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by Spookster67
Fri Feb 15, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: Team Sim-Outhouse
Topic: Welcome to the RTWR SOH Race Thread (Backup)
Replies: 1
Views: 14212

Re: Welcome to the RTWR SOH Race Thread (Backup)

It looks like this thread could still be used if required in 2019, but this is just a test.
by Spookster67
Sun Feb 18, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: Team AVSIM
Topic: 2018 AVSIM Around-the-World Race OFFICIAL THREAD
Replies: 146
Views: 29989

Re: 2018 AVSIM Around-the-World Race OFFICIAL THREAD

Great race guys! You were close behind us all the way after your pc issues. Some great flying!
by Spookster67
Sun Feb 18, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: Team AVSIM
Topic: 2018 AVSIM Around-the-World Race OFFICIAL THREAD
Replies: 146
Views: 29989

Re: 2018 AVSIM Around-the-World Race OFFICIAL THREAD

Eamonn wrote:
Sun Feb 18, 2018 7:03 pm
Baton is free at oe54

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Average GS of 560 knots - that's crazy!! Great leg, well done Eamonn.
by Spookster67
Sat Feb 17, 2018 10:22 pm
Forum: Team AVSIM
Topic: 2018 AVSIM Around-the-World Race OFFICIAL THREAD
Replies: 146
Views: 29989

Re: 2018 AVSIM Around-the-World Race OFFICIAL THREAD

Mike - thanks for being very clear about the wait time for the Wing transfer.
jt_williams wrote:
Sat Feb 17, 2018 9:10 pm
I have the baton, ELGD-DNMA, PMDG 737NGX
Jeff - I'm sure you mean HLGD as departure airport. Have a good flight!
by Spookster67
Sat Feb 17, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: Team AVSIM
Topic: 2018 AVSIM Around-the-World Race OFFICIAL THREAD
Replies: 146
Views: 29989

Re: 2018 AVSIM Around-the-World Race OFFICIAL THREAD

Mike.MacKuen wrote:
Sat Feb 17, 2018 2:33 pm
Explanation. Harv's computer crashed twice and has aborted the leg. Roman is starting the leg again as the lead pilot.
Thanks for the clarification. Bad luck guys.
by Spookster67
Fri Jan 26, 2018 9:08 pm
Forum: Official NOTAMs
Topic: RTWR2018 Will Proceed
Replies: 3
Views: 1398

Re: RTWR2018 Will Proceed

Mike.MacKuen wrote:
Thu Jan 25, 2018 10:12 pm
Martin, we've not finalized everything. But the same general format (48 hours) is likely to remain the same. The start time might change slightly...but it may not.
Mike
Mike - thanks, that's helpful.
by Spookster67
Tue Jan 23, 2018 7:31 am
Forum: Official NOTAMs
Topic: RTWR2018 Will Proceed
Replies: 3
Views: 1398

Re: RTWR2018 Will Proceed

Eamonn, This is great to hear. Thanks to the Exec Committee! For "real life" planning purposes, it would be great to know (either now or as soon as possible) whether the start time and race maximum duration will be the same as last time. Those were Friday 2200 UTC start, and 48 hours duration. Many ...
by Spookster67
Sun Feb 05, 2017 1:27 pm
Forum: Official NOTAMs
Topic: 2017 RTWR to Proceed
Replies: 2
Views: 1699

Re: 2017 RTWR to Proceed

A clarification question, if I may. The countdown clock on this website is counting down to a start time at 20:00 UTC. Is that confirmed as the start time, or may the actual start time be different (e.g. to be advised when the rules are published)?

Thanks.
by Spookster67
Tue Jan 10, 2017 11:29 pm
Forum: General Lounge
Topic: 2017 Race?
Replies: 15
Views: 6670

Re: 2017 Race?

Firstly, thanks to the Executive Committee for trying to find a format that will keep the race going. As a concept, I think this is a good way to try to keep the race alive. The current format has become quite complex, which is fine for those of us that have participated in many previous years' race...
by Spookster67
Fri Feb 19, 2016 11:25 am
Forum: General Lounge
Topic: Questions about the 2016 Special Rules
Replies: 16
Views: 11260

Re: Questions about the 2016 Special Rules

Types of aircraft - the DH Hornet I think it is clear in the rules that each "Type" of Thoroughbred aircraft can be used no more than four times, and each "Type" of Regular aircraft can be used no more than four times. There is nothing about the incidence of a particular type appearing in both list...
by Spookster67
Tue Feb 16, 2016 9:16 pm
Forum: General Lounge
Topic: Questions about the 2016 Special Rules
Replies: 16
Views: 11260

Re: Questions about the 2016 Special Rules

Please be advised that the Committee had hoped to forego publishing an FAQ this year. It is specifically questions such as this that have changed our minds. The FAQ will be up on the site shortly, but will contain nothing that changes any of the General or Special Rules. It will, hopefully, only se...
by Spookster67
Tue Feb 16, 2016 9:13 pm
Forum: General Lounge
Topic: Questions about the 2016 Special Rules
Replies: 16
Views: 11260

Re: Questions about the 2016 Special Rules

Martin, you are correct, MRLB is one of the places in the world that is corrected by the timezone corrections. Liberia, Costa Rica is supposed to be UTC -6 with no DST adjustments (not like that matters during the race), however in FSX at least it is UTC -5. Below I have included two screenshots, t...
by Spookster67
Tue Feb 16, 2016 6:58 am
Forum: General Lounge
Topic: Questions about the 2016 Special Rules
Replies: 16
Views: 11260

Re: Questions about the 2016 Special Rules

Jeff - I agree, to be fair we ideally need all pilots to face the same situations with respect to night time conditions. Eamonn - there may be relatively few places around the world where it is wrong, and it's just luck that you haven't seen anything different to other pilots based on routes and leg...
by Spookster67
Mon Feb 15, 2016 8:02 pm
Forum: General Lounge
Topic: Questions about the 2016 Special Rules
Replies: 16
Views: 11260

Re: Questions about the 2016 Special Rules

Hey Martin, I have a question regarding your FSRealTime Question. Are you referring to using the application to keep the real time throughout the race or just you used the application to correct the timezones and you wont be using the application itself during the race? I have no problem with keepi...
by Spookster67
Mon Feb 15, 2016 9:14 am
Forum: General Lounge
Topic: Questions about the 2016 Special Rules
Replies: 16
Views: 11260

Re: Questions about the 2016 Special Rules

Real time flight - time zones In FSX the local time zones in some parts of the world are not correct (i.e. they are not the correct number of hours ahead or behind UTC). Is it allowed to install corrections to the time zones (e.g. by using FS Real Time), so that at all times pilots can fly in real ...
by Spookster67
Sun Feb 14, 2016 7:04 pm
Forum: General Lounge
Topic: Questions about the 2016 Special Rules
Replies: 16
Views: 11260

Re: Questions about the 2016 Special Rules

Team flights requirements In the Special rules, page 5, paragraph 5(2), it says "Team Flights (Optional)". In Appendix C, Standard Rules Governing the Team Flights, it says in paragraph (b) "The team must complete six such participating pilot legs, of which no more than three can be earned in a sin...
by Spookster67
Sun Feb 14, 2016 6:42 pm
Forum: General Lounge
Topic: Questions about the 2016 Special Rules
Replies: 16
Views: 11260

Questions about the 2016 Special Rules

Jet flights recording in the forum Hi Race Committee members, (and fellow pilots), This is a relatively minor point, but may become important for the avoidance of documentation penalties. On page 4, in paragraph 4(iii), it says "Teams shall maintain a summary (leg, category and type of aircraft, di...
by Spookster67
Thu Feb 11, 2016 7:30 am
Forum: General Lounge
Topic: 2016 RTWR Pre-race Announcements
Replies: 4
Views: 6858

Re: 2016 RTWR Pre-race Announcements

srgalahad wrote:Release of the full Special Rules will be on/before Saturday, Feb. 12th
Rob,

Saturday is February 13th, or do you mean Friday February 12th?

Thanks, Martin.
by Spookster67
Sat Mar 07, 2015 7:41 pm
Forum: General Lounge
Topic: "Flight Path" Question
Replies: 2
Views: 6365

Re: "Flight Path" Question

IIRC, the Visual Flight Path only displays for runways that have an ILS. You're allowed to use an ILS in the race, so it would seem reasonable that pilots could also use the visual flight path display, if they wanted to. However, if you know how to couple your NAV system to the ILS, I'm not sure whe...
by Spookster67
Mon Mar 02, 2015 6:10 pm
Forum: Feature Requests
Topic: Previous Features
Replies: 3
Views: 4338

Re: Previous Features

The old Duenna used to monitor the number of rolls, as well as time spent inverted. Your current Duenna records inverted time, but not rolls.

But don't ask me why I would want to be doing a roll in a RTW race aircraft...! :shock:
by Spookster67
Tue Feb 24, 2015 12:13 pm
Forum: General Lounge
Topic: Suggestions for 2016 and Beyond
Replies: 20
Views: 61506

Re: Suggestions for 2016 and Beyond

Firstly, I'll say that I'd be really disappointed if the race came to an end. I don't get to spend much time on Flight Simming, but I do look forward to it, and I usually try to participate in whatever events come along in the autumn or Christmas period, as a way of getting back into it and remindin...
by Spookster67
Mon Feb 23, 2015 5:18 pm
Forum: General Lounge
Topic: Crazy Extra 300 landing earlier today!
Replies: 4
Views: 7877

Re: Crazy Extra 300 landing earlier today!

Here's a shot from just before touchdown!. Wasn't there some rule about having to land the Extra 300 flight inverted?! :lol: That reminds me of a leg we had 2 or 3 years ago, somewhere up in the Aleutian Islands, where instead of landing along the runway, we landed across it, the winds were so crazy.
by Spookster67
Mon Feb 23, 2015 7:47 am
Forum: Team AVSIM
Topic: 2015 Around-The-World Race OFFICIAL THREAD
Replies: 176
Views: 118133

Re: 2015 Around-The-World Race OFFICIAL THREAD

Great run guys, well done all of you!

Martin, SOH.
by Spookster67
Mon Feb 17, 2014 12:55 pm
Forum: Team AVSIM
Topic: 2014 Around-The-World Race OFFICIAL THREAD
Replies: 199
Views: 195918

Re: 2014 Around-The-World Race OFFICIAL THREAD

Bry Rosier wrote:I have the Baton SBPB - GVAC in FSX Alpha B-2 Spirit Wildcard with Formation Flight with wingman Rob in B-2 Too :)
Haha :D Formation flight, good call!

Good luck on the trip to Cape Verde, both of you!
by Spookster67
Wed Feb 20, 2013 10:02 pm
Forum: General Lounge
Topic: Site UPDATE
Replies: 1
Views: 3974

Re: Site UPDATE

Thanks for the detailed explanation Eamonn, but please don't apologise! You do this all on a voluntary basis, and the whole site was superb. It was never unavailable as far as I could tell for more than about 20 minutes, so for me that was no problem at all. Thanks very much for your work to make th...