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On Line Evening 24 Oct 2017

Post by Phantom » 22 Oct 2017, 22:18

OPERATION “HELENA” LEG 4

Background:

The SAVAF are still on deployment at St Helena.

The British Forces at Ascension have requested that the SAVAF participate in a few operational exercises on that island.

The SAVAF, ever keen, have agreed. We pack up our bags, and depart for Ascension to spend a week or two with our British counterparts.

Objective:

Take off from St Helena (FHSH) and route to Ascension FHAW as per route plan below.

Orders:

Scramble from the St Helena FACP (FHSH) and route to Ascension Aux Air Base (FHAW), Angels 36, M0.79.
Land at Ascension (FHAW).

Flight Details:

Date: 22 October 2017.
Take off time: 18h00Z.
Departure: St Helena FACP FHSH).
Arrival: Ascension (FHAW).
Equipment: C17 Heavy cargo Transporter or similar.
Rules: IFR as required.
Weather: Unknown
Fuel load: As required for the distance, plus reserves.
Distance: Approximately 780Nm.
Leg Time: Approximately 1:45 hours.
Time: Daytime.
Route: FHSH-DCT-1407W- 1307W-1010W-0813W-0814W-ASW-DCT-FHAW.
Comms: 122.80 and ATC where available.
Lost Procedure: Nah! You are too good a pilot for that. Alternatively recover back to St Helena (FHSH).
VOR/NDB: VOR: SH 113.10. NDB: ST: 325.0, ASI 112.20.

Good Luck and safe flying, Men!
Lt Genl Eddy(Phantom) Evans
Officer Commanding: Air Command/SOA2/ZA-EC/ZA-SOC
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