Terry Scanlan reports about the VATSIM World of Flight event. “…WorldFlight 2009, VATSIM’s premier seven day round the world event commences on Monday November 2nd at 00:01Z.Â Seven full scale cockpit simulators will depart from Sydney [YSSY] and head off west to Perth and then onwards for seven days, 45 stops and 35,000nm raising money for charities around the world. The flights attract a huge following of other pilots that fly along with the WorldFlight Group [WFG], enjoying Air Traffic Control Services 24hrs a day for the seven days of the event.
The WFG raised approximately USD43,000 for their charities in 2008. Details of the WFG and their cockpit simulators can be found at www.worldflightgroup.com….”.