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Posted 01, Jul 2018



Dear Members,
 
The sun is shining on us in the UK and its hot and hot off the press is our relaunched Skyways magazine, which is available now. Also new is a download for those using GSX in FSX and P3d so that Fly UK ground fleet is available at all our serviced airports. Thanks to Thomas Pain one of our younger Fly UK members

Last month's activity at Fly UK had an average of 302 unique pilots per week filing a PIREP in June. We received 1,808 Mainstream PIREPs, 914 Tour PIREPs and 614 Flying Club PIREPs. Membership numbers currently stand at 1,032

Staff News

Joiners

UKV1412 - Richard Jones  rejoins the staff team as Online Event manager, in order to cover  UKV1777 - Peter Kaminski's extended leave due to computer and real world problems

Marketing

In case you haven't noticed, the latest edition of the Skyways Magazine is now released.  We go behind the scenes on Turbine Sound Studios and meet a fellow simmer. As something new we have added a competition in the magazine. Make sure to get your tickets in before the deadline. 
For any feedback and/or ideas please contact UKV1678 Morten Hansen on the email mentioned in the magazine. 

Flying Club
 
New  tours for this  month are  Southern Europe which covers the Weds FSD flights we have completed since March  and a new beginners Helicopter tour. The next tour review is scheduled for 01 Aug 18 

On Wednesday Evening Flying Club Flights held on the FSD this month, we break from the continuous legs of the last few months before we start  our USA West to East  adventure in August. 
 
Wed 04 July 2018 at 1815z   Norway ENLB Bjorli  to ENNM    Namsos              repeated   Sun 08 July 2018 at 1700z
Wed 11 July 2018 at 1815z   Shadow of the Eiger Locarno to Annermasse      repeated   Sun 15 July 2018 at 1700z
Wed 18 July  2018 at 1815z  USA  Westport  to Portland                                      repeated   Sun 22 July 2018 at  1700z
Wed 25 July 2018 at 1815z   USA Portland  to  Vantage                                       repeated   Sun 29 July 2018 at   1700z
 
Please visit our Flying club page for more information or to register your attendance.

Online Events
Events are currently held on the 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.


Our IVAO event on a weekly basis on Sundays 1230z in Europe. We have decided to make these flights continue on from the previous weeks arrival airport so that it becomes a bit of a tour. Please see the Event Calendar
 

FSD/VATSIM

Week 1 Internal flight in Norway
Week 2 Nantucket to Toronto
Week 3 Isle of Man to Guernsey
Week 4 Bologna to Heraklion

Week 5 Salvador to Rio de Janerio


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

Screenshot Competition - Sponsored by UK2000 Scenery


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

The theme for the July Screenshot Competition is "On Tour". For more information and how to the enter the competition, please see the link below:


July Competition -
On Tour

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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