Join Plane & Pilot next weekend as we attempt to build the longest aerial refueling chain ever! A KC-10 refeuling a KC-10 refueling a KC-10, etc. We will take off at KEDW, build the chain, and then land at KDMA, an Air Force Base in Arizona. If you enjoy formations and aerial refueling, you can’t miss this event. Everyone Grade 3-5 is welcome! Just post below and we will add you to the list.
Flight Time: 1:15
Time: 1730Z (?)
Date: March 3, 2018
Flight Plan: Feel free to change if one side of the runway is closed.
WPT KEDW PMD08 46CN COBOB WAXES VEYLE OBISE DMA30 KDMA
Use assigned callsign with flight of #.
Set your fuel to about 350,000 Ibs/154, 000 kgs.
Taxi to runway 17 in numerical order of callsigns.
Everyone line up on the runway in numerical order of callsigns, maintaining separation of about five aircraft lengths.
Don’t takeoff until the leader (@jakevaz423) announces takeoff on unicom.
Avoid running over the person in front of you during takeoff.
Turn on NAV mode soon after you take off
Climb to your assigned altitude at 3000VS at 245kts
After you reach your assigned altitude, speed up to 320kts and make small adjustments to your speed and altitude to get in refeuling postition behind the person in front of you. Don’t turn off NAV even if you are perfectly lined up with the person in front of you.
After you get in refeuling postition, lock your position and don’t move so that the person behind you can get in refueling position.
Don’t break formation until instructed to on the event PM.
Make sure to fly in a professional manner since we are on the Expert server
Decent and Landing:
Remove flight of # from callsign
Try to speed up and create space between you and the person behind you if the people in front of you do the same.
Land on runway 30 at KDMA one at a time and taxi to parking.
Listen to @jakevaz423 on the event PM for more instructions
|@PlaneCrazy||A-2||Air Force 101||25000|
|@Ryan_Vidad||A-1||Air Force 202||24900|
|@KPIT||B-2||Air Force 303||24800|
|@Starley||B-1||Air Force 404||24700|
|@WardellStephenCurry||C-2||Air Force 505||24600|
|@William_Chin||C-1||Air Force 606||24500|
|@Artem_Frolov||D-2||Air Force 707||24400|
|@Imran||D-1||Air Force 808||24300|
|@AndrewWu||E-2||Air Force 909||24200|
|@Cbro4||E-1||Air Force 010||24100|
|@MrAvaitor||F-2||Air Force 111||24000|
|F-1||Air Force 212||23900|
|G-2||Air Force 313||23800|
|G-1||Air Force 414||23700|
|H-2||Air Force 515||23600|
|H-1||Air Force 616||23500|
Thanks for checking out our event, we hope you can come! If you have any questions just let us know. Please be present on the community during the event.