Africa

  • Algiers Heights
  • Algeria  Algeria
  • location_cityAlgiers
  • flight_takeoffHouari Boumediene DAAG to Houari Boumediene DAAG
  • directions31 nm
  • Take a joyflight around the coastal heights of Algiers.
  • WP 1 - NW harbour in the Bay of Algiers
    WP 2 - 3rd lake in Deli Ibrahim Park
    WP 3 - Playing field at Bousmaha. | The 3 tall buildings 1/2 nm to the left are visible from several miles away.
    WP 4 - Hilltop overlooking the NW harbour in the Bay of Algiers
    WP 5 - NW harbour in the Bay of Algiers
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  • Bay Watch
  • Algeria  Algeria
  • location_cityAlgiers
  • flight_takeoffHouari Boumediene DAAG to Houari Boumediene DAAG
  • directions60 nm
  • Follow the shoreline east to west including the Bay of Algiers.
  • WP 1 - Intersection just before Bourmedes
    WP 2 - Naval College
    WP 3 - Bridges at the mouth of El-Harrach River
    WP 4 - Marina at Rais Hamidou
    WP 5 - Harbour at El Djamila
    WP 6 - Wind Turbines at Lac Parc des Grands Vents
    WP 7 - Follow Premier Rocade Sud (6 lane highway) to the airport
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  • Algiers, SW hinterlands
  • Algeria  Algeria
  • location_cityAlgiers
  • flight_takeoffHouari Boumediene DAAG to Houari Boumediene DAAG
  • directions55 nm
  • Visit the hinterlands south west of Algiers. Bougara and Chebel are reatively small towns surrounded by rural landscape, and so are good navigation fixes from the air. The other waypoints are the more usual choice of airports and bridges.
  • WP 1 - Bougara
    WP 2 - Chebel
    WP 3 - Boufarik Airport
    WP 4 - Blida Airport
    WP 5 - Bridge on the Chiffa River
    Pass EAST over Blida, Bouinan and Selama to El Arba
    WP 6 - Bridge at El Arba
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  • Ferry flight Algiers to Blida
  • Algeria  Algeria
  • location_cityAlgiers
  • flight_takeoffHouari Boumediene DAAG to Boufarik DAAK
  • directions20 nm
  • Relocate from Houari Boumediene ap to Boufarik ap.
  • WP 1 - Intersection | Follow the highway
    WP 2 - Intersection | Follow the highway | This is a good time to tune to Boufarik traffic and announce your landing intentions. If the wind is favourable select RWY 22
    WP 3 - Intersection | Turn slightly left to this WP and you will be lined up pretty well for RWY 22
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  • Bouroumi Dam
  • Algeria  Algeria
  • location_cityAlgiers
  • flight_takeoffBoufarik DAAK to Boufarik DAAK
  • directions44 nm
  • Visit Bouroumi Dam and explore the valleys south of Blida.
  • WP 1 - Enter the valley at Koubania
    WP 2 - Veer right at Nhaoua
    WP 3 - Bouroumi Dam
    WP 4 - Valley at the S end of Bouroumi Dam
    WP 5 - Follow the valley
    WP 6 - Turn left (north) at the highway
    WP 7 - Follow the valley
    WP 8 - Exit the valley
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  • Palm Beach
  • Algeria  Algeria
  • location_cityAlgiers
  • flight_takeoffBoufarik DAAK to Boufarik DAAK
  • directions35 nm
  • Tour the Mediterranean beaches on the north west of Algiers.
  • WP 1 - Bridge at Mafrazan
    WP 2 - Fly along Palm Beach to Plage Moretti
    WP 3 - Fly along the beaches to the harbour on the headland at El Djamila
    WP 4 - Cheraga Airport
    WP 5 - Dely Brahim Dam
    WP 6 - Duuera Dam
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  • Luanda North Coast
  • Angola  Angola
  • location_cityLuanda
  • flight_takeoff4th of February FNLU to 4th of February FNLU
  • directions42 nm
  • Fly along the beaches and coast to the north of Luanda.
  • WP 1 - Bridge on the Bengo River | Follow the road
    WP 2 - Town of Parguila
    WP 3 - Farmstead
    WP 4,5,6,7 - ALT 200 ft, Follow the coast south | WP 4 - Mouth of the Bengo River
    WP 5 - Intersection at Cacuaco
    WP 6- Headland
    WP 7 - Harbour | Next to the Memorial Agostino Neto
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  • Luanda South Coast
  • Angola  Angola
  • location_cityLuanda
  • flight_takeoff4th of February FNLU to 4th of February FNLU
  • directions44 nm
  • Enjoy the stunning Atlantic coastline on the southern side of Luanda.
  • WP 1 - Mussulo Island, NW corner. | Fly south along the island
    WP 2 - Buraco
    WP 3 - Intersection of Mussulo Road annd National Highway 100
    WP 4 - Follow the coast N to Maritime Terminal Capossoca
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  • Cotonou to Port-Novo
  • Benin  Benin
  • location_cityPorto-Novo
  • flight_takeoffCadjehoun DBBB to Cadjehoun DBBB
  • directions45 nm
  • Cadjehoun airport is 15 nm SW of the capital, Porto-Novo
  • WP 1 - Intersection at Avrankou, at the edge of the forest N of Porto-Novo
    WP 2 - Bridge on the Yewa River
    WP 3 - Intersection at Agongo
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  • West of Cotonou
  • Benin  Benin
  • location_cityCotonou
  • flight_takeoffCadjehoun DBBB to Cadjehoun DBBB
  • directions64 nm
  • Fly over Ouidah up to Lake Aheme and return along 17 miles of beachfront.
  • WP 1 - Ouidah
    WP 2 - Akodeha, on the west of Lake Aheme
    WP 3 - Two bridges across Lake Aheme
    WP 4 - Bridge
    WP 5 - Turn E and fly along the beach front back to Cotonou
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  • Gaborone East
  • Botswana  Botswana
  • location_cityGaborone
  • flight_takeoffSir Seretse Khama FBSK to Sir Seretse Khama FBSK
  • directions33 nm
  • Waypoints 1-5 are intersections on Francistown road which runs NE to SW through Gaborone. You can easily fly the first 5 waypoints by just following the road.
  • WP 1 - Solar power plant | Follow the road
    WP 2 - Airport Junction Shopping Mall
    WP 3 - Molapo Crossing Shopping Mall
    WP 4 - Game City Shopping Mall
    WP 5 - Gaborone Dam at the South Africa/Botswana border
    WP 6 - Lake just past Gaborone Dam | Follow the Ngotwane river
    WP 7 - Lake / Phakalane Golf Estate
    WP 8 - Solar power plant (same as WP1)
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  • tagAfrica
  • Gaborone West
  • Botswana  Botswana
  • location_cityGaborone
  • flight_takeoffSir Seretse Khama FBSK to Sir Seretse Khama FBSK
  • directions33 nm
  • Explore the north western area of Gaborone and fly via Kopong to Bokaa Dam.
  • WP 1 - Molapo Crossing Shopping Mall | Follow Molepolole Road
    WP 2 - Bridge on the Metsemotlhaba River
    WP 3 - Intersection at Kopong
    WP 4 - Bokaa Dam
    WP 5 - Intersection | Follow the road
    WP 6 - Intersection | Solar power plant
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  • Hidden Valley
  • Botswana  Botswana
  • location_cityGaborone
  • flight_takeoffSir Seretse Khama FBSK to Sir Seretse Khama FBSK
  • directions51 nm
  • Navigate the entrance to this delightful area west of the capital.
  • WP 1 - Manyana. Keep the high terrain on your left.
    WP 2 - Valley entrance
    WP 3 - Border of Botswana and South Africa on the Notwagane river
    WP 4 - Fly along the reservoir to Gaborone Dam
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  • Ougadougou Local
  • Burkina Faso  Burkina Faso
  • location_cityOuagadougou
  • flight_takeoffOuagadougou DFFD to Ouagadougou DFFD
  • directions25 nm
  • Charming water features and monumental landscaping make Oudagadougou a visual feast!
  • WP 1 - Sopatel Hotel > Lake 1, Lake 2
    WP 2 - North Exchange (clover leaf intersection)
    WP 3 - Boulmiogou Garden
    WP4 - Marche de Silmissin (Shopping Mall)
    WP 5 - Boulbi Dam
    WP 6 - Kosyam Palace | Monument of National Heroes
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  • Bujumbura local
  • Burundi  Burundi
  • location_cityBujumbura
  • flight_takeoffBujumbura HBBA to Bujumbura HBBA
  • directions34 nm
  • Explore the varied terrain at Bujumbura on Lake Tanganyika.
  • WP 1 - Technical College (Ecole Technique Secondaire de Kamenge)
    WP 2 - Unity Monument
    WP 3 - Along the hilly western suburbs of Bujumbura to a bridge at the Mugere River
    WP 4 - Follow the shoreline to Saint Tropez Beach
    WP 5 - Follow the shoreline to Rusizi Delta Nature Reserve
    WP 6 - Border of Burundi and Democratic Republic of the Congo
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  • Cross country
  • Burundi  Burundi
  • location_cityBujumbura
  • flight_takeoffBujumbura HBBA to Bujumbura HBBA
  • directions79 nm
  • Gitega airport HBBE in Gitega, Burundi is closed. Rather inconvenient.
    But, on the bright side this gives us a reason to go cross country and enjoy the spectacular terrain.
    Take off then, from Bujumbura International Airport HBBA.
    Fly ~ 40 nm E to Gitega and enjoy the stunning mountain scenery.
    You will need to climb to 8,000 ft to clear the terrain.
  • WP 1 - Gitega airport. Closed. Grass strip. May be accessible to a light aircraft.
    WP 2 - Assemblies of God.

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  • City of Seven Hills
  • Cameroon  Cameroon
  • location_cityYaounde
  • flight_takeoffNsimalen FKYS to Nsimalen FKYS
  • directions30 nm
  • If you talk to the tower at Yaounde Ville Airport they may let you do a 'touch and go', or perhaps you can land and have some afternoon tea as you watch the trafiic!
  • WP 1 - Yaounde Ville Airport
    WP 2 - Presidential Palace
    WP 3 - Barrage de la Mefou (dam).
    NOTE: Beware the many hills on the west of Yaounde. The dam appears suddenly after you cross a steep ridge.
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  • NW Hills District
  • Cameroon  Cameroon
  • location_cityYaounde
  • flight_takeoffYaounde/Ville FKKY to Yaounde/Ville FKKY
  • directions35 nm
  • Fly amongst the spectacular hills to the NW of Cameroon's capital, Yaounde.
  • WP 1 - Lake Razel Dam
    WP 2 - Enter the high valley
    WP 3 - Exit the high valley and turn left
    WP 4 - Turn left before reaching the hill
    WP 5, 6, 7 - Turn left | Keep the mountains on your left
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  • Secret City
  • Cape Verde  Cape Verde
  • location_cityPraia
  • flight_takeoffMandela GVNP to Mandela GVNP
  • directions47 nm
  • Fly to an inaccesible plateau in the centre of the island and return to the coast via a 'smuggler's run'!
  • WP 1 - Up the coast to: (WP 1) Sao Miguel
    WP 2 - Turn left and fly up the valleys to (WP 2) Santa Catarina. City on a plateau.
    WP 3 - Through the gap keeping (WP 3) Pico d'Antonia on the right.
    WP 4 - Down any of the deep ravines to (WP 4) Porto Mosquito.
    Left and along the coast back to Mandela International.
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  • Monte Graciosa
  • Cape Verde  Cape Verde
  • location_cityPraia
  • flight_takeoffMandela GVNP to Mandela GVNP
  • directions63 nm
  • Follow the roads from the capital Praia in the south, through the mountainous centre and to Monte Graciosa in the north west. Fly back down the west coast of the island.
  • WP 1 - Sao Domingas
    WP 2 - Carreira
    WP 3 - Exit the plateau after the hairpin bends
    WP 4 - Follow the main road N to Monte Graciosa (645m)
    WP 5 - Follow the coast S to Porto Rincao
    WP 6 - Follow the coast SE to Sao Roque
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  • Fogo Volcano
  • Cape Verde  Cape Verde
  • location_citySao Filipe
  • flight_takeoffSao Filipe GVSF to Sao Filipe GVSF
  • directions34 nm
  • Fly through the enormous volcanic crater on the island of Sao Filipe.
  • WP 1 - Intersection / township
    WP 2
    WP 3 - Three enormous chasms
    WP 4 - NE corner of the crater
    WP 5 - W corner of the crater | Option: Climb to the peak of the volcano
    WP 6 - S corner of the crater
    WP 7 - Intersection / township
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  • Bimbo Patrol
  • Central African Republic  Central African Republic
  • location_cityBangui
  • flight_takeoffM’Poko FEFF to M’Poko FEFF
  • directions43 nm
  • Fly a typical border inspection along the Congo River.
  • WP 1 - Bridge at Zeregongo
    WP 2 - SE across verdant hills to the Ubangi River.
    Turn West and fly along the North bank as the border with the Congo is in the river centre.
    WP 3 - Bimbo Bridge.
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  • 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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  • Volcano Island
  • Comoros  Comoros
  • location_cityMoroni
  • flight_takeoffPrince Said Ibrahim FMCH to Prince Said Ibrahim FMCH
  • directions36 nm
  • Whilst the volcano at Mount Karthala is certainly not the only charm at Comoros, it certainly dominates the skyline and so must be our first port of call.
  • WP 1 - Presidential Palace
    WP 2 - Moroni Harbour
    WP 3 - Volcanic crater
    WP 4 - Mount Karthala (extinct volcano)
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  • tagAfrica
  • 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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  • Volcanic delight!
  • Equatorial Guinea  Equatorial Guinea
  • location_cityMalobo
  • flight_takeoffMalabo FGSL to Malabo FGSL
  • directions70 nm
  • Climb to 7,000ft and circle the volcanic crater.
  • WP 1 - Fly counterclockwise around the rim of the Pico Gran Caldera (volcano).
    WP 2 - Baney
    Turn left and fly along the shoreline back to the airport.
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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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  • tagAfrica
  • 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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  • Ferry flight Bole to Harar Meda airport.
  • Ethiopia  Ethiopia
  • location_cityAddis Ababa
  • flight_takeoffBole HAAB to Harar Meda HAHM
  • directions25 nm
  • Relocate to the military airbase SE of Addis Ababa and check out the resorts on the four lakes, including Lake Bishoftu.
  • WP 1 - Follow the Addis-Adama Expressway
    WP 2 - Adulala Resort
    WP 3 - Hora Lake
    WP 4 - Chelekleka Lake
    WP 5 - Bishoftu Lake
    WP 6 - Land at Hara Meda (HAHM)
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  • tagAfrica
  • 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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  • tagAfrica
  • 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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  • tagAfrica
  • 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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  • tagAfrica
  • 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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  • tagAfrica
  • 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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  • tagAfrica
  • Conakry Islands
  • Guinea  Guinea
  • location_cityConakry
  • flight_takeoffGbessia GUCY to Gbessia GUCY
  • directions36 nm
  • Explore the islands located off the peninsula at Conakry.
  • WP 1 - Harbour
    WP 2,3 - Kassa

    WP 4 - Blanche
    WP 5 - Room
    WP 6,7 - Tamara
    WP 8 - Harbour
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  • tagAfrica
  • 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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  • tagAfrica
  • Out of Africa
  • Kenya  Kenya
  • location_cityNairobi
  • flight_takeoffJomo Kenyatta HKJK to Jomo Kenyatta HKJK
  • directions42 nm
  • Karen Country Club is not the easiest to see at the moment due to the thick foliage. But it is there! It's almost on a direct line to the next waypoint so don't worry if you miss it.
    I left it in because the literary reference was too good to miss. Also, there are more golf clubs in Nairobi than in all of Scotland.
    Perhaps.
  • WP 1 - Karen Country Club (after Karen Blixen, Danish author of "Out of Africa")
    WP 2 - KenGen Ngong Wind Power Station
    WP 3 - Safi Farms
    WP 4 - Moi Air Base (Formerly known as RAF Eastleigh)
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  • tagAfrica
  • Nairobi Ringroad
  • Kenya  Kenya
  • location_cityNairobi
  • flight_takeoffJomo Kenyatta HKJK to Jomo Kenyatta HKJK
  • directions66 nm
  • Follow the main roads around Nairobi.
  • WP 1 - HDG 270 | Pick up the Southern Bypass at the start of RWY 32 at Wilson airport | Follow the road
    WP 2 - Intersection (in the forest)
    WP 3 - Off ramps | climb to 8,500 ft
    WP 4 - Turn right | Uplands
    WP 5 - Githunguri | 7,500 ft
    WP 6 - Ruira | Turn right
    WP 7 - Turn left | Muthaia Golf Course on the right, Moi Air Base on the left
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  • tagAfrica
  • Mount Kukal Slalom
  • Kenya  Kenya
  • location_cityLoyangalani
  • flight_takeoffLoyangalani HKLY to Loyangalani HKLY
  • directions43 nm
  • Fly a thrillseeer route over Mount Kulal Biosphere Reserve.
  • WP 1 - Up the ravine
    WP 2 - Crest
    WP 3 - Down the ravine to the three hills
    WP 4 - Up the ravine
    WP 5 - Valley on the crest
    WP 6 - Valley on the crest
    WP 7 - Down the ravine
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  • tagAfrica
  • Loyangalani Scenic
  • Kenya  Kenya
  • location_cityLoyangalani
  • flight_takeoffLoyangalani HKLY to Loyangalani HKLY
  • directions63 nm
  • Take a sedate flight over Lake Turkana and Mount Kulal and Biosphere Reserve, marvelling at the hundreds of wind turbines!
  • WP 1 - Turkana South Island
    WP 2 - Turkana South Island
    WP 3 - Follow the road
    WP 4 - Wind Turbines (hundreds of them!)
    WP 5 - Gatab
    WP 6 - Mount Kulal north
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  • tagAfrica
  • Plateau Patrol
  • Lesotho  Lesotho
  • location_cityMaseru
  • flight_takeoffMoshoeshoe I FXMM to Moshoeshoe I FXMM
  • directions42 nm
  • Fly past Parliament on a plateau then around the tall ridges to the east of the airport.
  • WP 1 - Queen Mamohato Memorial Hospital
    WP 2 - Bridge
    Note: The Mohokare River is the border with South Africa.
    Past: Lake Maqalika and (Maseru East) airport
    WP 3 - Lesotho Parliament (on a plateau)
    Past: Formosa Textiles Company
    WP 4 - Through the gap in the range at Ha Hlalele
    WP 5 - Turn left at Mesikong plateau
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  • tagAfrica
  • South of Maseru
  • Lesotho  Lesotho
  • location_cityMaseru
  • flight_takeoffMoshoeshoe I FXMM to Moshoeshoe I FXMM
  • directions58 nm
  • Explore the spectacular terrain south of Maseru.
  • WP 1 - Enter valley
    WP 2 - Enter valley
    WP 3 - Peak
    WP 4 - Village | Follow the river
    WP 5 - Motanyane | Follow the river
    WP 6 - River junction - Turn right
    WP 7 - Gates of Paradise Pass | Turn right to HDG 360
    WP 8 - Edge of the plateau
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  • tagAfrica
  • A Tale of Two Bridges
  • Liberia  Liberia
  • location_cityMonrovia
  • flight_takeoffRoberts GLRB to Roberts GLRB
  • directions65 nm
  • Explore some of the many water features around the capital, Monrovia.
  • WP 1 - Karndeah Village (look for the circular road 1 mile in diameter)
    WP 2 - Bridge on St. Paul River
    WP 3 - Two bridges on the Mesurado River
    Pass by: UN Military Camp and Military Training Area
    WP 4 - Mouth of the Junk River
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  • tagAfrica
  • Low Altitude Road Trip
  • Liberia  Liberia
  • location_cityMonrovia
  • flight_takeoffSpriggs Payne GLMR to Spriggs Payne GLMR
  • directions35 nm
  • Fly at 500 ft and enjoy the myriad details around Monrovia, capital of Liberia.
  • WP 1 - Omega Market
    WP 2 - N along the Monrovia-Kakata Highway
    WP 3 - University of Liberia Fendell Campus
    WP 4 - Bensonville
    WP 5 - White Plains | Follow St Paul River south
    WP 6 - St Paul Bridge
    WP 7 - Bridge (Mesurado River)
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  • tagAfrica
  • Antananarivo local
  • Madagascar  Madagascar
  • location_cityAntananarivo
  • flight_takeoffIvato FMMI to Ivato FMMI
  • directions24 nm
  • Explore the wonderfully varied landscape of Madagascar's capital.
  • WP 1 - Bridge over Lake Anaranotapahana
    WP 2 - Pump Station and bridge
    WP 3 - Orange Madagascar building
    WP 4 - Lake Anosy
    WP 5 - 4 bridges
    WP 6 - Lake Mandroseza
    WP 7 - Lake Masay
    WP 8 - Orange Madagascar building
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  • tagAfrica
  • Presidential Tour
  • Madagascar  Madagascar
  • location_cityAntananarivo
  • flight_takeoffIvato FMMI to Ivato FMMI
  • directions49 nm
  • Ivato airport is located between three beautiful lakes which are well worth exploring.
  • WP 1 - Lake Mandroseza
    WP 2 - Presidential Palace
    WP 3 - Lake Vontovorona and Jamaly Park stadium (under construction)
    WP 4 - Valley: Turn right at Mahitsy into the valley and follow the river for 8 nm
    WP 5 - Exit the valley, turn S to the airport
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  • tagAfrica
  • Antsiranana Bay
  • Madagascar  Madagascar
  • location_cityAntsiranana
  • flight_takeoffAndrakaka Navy FMNK to Andrakaka Navy FMNK
  • directions44 nm
  • Explore the north coast of Madagascar at Antasiranana Bay.
  • WP 1 - Fly through the gap in the ridge to the mouth of the river
    WP 2 - S to the end of the ridge (300m)
    WP 3 - Andronotsara farm | Pass over Antasiranana
    WP 4 - Longo Island | Andovobazaha Bay
    WP 5 - Kabija Island | Follow the coast north
    WP 6 - Island chain
    WP 7 - Antaly Be Island
    WP 8 - Cape Vatomainty
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  • tagAfrica
  • Tolagnaro, Over the Hills and Far Away
  • Madagascar  Madagascar
  • location_cityTolagnaro
  • flight_takeoffTolagnaro FMSD to Tolagnaro FMSD
  • directions37 nm
  • Seaside town on the Indian Ocean at the SE tip of Madagascar.
  • WP 1 - Lake Amparihy | Fly along the beach
    WP 2 - Lake
    WP 3 - Along the beach | Between the hills to the coast
    WP 4 - Along the coast | Between the hills to the coast
    WP 5 - Towards the tallest peak
    WP 6 - Left into the valley | Between the hills
    WP 7 - Between the hills | Turn left to the coast
    WP 8 - Turn left at the three hills
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  • tagAfrica
  • Lilongwe Local
  • Malawi  Malawi
  • location_cityLilongwe
  • flight_takeoffLilongwe FWLE to Lilongwe FWLE
  • directions20 nm
  • Explore Lilongwe, capital of Malawi.
  • WP 1 - Lilongwe Golf Course
    WP 2 - Ngwenya Hill
    WP 3 - President Complex
    WP 4 - President Walmont Hotel (Presidential Villas)
    WP 5 - Capital Hill (Malawi Parliament, Bingu International Conference Centre)
    WP 6 - Bingu National Stadium
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  • tagAfrica
  • Tale of Two Hills
  • Malawi  Malawi
  • location_cityLilongwe
  • flight_takeoffKamuzu FWKI to Kamuzu FWKI
  • directions59 nm
  • South of the capital Lilongwe, the plain is dominated by two magnificent hills.
  • WP 1 - Old Lilongwe Airport (ICAO FWLE, still active)
    WP 2 - Kamuzu Dam
    WP 3 - Bunda Hill 4,623 ft (1410m)
    WP 4 - Ngala Hill 5,118 ft (1560m)
    WP 5 - Ngwenya Hill (small lake in centre)
    WP 6 - Bingu International Conference Centre (adjacent to Malawi Parliament)
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  • tagAfrica
  • Bamako Local
  • Mali  Mali
  • location_cityBamako
  • flight_takeoffSenou GABS to Senou GABS
  • directions42 nm
  • Explore Bamako, the capital of Mali.
  • WP 1 - Universie de Kabala Bamako
    WP 2 - Sebenikoro Hospital
    WP 3 - Bamako City Administration (on the edge of the plateau)
    WP 4 - Large storage sheds on the south bank
    WP 5 - Bridge
    WP 6 - Cite Administrative (just past the bridge)
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  • tagAfrica
  • Bridging the Niger
  • Mali  Mali
  • location_cityBamako
  • flight_takeoffSenou GABS to Senou GABS
  • directions45 nm
  • Get an overview of the capital Bamako as you fly along the river to the south and skirt the edge of the plateau to the north.
  • WP 1 - China-Mali Friendship bridge (Pont de l'amitie sino-malienne)
    Follow the river:
    WP 2 - Private compound (?) at Kati
    WP 3 - Sluice pond at Ttyfenala
    Along the plateau edge:
    WP 4 - Conservatory Arts, Crafts and Multimedia
    WP 5 - Roi Fahd bridge
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  • tagAfrica
  • Hope Springs Eternal
  • Mauritania  Mauritania
  • location_cityNouakchott
  • flight_takeoffNouakchott GQNN to Nouakchott GQNN
  • directions34 nm
  • Revel in the contrasts between the earth colours of Nouakchott and the cool hues of the Atlantic Ocean.
  • WP 1 - University of Nouakchott
    WP 2 - Cement Factory and wharf
    WP 3 - Nouakchott Port
    WP 4 - Hope Road - crossroads at the eastermost corner of Nouakchott
    Follow Hope Road back to:
    WP 5 - Presidential Palace
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  • tagAfrica
  • Cross country to Port Louis
  • Mauritius  Mauritius
  • location_cityPort Louis
  • flight_takeoffMauritius FIMP to Mauritius FIMP
  • directions46 nm
  • Fly coast to coast over lush countryside as you visit the capital, Port Louis.
  • WP 1 - Midlands Dam (elevation 1500 ft)
    WP 2 - Cross the Moka Mountain Range (elevation 1500 ft)
    WP 3 - Le Goulet Beach / Tombeau River
    WP 4 - Fort Victoria
    Fly along Grand River North West
    WP 5 - Absa Mall
    WP 6 - Midlands Dam
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  • tagAfrica
  • Mauritius South Coast
  • Mauritius  Mauritius
  • location_cityLe Morne
  • flight_takeoffMauritius FIMP to Mauritius FIMP
  • directions50 nm
  • Fly along the stunning southern coast of Mauritius to Le Morne and the Black River.
  • WP 1 - Brocus (Rock pools and lake)
    WP 2 - Follow the coast to Souillac
    WP 3 - Heritage Golf Course
    WP 4 - SW tip of Mauritius ar Le Morne
    WP 5 - Mouth of the Black River
    WP 5 - Mare aux Vacoas (Lake)
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  • tagAfrica
  • Relaxing at Rabat
  • Morocco  Morocco
  • location_cityRabat
  • flight_takeoffSale GMME to Sale GMME
  • directions28 nm
  • Take a trip over the Rabat zoo, and discreetly keep an eye out for any animal escapees in the city parks.
  • WP 1 - Kasbah of the Udayahs (ancient fort and palace)
    WP 2 - Royal Nautiwue Club Sid El Abed
    WP 3 - National Zoo
    WP 4 - Hippodrome Souissi
    WP 5 - Royal Palace of Rabat
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  • tagAfrica
  • 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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  • tagAfrica
  • 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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  • tagAfrica
  • 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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  • tagAfrica
  • 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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  • tagAfrica
  • 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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  • tagAfrica
  • 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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  • tagAfrica
  • 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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  • tagAfrica
  • 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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  • tagAfrica
  • The Little House on the Equator.
  • Sao Tome  Sao Tome
  • location_citySao Tome
  • flight_takeoffSao Tome FPST to Sao Tome FPST
  • directions62 nm
  • We go looking for the little house on the equator, after the Hollywood TV series of the same name.
  • 1 - Lighthouse near Lagoa Azul
    2 - Santa Catarina
    3 - Marco de Equador (Mark of the Equator)
    4 - Beach at Ribeira a Afonso
    4 - Beach at Ribeira a Afonso
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  • tagAfrica
  • 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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  • tagAfrica
  • 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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  • tagAfrica
  • Free Flight in Freetown
  • Sierra Leone  Sierra Leone
  • location_cityFreetown
  • flight_takeoffLungi GFLL to Lungi GFLL
  • directions69 nm
  • Fly across Tagrin Bay and explore the coastal aspects of Freetown.
  • WP 1 - Bimtumani International Conference Centre
    WP 2 - Kent Beach
    WP 3 - Mouth of the Ribi River
    WP 4 - Queen Elizabeth II Quay
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  • tagAfrica
  • 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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  • tagAfrica
  • Mother Earth
  • Somaliland  Somaliland
  • location_cityHargeisa
  • flight_takeoffHargeisa HCMH to Hargeisa HCMH
  • directions47 nm
  • Fly to the twin hills at Naasa Hablood, famous for bearing a certain resemblance to twin parts of the female anatomy.
  • WP 1 - Main road intersection at Har Cadaad
    WP 2 - Royal Palace
    WP 3 - Naasa Hablood
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  • tagAfrica
  • 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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  • tagAfrica
  • 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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  • tagAfrica
  • Tale of Three Hills
  • South Sudan  South Sudan
  • location_cityJuba
  • flight_takeoffJuba HSSJ to Juba HSSJ
  • directions53 nm
  • Get up close and personal with the three highest landmasses around Juba.
  • WP 1 - North 14 miles to 1000m hill top
    WP 2 - SW 17 miles to two 990m hills
    WP 3 - SE 14 miles to 630m hill
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  • tagAfrica
  • Where the Nile divides
  • Sudan  Sudan
  • location_cityKhartoum
  • flight_takeoffKhartoum HSSS to Khartoum HSSS
  • directions79 nm
  • Explore the fertile plains around the Nile. NB: New Khartoum airport is listed as the official airport, but apparently it is not yet built.
  • WP 1 - Giad Industrial City
    WP 2 - Jebel Aulia Dam
    WP 3 - Al-Halfai Bridge
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  • tagAfrica
  • 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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  • tagAfrica
  • 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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  • tagAfrica
  • 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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  • tagAfrica
  • A day at the races
  • Zimbabwe  Zimbabwe
  • location_cityHarare
  • flight_takeoffHarare FVHA to Harare FVHA
  • directions49 nm
  • Fly to the races, over a local airport and to a great lunch destination at Lake Chivero.
  • WP 1 - Borrowdale Race Course
    WP 2 - Charles Prince Airport
    WP 3 - Spillway Pub and Restaurant
    WP 4 - Lake Chivero
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  • tagAfrica
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