The International Virtual Air Show and Flying Competition moves to North America for its second event.
Set at KNUQ Moffett Field, south of San Francisco, the competition features new challenges and new excitement.
Construction is already in progress, and so far the short and long pylon courses have been laid out.
Microsoft Corporation will have no fewer than three of its airship fleet in attendance at the show.
The proposed date is June 17th, 3pm EST to 11pm EST.
1400 UTC April 22nd to 1400 UTC April 23rd
Meet, Compete, Have Fun!
We wish to thank all who participated as everyone had a good time.
Please check the Photo Album for screen captures and stay tuned as we may have more of these events.
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Brisbane: 0000 Sunday, April 23rd to 2400 Sunday, April 23rd
London: 1500 Saturday, April 22nd to 1500 Sunday, April 23rd
Tokyo: 2300 Saturday, April 22nd to 2300 Sunday, April 23rd
New York: 1000 Saturday, April 22nd to 1000 Sunday, April 23rd
Moscow: 1800 Saturday April 22nd to 1800 Sunday, April 23rd
Los Angeles: 0700 Saturday, April 22nd to 0700 Sunday, April 23rd
Default: Wright Flyer, Extra 300, Cessna 172, Mooney Bravo, Robinson R22, Bell JetRanger, Schweizer 2-32.
Optional: Long Island Classics' Christen Eagle II; David C Copley's P-38L racers; David Hanvey's Sea Fury racers; Warwick Carter's GeeBee racer.
Sport Pylon Races: Extra 300, Christen Eagle II, GeeBee
Unlimited Pylon Races: Sea Furies and P-38 Racers
Thread the Needle: Extra 300, Christen Eagle II, GeeBee
Helicopter Races: Robinson R22, Bell JetRanger
Long Jump: Wright Flyer|
Thermal Races: Schweizer 2-32
Spot Landing: Cessna 172
Cross-country Race: Mooney Bravo
There are no prizes, just good flying fun. Please do not use modified aircraft to get an unfair advantage over the other
Each event will be run a number of times and will be called by ATC on Team Speak based on number of players wishing to compete.
Teamspeak: Activities and ATC will be on TeamSpeak IP: 68:44:228:35
Scenery: This Scenery is required for the Events [ Download Here ].
Join on Ramps, NOT on runways. Or fly in from adjacent airfields: LFMA, LFMI, LFMY, LFNE. Contact Control for pattern entry instructions. Arriving runway is 32R. Once connected: stay within spectator areas unless competing or marshalling. Save often!
Sport Pylon Races: Five laps of Sport Pylon Course. (Red, pylons 1,2,4,5) Extra 300, Christen Eagle II, GeeBee
Unlimited Pylon Races: Five laps of Unlimited Pylon Course. (Yellow, pylons 1,2,3,4,5) Sea Furies and P-38 Racers
Thread the Needle: Fly through the flaming hoops as fast as possible, SE to NW. Extra 300, Christen Eagle II, GeeBee
Pilots take off from North ramp, touch down on each of two carriers, and return to full stop on the ramp.
(Blue) Robinson R22, Bell JetRanger
Long Jump: Fly the Wright Flyer as far as possible in a straight line. Take off from Runway 32L. Aircraft must land and stop, not crash, with both skids on the runway.
Thermal Races: Schweizers slew to 1,000 feet over thermal, exit Slew and race to 4,000 feet.
Spot Landing: Landing spot is the intersection of the centerlines of Runway 14R and taxiway E3/F3. (Green Spot) Fly the Cessna 172 abeam the Microsoft blimp, reduce power, and land on Runway 14R as close to the spot as possible. Bounces don't count!