NMLW Posted November 5, 2019 Share Posted November 5, 2019 BEA flight BE-4527 is a Vickers Viscount 800 on a flight from Glasgow to Manchester (EGRF â€“ EGCC). We have 400 gallons of fuel on board for the 160 nm flight of about 1 hour. Thunderstorms are forecast for the entire flight. We will be cruising at an altitude of 14,000 feet. Thanks to: Aircraft: Vickers Viscount 800. The model, original textures and the 1958 BEA paint are by Jens B. Kristensen. 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, MS Windows 7 Professional and: - Glasgow Renfrew Airport scenery is as follows: Renfrew terminal, old terminal, hangar and gatehouse scenery by Geoff Smith. Afcad and additional scenery elements by Nikko Yaginuma, ground2K files by Tom Gibson. Beta-tested by Harry Biard, Jaap de Baare, Wolfgang Gersh and Tom Gibson. At www.calclassic.com - Manchester Airport scenery is by David Maltby and Tom Gibson. 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. Click to Enlarge . . . . . . 1. BEA Timetable 1 July â€“ 31 October, 1962. 2. Passengers loaded, cockpit checks completed and engines started. 3. Taxiing to runway 26 for departure. 4. Waiting for takeoff clearance. 5. Clearance granted and we are airborne. 6. In the soup climbing through 1,600 feet and turning on course for Manchester. 7. Climbing through the weather at 3,500 feet 6 nm from Renfrew. 8. Now at 9,000 feet the visibility is getting worse. 9. We are cruising at 14,000 feet in broken storm clouds about 60 nm from Glasgow. 10. With solid cloud cover below we calculate we are nearing the Lake District of Cumbria about half way to Manchester. We have climbed to 18,000 feet to get above the worst of the weather. More in the reply . . . . . . . . . Larry Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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