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Flightplans: Flying the Hump- CBI-C-47 Supply Routes-Barrackpore-Myitkyina Shuttle - 20 Legs.


Welcome to our "Vintage Airways" type of virtual ailine, also known as, the "World Wide Bush Pilots Association". We are glad you are here! Our little group of pilots are flying in all sorts of world locations and some of which may have had some very important historical significance.


This download contains a set of "reenactment" flight plans for The WW2 China-Burma-India Theater (CBI) - C-47 Supply Routes-Barrackpore-Myitkyina Shuttle "over the hump".




The Hump was the name given by Allied pilots in the Second World War to the eastern end of the Himalayan Mountains over which they flew military transport aircraft from India to China to resupply the Chinese war effort of Chiang Kai-shek and the units of the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) based in China.


Creating an airlift presented the USAAF a considerable challenge in 1942: it had no units trained or equipped for moving cargo, and no airfields existed in the China Burma India Theater (CBI) for basing the large number of transports that would be needed. Flying over the Himalayas was extremely dangerous and made more difficult by a lack of reliable charts, an absence of radio navigation aids, and a dearth of information about the weather.


Downloaded zip file contains background info on the WWII CBI Theater, flight guide, flight plans that cover a few of the the Routes over the Hump. (The hump being the Himalayas or Himalayan Mountain Range).


(Prerequisites to fly these Legs: Add-on scenery "Flying the Hump" by "Apollon01",

LINK: (https://flightsim.to/file/43587/flying-the-hump)


Aircraft: DC-3, DC-6 or similar




In an effort to try to capture and document these and other historical flights, we have started a new VA type of environment which is dedicated to flying significant historical aviation routes as well as similar more vintage types of flight operations. My first large project here is developing the routes and flights of the CBI Theater of WWII and creating an online depository that will work in an virtual airline system.


Again, "Flying the Hump" add-on scenery is required. A special thanks to "Apollon01", for converting/building this scenery for MSFS. LINK: (https://flightsim.to/file/43587/flying-the-hump). It the source and the prerequisite of theses WW2 CBI airfields (1942 to 1945), as well as the addition of the Douglas DC-3 in MSFS as well as add-on warbirds from the 1930-1940's era. With these add-ons we now have the tools available to recreate these war time flights in MSFS. Welcome to the CBI Theater.


NOTAM*: Any Add-on Navigraph data must be disabled in order for all the WWII Beacon locations from the Flying the Hump add-on scenery package to be active.





For those who may want to document their historical and/or WWII flights in a virtual airline environment where the flights, hours and stats of a pilot's flights are captured and pilot record created and maintained, there is now this avenue (WWBPA VA), to do so.


Here we use a custom ACARS tracking along with an award system and account for all of your stats and hours. This is a virtua airline with a very low key approach. We do have one requirement and that is the landing rate must be -500 fpm or lower. We are small but growing network of pilots who reflect on significant historical events in the world of aviation and lend ourselves to more bush type operations and historical events in aviation.


This is the "finer art" of flying of past day where pilots had no choice but to have "hands on" their aircraft. They had limited, or no advanced aircraft systems in which to rely. It was the knowledge and experience of pilots that manually flew their aircraft. There are no jets here! You will only find propeller aircraft, some of which, are historical and/or vintage aircraft.


Our first set of excursions is based in the WWII China-Burma-India Theater using aircraft from the 1930's and 1940's. We hope you will join us in this VA setting as well as in some group flights that we plan run using the material found on this site.


Join us at http://www.wwbpa.net/


Discord Link: https://discord.gg/HrZZtXECVg

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