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Club Events - River Severn Ramble
River Severn - from sea to source Briefing by: Peter Dodds
Briefing 4th October 2017
Overview The October 2017 Event will be a live Airshow by our 2-4-CIX Display teams, using JoinFS.
Start Time and Place

This event will take place on Wednesday 11th October.
Assemble in Teamspeak from 7:30 for the first display at 8pm (local time UK).
Get the IP address from Teamspeak and use JoinFs to connect to the display.

Pre-event Preparation In the days before the event you’ll need to do some preparation:
  1. Make sure you have JoinFS installed and know how to use it (join a practice session for one of the teams if you want to try it out).
  2. Go to This Page and download the following aircraft:
    1. Spectator and chair (for spectators)
    2. Tigers display aircraft (install smoke files as instructed in the download)
    3. CHIPS display aircraft (install smoke files as instructed in the download)
    4. CATS display aircraft (install smoke files as instructed in the download)
    5. 2-4-CIX SPIT
    6. 2-4-CIX HURI
    7. 2-4-CIX LANC
    8. 2-4-CIX B17
    9. 2-4-CIX P51
  3. Start FSX/P3D and get JoinFS to “scan for models”. Then you should see the correct aircraft.
Weather Use the JoinFS facility to take the weather from Peter Memmott.
Peter will set the weather to nil wind and clear skies.
(View - Aircraft - click on Peter's entry on the list, then click on the "copy weather" button.)
Spectator spawning, positioning, and connecting to JoinFS
  1. Crash detection OFF.
  2. Spawn (with UK2000 scenery) - in GA parking. Then move into position.
  3. Spawn (with default scenery) - in GA parking if it’s there. Or Runway 24R. Then move into position.
  4. Position - Spectators to be South of 24/06 (tarmac) - in the area reserved for airborne visitors to park their aircraft for real-world airshows. Or further back on the Western apron. (Checkout Duxford Aerodrome Layout)
  5. Joining - AFTER getting into position. Connect to JoinFS.
  6. Spectators can watch a distant group of planes by selecting the air traffic view and choosing one of those planes.
PIREP Members can collect the "Display Star" by creating a PIREP with departure and Arrival both entered as DISP
Teamspeak Discipline

Please feel free to chat in the members bar.
Spectators are welcome in the dedicated team rooms but please remain silent.
A Display Director or Team Leader will use the phrase “break, break” to indicate they have something to say. Please stop chat at that time.

Display Sequence (So you know where to look)
  1. CATs - cleared for take off EGSC Cambridge to start the show at Duxford at 8pm.
    Approaching Duxford from the North East.
    Land runway 24 grass. [END - Announce, in vBBMF and Members bar, when the last CAT has landed]
  2. vBBMF - Line up and wait runway 24 (tarmac) Duxford.
    Cleared for take off when last CAT has landed at Duxford.
    Two passes and Lancaster depart. Escorting fighters land either GRASS runway.
    [END - Announce, in Tigers and Members bar, when fighters landed]
  3. Tiger 1 - The tarmac runway is yours after the vBBMF has taken off.
    Cleared for take off when the vBBMF fighters have landed.
    [END - Announce, in CHIPS and Members bar, end of first sequence]. (Remain in the air at end of your first sequence).
  4. Chippies - cleared for take off from EGMA Fowlmere when Tigers announce end of first sequence.
    Approaching from the East. Land Duxford.
    [END - Announce, in Tigers and Members bar, when CHIPs display complete and landing sequence started]
  5. Tiger 2 - cleared to begin second sequence when last chip landed.
    [END - Announce, in Members bar, end of second sequence]. (Remain in the air at the end of your second sequence).
  6. Solo - cleared for take off EGMA Fowlmere when Tigers announce end of second sequence. Approaching from the East.
    Land Duxford.
    [END - Announce, in Tigers and Members bar, when solo display complete and landing sequence started].
  7. Tiger 3 - cleared to begin third sequence when solo has landed.
    Land Duxford.
Download this document in pdf format.
Acknowledgements Event planning: David Buderim and Max Symons;
Briefing: David Buderim and 2-4-CIX Team Leaders.
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