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Posted 02, May 2018



Dear Members,
The new SkyTrack 1.6 is now the only version that will work to file a PIREP with Fly UK. If you haven't updated yet, please do it today.

Last month's activity at Fly UK had an average of 345 unique pilots per week filing a PIREP in April. We received 2,368 Mainstream PIREPs, 979 Tour PIREPs and 539 Flying Club PIREPs. Membership numbers currently stand at 1,048

Staff News:

Leavers
UKV3428 - Matt Crick has stood down from the website team due to lack of time. He remains an active Fly UK pilot
UKV3476 - Ian Beswick has stood down from the TA Instructor role due to lack of time
UKV1488 - Stephan Schukkink has stood down from the TA Instructor role due to lack of time
UKV1252 - Kenneth Greer has stood down from the TA Instructor role due to lack of time

Joiners
UKV1548 - Alistair Munro has been added to the staff as one of our Training Instructors.

Operations
Fly2 and Nordic operations have now switched over to their summer schedules. For Fly2 this brings our winter ski and snow season to an end, switching us back to our UK holiday season routes to the Mediterranean and Europe. Our long haul holiday routes remain unchanged. Nordic also adds Billund as a new Danish base.

Flying Club
Tour changes . Caribbean Dream, VFR Italiano and Iceland Tour moved to retired with a completion of date of 01 Nov 18. New Tasmania tour went live 11 April and Amazon Adventure, Sweden and New Caribbean tours go live 01 May 18.The Wednesday events are repeated on Sundays 13:00 GMT.


Wednesday Evening Flying Club Flights
Wed 02 May 2018 at 1815z Preturo to Pontecagnano repeated Sun 06 May 1300z
Wed 09 May 2018 at 1815z Pontecagnano to Lecce repeated Sun 13 May 1300z
Wed 16 May 2018 at 1815z Lecce to Makedonia repeated Sun 20 May 1300z
Wed 23 May 2018 at 1815z Makedonia to Syros repeated Sun 27 May 1300z
Wed 30 May 2018 at 1815z Syros to Naxos repeated Sun 03 jun 1300z

Please visit our Flying club page for more information or to register your attendance.

Online Events
Events are currently held on FSD, Saturday at 0600z and repeated on VATSIM, Tuesday at 1830z and Thursday at 1300z.
Remember online events have no Rank restrictions so it's a chance to fly different airframes.


New event on a weekly basis is the IVAO event on Sundays 1230z in Europe. See the Event Calendar
FSD/VATSIM
Week 1
Flight Helsinki to Oslo
Week 2 Budapest to Florence
Week 3 Baku to Trabzon
Week 4 Reggio Calabria to Sion
Week 5 Menorca to Zurich

Please visit our online events page for more information or to register your attendance.

Screenshot Competition - Sponsored by UK2000 Scenery


The winner of the April Screenshot Competition was UKV3373 - Stuart Hyett. Well done Stuart!

The theme for the May Screenshot Competition is "Far Away Cities". For more information and how to the enter the competition, please see the link below:


May Competition -
Far Away Cities

Happy flying!

---ENDS---

Derek Butterworth - Business Support Director
derek.butterworth[at]flyuk.aero

Matthew Lewis- Operations Director
matthew.lewis[at]flyuk.aero


On behalf of the Fly UK Staff Team.




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