positions:

YPAD Airport

AD_DEL | Adelaide Delivery | 126.100
AD_GND | Adelaide Ground | 121.700
AD_TWR | Adelaide Tower | 120.500
AD_APP | Adelaide Approach | 124.200

YMHB Airport

HB_GND | Hobart Ground | 121.700
HB_TWR | Hobart Tower | 118.100

Centres

ML-TBD_CTR | Melbourne (Tailem Bend) | 125.300
ML-TAS_CTR | Melbourne (Tasmania) | 123.800

Scenery

YPAD, Adelaide - FSX/Prepar3d | http://www.pcaviator.com.au/store/product.php… (Payware)
YPAD, Adelaide - FSX/Prepar3d | http://www.freewarescenery.com/fsx/australia.html (Freeware)

YMHB, Hobart - FSX/Prepar3d | https://library.avsim.net/esearch.php?DLID=147407 (Freeware)

If you have any questions or feedback, Please post in the the Event's Discussion Forum. We hope to see you there!

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The final legs of WorldFlight 2017 are upon us. A group of VATPAC Controllers have come together to control in Melbourne.

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WorldFlight added 2 new photos.

All WF2017 participants are invited to participate in the "Unnamed energy drink" challenge on the Darwin - Alice Springs leg.
All the information you will require is in these charts:

VATNZ and VATPAC are proud to present a celebration of the Australasian VATSIM community. The Southern Summer is on its way... And once again it's time to Cross the Ditch!

What's it all about?
For twenty hours this December, the skies over the Tasman Sea between Australia and New Zealand will be filled with aircraft all on a mission to Cross the Ditch.
An example of that typical down-under understatement, this "ditch" is over 1100nm wide. The flight routes all range from two-...

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For twenty hours this December, the skies over the Tasman Sea between Australia and New Zealand will be filled with aircraft all on a mission to Cross the Ditch.
crosstheditch.net

***Upcoming Events***

More information to follow.

Regards ...
Events Team

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The first leg to kick off WorldFlight on Sunday is Sydney to Brisbane.

Why not get in some practice for the first leg today?

Australia Online, 31 October 2017, 0900z YSSY - YBBN ...
https://calendar.vatpac.org/index.php/events/view/327

YSSY - YBBN
TESAT H185 ENTRA Y245 BANDA H185 BN

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Where will you be flying tonight? Milk Run Monday is bringing the Milk back to Sydney and Melbourne tonight! Canberra is also online for those wanting some shorter hops in the DH8.

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https://www.vatsim.net/events/unspilled-milk-run-yssy-ymml
Standard Milk Run Monday, 30th October 0830z YSSY and YMML

After a few weeks of spilling the milk run over Northern Territory and Queensland, this week on Vatpac's Milk Run Monday you'll find the famous "J-Curve" between Melbourne and Sydney well serviced by both pilots and ATC.

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In the week running up to WorldFlight, why not take to familiar skies this week before jet setting off across the globe?

The Milk Run invites you to fly in any direction between Sydney and Melbourne and all destinations in between (examples include Canberra, Albury, Wagga Wagga, Mildura, Cooma, Moruya etc).

Routes:
YMML-YSSY
ML H129 DOSEL Y59 TESAT

YSSY-YMML
TESAT H65 RAZZI Q29 ML

Turbulence in an arc from Adelaide, through Canberra and down to Moruya/Latrobe Valley from FL120 to FL250. Jetstream at FL320 southbound in the Sydney - Mallacoota region.

TAF AMD YSSY 292306Z 3000/3106
34015G25KT CAVOK
FM300500 18025G35KT 9999 -SHRA SCT010
FM301000 19020G30KT 9999 -SHRA SCT020
FM301400 20018KT 9999 -SHRA SCT030
FM310000 18020G30KT 9999 FEW035
RMK FM300000 MOD TURB BLW 5000FT TILL300500
FM300500 MOD/SEV TURB BLW 5000FT TILL301400
T 30 32 26 20 Q 1001 998 1000 1006

TAF YMML 291709Z 2918/3024
34008KT 9999 SCT045
FM292300 24014KT 9999 -SHRA SCT040 SCT060
FM300500 20014KT 9999 -SHRA SCT040 SCT060
FM301000 27008KT 9999 SCT045
FM302200 22012KT 9999 -SHRA SCT040 SCT060
PROB30 INTER 3001/3007 24025G38KT 3000 TSGS BKN015 SCT035CB
RMK
T 08 11 14 15 Q 1003 1005 1006 1007

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Ladies and Gentleman!

With the focus of this month being Queensland & Northern Territory Spin-Off Saturday events are within that region, Get on-board explore airports not usually frequented, step outside your comfort zone.
Spinoff Saturday
What is Spinoff Saturday you may ask? Spinoff Saturday is a regular Vatpac event, which is on every Saturday from 7pm to 10pm (AEDT). This event is very similar is "Milk Run Monday", however it focuses on different and unusual areas every ...week
The Details
This week we head to Williamtown, this airport provides a nice approach into an interesting airport.
Routes
YBCG - YWLM
APAGI3 APAGI H62 SANAD W606 WLM
YWLM-YBCG
DCT WLM W182 NICLA DCT BANDA Y43 GREAV DCT CG
YBBN – YWLM
HUUGO5 HUUGO W760 GAMBL DCT LOSKU W182 WLM
YWLM – YBBN
DCT WLM DCT NICLA DCT BANDA H185 CG
For the Air Traffic Controllers
ATC positions are not booked for these events we would love to see more of a milk run Monday style so jump on and take a position and have fun and control.
ATC Assistance
YWLM – Charts available at http://www.airservicesaustralia.com/…/AeroProcChartsTOC.htm…
YBCG & YBBN - https://operations.vatpac.org/…/Brisbane%20Area%20Local%20I…
Requested controller positions:
YWLM Airport
GND - Ground
TWR - Tower
App – Approach
YBCG Airport
GND - Ground
TWR - Tower
App - Approach
YBNN Airport
GND - Ground
TWR - Tower
App - Approach
Centres
BN_DOS – Brisbane (Downs)
BN_MDE – Brisbane (Mudgee)
***If traffic permits special positions will be opened in accordance with Controller Positions & Ratings Policy (https://operations.vatpac.org/…/Controller%20Positions%20an…)***
Scenery
YBBN, Brisbane International - X-Plane 10 | https://forums.x-plane.org/index.php…
YBBN, Brisbane International - FSX/Prepar3d | https://orbxdirect.com/product/ybbn (Payware)
YBBN, Brisbane International - FSX/Prepar3d | http://antsairplanes.com/downloads/AntsBrisbaneV101.exe (Freeware)
YBCG, Gold Coast Airport – FSX/Prepar3d | https://library.avsim.net/esearch.php… (Freeware)
YBCG, Gold Coast Airport – X-Plane 10 | https://forums.x-plane.org/index.php… (Freeware)
YWLM, Williamtown - FSX | https://www.flightsim.com/vbfs/fslib.php?searchid=59464132 (Freeware)
YWLM, Williamtown - X-plane 11| https://gateway.x-plane.com/scenery/page/YWLM
If you have any questions or feedback, Please post in the Event's Discussion Forum. We hope to see you there!

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Aeronautical Information Publication Australia - Departure and Approach Procedures (DAP) - Amendment 153. This publication contains instrument approach and landing (IAL) procedure charts. Copyright Airservices Australia. For further information contact the Procedure Design Section, Airservices Austr...
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Ladies and Gentleman!

With the focus of this month being Queensland & Northern Territory Spin-Off Saturday events are within that region, Get on-board explore airports not usually frequented, step outside your comfort zone.
Spinoff Saturday
What is Spinoff Saturday you may ask? Spinoff Saturday is a regular Vatpac event, which is on every Saturday from 7pm to 10pm (AEDT). This event is very similar is "Milk Run Monday", however it focuses on different and unusual areas every ...week
The Details
This week we head to Williamtown, this airport provides a nice approach into an interesting airport.
Routes
YBCG - YWLM
APAGI3 APAGI H62 SANAD W606 WLM
YWLM-YBCG
DCT WLM W182 NICLA DCT BANDA Y43 GREAV DCT CG
YBBN – YWLM
HUUGO5 HUUGO W760 GAMBL DCT LOSKU W182 WLM
YWLM – YBBN
DCT WLM DCT NICLA DCT BANDA H185 CG
For the Air Traffic Controllers
ATC positions are not booked for these events we would love to see more of a milk run Monday style so jump on and take a position and have fun and control.
ATC Assistance
YWLM – Charts available at http://www.airservicesaustralia.com/…/AeroProcChartsTOC.htm…
YBCG & YBBN - https://operations.vatpac.org/…/Brisbane%20Area%20Local%20I…
Requested controller positions:
YWLM Airport
GND - Ground
TWR - Tower
App – Approach
YBCG Airport
GND - Ground
TWR - Tower
App - Approach
YBNN Airport
GND - Ground
TWR - Tower
App - Approach
Centres
BN_DOS – Brisbane (Downs)
BN_MDE – Brisbane (Mudgee)
***If traffic permits special positions will be opened in accordance with Controller Positions & Ratings Policy (https://operations.vatpac.org/…/Controller%20Positions%20an…)***
Scenery
YBBN, Brisbane International - X-Plane 10 | https://forums.x-plane.org/index.php…
YBBN, Brisbane International - FSX/Prepar3d | https://orbxdirect.com/product/ybbn (Payware)
YBBN, Brisbane International - FSX/Prepar3d | http://antsairplanes.com/downloads/AntsBrisbaneV101.exe (Freeware)
YBCG, Gold Coast Airport – FSX/Prepar3d | https://library.avsim.net/esearch.php… (Freeware)
YBCG, Gold Coast Airport – X-Plane 10 | https://forums.x-plane.org/index.php… (Freeware)
YWLM, Williamtown - FSX | https://www.flightsim.com/vbfs/fslib.php?searchid=59464132 (Freeware)
YWLM, Williamtown - X-plane 11| https://gateway.x-plane.com/scenery/page/YWLM
If you have any questions or feedback, Please post in the Event's Discussion Forum. We hope to see you there!

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Aeronautical Information Publication Australia - Departure and Approach Procedures (DAP) - Amendment 153. This publication contains instrument approach and landing (IAL) procedure charts. Copyright Airservices Australia. For further information contact the Procedure Design Section, Airservices Austr...
airservicesaustralia.com

Australia Online: Tuesday 24th October 2017 0830z - 1200z Far North QLD
https://calendar.vatpac.org/index.php/events/view/316

YBTL - YBCS
TL R346 SWALO Q26 CS...
TL V134 CS

YBCS - YBTL
CS Y177 SWIFT R346 TL
CS V264 SPARO V153 TL

TOWNSVILLE (YBTL)
TAF YBTL 232303Z 2400/2424
06014KT 9999 SCT030
FM240900 09008KT 9999 SCT020
RMK
T 27 28 27 25 Q 1017 1016 1015 1016

CAIRNS (YBCS)
TAF YBCS 232322Z 2400/2424
16006KT 9999 FEW025
FM240100 04008KT 9999 FEW030
FM240500 07012KT 9999 FEW030
FM240800 16006KT 9999 FEW022 FEW035
RMK
T 28 29 28 25 Q 1017 1015 1014 1016

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Vatsim Australia Pacific - Vatpac added 2 new photos.
October 22

Milk Run October NT Focus: Milk Run Monday YPDN & YBAS
23rd October at 0830z to 1230z
YBAS - YPDN
AS J251 DN

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YPDN - YBAS
DN J251 AS

ALICE SPRINGS (YBAS)
TAF YBAS 222312Z 2300/2324
07008KT CAVOK
RMK
T 25 30 32 29 Q 1019 1017 1014 1014

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They say long TAF's mean the weather is bad...
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DARWIN (YPDN)
TAF AMD YPDN 230117Z 2301/2406
13005KT 9999 SCT020
FM230300 33012KT 9999 FEW030
FM231200 32007KT CAVOK
FM232000 09005KT 9999 FEW020
FM240300 33012KT 9999 FEW040
INTER 2301/2303 VRB15G25KT 2000 SHOWERS OF MODERATE RAIN BKN010
RMK
T 31 32 32 30 Q 1012 1010 1008 1009

TTF METAR YPDN 230130Z 34007KT 9999 SHOWERS IN VICINITY BKN030 30/22
Q1011
RMK RF00.0/000.0 VIS RED 8000 ENE
INTER 0130/0300 VRB15G25KT 4000 SHOWERS OF MODERATE RAIN BKN020

AREA FORECAST 222300 TO 231100 AREA 80.

OVERVIEW:
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS NORTH OF YPKT/YMVY/CARDO. ISOLATED
AREAS OF SMOKE BELOW 7000FT OVER LAND, LOCALLY THICK NEAR FIRES. DUST
DEVILS OVER LAND FROM 01Z TILL 09Z.

REMARK:
[1]WINDS AT 3000FT TENDING 10 TO 15 KNOTS STRONGER E MARITIME, AND
LAND SOUTH OF YPKT/YNGU TILL 02Z.
[2]WINDS AT 7000FT TENDING 270/15 N OF HOKOR/YBCR.

CLOUD:
ISOL CB 2000/45000 NORTH OF YPKT/YMVY/CARDO.
ISOL TCU 2000/25000 NORTH OF YPKT/YMVY/CARDO.
BKN ST 1000/2000 IN TSRA/SHRA.
SCT CU/SC 2000/ABV10000FT, BASES TO 7000 INLAND.

WEATHER:
TSRA, SHRA, FU, PO.

VISIBILITY:
1000M IN TSRA.
2000M IN SHRA.
08KM IN FU, 2000M IN THICK FU.

FREEZING LEVEL:
ABV10000FT.

ICING:
SEV IN CB/TCU.

TURBULENCE:
SEV WITH CB/TCU.
MOD WITH CU.
MOD WITH THERMALS/DUST DEVILS BLW 7000FT FROM 01Z TILL 09Z.

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