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Tupolev114
06 Jan 2017, 19:45
Forum: Lockheed Model 049 Constellation
Topic: My first ever COTS VIP!
Replies: 6
Views: 1862

Re: My first ever COTS VIP!

Just taking up my 11th flight in the Connie and i have a VIP!!! Jackie Gleason, Comedian, Actor and Musician. I am sure he will enjoy TWA flight 59 from New York to Los Angeles
Tupolev114
06 Jan 2017, 11:12
Forum: Lockheed Model 049 Constellation
Topic: Maintenance question
Replies: 1
Views: 772

Maintenance question

Hello Everyone Im rapidly approaching the 100hr mark on my Connie and Im wondering what the logic is to the maintenance. I have already noticed that when i give the engines a bit more, and the Maintenance Hanger says the engines are showing signs of stress, that this message goes away over time. Wou...
Tupolev114
06 Jan 2017, 07:34
Forum: Lockheed Model 049 Constellation
Topic: Connie - the sequel - NC86520
Replies: 7
Views: 2132

Re: Connie - the sequel - NC86520

Quick note/FYI on Clipper America, was originally a model L749, Registration NC86530 (not NC86520) Delivered to Pan American 28-6-47 and sold to Air France in 1950, Great looking repaint however, will be a must get for me. PS: I have your other Pan American repaint and note that the clipper name is ...
Tupolev114
04 Jan 2017, 04:03
Forum: Lockheed Model 049 Constellation
Topic: Anyone crossed the Pond yet?
Replies: 47
Views: 6670

Re: Anyone crossed the Pond yet?

Flying back across as we speak, EGPF to CYQX as KLM651. just passed half way at the 3hr 40min mark
Tupolev114
03 Jan 2017, 21:43
Forum: Lockheed Model 049 Constellation
Topic: Finished Connie Paints
Replies: 382
Views: 156799

Re: Finished Connie Paints

mgr wrote:Image

:arrow: Download: http://library.avsim.net/download.php?DLID=197890

Enjoy!

Regards,

Marcel
Taking this one on a journey, KLM651 Amsterdam to Curacao. Great repaint, love the work
Tupolev114
03 Jan 2017, 03:59
Forum: Lockheed Model 049 Constellation
Topic: Anyone crossed the Pond yet?
Replies: 47
Views: 6670

Re: Anyone crossed the Pond yet?

Made it across over the last few days in 14 hours and 38 min, recreated TWA flight 960 from Washington DC to Paris via New York, Gander and Shannon. great trip i must say and truely tested my skills on the last leg, had 3/4 mile of vis coming into LFPO
Tupolev114
02 Jan 2017, 03:57
Forum: Lockheed Model 049 Constellation
Topic: Rate of descent?
Replies: 16
Views: 2989

Re: Rate of descent?

I have found if i reduce MAP slowly at around 1 every 3 seconds till i get to 15in, and reduce to as low as 1500rpm depending on how steep i want to descend, I can get max just over 1000fpm down while not getting any shock cooling or the like but generally i will descend at around 500fpm from 150nm ...
Tupolev114
19 Aug 2015, 00:40
Forum: C182 Skylane
Topic: A new 10000NM trip
Replies: 12
Views: 2293

Re: A new 10000NM trip

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Flight Plan for flight from YSNF to NWWW
Tupolev114
12 Aug 2015, 06:26
Forum: C182 Skylane
Topic: A new 10000NM trip
Replies: 12
Views: 2293

Re: A new 10000NM trip

The flight from NZKT to YSNF has now been completed and it was a good flight. the flight took 3hrs 30min vs the planned time to 3hrs 37min so a nice bonus for this leg, weather enroute was good with a slight wind on the nose the whole way. Unfortunately the aircraft has developed an oil leak and as ...
Tupolev114
12 Aug 2015, 01:45
Forum: C182 Skylane
Topic: A new 10000NM trip
Replies: 12
Views: 2293

Re: A new 10000NM trip

First flight NZAA-NZKT has now occuerd flight was done IFR (AA (PEEHA1P 23L) KYPRA G591 PERAS (RNAV 30) KT), flight was a non event really it was there more as a staging flight than anything. i did note that the oil pressure seemed lower than normal and with it not being changed since 91.1 Tacho (Cu...
Tupolev114
11 Aug 2015, 22:43
Forum: C182 Skylane
Topic: A new 10000NM trip
Replies: 12
Views: 2293

Re: A new 10000NM trip

n421nj wrote:Very cool. I just did a short hop from Cuba to key west and it was very unnerving flying over that much open water. 37 min of trepidation.
37 min is nothing i have had flights in this that have been good 5hr stints over water when i flew from KIDP to NZFI
Tupolev114
11 Aug 2015, 19:36
Forum: C182 Skylane
Topic: Flying sids and stars with Cessna Skylane
Replies: 8
Views: 2776

Re: Flying sids and stars with Cessna Skylane

you can update it, but its a pain. you need to have access to a subscription from Jeppessen and use the file that gets put on the gard you put in the gps, I got mine through my flight school when i was there. but its getting it into the GTN trainer thats a pain takes a good 5 min just to find the ex...
Tupolev114
11 Aug 2015, 19:29
Forum: C182 Skylane
Topic: A new 10000NM trip
Replies: 12
Views: 2293

Re: A new 10000NM trip

My recommendation for drop ins are NZRC, NZQN, NZMF, NZMC, NZNS, NZOM, NZWN, NZFI, NZAP, NZAR, all great airfield that pose their own unique challenge
Tupolev114
11 Aug 2015, 08:44
Forum: C182 Skylane
Topic: A new 10000NM trip
Replies: 12
Views: 2293

Re: A new 10000NM trip

Revised plan lost some airport thanks to them not being in the sim

NZAA NZKT YSNF NWWW NWWK NWWC NWWU NWWV NWWL NWWM NWWW NVVW NVVV NFFN NFNL NFNM NFNA NFTF NIUE NCRG NTAA NTTM NTTE NTTH NTTB NTTP NTTR NTAA NCAI NSTU NSFA NSFI NSFA NLWW NLWF NFTP NFTV NFTL NFFN NVVW NWWR NWWE YSNF NZKT NZAA
Tupolev114
11 Aug 2015, 08:31
Forum: C182 Skylane
Topic: A new 10000NM trip
Replies: 12
Views: 2293

Re: A new 10000NM trip

Current flight plan is NZAA - NZKT - YSNF - NWWW - NWWK - NWWC - NWWU - NWWV - NWWL - NWWM - NWWW - NVVW - NVSS - NVVV - NFFN - NFSW - NFNL - NFNM - NFNH - NFNS - NFNO - NFNW - NFNB - NFNA - NFMO - NFOL - NFTF - NFTE - NFTE - NIUE - NCRG - NTAA - NTTM - NTTE - NTTH - NTTB - NTTU - NTTP - NTTR - NTAA...

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