On Line Evening 04 Oct 2016

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On Line Evening 04 Oct 2016

Post by Phantom » 04 Oct 2016, 17:13

EXERCISE “RESUPPLY”

Background:

The good folks on the Mossel Bay Oil Rig have a problem, and urgently require some spares to be airlifted out to them.

There are no supply ships available at the moment to perform the task, so it is left for the ever paraat SAVAF pilots to do the job!

The transport Sqn at Overberg are standing by for instructions.

Objective:

Drop off some urgently required spares at the Mossel Bay Oil Rig.

Orders:

Take off from Overberg Air Base (FAOB) using a Dakota suitably loaded with the necessary spares, and route to George (FAGG), and land.
Now transfer all the supplies over to a helicopter, and take off again as soon as everyone is ready.
Route Hdg 212* and 54Nm to the Mossel Bay Oil Rig and perform the supply drop.
When complete route hdg 014* to land at Mossel Bay (FAMO).

Flight Details:

Date: 04 October 2016.
Take off time: 18h00Z
Departure: Overberg AB (FAOB)
Arrival: Mossel Bay (FAOB).
Equipment: Dakota/Puma.
Rules: IFR/VFR as required.
Weather: Unknown
Fuel load: As required for the distance, plus reserves.
Distance: Approximately 220Nm.
Leg Time: Approximately 1:45 hours.
Time: Daylight.
Route: FAOB-FAGG-Mossel Bay Oil Rig-FAMO.
Comms: 122.80 and ATC where available.
Lost Procedure: Don’t disappear into the sea! We will never find you! Alternatively recover to Port Elisabeth (FAPE).
VOR/NDB: VOR OBV 115.40, GRV 116.60, PEV 112.90. NDB OB 427.5, GG 260.0.

Good Luck and safe flying, Men!
Lt Genl Eddy(Phantom) Evans
Officer Commanding: Air Command/SOA2/ZA-EC/ZA-SOC
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Re: On Line Evening 04 Oct 2016

Post by Phantom » 09 Oct 2016, 12:00

Debrief: Exercise "Resupply"

Five pilots reported for duty.

The Dak Sqn took off from Overberg, and routed coastwise to land at George. From there it was a quick transfer of cargo to the choppers, and once again into the skies to the Oil Rig.

The cargo offloaded safely, the Sqn routed back to the coast, to land safely at Mossel Bay.

Thank you to the pilots who took part:

ZAV32 Genl Jan (Smokey) Jacobs
ZAV64 Mj Genl Eddy (Phantom) Evans
ZAV92 Maj Hugo (Ironman) Nel
ZAV117 Maj Nico (Brownman) De Lange
ZAV113 Capt Gustav (Nightfury) Le Roux

Some screenshots below:
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Ready at Overberg
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Daks safe, transferring the cargo to the choppers
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Choppers ready to go at George
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Dropping off cargo at the rig
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Landing at Mossel Bay
Lt Genl Eddy(Phantom) Evans
Officer Commanding: Air Command/SOA2/ZA-EC/ZA-SOC
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