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RTW Retro Flight #59 Entebbe to Musoma . . . . 1960


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Aircraft: Douglas C-47 in a 1952 East African Airways livery. The C-47 Base Pack Model & original textures are by Manfred Jahn & team. Repaint 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. www.calclassic.com

Scenery: FS2004 Standard and:

- Entebbe and Musoma Airports are from the 1960 Africa Scenery Package by Wolfgang Gersch, Harry Biard, Jaap de Baare, Mike Stevens, Tom Gibson, Nikko Yaginuma and Johan Dees. Available at www.calclassic.com

- Rwy12 and EZ Static Object and Scenery Libraries.

- FS2004 Classic Scenery Libraries V3 by Wolfgang Gersch.

- REX FS9 enhancements for sky, cloud, weather, water/waves, runway, taxiway textures, sun and lighting.

- Flight One Ground Environment Pro II.

- HDE 2.0 grass texture enhancement by Pablo Diaz.


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Flight plan filed, passengers loaded and starting number one.


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Liftoff on Rwy. 30 and packing up the gear. We got a head start on all the other late afternoon departures.


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Turning on a southeast course over Lake Victoria toward Musoma.


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Over Wayia Bay looking back at Entebbe below our port wing.


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Cruising at our assigned 9,000 feet over the lake about 25 miles out of Entebbe.


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About fifty miles from Entebbe we are in and out of moderate cloud cover.


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At the half way point of our crossing we are making good time.


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Not much to see except for the lake below we carry on.


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We see the late afternoon sun partially obscures by the clouds.


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Forty miles out of Musoma we turn due south as we have been assigned Rwy. 36 for landing.



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on a south heading we press on toward the eastern shore of Lake Victoria.


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About twenty miles west of Musoma we begin our initial descent.


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The sun is low as we pass over the coast of Tanganyika Territory at 5,800 feet.


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Fifteen miles from Musoma and the lake behind us we turn east.


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Passing through heavy clouds we begin to turn northeast.


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About six miles out we begin our final turn to the north and Rwy. 36.


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We are a little about two miles out and on final approach to Musoma.


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Turning off the Rwy. and heading toward the terminal. It looks like we’re the only aircraft in town tonight.


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Parked and passengers disembarked. Thanks for flying East African Airways.


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Great shots! Thanks.

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