Africa Visual Vol.2

  • Pastel Palette
  • Chad  Chad
  • location_cityN’Djamena
  • flight_takeoffHassan Djamous FTTJ to Hassan Djamous FTTJ
  • directions69 nm
  • Enjoy the varied and subtle colours in Chad and follow the Chari River at N'Djamena.
    Recommended altitude 2,500 ft for best enjoyment of the patterns and colours.
  • WP 1- Large lake at Goua.
    WP 2 - Bridge on the Serbewei River at Maltam
    WP 3 - Large island on the Chari River (Border of N'Djamena and Chari-Baguirmi)
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  • Congolese Culture
  • Congo  Congo
  • location_cityKinshasa
  • flight_takeoffN’Djili FZAA to N’Djili FZAA
  • directions34 nm
  • Let's enjoy a perfectly rounded lifestyle in one flight as we: withdraw some cash, play a round of golf, buy a handbag and finally hit the books!
    N.B. Be wary of the runway extensions on approach to RWY 24. I nearly landed short a couple of times!
  • WP 1 - Echangeur de Kinshasa
    WP 2 - Golf de Kinshasa
    WP 3 - Cite Mzee Laurent Desire Kabila
    WP 4 - Kinshasa University
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  • East of Kinshasa
  • Congo  Congo
  • location_cityKinshasa
  • flight_takeoffN’Djili FZAA to N’Djili FZAA
  • directions58 nm
  • Tour the fertile valleys and plateaus to the East of the capital, Kinshasa.
  • WP 1 - Mont Mangengenge
    WP 2 - Cross the Nsele River valley to the town of Kinati
    WP 3 - Follow the road along the edge of the plateau, past Kingankati, to Menkao
    WP 4 - Follow the road as it winds down from the plateau to the river at Kimpoko
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  • Kinshasa South
  • Congo  Congo
  • location_cityKinshasa
  • flight_takeoffN’Djili FZAA to N’Djili FZAA
  • directions37 nm
  • Venture south of the capital, Kinshasa.
  • WP 1 - Africa Park Adventure | View WP 1 and WP 2 in the one turn, as they are only 0.7nm apart.
    WP 2 - Lola ya Bonobo (ape sanctuary)
    WP 3 - Message du Graal (International Grail Movement)
    WP 4 - Isle des Mimosas
    WP 5 - Fleuve Congo Hotel
    WP 6 - Echangeur de Kinshasha
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  • Djibouti Local
  • Djibouti  Djibouti
  • location_cityDjibouti City
  • flight_takeoffAmbouli HDAM to Ambouli HDAM
  • directions26 nm
  • Sports, a flutter on the card table, a regal repast, working our import/export business, fishing, looking at an alternate landing spot and finally going for a swim. A nice day in Djibouti.
  • WP 1 - Stadium Hassan Gouled
    WP 2 - Aden Bay Casino
    WP 3 - Djibouti Palace
    Pass - Doralen Container (offshore terminal)
    WP 4 - Small harbour at Doralen
    WP 5 - Chabelley Airport
    WP 6 - Douda Beach
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  • Djibouti West
  • Djibouti  Djibouti
  • location_cityDjibouti City
  • flight_takeoffAmbouli HDAM to Ambouli HDAM
  • directions78 nm
  • Fly to the salt flats west of Djibouti and return along the dramatic shoreline of the Gulf of Tadjoura.
  • WP 1 - Intersection | Follow the highway
    WP 2 - Valley entrance | Follow the highway
    WP 3 - Lootah | Turn N
    WP 4 - Lake Ghoubet
    WP 5 - Gulf of Tadjoura | Follow the coastline
    WP 6 - Small harbour at Doraleh
    WP 7 - Djibouti Palace
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  • Cornucopia
  • Eritrea  Eritrea
  • location_cityAsmara
  • flight_takeoffAsmara HHAS to Asmara HHAS
  • directions43 nm
  • This elevated plateau city offers spectaular views of the Red Sea, 9,000 feet below!
    Runway altitude is 7,658 ft, so start your flight at at 9,000 ft.
  • WP 1 - Bet Gheorgis Zoo
    To the right you can see the Red Sea.
    WP 2 - Mekerka Dam
    WP 3 - Dam SW of Zazzega
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  • Asmara: Valleys to the East
  • Eritrea  Eritrea
  • location_cityAsmara
  • flight_takeoffAsmara HHAS to Asmara HHAS
  • directions53 nm
  • Explore a couple of the many valleys to the east of Asmara. Runway altitude is 7,658 ft, so fly at 9,000 ft.
  • WP 1 - Enter valley
    WP 2 - Follow the river
    WP 3 - Follow the river
    WP 4 - Follow the river
    WP 5 - Eritrean Church | Fly 10nm cross country
    WP 6 - Enter the valley, follow the river
    WP 7 - Ridge
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  • Mbabane and Lupohohlo Dam
  • Eswatini  Eswatini
  • location_cityMbabane
  • flight_takeoffMatsapha FDMS to Matsapha FDMS
  • directions44 nm
  • Take a scenic side trip via Lupohohlo Dam as you fly to the capital, Mbabane.
  • WP 1 - US Embassy
    WP 2 - Lushushwana River valley
    WP 3 - Lushushwana River valley
    WP 4 - Lupohohlo Dam
    WP 5 - Intersection on Mhlambanyatis Road
    WP 6 - Intersection on MR3 road
    WP 7 - 'The Castle'
    WP 8 - Royal Swazi Spa (golf club/resort)
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  • Matsapha Local
  • Eswatini  Eswatini
  • location_cityMatsapha
  • flight_takeoffMatsapha FDMS to Matsapha FDMS
  • directions43 nm
  • Visit the seats of power, explore the town and surrounding countryside in this flight around Matsapha airport.
  • WP 1 - University of Eswatini
    WP 2 - US Embassy > Somhlolo National Stadium
    WP 3 - Motorway flyover
    > Follow the highway
    WP 4 - Lozitha Palace, residence of King Mswati III, at the base of a 4480 ft mountain.
    WP 5 - Riverstone Shopping Mall
    WP 6 - Hhelehhele Junction shopping mall
    > Leave the highway
    WP 7 - Dwaleni Power Station and reservoir
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  • Fire and Water
  • Ethiopia  Ethiopia
  • location_cityAddis Ababa
  • flight_takeoffBole HAAB to Bole HAAB
  • directions64 nm
  • Fly cross country from the capital and inspect the main water reservoirs, while taking a side trip to Mogle Korebta volcano.
  • WP 1 - Legedadi Reservoir (dam)
    WP 2 - Gefersa Reservoir (dam)
    WP 3 - Mogle Korebta (extinct volcano)
    WP 4 - Aba Samuel Reservoir (dam)
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  • Volcano Dwellers
  • Ethiopia  Ethiopia
  • location_cityBishoftu
  • flight_takeoffHarar Meda HAHM to Harar Meda HAHM
  • directions66 nm
  • Explore Koka Lake and the settlement on the rim of Mount Zuqualla Volcano.
  • WP 1 - Mount Zuqualla Volcano
    WP 2 - Koka Lake
    WP 3 - Koka Lake SW
    WP 4 - Koka Lake SE
    WP 5 - Koka Hydroelectric Plant
    WP 6 - Mojo | Follow the road back to Hara Meda airport
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  • Banjul Beach Patrol
  • Gambia  Gambia
  • location_cityBanjul
  • flight_takeoffBanjul GBYD to Banjul GBYD
  • directions36 nm
  • Look out for sharks, swimmers in strife, and sinking ships as you fly a typical beach patrol up the Gambia River to the capital, Banjul.
  • WP 1 - Rainbow Beach, Banjul
    WP 2 - Cape Point Beach, on the Atlantic Ocean
    WP 3 - Suu Beray Culture Point
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  • Roots
  • Gambia  Gambia
  • location_cityBanjul
  • flight_takeoffBanjul GBYD to Banjul GBYD
  • directions68 nm
  • Fly east on the Gambia River.
  • WP 1 - Island
    WP 2 - Batending Kajara
    WP 3 - Mouth of the Lower River
    WP 4 - Kemoto, where three rivers meet
    WP 5 - Kunta Kinteh Island
    WP 6 - Dog Island
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  • Accra Aqua
  • Ghana  Ghana
  • location_cityAccra
  • flight_takeoffKotoka DGAA to Kotoka DGAA
  • directions58 nm
  • Explore the aquatic side of Accra.
  • WP 1 - Port Facility
    WP 2 - Ashaiman Dam, N end
    WP 3 - Weija Reservoir, N end
    WP 4 - Bojo Beach, W of the Densu Selta Protected Area
    WP 5 - River Mouth
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  • Accra West
  • Ghana  Ghana
  • location_cityAccra
  • flight_takeoffKotoka DGAA to Kotoka DGAA
  • directions33 nm
  • Take a closer look at some of the water features on the western side of Accra.
  • WP 1 - Interchange
    WP 2 - Weija Reservoir NE corner
    WP 3 - Weija Reservoir SE corner
    WP 4 - Hill
    WP 5 - Bojo Beach Resort
    WP 6 - Pambros Salt Ponds
    WP 7 - Presidential VIlla
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  • Akosombo Dam
  • Ghana  Ghana
  • location_cityAccra
  • flight_takeoffKotoka DGAA to Kotoka DGAA
  • directions122 nm
  • Take a long cross country flight to the enormous Lake Volta, north af Accre.
  • WP 1 - Ashaiman Reservoir (north end)
    WP 2 - Lake
    WP 3 - Akuse Dam
    WP 4 - Bridge
    WP 5 - Akosombo Dam | Follow the shoreline
    WP 6 - Lake Volta | Follow the shoreline
    WP 7 - Amantana
    WP 8 - Koforidua
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  • Air, Land and Sea
  • Guinea  Guinea
  • location_cityConakry
  • flight_takeoffGbessia GUCY to Gbessia GUCY
  • directions65 nm
  • Fly along the Conakry peninsula with a side trip to a valley in the north.
  • WP 1 - Enter the valley at Coyah
    WP 2 - Left turn
    WP 3 - SW through the valley at Bondekhori. Keep to the right of the 1000m hill. Fly down the cente of Conakry.
    WP 4 - Hill on the island at Soro.
    Turn NE back to Gbessia ap.
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