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Latest News & Updates for Members - June

UKV1197 - Derek Butterworth

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Dear Members,
We hope you are enjoying the summer timetables at Fly UK. The regular online events are getting more popular with our pilots as they get more skilled and confident to fly online. Are you ready to join us online?
Last month's activity at Fly UK had an average of 335 unique pilots per week filing a PIREP in May. We received 2,333 Mainstream PIREPs, 888 Tour PIREPs and 681 Flying Club PIREPs. Membership numbers currently stand at 1,045

Staff News:

UKV1619 - Matt Sinclair has stood down from the marketing  due to lack of time. He remains an active Fly UK pilot
UKV1678 - Morten Hansen has taken up the position of our new Marketing Manager. He will bring some new ideas to Fly UK and relaunch the Skyways Magazine with issues quarterly. He will have a co editor UKV3626 - Ian Grant.

Morten has issued the following statement:-
"Taking over as marketing manager, I have some big shoes to fill. One of my top priorities is to relaunch the Skyways magazine and to release a new edition on a quarterly basis with the first new edition hopefully being cleared for takeoff in June.
In order to ensure a broad appeal to both existing members but also potential newcomers we encourage all members to submit either ideas, stories or reviews to share with other members. Remember the Skyways magazine is our magazine and is only as exciting as we make it. I have already reached out to a few members who have embraced my ideas thus far."

Flying Club
One new  tour for this  month GREEK ISLANDS  next tour review is scheduled for 01 Aug 18 

Wednesday Evening Flying Club Flights held on FSD
Wed 06 Jun 2018 at 1815z   Naxos to Tympaki                 repeated   Sun 10 Jun 2018 at 1700z
Wed 13 Jun 2018 at 1815z   Tympaki to Dalaman             repeated   Sun 17 Jun 2018 at 1700z
Wed 20 Jun 2018 at 1815z   Dalaman to Edremit Korfez  repeated   Sun 24 Jun 2018 at  1700z
Wed 27 Jun 2018 at 1815z   Edremit Korfez to Ataturk     repeated   Sun 01 Jul 2018 at   1700z
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.

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 Katmandu to Paro

Week 2 Seattle to Telluride
Week 3 Denmark to Switzerland
Week 4 Santiago de los Caballeros to Saint Martin
Week 5 internal flight in Norway

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

Screenshot Competition - Sponsored by UK2000 Scenery

The May Screenshot Competition had two shots with the same number of votes so we are having a vote off to decide the winner
Please go and vote here

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

June Competition -
Final Approach

Happy flying!


Derek Butterworth - Business Support Director

Matthew Lewis- Operations Director

On behalf of the Fly UK Staff Team.

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