Africa Visual Vol.4

  • Grand Tour
  • Mozambique  Mozambique
  • location_cityMaputo
  • flight_takeoffMaputo FQMA to Maputo FQMA
  • directions46 nm
  • Take a flight around the outskirts of the expansive capital, Maputo, including the harbour and beautiful Grand Islands.
  • WP 1 - Bridge (Rio Matola river)
    WP 2 - Intersection (crossroads at the Aga Khan Academy)
    WP 3 - Toll Booths
    WP 4 - Harbour (Maputo Water Front)
    WP 5 - Racetrack (Maputo Touring Club)
    WP 6 - Island (Ilha Xefina Grande)
    WP 7 - Island
    WP 8 - Intersection (roundabout)
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  • Mozambique Border Patrol
  • Mozambique  Mozambique
  • location_cityMaputo
  • flight_takeoffMatola FQML to Matola FQML
  • directions37 nm
  • Fly along a section of the mountainous border between Mozambique and Eswatini.
  • WP 1 - Umbuluzi Dam
    WP 2 - Farmhouse
    WP 3 - Turn left into the valley
    WP 4 - Border. | This waypoint is exactly on the border, and the next waypoint (the bridge) is 1.5nm from the border.
    WP 5 - Bridge over the Umbuluzi River
    WP 6 - Road | Follow the east edge of the lake
    WP 7 - Umbuluzi Dam
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  • Nubile Namibia
  • Namibia  Namibia
  • location_cityWindhoek
  • flight_takeoffEros FYWE to Eros FYWE
  • directions34 nm
  • Take flight from Eros as you climb 2500 metres to the peak of Moltkeblick and visit the soothing depths of Gorengab Dam.
  • WP 1 - War Memorial - Heroes' Acre (under repair)
    WP 2 - Highest ground in the area - Moltkeblick 2479m
    WP 3 - Christuskirche (on the traffic island)
    Follow the roads north out of town
    WP 4 - Flyover
    WP 5 - Gorengab Dam
    WP 6 - University of Namibia
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  • Valhalla
  • Namibia  Namibia
  • location_cityWindhoek
  • flight_takeoffEros FYWE to Eros FYWE
  • directions42 nm
  • Enter Valhalla in the rugged terrain to the south-west of Namibia's capital, Windhoek.
  • WP 1 - Pass the War Memorial | Turn SW | Enter the valley at Valhalla
    WP 2 - Lichtenstein North | Turn S
    WP 3 - Lichtenstein South | Turn SE
    WP 4 - Lichtenstein South | Turn NE
    WP 5 - Omeya Golf Estate
    WP 6 - Aris Quarry
    WP 7 - Military Base | Hilltop overlooking Windhoek
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  • Mining our own Business
  • Niger  Niger
  • location_cityNiamey
  • flight_takeoffDiori Hamani DRRN to Diori Hamani DRRN
  • directions23 nm
  • Explore the ancient bazaars of Niamey.
  • WP 1 - Open Mine
    WP 2 - North end of island on the Niger River
    Follow the river North - there are many Government buildings and luxury hotels on the right bank.
    WP 3 - South end of island on the Niger River
    WP 4 - Airy Centre
    WP 5 - Noveau Marche (Circular marketplace)
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  • Brazzavile Local
  • Republic of the Congo  Republic of the Congo
  • location_cityBrazzaville
  • flight_takeoffMaya Maya FCBB to Maya Maya FCBB
  • directions46 nm
  • Get an overview of Brazzavile, nestled between the mighty Congo River and the vast African savannah.
  • WP 1 - Radio Brazaville
    WP 2 - Universite Denis Sassou Nguesso (just before a large hill on the river bank)
    WP 3 - Tours jumelles de de Mpila (Twin 30 storey towers) constructed in partnership with China
    WP 4 - Nabemba Tower (Elf Tower)
    WP 5 - River Mouth
    WP 6 - Island at the border with Congo
    WP 7 - Hilltop on the P20 road
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  • Kigali local
  • Rwanda  Rwanda
  • location_cityKigali
  • flight_takeoffKigali HRYR to Kigali HRYR
  • directions28 nm
  • Take a short hop around the capital, Kigali.
  • WP 1 - Muremure - hilltop suburb overlooking Kigale from 5 nm North of the airport
    WP 2 - Kigali City Tower
    WP 3 - Nyabarongo River (Western border of Kigali City)
    WP 4 - Kankuba
    Turn left up the valley back into Kigali
    WP 5 - Kimihurura Park (Govt. buildings and the Kigali Convention Centre)
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  • Lake Mugesara
  • Rwanda  Rwanda
  • location_cityKigali
  • flight_takeoffKigali HRYR to Kigali HRYR
  • directions45 nm
  • Take off from Kigali and fly over Lake Mugesara to the south.
  • WP 1 - Nyirabidibili River mouth
    WP 2 - SW along Lake Mugesara
    WP 3 - SE along Lake Mugesara
    WP 4 - Lake Kidogo
    WP 5 - Kigali
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  • Wild Wild West
  • Senegal  Senegal
  • location_cityDakar
  • flight_takeoffLeopold Sedar Senghor GOOY to Leopold Sedar Senghor GOOY
  • directions60 nm
  • Visit the western-most point on the African continent at Club Med.
  • WP 1 - Beach of Love | IFAN Historical Museum
    WP 2 - Dakar Plateau
    WP 3 - The westernmost point on the African continent | Club Med | US Embassy
    WP 4 - Nature Reserve (Reserve Naturelle Urbaine de la Grande)
    WP 5 - Lake Retba
    WP 6 - Lake
    WP 7 - Rufisque Beach (west end)
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  • She Sells Seychelles by the Seashore
  • Seychelles  Seychelles
  • location_cityVictoria
  • flight_takeoffFregate FSSF to Fregate FSSF
  • directions82 nm
  • Victoria airport is under repair as of August 2021, so our nearest runway is at Fregate, about 28 nm to the east. N.B. Fregate is a grass strip and only 1,628 ft long. Take a light plane, or better yet, an amphibian as you'll surely want to land at Victoria harbour or one of the many beaches.
  • WP 1 - Eden Island
    Wp 2 - Point La Rue (Site of Seychelles International Airport, closed for repairs)
    WP 3 - Through the pass to Anse Boileau
    WP 4 - Anse Du Riz
    WP 5 - Nouvelle Vallee
    WP 6 - Eden Island
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  • Mogadishu Local
  • Somalia  Somalia
  • location_cityMogadishu
  • flight_takeoffMogadishu HCMM to Mogadishu HCMM
  • directions21 nm
  • Clear skies and long beaches make Mogadishu a great location for a helicopter flight!
  • WP 1 - Somali National University
    WP 2 - Daynville International Airport
    WP 3 - Mogadishu Stadium
    WP 4 - Headland at Keysaney Hospital
    WP 5 - Harbour wall
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  • The Cape
  • South Africa  South Africa
  • location_cityCape Town
  • flight_takeoffCape Town FACT to Cape Town FACT
  • directions64 nm
  • Fly in comfort along one of the most infamous stretches of coastline in the annals of shipping.
  • WP 1 - Golf Course / Cape Town Stadium / Green Point Lighthouse
    WP 2 - Hout Bay Harbour
    WP 3 - The Cape of Good Hope
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  • Dam Busters
  • South Africa  South Africa
  • location_cityCape Town
  • flight_takeoffCape Town FACT to Cape Town FACT
  • directions69 nm
  • Tour 6 dams to the east of Capetown. See how many dams you can spot?
  • WP 1 - Idasvallei Dam
    WP 2 - Boschendal Wint Estate Dam
    WP 3 - Berg River Dam
    WP 4 - Climb over the ridge
    WP 5 - Graymead Road Bridge
    WP 6 - Eikenhof Dam
    WP 7 - Upper Steenbras Dam
    WP 8 - Bridge / coast | Turn right across False Bay
    WP 9 - Beach / dam
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  • Dodoma Local
  • Tanzania  Tanzania
  • location_cityDodoma
  • flight_takeoffDodoma HTDO to Dodoma HTDO
  • directions32 nm
  • Fly from the elevated residence of the Prime Minister to the institutes of higher learning at Dodoma.
  • WP 1 - Simba Hill (Residence of the Prime Minister)
    WP 2 - Dodoma City Bus Terminal
    WP 3 - CHAS Cafeteria
    Pass - University of Tanzania
    WP 4 - (Rocky hill in the centre of town)
    WP 5 - Sunshine Industrial Ltd
    WP 6 - (Unnamed compound)
    Follow the main road south back to the airport
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  • A Night in Tunisia
  • Tunisia  Tunisia
  • location_cityTunis
  • flight_takeoffCarthage DTTA to Carthage DTTA
  • directions60 nm
  • Skirt the coast at Tunis.
  • WP 1 - Promontory at Taklisah
    WP 2 - Erriadh Ammunition Storage Facility
    Fly along the highway and across the SW corner of Lake Tunis to:
    WP 3 - Compound at the most elevated point in the area.
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  • Kafue Canyon Cruise
  • Zambia  Zambia
  • location_cityLusaka
  • flight_takeoffLusaka FLKK to Lusaka FLKK
  • directions79 nm
  • Take a leisurely canyon cruise to the south of Lusaka.
  • WP 1 - Cairo Road / Independence Avenue intersection | ALT 5,000 ft
    WP 2 - Rail Bridge at Kafue (Maybe under flood water) | HDG - Left and follow river | ALT - Let down to 3,500 feet | SPD - Slow to a safe manoeuver speed suitable for small radius turns
    WP 3 - Kafue Bridge
    WP 4 - Enter Kafue Gorge
    WP 5 - Kafue Gorge Dam | HDG N | ALT 5,000 | SPD Cruise
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