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    UAL154

    UAL154 winds its way from HNL to Guam. There are some nice little airports along the way. Out of HNL:




    Into Majuro (almost five hours over water. Thanks goodness for 4x speed)














    Into Kwajalein after 40nm at cruise (default, so nothing spectacular other than basically the island is the airport)


    And finally (for my trip thus far), the hour long flight to Kosrae:












    Short runways - Topcat says minimum auto-brake 3 at two of them. Diverts are further away than the planned flight. Not an ILS in sight, so +500' minimums. But Xu is a delight to hand fly from downwind to the gate.

    UAL155 is the reverse.

    One of Brian Swintal's United liveries - thanks Brian!
    Last edited by Mickel; 21Dec2019, 06:27.
    Mike Dryden

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    Hi Mickel,

    This is certainly a great route to fly. I have flown it on 3 separate occasions in FSX, once in one go, hopping from island to island, luckily without any VAS issues. UAL154 is one of my favourites, cannot wait to fly this route in Microsoft Flightsimulator 2020. Thanks for posting!
    Frank Gollner

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    • Mickel
      Mickel commented
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      I did much of it once in FSX in a Continental 727, which I gather was how it was. I might see if I can dig up if Pan Am or someone did it in the DC-6. First leg might be a bit longer than five hours though...

      But now with built in time acceleration for the long legs, I can see me doing it more often. And I can head to Chubu from Guam for another Pacsim airport in the line.

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    The Island Hopper is always a fun one. What sceneries are you using?
    Kyle Weber

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    • Mickel
      Mickel commented
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      FSDT's HNL, Orbx Honolulu and Pacsim's Marshall Islands (there are other airstrips with Majuro) & Kosrae.
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