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RTW Retro Flight #89 Copenhagen to Hanover . . . . 1961


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Falks flight 204 is a de Havilland DH-114 SRS2 on a morning flight from Copenhagen’s Kastrup to Hanover’s Langenhagen (EKCH - EDDV). We have 170 gallons of fuel on board for the 217 nm flight of about one hour and 40 minutes. There will be moderate cloud cover for the entire flight. We will be cruising at an altitude of 14,000 feet.


Thanks to:

Aircraft: de Havilland DH-114 SRS2. The model, panel & textures are by Derek Palmer, Fraser McKay, Dave Booker, the CBFS team and Gary Jones. The 1958 Falck repaint is by Andre Reimers.

Propliner AI & Traffic: CalClassic & FS Aviator - Tom Gibson, Mike Stevens, Jason Krogmann, Manuel Jagmann, Bill Towers, Nikko Yaginuma, Richard Wright, Frederick Coleman, Dave Jones, Paul Haak, Marty Lochmiller, Ake Lindberg, Harland Sandberg, Richard Wright and Gary Harper. At www.calclassic.com

Scenery and Add-ons: MS FS2004 v9.1 Standard and:

- Copenhagen Kastrup Airport Version 2 from the 1960 scenery file by Jens B. Kristensen with contributions from Tom Gibson and Wolfgang Gersch. At www.calclassic.com

- Hanover Langenhagen Airport from the 1961Central Europe scenery package by Wolfgang Gersch, Harry Biard, Michael Schneider, Jaap de Baare, Nikko Yaginuma, Tom Gibson, Bernard Leuenberger and Mike Stevens. At www.calclassic.com

- Rwy12 and EZ Static Object and Scenery Libraries. At www.flightsim.com

- FS2004 Classic Scenery Libraries v4a by Wolfgang Gersch. At www.flightsim.com

- REX FS9 w/Overdrive & SP5.

- Flight One Ground Environment Pro II

- FS Genesis UT Europe.


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1. Cockpit checks completed, passengers boarded and engines started.



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2. Taxiing out to runway 4R for departure.



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3. We are off and retracting the gear.



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4. Turning on a southwesterly course for Hanover.



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5. Passing over Kastrup at about 2,700 feet.



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6. Climbing through 6,000 feet over Køge Bay.



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7. We are cruising among the high cumulus at 14,000 feet near Faxe Bay.



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8. The city of Nykøbing Falster is less than 10 nm behind us and there is still a lot of snow on the ground as we near the southern coast of Denmark.



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9. We have crossed the Baltic Sea and are over West Germany with the city of Lübeck below. We are very near the East German border.



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10. About 15 nm west of Hamburg we see the River Elbe blow.



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11. About 30 nm from Hanover we begin our initial descent.


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12. Descending through 6,500 feet we turn on a heading of 215 degrees.


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13. Continuing to descend to 2,200 feet over Fuhrberg.


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14. We turn to intercept our approach to runway 27 at Hanover’s Langenhagen



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15. The Gear is down and flaps 40 as we line up our approach.


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16. Looking good on short final.


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17. Touchdown.


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18. Turning off the runway.


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19. We have been assigned Gate 6 as we taxi toward the terminal.


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20. Parked, systems shut down and passengers disembarked. Thanks for flying Falcks.


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Good flight! Good reference!


I agree on both counts!! Frankly I admit I'm remiss on giving details of some of my flights.


You not only took beautiful screenies, but your documentation is huge!!





Being an old chopper guy I usually fly low and slow.
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