Welcome to OZx Forum

Welcome to OZx Forum guest,

Wouldn't it be nice if I would call you by your name or nickname of your choice ? 

Like most online communities you must register to post in our community, but don't worry this is a simple free process that requires minimal information for you to signup. Be apart of OZx Forum by signing in or creating an account.

  • Start new topics and reply to others
  • Subscribe to topics and forums to get email updates
  • Get your own profile page and make new friends
  • Send personal messages to other members.

Bruce e

Monday July 20, 0930z Sacramento River + landing on sand bars etc

15 posts in this topic

A/c: Suggest A2A Cub type

Depart: O86 Trinity Center & over the mountains to Lake Shasta (0.15 min) landing at CA53 Tews Field for sand bar briefing.

Turn overhead O85 Benton for the first of four "off piste" landings then off to 68CA Lake California Air Park

If time permits we can continue to the BBQ fly in, 30 minutes downriver.

Scenery: Requires FTX NCA (Northern California)

Additional sandbar stuff:    https://www.dropbox.com/s/cfe7aludtwgf2lm/bes_Sacramento River sandbar.rar?dl=0

Flight Plan: https://www.dropbox.com/s/tfgapcpqujx7va4/v1 VFR Trinity Center to Willows-Glenn Co [ ].rar?dl=0

vxoXi5.jpg

28DjpR.jpg

BVBepb.jpg

 

Edited by Bruce e

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

All loaded and ready to go, looking forward to a bit of fun on the river; I'm thinking of bringing Heidi along too as she always responds nicely to steep turns!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I know this is probably only my problem, but:

  (i) I don't like Dropbox,( because the first time I tried to use it, it uploaded EVERY photo and similar file to bloody Dropbox in the sky somewhere, without my asking for or approving it (2+ GB in the days when I only had 4GB per month )

   (ii) I 'm not set up for .rar files

   (iii ) I get error 404 for the 2nd .rar anyway .

Sorry about that

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Where do all the waypoints come from ?

I (Orbx NCA ), OZx ) only seem to have a couple of them.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

This is orbx CRM, not NCA.

Sorry Trev, David is right on this one. Redding is part of NCA

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Trev           it's NCA just west of KRDD Redding.

BUT   Greg has identified a problem in that if you haven't got payware KRDD then the textures will be so wrong on the sandbars making it unflyable without having KRDD.

So     tomorrows / todays  flight will now be following the Fraser River (FTX NRM area) and the Sacramento River flight (for those with KRDD will be on a day to be arranged)

Flt plan & .bgl's to follow.

Sorry about the last minute change but it did manage to take my mind of the cricket for a couple of hours! ;):(

 

 

Where do all the waypoints come from ?

 

The WP's are what I penned onto the chart, you need to make your own or just fly with the map on your knees! :P

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I did try 7zip, but it wanted so much info I didn't understand to extract the .rar files.

(I used to have payware for .rar, but didn't use tt often enough to justify it.

 

Most, but not all, the fields did come up in FSX once I started to make a flight plan (in FSX) which were not initially  in the FSX list of airports.

 

Anyway I'll see how I go with NRM.

 

Cheers

David

Sorry to be a pain Bruce, but did you mean ORBX NRM ?

If so I will need to instal it.

How about Orbx PNW ?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Fraser River posted

Not all have the Orbx pay ware KRDD with surrounding textures needed for the sandbars therefore Sacramento River flight substituted by Fraser River Sacramento River flight to be rearranged Edited by Bruce e
Change of plan

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I've just realised that there's not much good my participating in the re-scheduled Sacrament R flight, as I don't have payware KRDD.

So there's no need to change the scheduled time for me .

Sorry about that.

Cheers David

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

and here's the pics :smile:

Approaching Shaster Lake

tts3pR.jpg

Hmffd0.jpg

Flying down the Sacramento River looking for somewhere to land

zPKZf7.png

JVbkya.jpg

tdoZ8j.png

UmT2Lm.jpg

ufZvzp.jpg

BcHFfT.jpg

OoBMoU.jpg

and one for a future session north of the Fraser River( FTX NRM)

After a hilltop landing at 6300ft taking off by falling over the edge of the rock face.

aka base jumping in a Cub

mpSlt6.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now