Europe 2 in MiGMan’s World Tour

  • Prague's North West Energy
  • Czech Republic  Czech Republic
  • location_cityPrague
  • flight_takeoffLKKB Kbely to LKKB Kbely
  • directions137 nm
  • Check out the vast energy extraction and storage and operations on the plains north west of Prague. At WP 1, Nova Ves, note the large POL storage facility on the left just before the town (CTR MERO Nelahozeves), and the large solar panel installation on the right. Beyond the mountain range north-west of WP 3,4,5 lays Germany.
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  • tagEurope Capital Cities 2
  • Aarhus
  • Denmark  Denmark
  • location_cityAarhus
  • flight_takeoffEKAH Aarhus to EKAH Aarhus
  • directions40 nm
  • Fly across Aarhus Bay and visit the second largest city in Denmark. Areas of interest: Hasle Hills (Danish: Hasle Bakker) is a landscape and recreational area of 15.5 hectares (38 acres) in the centre of Aarhus. Marselisborg is a park and recreation area on the southern edge of Aarhus.
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  • tagEurope Capital Cities 2
  • Tallin
  • Estonia  Estonia
  • location_cityTallin
  • flight_takeoffEETN Tallin to EETN Tallin
  • directions31 nm
  • WP 2,3 and 4 are shipping terminals. Vaike-Oismae Tik is a modern suburb in the north-west of Tallin, easily spotted by the ring of high-rises around a circular pool. Vannalinn is a cluster of medieval structures located on a hill in the centre of Tallin.
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  • tagEurope Capital Cities 2
  • Turku's 13th Century Architecture
  • Finland  Finland
  • location_cityTurku
  • flight_takeoffEFTU Turku to EFTU Turku
  • directions44 nm
  • Turku is located on the Turku Archipelago, in the SW of Finland near Sweden and Estonia. Two of the important pieces of architecture are the Turun Tuomiokirkko (church) and Turun Linna (castle), both dating from the 13th century. On this flight we fly past these and then over a few of the hundreds of islands with their intricate framework of bridges.
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  • tagEurope Capital Cities 2
  • Monet, Artistic Revolution at Etretat
  • France  France
  • location_cityEtretat
  • flight_takeoffLFOH Octeville to LFOH Octeville
  • directions32 nm
  • Visit the stunning chalk cliffs where Claude Monet almost drowned, and did not drown, but did however paint some of the most iconic seascapes in the Impressionist repertoire. This flight plan is slightly unusual in that we take two runs past the same stretch of coast (the chalk at Etretat), and in opposite directions.
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  • tagEurope Capital Cities 2
  • Brandenburg Concerto
  • Germany  Germany
  • location_cityBerlin
  • flight_takeoffEDDB Schonefeld to EDDB Schonefeld
  • directions36 nm
  • This short and simple route will require many reflights in order to spot all the historical landmarks. The plan follows a river NW for 11nm and then W along a main road for about 8 nm. The title refers to the physical monument which is the Brandenburg Gate, with a nod to the towering musical edifice which comprise the six Brandenburg Concertos by J.S Bach, German composer (1685-1750) who is arguably the most important composer in western music.
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  • tagEurope Capital Cities 2
  • Dublin North
  • Ireland  Ireland
  • location_cityDublin
  • flight_takeoffEIDW Dublin to EIDW Dublin
  • directions32 nm
  • Follow the River Liffey through the centre of Dublin then follow the gorgeous coastlines on the north side. Dublin Castle is 1.6nm after WP 1 and on the right, near Christ Church Cathedral. It's quite difficult to spot on a fly-by as Dublin centre is densely packed with interesting buildings.
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  • tagEurope Capital Cities 2
  • All Roads Lead To...
  • Italy  Italy
  • location_cityRome
  • flight_takeoffLIRF Fiumicino to LIRF Fiumicino
  • directions28 nm
  • Rome, of course. Seat of the Holy Roman Empire. If you get permission to loiter in the airspace radiating 3 nm SE from St. Peter's Basilica, you may be able to spot the Pantheon, Colosseum, Circus Maximus and many majestic basilica.
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  • tagEurope Capital Cities 2