The Longest Nonstop Flight In IF History

Shoutout to @Latvia for another awesome refueling session over Africa:

Just about to hit 40 hours nonstop!

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I hope you can complete your flight, it is amazing! Which airport is your final destination?

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Hi,
I didn’t read the replies before as I’m only on very limited time online here. Well basically its pretty easy, yet not easy to execute. I pushed back, directly onto the runway to avoid taxi fuel. Then took off with as less power as possible and climbed to FL320. On estimate, I located where I wanna refuel and make sure to have plenty airports below me. I did not change altitude, no stepclimbing. That was since I work 7 to 5 though. Because of that, my refuel timing also wasnt always on point when the tank went empty, but I refueled when leaving the house. Each session lasts for more than 19 hours if the autopilot guides the aircraft properly. Refueling wise, I use a second device. I have an android phone and ipad, each with seperate accounts. Thats why I could time my refuels properly. 40 hours is a way too high estimate on one leg. You can only refuel the equal of 3 full tanks. Feel free to pm for further info or assistance.

Ovsp

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Awesome thanks for the info! My cruise configuration is actually getting 40 hours on one tank but it’s a very different strategy. Fuel is the one thing I’m not concerned about but the app can still crash and I’m probably going to hit the throttle cutoff in the next 24 hours.

Hypothetically I’ll be returning to PGUA in about 89 hours if this is still running (it probably won’t be though). If it is at that point I’ll probably keep flying actually. I have enough fuel to go way further than this flight plan.

It should take about 130 hours to complete but I have enough to stay up for about 160 hours.

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Where about s are you now? How are you for fuel?

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Off the east coast of Somalia. Southwest of India, still on the equator. I’m at 65% which is indicating 25 hours remaining.

I’ll probably do another AR over Indonesia tonight (EST). During that one I’ll top off for the long stretch over the Pacific as I transition into the polar circumnavigation. The next refueling point will be over Europe when I’m heading south again.

Have just sortied our if Guam and will come and Escort you for abot towards the Maldives.

ASCOT 10 HEAVY.

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How is the flight ?? I can help if need be also if you go to IFAEGAF thread and see if any tankers can help then feel free to ask our tanker Commanders

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It’s good to see you again! I won’t take on any fuel for now but I will in about 7 hours. Feel free to grab more pictures though!

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I’m at 44.5 hours now so almost two whole days. If you’re around for the next refueling session that would be awesome

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A couple of picks of my Sortie and Mid-ocean RVP.

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How’s the flight going? let me know if you need an AR in another couple of hours. or tomorrow morning. around 0900z onwards.

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Really cool to see other people support and join in! Good luck! Keep your device next to a running fan to keep it cool!

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Nice, go for it!

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I plan on doing the next one by WAEE in about 5 or 6 hours. Thanks for your help! But no pressure if that’s the middle of the night for your time zone.

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sounds good! I’ll be there. just update me with your ETA. I’ll have the aircraft on standby and ready to go.

I’ve gotten a couple notifications today that say I need to enter my Apple ID. The two buttons given are “cancel” and “continue”. I’ve hit cancel both times and it comes back a few hours later.

It pauses IF while I do this so I’m concerned that if it happens overnight it’ll end the flight. Does anyone know how I can prevent this? Is it safe to just enter my Apple ID and hit “continue” or will that crash the game?

Just enter it in as fast as you can.

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Are you sure that’s safe?