Europe

  • Babushara local
  • Abkhazia  Abkhazia
  • location_cityBabushara
  • flight_takeoffBabushara UGSS to Babushara UGSS
  • directions41 nm
  • Enjoy exploring the dramatic valleys around the airport town of Babushara.
  • WP 1 - Enter the valley
    WP 2 - Turn L (NW) into the next valley
    Fly along the river
    WP 3 - Veer left
    WP 4 - Turn L (S) into the next valley
    WP 5 - Kashtak (at the coast)
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  • tagEurope
  • Sokhumi
  • Abkhazia  Abkhazia
  • location_citySokhumi
  • flight_takeoffBabushara UGSS to Babushara UGSS
  • directions27 nm
  • Visit the capital, Sokhumi.
  • WP 1 - Apartment block on the south edge of town
    WP 2 - Aka Azua (Azure Lake)
    WP 3 - Bziph's Highway bridge (Gumusta River)
    WP 4 - Apartment block on the south edge of town
    WP 5 - Bridge on Machara River
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  • tagEurope
  • Tirana local
  • Albania  Albania
  • location_cityTirana
  • flight_takeoffTirana LATI to Tirana LATI
  • directions26 nm
  • Explore the environs around the capital, Tirana.
  • WP 1 - Highway intersection SH2
    Pass by > Megatek Shopping Centre > Kasharit Reservoir > Grand Park of Tirana
    WP 2 - Tirana East Gate Shopping Mall
    WP 3 - Farka Lake
    WP 4 - Skanderberg Square
    Pass by > Paskuqan Park (lake)
    WP 5 - Cerkezes Dam
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  • Hidden Dam
  • Albania  Albania
  • location_cityTirana
  • flight_takeoffTirana LATI to Tirana LATI
  • directions42 nm
  • Explore the valleys east of the capital, Tirana.
  • WP 1 - Tirana East Gate Shopping Mall
    WP 2 - Left into the valley
    WP 3 - Ujeva Dam
    WP 4 - Left into the valley
    > Make your way along the valley. After 4 miles the ground rises.
    WP 5 - Dam on a hilltop ** Easter Egg! **
    Pass > Bovilla Lake
    WP 6 - Turn hard left
    WP 7 - Lake Qinamit
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  • Black Sea Holiday
  • Albania  Albania
  • location_cityTirana
  • flight_takeoffTirana LATI to Tirana LATI
  • directions42 nm
  • Enjoy the spectacular coastal terrain and fly over the thousands of sun-lovers at the beach near Durres, popular Black Sea Holiday Resort.
  • WP 1 - Rinia headland
    > Follow the shoreline
    WP 2 - Durres Port (Venetian City)
    > Follow the beach and count the umbrellas!
    WP 3 - Castle Beach
    WP 4 - Lake Prush
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  • Kingdom in the Valley
  • Andorra  Andorra
  • location_cityAndorra la Vella
  • flight_takeoffLa Seu d’Urgell LFMK to La Seu d’Urgell LFMK
  • directions42 nm
  • Take off from the nearest airport, La Seu d’Urgell at Catalonia in Spain.
  • Fly along the valleys until WP 6.
    WP 1 - Spanish border
    WP 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 - valley
    *** CLIMB ***
    WP 7 - El Pas de la Case (border with France)
    *** CLIMB ***
    Fly back 18 nm, along the border with Spain
    WARNING: Do not stray to the left or you risk crossing the Spanish border.
    WP 8 - Southernmost point of Andorra. Spanish border.
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  • Yerevan Local
  • Armenia  Armenia
  • location_cityYerevan
  • flight_takeoffZvartnots UDYZ to Zvartnots UDYZ
  • directions24 nm
  • Check out both natural and cultural wonders in the shadow of Mount Ararat.
  • WP 1 - Yerevanyan Lake / Dam
    WP 2 - Davtashen Bridge
    WP 3 - K'anak'erresi Lake
    WP 4 - Multi Grand Entertainment complex
    WP 5 - Botanical Garden
    WP 6 - Hrazdan Stadium
    WP 7 - Yerevanyan Lake / Dam. 3.6nm from RWY 27
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  • tagEurope
  • Garni Gorge
  • Armenia  Armenia
  • location_cityYerevan
  • flight_takeoffZvartnots UDYZ to Zvartnots UDYZ
  • directions49 nm
  • Fly the perilous Garni Gorge north-east of Yerevan.
  • WP 1 - Yerevanyan Lake / Dam
    WP 2 - Davtashen Bridge
    WP 3 - Bridge over the Hrazden River gorge
    WP 4 - Enter Garni Gorge
    WP 5 - Azat Reservoir / Dam
    WP 6 - Yerevanyan Lake / Dam. 3.6nm from RWY 27
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  • tagEurope
  • Mount Ararat
  • Armenia  Armenia
  • location_cityYerevan
  • flight_takeoffZvartnots UDYZ to Zvartnots UDYZ
  • directions71 nm
  • Cross the border into Turkey to have a close look at the biblical Mount Ararat which dominates the skyline in Yerevan. --/o\-- Temperature at the peak will be well below zero, so remember to turn on your anti-icing equipment. The peak is over 10,000 feet so you may need to bring an oxygen supply.
  • WP 1 - Water treatment facility
    WP 2 - Mount Ararat
    WP 3 - Little Ararat
    WP 4 - Cross the border back into Armenia
    WP 5 - Azat Reservoir / Dam
    WP 6 - Yerevanyan Lake / Dam. 3.6nm from RWY 27.
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  • MInsk Beltway
  • Belarus  Belarus
  • location_cityMinsk
  • flight_takeoffMinsk 1 UMMM to Minsk 1 UMMM
  • directions35 nm
  • Follow the beltway in a counter-clockwise direction and complete a complete circle around Minsk. --/o\-- The images here are all of the beltway, but of course the real action is taking place to your left, in Minsk. Once you are comfortable folowing the road you should be able to relax and enjoy the great views.
  • WP 1 - Fly heading 120 for 3 nm to the beltway and turn left (East).
    Follow the beltway past the Intersections at WP 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    WP 8 - (Same location as WP1). Fly heading 300 to Minsk 1 airport.
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  • Minsk Lakes
  • Belarus  Belarus
  • location_cityMinsk
  • flight_takeoffMinsk 1 UMMM to Minsk 1 UMMM
  • directions34 nm
  • Tour a few of the beautiful lakes in and around Minsk. Best flown low and slow. I recommend 500 ft altitude and around 100 kts or less to best enjoy the scenery.
  • WP 1 - Svislach Lake
    WP 2 - Follow the river north until the river ends
    WP 3 - National Libary
    WP 4 - Island on Lake Tsbyanka
    WP 5 - Island (East on Zaslawskaye Reservoir)
    WP 6 - Rabbit Hole Steading (NW Zaslawskaye Reservoir)
    WP 7 - Robinson Club (SW Zaslawskaye Reservoir)
    WP 8 - Minsk Beltway Bridge (near the Aqua Park)
    WP 9 - Playground: Detskaya Igrovaya Ploshchadka 'Korabl'
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  • Minsk Airport Tour
  • Belarus  Belarus
  • location_cityMinsk
  • flight_takeoffMinsk 1 UMMM to Minsk 1 UMMM
  • directions41 nm
  • Perform touch'n'gos at these airports. You have been granted special permission to land at Lipki, which is a military base.
  • WP 1 - Machulishchi (UMLI)
    WP 2 - Minsk 2
    WP 3 - Lipki Air Base
    Note: Lipki tower may not be operating, in which case self-announce.
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  • Brussels Local
  • Belgium  Belgium
  • location_cityBrussels
  • flight_takeoffBrussels EBBR to Brussels EBBR
  • directions17 nm
  • A short sight-seeing flight over Brussels. There are so many points of interest you and your passengers will see something different on each lap!
  • WP 1 - Atomium sculpture
    WP 2 - National Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Koekelberg
    WP 3 - Palais de Justice
    WP 4 - Leonardo da Vinci Hospital (look for the helipad with a white cross). Pass the Parc du Cinquantenaire.
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  • Battle of Waterloo
  • Belgium  Belgium
  • location_cityBrussels
  • flight_takeoffBrussels EBBR to Brussels EBBR
  • directions41 nm
  • This is one of those flight plans that is MUCH easier to fly than it looks on paper, as we are basically following roads, and very prominent multi-laned roads at that.
    We are following a 6 land highway over the top of Brussels to the west, then south all the way down to the site of the Battle of Waterloo. Feel free to linger there, maybe land at a winery and enjoy the historical vibe. The return journey is simplicity itself as we fly directly north back to Brussels.
    Recommended altitude: 500 feet
    Recommended speed: 80-120 kts
  • WP 1 - Bridge. Follow the 6 lane highway
    WP 2 - (Bridges at 90 degrees)
    WP 3 - Flyovers, veer left
    WP 4 - Veer left
    WP 5 - Bridge, veer right
    WP 6 - Intersection. Straight ahead. Note: Huizinger Estate is on the left
    WP 7 - Take left exit
    WP 8 - Left 90 deg, follow the rail line over the Battle of Waterloo site
    WP 9 - Le Chalet Robinson
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  • Antwerp Local
  • Belgium  Belgium
  • location_cityBrussels
  • flight_takeoffDeurne EBAW to Deurne EBAW
  • directions nm
  • A quick flight around the port city of Antwerp.
  • WP 1 - Fort 6
    WP 2 - Palace of Justice
    WP 3 - Museum aan de Stroom
    WP 4,5,6 - Follow the canal
    WP 7 - Follow the main road to Antwerp centre
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  • Antwerp Docks
  • Belgium  Belgium
  • location_cityBrussels
  • flight_takeoffDeurne EBAW to Deurne EBAW
  • directions29 nm
  • Explore the docks at Antwerp.
  • WP 1 - Museum aan de Stroom
    WP 2 - East canal - south end
    --/o\-- World War II fortifications on the right
    WP 3 - East canal - north end
    WP 4 - NW corner of docks (Netherland / Belgium border)
    WP 5 - Lock
    WP 6 - Museum aan de Stroom
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  • Sarajevo Local
  • Bosnia Herzegovina  Bosnia Herzegovina
  • location_citySarajevo
  • flight_takeoffSarajevo LQSA to Sarajevo LQSA
  • directions16 nm
  • Go downtown at Sarajevo.
  • WP 1 - Otoka Olympic Swimming Pool
    WP 2 - Follow the Miljacka River through the city
    WP 3 - Asim Ferhatovic Olympic Stadium
    WP 4 - Opposite the Otoka Olympic Swimming Pool
    WP 5 - Carinski Terminal (and tunnel entrance)
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  • Sarajevo Cross Country
  • Bosnia Herzegovina  Bosnia Herzegovina
  • location_citySarajevo
  • flight_takeoffSarajevo LQSA to Sarajevo LQSA
  • directions80 nm
  • An exciting canyon run along two gorgeous mountain lakes.
  • Climb out of Sarajevo's valley to WP 1
    WP 2 - Turn right 100 degrees and descend to the river bed
    WP 3 - Lake Jablanica
    WP 4,5,6 - Follow the river bed to Rama lake
    WP 7 - Climb out and fly straight back to Sarajevo
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  • Vladaya River Ski Jump
  • Bulgaria  Bulgaria
  • location_citySofia
  • flight_takeoffSofia LBSF to Sofia LBSF
  • directions29 nm
  • Sofia was built on the banks of the Vladaya River. In this flight we follow the ancient path of the river across the valley floor and through the city. A low-and-slow- aircraft with good visibiilty is recommended.
    --/o\-- MiG-Tips --/o\--
    Think about how you will slow your aircraft as you descend about 6,000 feet in the few miles between WP 2 and WP 5. e.g. Throttle back, fly 'S' curves, drop flaps, drop gear, deploy airbrakes. Hold the door open with your foot?
    Good luck, if you can work this out you'll be able to offer one of the most thrilling joyflights in Europe!
  • WP 1 - CLIMB to the high ground at 8,000 feet on the south west heights above the valley.
    WP 2 - Crest of the peak
    WP 3 - Source of the river
    WP 4 to WP 5 - The river is underground
    WP 6, 7, 8 - Follow the river through Sofia
    WP 9 - Turn right as the Vladaya River joins the Iskar River.
    WP 10 - Lake
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  • Sofia Ring Road
  • Bulgaria  Bulgaria
  • location_citySofia
  • flight_takeoffSofia LBSF to Sofia LBSF
  • directions31 nm
  • Follow the mult-laned ring road around Sofia.
  • Fly PAST the Cloverleaf Intersection
    WP 1 - Turn right | Auto sales and repair complex
    WP 2 - Intersection | Sofia Ring Mall
    WP 3 - Intersection | National Football Base
    WP 4 - Intersection
    WP 5 - Take the first right exit | Cloverleaf Intersection
    WP 6 - Cloverleaf Intersection | Jumbo Plaza, at the airport
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  • Zagreb local
  • Croatia  Croatia
  • location_cityZagreb
  • flight_takeoffPleso LDZA to Pleso LDZA
  • directions36 nm
  • Fly across the centre of town and enjoy a leisurely flight back on the Sava River.
  • WP 1 - Bridge on the Sava River at the east limits of Zagreb
    WP 2 - Intersection | Turn left
    WP 3 - Bridge on the Sava River at the west limits of Zagreb
    WP 4, 5, 6 - Follow the Sava River
    WP 7 - Bridge on the Sava River at the east limits of Zagreb
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  • Zagreb Cross Country North
  • Croatia  Croatia
  • location_cityZagreb
  • flight_takeoffPleso LDZA to Pleso LDZA
  • directions49 nm
  • Take a scenic river run to the north of Croatia's Capital, Zagreb.
  • WP 1 - Sava-Ivanka Bridge | Follow Kraljececki-Novaki Freeway N
    WP 2 - Freeway exit at Popovec
    WP 3 - NNW up the valley and over the ridge | 5 lakes at Bedekovcina
    WP 4 - Follow the river | Flyover at Zabok
    WP 5 - Follow the river | Transport depot at Pojatno
    WP 6 - Follow the river | Podsusedski Bridge
    WP 7 - Follow the river | Riverside Golf
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  • Rijeka, Jewel of the Adriatic
  • Croatia  Croatia
  • location_cityRijeka
  • flight_takeoffRijeka LDRI to Rijeka LDRI
  • directions43 nm
  • Explore the rugged coastline on the Adriatic Sea at Rijeka.
  • WP 1 - Valley
    WP 2 - Bridge over a lake
    WP 3 - Bridge over a valley
    WP 4 - Grobnicko Polje Airport
    WP 5 - Bay
    WP 6 - Rijeka Harbour
    WP 7 - Harbour Entrance
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  • Vltava River
  • Czech Republic  Czech Republic
  • location_cityPrague
  • flight_takeoffRuzyne LKPR to Ruzyne LKPR
  • directions26 nm
  • Fly down the centre of one of Europe's intellectual and cultural epicentres, Prague.
  • WP 1 - Island
    Follow the river
    WP 2 - Libensky Bridge
    WP 3 - Manesuv Bridge
    WP 4 - Vltava Bridge
    Turn right over the massive road intersection.
    Follow the road onto the plateau.
    WP 5 - Intersection at Trebonice
    WP 6 - Intersection near the end of runway 30 (closed)
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  • Prague East
  • Czech Republic  Czech Republic
  • location_cityPrague
  • flight_takeoffKbely LKKB to Kbely LKKB
  • directions31 nm
  • Explore Prague, east of the Vltava River.
  • WP 1 - Fly RWY HDG to Stavanice (Island)
    WP 2 - Fly S on the east side of the Vltava River | Bridge | Tunnel entrance on left
    WP 3 - Tunnel exit
    WP 4 - Major intersection | (Tunnel entrance ahead)
    WP 5 - Follow Brmenska Highway to the railyards
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  • Den Lille Hafrue (The Little Mermaid)
  • Denmark  Denmark
  • location_cityCopenhagen
  • flight_takeoffKastrup EKCH to Kastrup EKCH
  • directions36 nm
  • Birthplace of Hans Christian Anderson, Copenhagen is a city of many treasures and pleasures. With their viking origins, the Danes have an intimate relationship with the sea. This flight will give us a broad view of the city and showcase the water frontage to the east and south.
  • WP 1 - Trekoner Fort
    WP 2 - Fiskerihavnen
    WP 3 - Greve Marina
    WP 4 - Vallensbaek (Lakes)
    WP 5 - Utterslev Mose
    WP 6 - Nordhavnen
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  • tagEurope
  • Kronborg Slot, Helsingor
  • Denmark  Denmark
  • location_cityCopenhagen
  • flight_takeoffKastrup EKCH to Kastrup EKCH
  • directions55 nm
  • Visit the 16th century castle, Kronborg Slot, at Helsingor on the east coast of Denmark. Fly up the coast and return via the Helsingormotorvejen (Helsingor Motorway).
  • WP 1 - Charlottenlund Fort
    WP 2 - Karen Blixen Museum, Rungstedlund
    WP 3 - Niva Havn (New Harbour)
    WP 4 - Kronborg Slot, Helsingor
    WP 5 - SSW on the Helsingormotorvejen
    WP 6 - Veer left to SSE | Helsingormotorvejen at Horsholm
    WP 7 - Veer right to S | Helsingormotorvejen at Gammel Holt
    WP 8 - Veer left to SSE | Helsingormotorvejen at Orsted
    WP 9 - Copenhagen Opera House
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  • tagEurope
  • Saeby to Strandby
  • Denmark  Denmark
  • location_citySindal
  • flight_takeoffSindal EKSN to Sindal EKSN
  • directions40 nm
  • Explore the NE coast of Denmark.
  • WP 1 - Bridge over the Uggerby River, on the southern edge of Sindal | Follow the road
    WP 2 - Intersection at Saesing
    WP 3 - Intersection at Osterva
    WP 4 - Intersection and Trafikcenter at Saeby
    WP 5 - Saeby Harbour | Follow the coast
    WP 6 - Frederikshaven Harbour
    WP 7 - Strandby Harbour
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  • tagEurope
  • Aarhus
  • Denmark  Denmark
  • location_cityAarhus
  • flight_takeoffAarhus EKAH to Aarhus EKAH
  • 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.
  • WP 1 - Kalo Slotsruin (ruins of 14th century Kalo Castle)
    WP 2 - Sudstrup Vaerket (thermal power station)
    WP 3 - Aarhus Universitets Hospital
    WP 4 - Hasle Hills (small naked hill in the town centre with visible walking tracks)
    WP 5 - Major intersection
    WP 6 - Ceres Park Stadium, Marselisborg
    WP 7 - Aarhus Harbour, North
    WP 8 - Sudstrup Vaerket
    WP 9 - Kalo Slotsruin
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  • tagEurope
  • Tallin
  • Estonia  Estonia
  • location_cityTallin
  • flight_takeoffTallin EETN to Tallin EETN
  • 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.
  • WP 1 - Maardu
    WP 2 - Muuga Terminal
    WP 3 - Miiduranna Terminal
    WP 4 - Follow the coast to Tallink Terminal
    WP 5 - Penisula at Kopli
    WP 6 - Vaike-Oismae Tik
    WP 7 - Vannalinn
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  • tagEurope
  • Helsinki
  • Finland  Finland
  • location_cityHelsinki
  • flight_takeoffHelsinki EFHK to Helsinki EFHK
  • directions40 nm
  • See how many golf courses you can spot as you take a golf tour of Finland's capital. Suomenlinnan island fortifications and church are definitely worth several fly-bys.
  • WP 1 - Master Golf (large course next to the lake)
    WP 2 - Lokfulla Golf (small course next to the intersection)
    WP 3 - Tapiola Golf
    WP 4 - Olympic Stadium complex
    WP 5 - Helsingin Catedral
    WP 6 - Suomenlinnan
    WP 7 - Vuosari Golf
    WP 8 - Malmi Airport
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  • tagEurope
  • Turku
  • Finland  Finland
  • location_cityTurku
  • flight_takeoffTurku EFTU to Turku EFTU
  • 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.
  • WP 1 - Littoistenjarvi Lake | HDG S | Follow the road
    WP 2 - Bridge | HDG WSW | Alt 200-500 ft | Follow the narrow waterway for 9nm
    WP 3 - Bridge
    WP 4 - SW tip of Satava Island
    WP 5 - Bridge at Sattirauma | HDG NNW | Alt 500-1000 ft | Follow the main road on your left, or follow the coastline on your right
    WP 6 - Bridge at Meripirtti | HDG E for 3nm
    WP 7 - Two Bridges at Raumakari | HDG ESE | Follow the coast back into Turku
    WP 8 - Turun Linna | NE | Follow the river for 1.7nm
    WP 9 - Turun Tuomiokirkko
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  • Paris and the Industrial Revolution
  • France  France
  • location_cityParis
  • flight_takeoffCharles de Gaulle LFPG to Charles de Gaulle LFPG
  • directions44 nm
  • The most complex airport seen yet on the tour. And... what a city! Home of Monet, Cezanne, Renoir, Debussy, Ravel, Faure. There are so many architectural marvels in Paris that we can only navigate to a few!
  • WP 1 - Lake (Lac d'Enghien)
    WP 2 - Bridge on Ile Saint-Martin
    WP 3 - Grande Arche de la Defense (Cube shaped building, hollow in the centre)
    WP 4 - Bridge | Pont de Neuilly
    WP 5 - Eiffel Tower (324m)
    WP 6 - Notre-Dame Cathedral (On an island in the Seine River)
    WP 7 - Junction of the Seine and Marne Rivers | Head East
    WP 8 - Sporting complex (Parc Interdepartemental des Sports du Tremblay)
    WP 9 - Chateau et Parc de Champs sur Marne (Chateau and gardens on the right bank of the river, just before a large lake)
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  • tagEurope
  • Monet, Artistic Revolution at Etretat
  • France  France
  • location_cityEtretat
  • flight_takeoffOcteville LFOH to Octeville LFOH
  • 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.
  • WP 1 - Saint-Jouin-Bruneval
    WP 2 - Descend to 300 ft over the water | Falaises d'Etretat (Chalk cliffs of Etretat)
    WP 3 - Turn inland
    WP 4 - Le Vauchel
    WP 5 - Fly back to the coast over the town of Etretat
    WP 6 - Falaises d'Etretat (Chalk cliffs of Etretat)
    WP 7 - Epouville
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  • tagEurope
  • Versailles and the French Revolution
  • France  France
  • location_cityVersailles
  • flight_takeoffToussus-Le-Noble LFPN to Toussus-Le-Noble LFPN
  • directions37 nm
  • Fly over the enormous grounds of the Palace of Versailles and then across the southern half of central Paris.
  • WP 1 - Palace of Versailles
    WP 2 - Stadium Jean-Bouin and the Parc des Princes
    WP 3 - Stadium Sebastien-Charlety
    WP 4 - Twin power station chimneys (~300m)
    WP 5 - Saint Georges railyards | Orly airport is on the right - watch out for traffic
    WP 6 - Lake, opposite railyard
    WP 7 - Cross L'Aquitaine motorway, ALT 700 ft, enter the valley
    WP 8 - NNW to the airport
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  • Tblisi Heights
  • Georgia  Georgia
  • location_cityTblisi
  • flight_takeoffLochini UGTB to Lochini UGTB
  • directions56 nm
  • Get two perspectives on Georgia's capital Tblisi, as you fly along the towering ridge to the north and return at ground level along the Mtkvari River.
  • WP 1 - NE Climb to 3,500 ft at the plateau
    WP 2 - Large irrigated fields
    WP 3 - Climb to 6,000 ft and follow the ridge W for 8.7 nm
    WP 4 - Descend into the valley for 9 nm
    WP 5 - Large irrigated fields (just before Nataxtari Airfield) | Follow the Mtkvari River south
    WP 6 - Alt 2,000 ft | River junction | Follow the Mtkvari River
    WP 7 - Tblisi Circus (Round building on the right river bank) | Follow the Mtkvari River
    WP 8 - Follow the Mtkvari River to the end of the ridge on the right
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  • Acropolis Now
  • Greece  Greece
  • location_cityAthens
  • flight_takeoffAthens LGAV to Athens LGAV
  • directions nm
  • teI set waypoint 1 on the Parthenon, as that is a much more visible structure from the air. The Acropolis is adjacent, on the western side.



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  • Hungary  Hungary
  • location_cityBudapest
  • flight_takeoffFerihegy LHBP to Ferihegy LHBP
  • directions nm
  • I did a fly past of the Hungarian Parliament Building (Orszaghaz), set on the banks of the beautiful Blue Danube River which runs North to South through Budapest.



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  • Iceland  Iceland
  • location_cityReykjavik
  • flight_takeoffKeflavik BIKF to Keflavik BIKF
  • directions nm
  • eBlue Lagoon Iceland: Popular spa destination featuring an outdoor lagoon with mineral-rich waters in a lava field, and next to Svartsengi Geothermal Power Plant.



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  • Castles
  • Ireland  Ireland
  • location_cityDublin
  • flight_takeoffDublin EIDW to Dublin EIDW
  • directions nm
  • wp1 Dublin Castle - couldn't see it... o wp2 Cliff Manor - I think I saw it o wp 3 Dun Laoghaire Harbour - definetely saw it o wp 4 Ardgillan Castle and Demesne - I think I saw it.



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  • Italy  Italy
  • location_cityRome
  • flight_takeoffLeonardo da Vinci LIRF to Leonardo da Vinci LIRF
  • directions nm
  • wp 1 - Burgerville wp 2 - Hermitage Dam wp 3 - Port Esquivel Airstrip wp 4 - Fort Charles - Remains of a fort originally built in the 1650s, with a small museum & guided tours. As is often the case, the landmark I put the most research into turned out to be the least visible and rendered in autogen!



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  • Island Fortress
  • Malta  Malta
  • location_cityValletta
  • flight_takeoffLuqa LMML to Luqa LMML
  • directions nm
  • 1 - Fort Ricasoll (large historical harbour fort) 2 - Qolla I-Bajda (large historical fort) 3 - Inland Sea - popular swimming area 4 - Ta' Lippija Tower



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  • North Sea canal
  • Netherlands  Netherlands
  • location_cityAmsterdam
  • flight_takeoffSchiphol EHAM to Schiphol EHAM
  • directions nm
  • The North Sea Canal is a Dutch ship canal from Amsterdam to the North Sea at IJmuiden, constructed between 1865 and 1876 to enable seafaring vessels to reach the port of Amsterdam.' 1 - Pier IJmuiden, the North Sea Canal entrance 2 - POL Storage 3 - Hollandse Bridge over the Gooimeer River



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  • Pridnestrovie  Pridnestrovie
  • location_cityTiraspol
  • flight_takeoffTiraspol LUTR to Tiraspol LUTR
  • directions nm
  • WP 1 : Bridge over the rail line. | Follow the rail line WEST to:
  • WP 2 : Rail marshalling yards | Follow the rail line WEST to:
    WP 3 : Bendery Fortress | Follow the Dnister River NORTH to:
    WP 4 : Grigoripol kart track.
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  • Aurel Vlaicu
  • Romania  Romania
  • location_cityBucharest
  • flight_takeoffBaneasa LRBS to Baneasa LRBS
  • directions nm
  • The airport is named after Aurel Vlaicu, a Romanian engineer, inventor, aeroplane constructor, and early pilot. WP 1 : Spillway on Lake Cernica WP 2 : Baralajui Dam WP 3 : Bridge over the Arges River



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  • Slovenian Milk Run
  • Slovenia  Slovenia
  • location_cityLjubljana
  • flight_takeoffLjubljana LJLJ to Ljubljana LJLJ
  • directions nm
  • Take off from Ljubljana airport and fly south to: WP 1 - Ljubljana Castle Turn right and fly to: WP 2 - Bridge at Vrhnika. Turn right and fly up the valley to: WP 3 - Main intersection near the river at Gorenja. Turn right and fly up the valley back to Ljubljana airport.



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  • Aranjuez
  • Spain  Spain
  • location_cityMadrid
  • flight_takeoffBarajas LEMD to Barajas LEMD
  • directions nm
  • WP 1 - Palacio de Aranjuez. The most popular concerto of the 20c is 'Concierto de Aranjuez' by Joaquin Rodrigo. WP 2 - Dam at Valmayor WP 3 - Circuito del Jarama (car racing circuit)



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  • Classical Elegance
  • Sweden  Sweden
  • location_cityStockholm
  • flight_takeoffStockholm Arlanda ESSA to Stockholm Arlanda ESSA
  • directions nm
  • WP 1 - Lidingo Bron (bridge) WP 2 - Stockholm Action Centre (racetrack) WP 3 - Norrbyvagen/ Huvudsta Bron, at the SE corner of Bromma Stockholm Airport. NB: In the video briefing I refer to a bridge at WP 2, I amended that later and also in the actual flight.



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  • Swiss Lakes
  • Switzerland  Switzerland
  • location_cityBern
  • flight_takeoffBelp LSZB to Belp LSZB
  • directions nm
  • Swiss Lakes WP 1 - Western shore of Lake Moossee WP 2 - North East shore of Lake Biel (at the breakwater) WP 3 - South West shore of Lake Murtensee



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