MAURITIUS to DELHI
Look at me with my new, big, bold text. Last night I wanted to fly into an IFATC controlled airport in India, but I couldn’t find a good airport where I would takeoff and land in daylight. I’m happy I didn’t do an overnighter because I would’ve missed a very Inch Resting conversation in the AAVA Slack. I decided to fly in from Mauritius or the Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport. Air Mauritius flies this route in real life with their A330-900, but I used the A350 as the only Air Mauritius aircraft in IF. I’ve seen a lot about Mauritius and it’s neighboring island Reunion, but I’ve only flown to those airport once, and I’ve wanted to fly to them more. They are the definition of paradise in the middle of the Indian Ocean. I wanted to fly over the sinking islands of the Maldives, so I made a custom flight plan with skyvector.com (nobody is gonna click that link today). I went to sleep at midnight, set an alarm for 2AM, woke up then to fly the plane to 10,000 feet, and then I slept for 6 more hours until 8 when it was time to start my approach into Delhi. I had a really cool sunset in Delhi and flight time was 6 hours and 49 minutes
FIMP-VIDP • MRU-DEL
Air Mauritius 643 Heavy
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Leaving the blue sky of paradise for a sunset in India’s biggest city
As always please let me know your thoughts and your favorite photo!
The Maldives, in picture 4 are made of how many islands, called atolls?
- 3 Atolls
- 14 Atolls
- 26 Atolls
The answer to the last question was
Taco Bell Claiming they Bought the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, renaming it the “Taco Liberty Bell”
Which 17% got correct!
And thank you @Prashant_Divedi for the ATC approaching Delhi!