[Completed] Air France-KLM VA presents The Santa Letter Mail Drop @ LFPG - 171800ZDEC17

Air France-KLM VA presents The 2017 Santa Letter Mail Drop | @ LFPG - 171800ZDEC17

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Event Description:
Have you ever wondered where all those letters to Santa sent by children all over the world go? Answer: a small post office in the Finnish town of Rovaniemi, located inside the Arctic Circle. It is here that elves – yes, you read that correctly – sort over 500,000 letters for dear old Saint Nick.

Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to rendezvous with a group of Air France Cargo and Martinair pilots in Paris for a venture north to Rovaniemi. You will travel through blizzardy cold, hail and snow to successfully deliver thousands of letters to Santa Claus from the children (and adults) of France.

Air France-KLM VA cordially invites you to The 2017 Santa Letter Mail Drop, a holiday season event.


Event Details:
Server: Expert Server
Region: Europe / Arctic Circle
Date: 17th of December 2017
Start Time: 1800z
Air Time: 2hr 48min
End Time: 2100z


Flight Details:
Airframe: B772F [Air France Cargo Livery] or MD11F [Martinair Cargo Livery]
Block Fuel: 27,862 kg
Dep Rwy: 27R (Group A) + 27L (Group B)
Take-off + Climb: 2200 ft./min @220KIAS
Cruise: FL360 @ M 0.80KIAS
TOD: Begin descent 125NM out. -1800 ft./min @ 210KIAS
Arr Rwy: 21
Route: NURM1B NURMO UN874 VEKIN UN873 HELEN UZ708 KUGAL AAL N866 NEGIL M852 RASEN M82 MISMO M607 NEMGU NEMG1C

FPL_Santa Letter Mail Drop


NOTAM: EFRO airport is small and has no marked parking, so there will be limited capacity (max 12) for this event. Pilots will be split into two Groups (A + B). Each Group will consist of five pilots and will be led by a flight leader. The flight plan will be available from myself (Martinair 003) or @MathAviation7, co-host and originator of The Santa Letter Mail Drop. Gates will be assigned to all participants and will be noted below upon receipt of RSVP in the comments section.

For non-AF-KLM VA pilots attending, please identify what call sign you wish to fly with and use that call sign when you fly the event.


Gates:
Each group will take-off from a separate runway to ensure a smooth departure*.

Group A (RW 9L)
CARGO H01: Martinair 003 – ODW (Group A Flight Leader)
CARGO H02: Air France 147 — @Some Body
CARGO H03: Air France Cargo 107 – @Luke_Around
CARGO H04: Air France Cargo 135 – @joshair
CARGO H09: Martinair 121 – @Storm_Cuber
CARGO H10: Martinair 171 – @JAEGER

Group B (RW 9R)
CARGO H05: Martinair 146 – Martinair 005 – @DylanIE (Group B Flight Leader)
CARGO H06: Martinair 104 – @natedog508
CARGO H07: Martinair 145 – @emil_svanbring
CARGO H08: Call sign TBD – @Liam_Kirk
CARGO H11: Martinair 131 – @Mambru_Gars
CARGO H12: Air France Cargo 170 – @kylen15
[No More Gates Are Available]

Group A and B Flight Leaders will push back and taxi first. Afterwards, Group members will push back and taxi in order of appearance above. Do not push back until the pilot in front of you has cleared the taxiway. Please follow these instructions to avoid a bottleneck. Thank you in advance for your cooperation


Resources:
About EFRO: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rovaniemi_Airport


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Sign me up for a Martinair gate please Omar!

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@DylanIE ok, sounds good!! See you then.

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Sign me up please! I don’t care which gate

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@natedog508 confirmed! See you on Sunday!

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Hang on, forgot it was a Sunday, sorry but can’t make it as I’m working.

@Sam_Jacobs1 ah, darn. Ok thanks for the heads up. We’ll send you a postcard!

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@ODW…hook me up… any gate will do…
. thanks…

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@Luke_Around will do! Setting you up now. Why the suggested change? The FL came from SimBrief.

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confirm me please @wjom90

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@Wjom90 what livery (Air France or Martin Air) and call sign will you fly with?

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@ODW My livery: Air France, my call sign is Af167

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Sing me up for martinair @ODW

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HI could you sign me up please : AF135 from the VA !

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In group A if possible 🙂

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Sign me up, AF Cargo 170 please!

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Hey it’s KLM 121 sign me up

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@Mambru_Gars confirmed! See you on Sunday!

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@joshair you are confirmed. See you on Sunday!

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@kylen15 you got it! See you on Sunday!

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