[Arrived] AFKLMVA & SkyTeam present: Destination Saturdays, Vol. 38: Quito | @ MROC -- 101700ZAUG

Flying through the Mountains at 8,000ft+

One Quest. Multiple Segments. Welcome to Destination Saturdays.

The highly anticipated HD scenery release is here and we’re celebrating it with the soft-launch of SkyTeam Event Saturdays presented by AFKLM, DLVA, AMVA, KAVA & GAVA. Our newest collaboration features a weekly rotation of events hosted by a different SkyTeamIF member VA each and every Saturday!

AIRFRANCE-KLM Virtual will kick-off the festivities 2019-08-10T17:00:00Z with the 38th installment of its flagship event series, Destination Saturdays, an around-the-world tour of the most challenging approaches and beautiful locales on earth.

Our journey continues back in beautiful San Jose, Costa Rica. We’re heading south to Quito, Ecuador’s Mariscal Sucre International Airport - nestled more than 8,000 ft above sea level - along our expedition throughout the Americas and you are invited to join us!

How to Reserve a Gate:

Reply via the comments section to RSVP. Please include the callsign that you plan to use during the flight along with the request.

MROC Gates | 1700Z Departure


Gate Callsign Pushback Time
Gate A4B AFKLM001 1700z
Gate A5 AFKLM014 1702z
Gate A6 AFKLM283 1704z
Gate A7 AFKLM173 1706z
Gate A8 AFKLM015 1708z
Gate A9 AFKLM300 1710z
Gate A10 AFKLM110 1712z
Gate A11 AFKLM265 1714z
Gate A12 AFKLM233 1716z
Gate A13 GAVA001 1718z
Remote C1 GAVA002 1720z
Remote C3 GAVA101 1722z
Remote C5 GAVA115 1724z
Remote C7 AFKLM264 1726z
Remote C8 AMVA29 1728z
Remote C9 AFKLM101 1730z
Remote R6 DLVA428 1732z
Remote R7 DLVA702 1734z
Remote R8 Swiss0001 1736z
Remote R9 AFKLM176 1738z
Remote R10 GAVA007 1740z
Remote R11 AFKLM203 1742z

Notice To Airmen:

‣ This event is open to all IFC members, whether or not you’re part of AIRFRANCE-KLM Virtual or SkyTeamIF
‣ Attendees are asked to spawn in at least in 10-15 minutes before your scheduled departure time.
‣ Pilots are expected to conduct themselves professionally at all times.
‣ Pushback times are listing in Gates section.
‣ Per SID, upon take-off initiate a right turn to MROC VOR before proceeding on course to SEQM
‣ Do not exceed 220kts prior to reaching MROC VOR
‣ Do not begin take-off roll until the plane ahead of you has crossed MROC VOR

In-Depth Flight Details:

Flight Plan Summary

Planned Dep. Runway: 07
Planned Arr. Runway: 36
Aircraft: B738
Livery: Copa Airlines, KLM, Delta, Aeromexico, Korean Air
Distance: 760 NM
Flight Time: 1:54
Block Fuel: 7,815 kgs
Passenger Count: 184
Cargo Weight: 1,854 kgs
Flight Level: FL330
V-Speeds: V1=148, VR=151, V2=153
Climb Profile: 250/280/M 0.78
Cruise Profile: FL330 @ M 0.78
Descent Profile: TBD
Event Organizer Remarks: Pushback in sequential order of gates listed unless otherwise instructed. In the event of IFATC coverage, always follow controller instructions.

Flight Plan Route



MROC Charts

Airport Diagram:

Airport Ground Charts:


SEQM Charts

Airport Diagram:


Approach Plates:

Airport Ground Charts:

In-Flight Entertainment:

KLM Cockpit Tales: Part 8: Fly through the Mountains

We are AIRFRANCE-KLM Virtual

Established in 2017, AIRFRANCE-KLM Virtual Group (AFKLMVA) is among the elite virtual airlines operating inside the Infinite Flight mobile flight simulator community. In addition to legacy carriers Air France and KLM Royal Dutch Airways, low-cost subsidiaries HOP! and Transavia are part of the AFKLMVA portfolio. Cargo service is provided by Air France Cargo and Martinair.

We offer mature aviation enthusiasts a well-organized Virtual Airline platform and a relaxed, friendly culture to ensure that you enjoy the journey. With 31 planes in our fleet, 319 destinations across the globe, a detailed flight operations system and a flight training academy for new pilots, plus a mix of dynamic events , we specialize in one thing and one thing only: providing the ultimate VA experience.

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Delta Virtual (DLVA)

Delta Virtual officially opened behind its founder @anon2063420 on Dec. 26, 2016 and has soared to be one of the most active virtual airlines within the IFC. Behind the backing of an agreement with the real-world Delta Airlines, Delta Virtual has changed the VA game with a state-of-the-art website that is unlike any other on the IFC, custom built from the ground up, which provides the support for more than 175 members within a VA that has logged more flights, more flying miles, and more flying time than any other VA, hands down. Join Delta Virtual here today!

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Aeromexico Virtual (AMVA)

We are young, creative and genius people full of love who are united since the beginning of this journey and always wanted a place to enjoy our passion; and that turns AMVA into “The line that unites us”. An enormous choice of routes, a big fleet, community events, the most advanced flight training, experienced and highly-prepared staff and high realism in all our operations and procedures are just a few things or advantages that every member of our airline enjoys. And while the aviation and Infinite Flight continue growing, we are always open mind to receive new knowledges and keep growing and adapting to become a better and more perfect virtual airline.

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Korean Air Virtual (KAVA)

Founded January 2019, we are a group of aviation enthusiasts, aspiring pilots and real life captains that love flying on the Infinite Flight platform. We strive to be the best, most active and most professional airline within Infinite Flight, and promise our pilots weekly events, fly outs and many other exciting opporutnities. We are also a proud member of the Skyteam Virtual Alliance, engaging our pilots with thousands of extra codeshare routes.

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Garuda Indonesia Virtual (GAVA)


At Garuda Indonesia Virtual, our team strives to provide the best virtual airline experience for every one of the pilots that steps through our doors. We offer a wide array of aircraft to choose from, which you can fly on any of our 250+ routes, flagship IFC and internal VA events, flash flights, group flights, and much, much more! Join us here today!

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If you are a future VA CEO and you’re interested in taking the helm of a SkyTeam VA, contact IFVARB to get started. Once approved, we’ll help you build your platform, share resources, and harness the collective power of IF’s leading VAs to help you thrive!


I’d love to! So I just ask for a spot, you give it to me, and I depart at the scheduled time? I’ve partake In other events, but none quite like this…

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I’ll take a gate R4 DLVA 702

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What a beautiful thread! unfortunately, I’m not able to come, but have fun you guys!

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@N2628P and @Leonard_Paulson glad to have you with us! I’ll add your gates to the list above momentarily. In-depth flight details will be shared at least one hour prior to the event.

See you in San Jose!


@AlphaSeven thank you for the kind note!

Ill take a gate AFKLM203

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@Will_Ford_Jr excellent! Will add you now.

Ladies & Gentlemen,

It’s nearly time for departure and it’s shaping up to be a fun flight! All flight details and charts have been loaded into the thread above. Please review NOTAMs and In-Flight Details prior to departure. @Leonard_Paulson @N2628P @Will_Ford_Jr

See you at MROC!

Been a long time flying with you Omar, looking forward to flight.


Same here @Leonard_Paulson! This should be another fun one!

If we’re departing on 7, how are we supposed to turn to the VOR?

Is there a chat that I should be on rn?

I’m using this cat for flight.

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K, just making sure

@swiss0001you make an immediate right turn after take off. Refer to charts above in thread.

@Leonard_Paulson cleared to push back.

Ok, I get it, thanks

Who is the 777, and what the heck is he doing?

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That’s our SkyTeam mascot for this flight. He was getting in position for a video we are recording! Hope you enjoy the flight. See you in Quito!

Ok, thank you. I feel like I’m 10 months behind you all in terms of knowledge.

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Omar, what FL would you like 330 or 334