On Line Evening 01 Nov 2016

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On Line Evening 01 Nov 2016

Post by Phantom » 31 Oct 2016, 17:14

OPERATION “EVACUATE”

Background:

The coastal area around Mombasa, Kenya has been badly hit by a severe cyclone, causing much damage and despair. Many people in the area have been left homeless, and reports are of many that have been injured.

The Kenyan Authorities have appealed for immediate assistance with medical supplies, food and clothing for the people in the affected area.

The UN, in collaboration with the ZAVAF heavy transport Squadron has agreed to assist. It is fortunate that a Squadron of transporters is standing by in neighboring Uganda.

Objective:

Scramble out of Entebbe to Moi Intl. Land and deliver supplies, then take off again and route to Jomo Kenyatta to land.

Orders:

Take off from Entebbe, Tanzania (HUEN) and route as shown below to Moi, Mombassa, Kenya (HKMO), FL330 and land.

Offload all supplies and equipment required at Moi.

When complete, take off again and route as per flight plan below, FL280 to recover at Jomo Kenjatta, Nairobi (HKJK).

Flight Details:

Date: 01 November 2016.
Take off time: 18h00Z.
Departure: Entebbe (HUEN).
Arrival: Jomo Kenjatta (HKJK).
Equipment: C17/B738/B747.
Rules: IFR/VFR as required.
Weather: Unknown
Fuel load: As required for the distance, plus reserves.
Distance: Approximately 740Nm.
Leg Time: Approximately 2:00 hours.
Time: Daylight.
Route: HUEN-HKMO: DCT NN UA610 GDLA DCT GEVAG DCT.
HKMO-HKJK: DCT MC UA609 NV DCT.
Comms: 122.80 and ATC where available.
Lost Procedure: Don’t fly into the ground, or get lost! Those people are relying on you! Alternatively recover to Dar Es Salaam (HTDA).
VOR/NDB: VOR: NN 117.50, KV 115.30, MOV 112.30, NV 113.10, DV 112.70. NDB: EM355.0, KL 283.0, MC 394.0, NI 287.0, DR 361.0.

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 01 Nov 2016

Post by Phantom » 07 Nov 2016, 19:26

Debrief: Operation "Evacuate"

Seven pilots reported for duty.

Take of was 25mins late out of Entebbe, but the flight routed on to Moi.

After offloading all supplies and equipment at Moi, the Squad took of again and successfully recovered at Jomo Kenyata Intl.

Thank you to the pilots who took part:

ZAV32 Genl Jan (Smokey) Jacobs
ZAV64 Maj Genl Eddy (Phantom) EWvans
ZAV70 Col Nico (Sidewinder) Engelbrecht
ZAV92 Maj Hugo (Ironman) Nel
ZAV115 2Lt Goitse (Kukri) Diale
ZAV121 2Lt Adreinne (Viper) Visser
ZAV126 2Lt Celia (Athena) Eloff.

Some screenshots below:
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Ready at Entebbe
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Passing Kilimanjaro
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Offloading at Moi
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Ready to go at Moi
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Safe at Jomo Kenyata
Lt Genl Eddy(Phantom) Evans
Officer Commanding: Air Command/SOA2/ZA-EC/ZA-SOC
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