On Line Evening 10 January 2017

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Re: On Line Evening 10 January 2017

by Phantom » 16 Jan 2017, 21:18

Debrief: Exercise "Stock Up"

Nine pilots pitched up for the exercise.

Take off was on time from the Retreat, and routed at times VERY low level via Assunction to Moroni. There wasa bit of panic at Moroni as seen as there were some serious fires around, but everything was loaded up anf the Squad took off to route back directly to the Retreat.

Thanks to the pilots who took part:

ZAV32 Genl Jan (Smoky) Jacobs
ZAV64 Maj Genl Eddy (Phantom) Evans
ZAV70 Col Nico (Sidewinder) Engelbrecht
ZAV92 Maj Hugo (Ironman) Nel
ZAV117 Maj Nico (Brownman) De Lange
ZAV118 Maj Paul (Wolfsclaw) Earnshaw
ZAV105 Capt Arno (Shadow) Coetzee
ZAV113 Capt Gustav (Night Fury) Le Roux
ZAV126 2Lt Celia (Athena) Eloff

Some screenshots below:
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Taking off from the Retreat
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En route to Moroni
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Taking off from Moroni
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En route to the Retreat
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Safe at the Retreat

On Line Evening 10 January 2017

by Phantom » 10 Jan 2017, 17:32



The SAVAF Crew are eating and drinking far too much on the Retreat! There is pretty much nothing more to consume in the cupboards and fridges.

It is time to stock up again.

The Transport crew are to shuttle across to Moroni ASAP to fetch some supplies.


Take off from The Retreat and fly to Moroni to get much needed supplies for the Retreat. Once complete return to the Retreat.


Take off from the Retreat (ZASR) and route 293*, 76.6Nm to overfly Assunction Island (FSAS).

Turn left hdg 247*, 219Nm and route direct to Prince Said Ibrahim Intl (FMCH), and land.

Load up all the supplies and take off again. (Don’t forget the Retreat’s Permanent Staff compliment’s requests!)

Route 079*, 278Nm to recover to the Retreat (ZASR).

To make life a bit more spicy, the flight can be performed at Sea Level.

Flight Details:

Date: 10 January 2017.
Take off time: 18h00Z.
Departure: SAVAF Retreat (ZASR).
Arrival: SAVAF Retreat (ZASR).
Equipment: C17.
Rules: IFR/VFR as required.
Weather: Unknown
Fuel load: As required for the distance, plus reserves.
Distance: Approximately 580Nm.
Leg Time: Approximately 2:00 hours.
Time: Daylight.
Comms: 122.80 and ATC where available.
Lost Procedure: Please don’t! Alternatively recover to Andrakaka Navy, Madagascar (FMNK).
VOR/NDB: VOR: SRT 108.20, HAI 114.70, DI 112.10.

Good Luck and safe flying, Pilots!