{Cancelled} #HelloCirrus Formation Flight - Emirates Virtual Events @ OMDB - 062300ZJUL18


It’s time for another Emirates Virtual Event! This time, we will be recreating #HelloJetman in our own special way.

Date: July 6, 2018
Time: 2300Z
Or if you like the new time and date widget:
July 6, 2018 11:00 PM
Route: OMDB-KJFK
Aircraft: As the A380 and the SR22 will be the only of their kind in the sky for this event, we recommend the 777-300ER.
Server: Training Server

About This Event

To celebrate the smallest aircraft in our fleet, we have decided to hold this event. It is a formation flight between an Airbus A380 (Emirates Livery) and a Cirrus SR22 (Livery 1). This Event is dubbed #HelloCirrus. After completing the shoot, we will continue to KJFK.

Flying In

If you plan to fly in before flying out for KJFK, please arrive at OMDB at around 2240Z for a 2300Z departure for KJFK

Flying Out

For departing aircraft, please spawn around 2250Z for a 2300Z departure from the gate.

We Need YOU!

To help film this event we need as many participants as possible. Unedited screenshots and Screen Recordings are both welcome.

Rules

  • Please Spawn 10 Minutes prior to Departure
  • Use Assigned Callsign
  • Follow all ATC Instructions
  • Obey all instructions given by EKVA Staff

Flight Plan

Here are the waypoints:

After Departure Waypoints
These are the waypoints we will track to before entering the holding pattern

Waypoint Approx. Alt. Approx. Speed
SINKU 2500 170 knots
SIMBA 3500 180 knots

Holding Pattern
This is the pattern we will do 8 times over, to allow for plenty of good pictures. Speed is always 180 Knots, Altitude is always 4000 feet. A380 will have full flaps.

Waypoint
GODKA
ITPUT
ALRIG
OTOLO
NOTRU
MEVBO

Route to KJFK
Cruise Alt.: 40,000 feet

Name Type Approx. Alt. Approx. Speed
OMDB Dep, Airport 0 feet 0 knots
EBONY Waypoint FL370 feet 501 knots
ENE NAVAID FL290 feet 400 knots
ASPEN Waypoint FL210 feet 250 knots
PVD NAVIAD Continue Descending 230 knots
TRAIT Waypoint Continue Descending 220 Knots
PARCH Waypoint Continue Descending As Above
CCC NAVAID Continue Descending As Above
ROBER Waypoint 10,000 feet As Above
Standard Instrument Arrival TBA TBA

The STAR (yes, we are using a STAR) will be posted on day of event. If you want charts for KJFK, have a look here.

Google Maps Screenshot

FlightAware Route

omdb-kjfk%20flightaware%20route

Altitude, route and speed are flexible, as long as you within sight of the focus aircraft. The A380 will be following this route exactly, while the SR22 will be above/near the left wing. The SR22 will land at OMDB after the shoot.

Gates & ATC

Gates

OMDB Gates
A03:
A04:
A05:
A06:
A07:
A08:
A09:
A10:
D10:
D09:
D08:
D07:
D06:
D05:
D04:
D03:
D02: @baxy380
D01: @Robert_Richardson
A01:
A02:
More gates will be added if needed

KJFK Gates
A2:
A3:
A4:
A5:
A6:
A7:
B20: @Robert_Richardson
B22: @baxy380
B24:
B25:
B26:
B27
B28:
B29:
B30:
B31:
B32:
B33:
B34:
B35:
B36:
More gates will be added if needed

Callsigns

DO NOT USE EK1 THRU 20

ATC

OMDB
OMDB Ground - @indraniel
OMDB Tower - @indraniel
KJFK
KJFK Tower -
KJFK Ground -

How to format your reply

To make it easier for the organizers to arrange gates and otherwise, please format your reply like this:

[ <Requested Gate> // <Requested Callsign> ]

Also, if you are planning on being ATC, please say so.

Join Emirates Virtual!
If this event sounds good, come see us at our thread or website.

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I will provide ATC at OMDB ground and tower.

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I’m in :)
[D01 // EK173]

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Ok, I’ve added you. Please be on frequency 20 minutes before departure.

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Ok, I’ve added you. Also, keep in mind we were thinking you might be the A380 or SR22 pilot.

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Noted @Emirates_Virtual

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Still Open!

Yes, this event is still open! You don't not want to pass on this amazing formation flight and route to KJFK!

[ D08 // EK555 ]

Can I fly the Cirrus?

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I love this event idea keep it up

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Dear @Jacob_Sim,
Due to decisions made by our Staff Team, we have decided that you are not going to fly the Cirrus. Sorry for the inconvenience.


Event Cancellation

Due to lack of interest, and a no-longer backing pilot team within EKVA, we have decided to cancel the #HelloCirrus event, sorry for any inconvenience this has caused.
EKVA Staff