It’s time for another Emirates Virtual Event! This time, we will be recreating #HelloJetman in our own special way.
Date: July 6, 2018
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July 6, 2018 11:00 PM
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 EventTo 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 InIf you plan to fly in before flying out for KJFK, please arrive at OMDB at around 2240Z for a 2300Z departure for KJFK
Flying OutFor 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.
- Please Spawn 10 Minutes prior to Departure
- Use Assigned Callsign
- Follow all ATC Instructions
- Obey all instructions given by EKVA Staff
Flight PlanHere are the waypoints:
After Departure Waypoints
These are the waypoints we will track to before entering the holding pattern
|Waypoint||Approx. Alt.||Approx. Speed|
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.
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.
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
DO NOT USE EK1 THRU 20
How to format your replyTo 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.