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Tours Update: Winter 2017

Posted on 01/09/2017 by Norm Richards

Tours: Winter 2017: Tour Lineup and Important Items - Update as of Jan. 02, 2017


Welcome back as we are now in the Winter 2017 Flying Season Here at Alaska Adventures.

The following tours/adventures and/or excursions will kick off our winter 2017 adventure/excursion tour lineup. (The designer reserves the right to change this lineup as deemed necessary).

Please ensure that you obtain the tour downloads for these tours, (from the site under Downloads > Tour Downloads):

These downloads are a MUST download and each tour download (one download for each tour), contains the all the tour information, flight plans, sky vector map links etc for that tour. In later tours commencing with Tour 66: those tour downloads contain the specific conditions and  parameters and specific restrictions in which to fly the legs as well as any mid-point or stop-over(s) landing locations that must be made within a specific flight leg. Ensure you have all the information you require by obtaining and referring to the tour downloads for each tour.

The Tour Lineup:

Tour Tour Full Name Opens Closures
1 Alaska Tour    Closed
2 Water Hop Tour 1   Closed for Season
3 Gulf of Alaska & Peninsula Floats Tour   Closed for Season
4 DC-3 Hops Tour   Closed
5 DC-7 Long Haul   Closed
6 To The Aleutians – Rotorcraft Run   Closed
7 The Flight of the Halibut Tour   Closed
8 Cargo Dawgs 2  * Closes Jan. 31, 2017
9 Water Hop Tour 2   Closed for Season
10 C185 Amphibious   Closed for Season
11 5 Year+ Anniversary Tour    Closed
12 Aleutian Cannery Tour   Closed
13 Gold Rush   Closed
14 Gone Fishing 1   Closed for Season
15 Gone Fishing 2   Closed for Season
16 Norad 2   Closed
17 Alaska Highways Tour   Closed
18 Spring Bear Hunt   Closed for Season
19 Cruise Ship Tour (Orig 2014 Version)   Closed for season
20 ERA Aviation Tour   Closed
21 Turbo Prop    Closed
22 Iditarod North   Closed for Season
23 Iditarod South   Closed for Season
24 Glacier Tour   Closed
25 King Crab -1   Closed
26 King Crab -2   Closed
27 Disaster Aid Mission   Closed
28 Disaster Aid Mission Home   Closed
29 Remembering Hurricane Irene   Closed
30 9-11 NY Memorial    Closed
31 Olympic Challenge    Closed
32 Watson Hub Closure    Closed
33 St. Petersburg Hub Closure (SPB)   Closed for Season
34  Nome Hub Closure   Closed
35 Across the North in a Cub-1   Closed
36 Across the North in a Cub-2   Closed
37 Across the North in a Cub-3   Closed
38 Across the North in a Cub-4   Closed
39 PNW to the Land of Misty's   Closed
40 Exploration in the RTMM (CIRP1) * Closes April 10, 2017
41 To the Summit and Beyond (CIRP2)   Closed
43  C-47 Short Field Hops - Glacier Region  (SF 1)   Closed
44 2016 Winter Getaway Adventure   Closed
45 2016 Winter Homeward Bound   Closed
46 RTMM - Anchorage, Denali and the Arctic (SDT1)   Closed
47 RTMM - Along the Arctic Coastline (SDT2)   Closed
48 RTMM - Vancouver Island Seaside Floats (VIP)   Closed for Season
49 The Yukon-Alaska Cross   Closed
50 The Inside Passage SPB OPS   Closed for Season
51 RTMM - Into the Interior - C-47 Short Fields  (SF2)    Closed
52 RTMM's "Operation Barnstormers"    Closed
53 RTMM’s “Dispatch 006 - The Lighthouses”   Closed for Season
54 RTMM - Twin Otter Spotter - BC to the Gulf of Alaska   Closed
55 Tongass National Forest Exploration  (Floats)   Closed for Season
56 RTMM’s Dispatch 002: North of Yes Bay Cabins   Closed for Season
57 BC Lighthouses - Ocean Falls to Vancouver Harbour   Closed for Season
58 Prince of Wales Island – Fly-in Fishing   Closed for Season
59 RTMM - Challenge of the Doratidi Trail (SDT3)   Closed
60 Seward-Chenega Bay POI Excursion   Closed
61 Exploration PFJ-Owikeno-Kimsquit Area   Closed
62 RTMMs The Lost Treasure of Timuquan   Closed
63 RTMM - Kenai, Chugach and Prince William Sound   Closed
64 Alaskan Tack to Milepost 33 Chitina- PC-6C-H2 * Closes Feb. 28, 2017
65 Tack Two Barrow * Closes Feb. 28, 2017
66 The Pacific Coast Stopovers in the Beech 18 * Closes March 31, 2017
67 The Rocky Mountains  Stopovers in the C-47 * Closes March 31, 2017
67C The Three Stars - 2016 AKA Christmas Expedition * Closes Jan 31, 2017
68 P001. Passenger Flight PANC-PAAQ Rtn Jan. 09, 2017  
69 P002. Passenger Flight PAAQ-PAVD Rtn Jan. 09, 2017  
70 P003. Passenger Flight PAVD-PACV Rtn Jan. 09, 2017  
71 P004. Passenger Flight PACV-PAWD Rtn Jan. 09, 2017  
72 P005. Passenger Flight PAWD-PAHO Rtn Jan. 09, 2017  
73 P006. Passenger Flight PAHO-PAIL Rtn Jan. 16, 2017  
74 P007. Passenger Flight PAIL-PAEN Rtn Jan. 16, 2017  
75 P008. Passenger Flight PAEN-Z41 Rtn Jan. 16, 2017  
76 P009. Passenger Flight Z41-PAEN Rtn Jan. 16, 2017  
77 P010. Passenger Flight PAEN-PAIL Rtn Jan. 16, 2017  
78 P001 to P010. Passenger Flights Circuit Tour Jan. 31, 2017  
79 IP-S01E01A1. Introduction to "Ice Pilots - NWT": "The SKED" (Intro Version) - C47 Jan. 31, 2017  
80 IP-S01E01A2. Ice Pilots - NWT: "The SKED" (10 Round Trip SKED) - C-47 Feb. 13, 2017 *  
81 IP-S01E01B1. Ice Pilots - NWT: Mackenzie Valley Run - C-46 Feb. 06, 2017  


(All float tours are now closed until Spring 2017 due to ICE conditions!)


Bring on "Winter" as new excursions continue to come your way: Clean up and tune up your wheels and skis for the Winter season and get those floats and amphibians winterized and put away!. Get ready to for a real challenger in the new stop-over Tours plus Ice and Snow!.

New trips are here, Ice Pilots - NWT - The series is coming coon.

Again, just a reminder that there is also a tour download for each tour: which includes tour details, most with prepared flight plans as well as sky-vector map links and some with special add-on scenery to enhance your sim scenic environment.  Tour downloads are a must requirement for the new Stopover Tours. Please be sure to download the tour package for each tour as they contain vital information and conditions that directly pertain to that said tour.  

We hope you continue to join us here for a great year and if you want some great flying adventures in excellent scenery areas, with a great bunch of fellow pilots, "Bush at its best", so to speak, stay with us here at Alaska Adventures VA.


Norm AKA995

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