Flying For Charity

Press release: “…. On Monday November 2nd at 2300hrs UTC, seven FBS (fixed based simulators) will depart Sydney Australia (YSSY) on a seven day round the world fund raising flight. The flights are conducted on the VATSIM network and will be handled by the World Flight ATC Centre that will provide ATC for the group and also assist local controllers who are online as we pass through their airspace. The event will conclude on Sunday November 9th at 0900hrs UTC

Full details of the participating team’s web addresses, flight plans and route details can be found at….”.

“…… Charity Auction

This year World Flight Scotland are holding a charity auction in support of ORBIS and the Flying Eye Hospital, which is also the chosen charity of World Flight USA. The auction is held on eBay and runs for the week of World Flight 2008. With over 40 listings and products from Flight1, Just Flight, Aerosoft, Captain Sim, FSAddon, FScene, FS2Crew, Topgun Simulations and Vroute. Hardware from GoFlight, DVD’s from Angle of Attack, ITVV and Just Planes, there is something for everyone. What a great opportunity to get great add-ons from your favorite developer while supporting ORBIS.

A child goes blind every minute. £2 provides the medicines to treat 2 adults and 2 children and prevent unnecessary blindness, a little goes a long way. Full details of the items can be found here or go to World Flight Scotland’s website for more details. Further information on all the items and the companies supporting the auction can also be found at Sky Blue Radio.

Watch the crews in actions in this Promotional Video. Leave your comfort zone and fly with the group along the way and help them raise even more funds this year.

The World Flight Group welcomes the support of the VATSIM community and thanks the VATSIM Board Of Governors for allowing the group to operate on the VATSIM network for our fundraising efforts. In 2007 the group raised in excess of AU$46,000 for the charities listed below.

Charities that will benefit from this seven day event are;
The Australian Royal Flying Doctor Service— WorldFlight Australia with two teams
The Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance – UK WorldFlight
Cancer Research UK— Simfest UK
ORBIS Flying Eye Hospital – WorldFlight Scotland and WorldFlight USA
Chistophorus Flugrettungsvereign – WorldFlight Austria…………”.

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