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Latest News & Updates for Members - February 2019

Posted 01, Feb 2019



Dear Members,

We hope you are all enjoying our new routes and fleet additions, and with the Aurora operations, there are even more reasons to be actively flying now than ever before! 

Our 15th Birthday is on the 4th April and we are going to be celebrating this milestone in Fly UK's history. To that end, 15th Birthday Celebration Awards will be available to members that get involved in our Birthday activities. Please keep watching the forums and the March Newsletter for the details.

Last month's activity at Fly UK had an average of 325 unique pilots per week filing a PIREP in January. We received 2,239  Mainstream PIREPs, 977 Tour PIREPs and 328 Flying Club PIREPs. Membership numbers currently stand at  972
 

Operations

Aurora missed its spotlight in last month's newsletter, with its launch coming at the New Year. Featuring some amazing routes and aircraft, it has been an instant hit.

Cargo ops continue to update to new schedules with the latest update, which went live 20th January.

Looking ahead to February, it's peak ski season in Europe and we have all the popular winter destinations covered by Mainstream schedule and Fly2 holiday charters.
 

Documentation

The Pilot Handbook & SOP has been updated to include Aurora and an improvement to the way that we use TeamSpeak during Online Events. The latest version is now V2.31 and may be viewed/downloaded from within the Crew Centre.

The document UKV_TRD_6.2 Setting Up TeamSpeak has also been updated to include the Online Events improvements. The latest version is now V1.2 and may be downloaded from within the General tab of the Courses and Documents area of the Training Academy.

With thanks to UKV1150 David Williamson for the TeamSpeak suggestion.
 

Skyways Magazine

Have you entered the competition in the latest edition? Also, any articles for future editions from members are welcomed and should be sent to Morten.Hansen@flyuk.aero

 

Flying Club

The Flying Club Xmas tour will be retired on 01 March 2019. ALL LEGS MUST BE COMPLETED BY 30 April 2019    

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

Wed 06 Feb 2019  at 1900z Ketchikan Intl to Stewart

Wed 13 Feb 2019 at 1900z Carrier Landing Everett

Wed 20 Feb 2019 at 1900z ATC Event Shoreham

Wed 27 Feb 2019 at 1900z ** FEBRUARY TECH EVENT ***

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 EIDW to LFSB
Week 2 LFSB to EGPD
Week 3 EGPD to BIRK

Week 4  BIRK to EKVG

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


Screenshot Competition - Sponsored by UK2000 Scenery

The winner for the January Screenshot Competition is UKV1685 - Matt Lewis with  "Home by Dusk". Congratulations Matt.

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

February Competition -

Aurora


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