Asia 1 in MiGMan’s World Tour

  • Thimpu Valley
  • Bhutan  Bhutan
  • location_cityThimphu
  • flight_takeoffVQPR Paro to VQPR Paro
  • directions44 nm
  • Fly out from one of the world's most challenging airports, taking off from 7,323 ft altitude and visit the capital of Bhutan, Thimpu.
    NOTAM. HIGH ALTITUDE. You will need a pressurised cabin and/or O2 supplies once you leave the valley floor. ICING. Engage anti-icing measures before flight.
    Follow the valley from WP1 - WP 6.
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  • tagAsia Capital Cities 1
  • Bride of Kangchenjunga
  • Bhutan  Bhutan
  • location_cityParo
  • flight_takeoffVQPR Paro to VQPR Paro
  • directions61 nm
  • Fly out from one of the world's most challenging airports, taking off from 7,323 ft altitude. Visit Jomolhari or Chomolhari 'The Bride of Kangchenjunga', and gaze down across the border into China.
    NOTAM. HIGH ALTITUDE. You will need a pressurised cabin and/or O2 supplies once you leave the valley floor. ICING. Engage anti-icing measures before flight.
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  • tagAsia Capital Cities 1
  • Delhi, the old and the New
  • India  India
  • location_cityDelhi
  • flight_takeoffVIDP Indira Gandhi to VIDP Indira Gandhi
  • directions37 nm
  • Explore India's capital Delhi, west of the Yamuna River. Old Delhi is to the north and New Delhi lays between Buddha Jayanthi Park in the west and the Yamuna River in the east.
    8nm East of India Ghandi International is the Baha'i Lotus Temple, which features large petal-like sails.
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  • Rings around Fuji
  • Japan  Japan
  • location_cityFuji
  • flight_takeoffRJGO Gotemba to RJGO Gotemba
  • directions79 nm
  • Located about 55nm WSW of Tokyo, Mt. Fuji is the highest mountain in Japan at 3,776 m (12,389.2 ft). It is surrounded on the N and W by a continuous ridge. Follow that to see both the mountainous interior to your right and rural Japan around the base of Fuji on your left. Finally fly to the summit of this still-active volcano!
    NOTAM. Gotemba airport has a short runway at 2202 ft.
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  • Hiroshima Bay and the Itsukushima Shrine
  • Japan  Japan
  • location_cityHiroshima
  • flight_takeoffRJOI Iwakuni to RJOI Iwakuni
  • directions49 nm
  • Fly a complete circuit of Hiroshima Bay, taking in Itsukushima Shrine and Hiroshima Castle. Take off and head for the nearest corner of Itsukushima island. At WP 1 you reach the northern shore, and this sets you up 2.5nm from Itsukushima Shrine, which is best approached at low altitude for the optimal view.
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  • Checking the Temperature
  • Kuril Islands  Kuril Islands
  • location_cityIturup
  • flight_takeoffUHSI Iturup to UHSI Iturup
  • directions67 nm
  • The Kuril Islands form a 600 nm archipelago of 56 islands between Japan and Russia. The lower two islands, Kunashi and Iterup have been in territorial dispute since the 19c. Conduct a routine patrol on Iturup. Check the local facilities and that the local volcanoes are inactive.
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  • tagAsia Capital Cities 1