airBaltic Virtual | Bolt to the Baltics

Join us as we fly the BCS3 (A220-300) from LIRF (Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport) to EVRA (Riga International Airport) and experience a thrilling journey with airBaltic Virtual.


Join us for an exhilarating virtual journey in our Bolt to the Baltics event! Take command of the state-of-the-art BCS3 (A220-300) as we depart from the iconic Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport (LIRF) and set our course for the enchanting Riga International Airport (EVRA). Enjoy breathtaking views, test your piloting skills, and share the camaraderie of the airBaltic Virtual community during this thrilling flight. Departure from LIRF will begin an adventure-filled flight, culminating in a smooth landing at the heart of the Baltic region in Riga.

Flight Plan

FLP: LIRF SOSAK EKLOS RF532 ROM LELSU OKUNO TINIX 4217N/1314E GUDPO LAPVO LISKO KOPRY XOMBA BABKO BOKSU VAKAL 5501N/2316E INBOV GUNTA 5628N/2412E 5634N/2422E 5639N/2424E 5649N/2409E FD36 EVRA
Aircraft: BCS3 (A220-300)
Block Time: 2:45
Distance: 1,104nm
Cruising Altitude: 29,000ft
Block Fuel: 8.965kg
Cargo: 2,919kg
PAX: 117

It is encouraged to include the appropriate SIDs and STARs in your flight plan.

Copy the above FLP text into the waypoint search bar within Infinite Flight.

Based off of airBaltic flight BT634.



To provide the best possible ATC coverage for this event, we kindly request that IFATC members consider staffing both Riga International Airport (EVRA) and Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport (LIRF). This will enhance realism, coordination, and overall enjoyment for everyone involved.

LIRF ATC

Frequency Controller
Ground
Tower
Departure
Center

EVRA ATC

Frequency Controller
Ground
Tower
Approach
Center

However, in the event of a shortage of available controllers, we kindly ask for your understanding and flexibility. In such cases, please adhere to the following guidelines:

  • Familiarize yourself with the specific procedures for Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport (LIRF) and Riga International Airport (EVRA). Ensure you are well-versed in the taxiways, runways, and any unique airport operations.

  • In the absence of active ATC, pilots will rely on the Unicom frequency for communication. It is crucial to use Unicom correctly, providing clear and concise information about your intentions, such as taxiing, departing, or landing.

  • Before pushing back from the gate, it is vital to check the METAR for both departure and destination airports. Stay up-to-date with weather conditions, including wind speed and direction, visibility, and any significant changes that may affect aircraft operations.

By adhering to these guidelines, we can ensure a realistic and enjoyable experience for all participants, even in the absence of active ATC. Your professionalism and commitment to maintaining the highest standards of aviation within Infinite Flight are greatly appreciated.



Updated 1/3/23

When ATC services are available, it is mandatory to follow all instructions given by the controllers. Maintain professionalism, adhere to proper procedures, and cooperate fully to ensure efficient traffic flow.

It is crucial to understand that airBaltic Virtual or any of our staff members are not responsible for any violations that may occur during the event. Each pilot is individually responsible for adhering to the Infinite Flight rules and guidelines at all times.

We kindly request that all participants behave professionally throughout the event. Show respect to fellow pilots and controllers, refrain from disruptive behavior or trolling, and maintain a positive and welcoming environment for everyone.

We appreciate your cooperation in adhering to these NOTAMs and helping us create a memorable and successful Bolt to the Baltics event. Remember, your actions contribute to the overall experience of each participant. These NOTAMs are subject to change and should be checked leading up to the start of the event.


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I will be attending in my beloved 757

I can take LIRF GTS

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Awesome, thanks a lot @Butter575!

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We’re only one week away from this event!

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Actually it turns out I won’t be able to join

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No worries @Butter575!

Good afternoon, I want to work for your airline. Tell me with Grade 2, is it possible?

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Hey @aannddreyy, thanks for your interest in working with us! You can view our staff requirements and available positions on our main thread using the link below…

Pushing back in a little under an hour!

Now en route to Riga!

Big thanks to everyone who was able to join us for this flight, looking forward to our next event, a fly in, coming soon!


Our Next Event

Get ready for an amazing experience at our Great Riga Fly-In event! Pilots, buckle up as we take the controls of the BCS3 (Airbus A220-300), B752 (Boeing 757-200), or DH8D (Bombardier Dash 8-Q400) for an exhilarating flight starting from any of the following airports;

Departure Airport Arrival Airport Suggested Aircraft
HEGN (Hurghada International Airport) EVRA (Riga International Airport) B752
LIRF (Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport) EVRA (Riga International Airport) BCS3
LOWW (Vienna International Airport) EVRA (Riga International Airport) BCS3
EKCH (Copenhagen Airport) EVRA (Riga International Airport) DH8D

Converging towards the vibrant Riga International Airport (EVRA), join us for an unforgettable day of camaraderie and exploration as we collectively touch down in the heart of the Baltic region.

Routes based off of airBaltic flights BT752 (historic), BT634, BT272, and BT160 (historic).

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