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Latest News & Updates for Members - December

Posted 01, Dec 2018



Dear Members,

More good news this month, with us back showing as Fly UK on the IVAO network. After months of requesting, they have updated the Webeye database.

Last month's activity at Fly UK had an average of 313 unique pilots per week filing a PIREP in November. We received 2,203  Mainstream PIREPs, 645 Tour PIREPs and 678 Flying Club PIREPs. Membership numbers currently stand at  971
 

Staff

UKV1649 - Gray Brett has returned to Fly UK after a period away on leave and has now re-joined the Training Academy staff.
 

Operations/Fleet

November saw the switch-over in Fly 2 operations to the Winter schedules, as detailed in our main page news story from November 18th. December brings the start of the Wet Lease services for the Canadian holiday market, with European ski routes going live from the second weekend of December. 

We have also brought members news and outline details for the Aurora franchise coming very soon. If you have not yet read it, then you can find the news story on the website.

Finally, but by no means least, our cargo division is undergoing some network updates currently - more details to follow.
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Flying Club

One new tour will be in place for 1st December for two months only and is a traditional Christmas special. 

The status of the repeated Sunday flights has been reviewed from 01 December 2018 and will be used in future on a more ad-hoc basis for special events.    

This month, our Wednesday Flying Club flights, held on the FSD Server, will be a mixed collection including a XMAS special.

Wed 05 Dec 2018 at 1900z  NORWAY Bjorli to Frosta 

Wed 12 Dec 2018 at 1900z  New York Waterways 

Wed 19 Dec 2018 at 1900z  SANTA SPECIAL

Wed 26 Dec 2018 at 1900z0z  Carrier Landing Bremerton 

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


Online Events

Events are currently held on the FSD server on Saturday at 0700z and repeated on VATSIM, Tuesday at 1930z and Thursday at 1400z. 

Remember, online events have no rank restrictions so it's a chance to fly different airframes.

Our IVAO event is on a weekly basis on Sundays at 1330z and is the return journey from the Saturday event.  Please see the Event Calendar.

FSD/VATSIM

Week 1 Zurich to Menorca
Week 2 Menorca to Reggio Calabria
Week 3 Las Vegas to Aspen
Week 4 London to Lapland with diverts to shorten the flight for those that need too.
Week5 Lapland to London


Please visit our Online Events page for more information or to register your attendance.

Screenshot Competition - Sponsored by UK2000 Scenery

We have a tie in the voting for the November Screenshot Competition so there is a vote off here  Voting closes at the end of 7th December

The theme for the December Screenshot Competition is "Cold Outside". For more information and how to the enter the competition, please see the link below:

December Competition -

Cold Outside


Happy flying!


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