Posted 01, Jul 2018
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
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
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.
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.
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
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 -
Derek Butterworth - Business Support Director
Matthew Lewis- Operations Director
On behalf of the Fly UK Staff Team.