95. Valdez-Merrill Air Services (Twin Engine Prop) (Level 3-Hard-4Nx)
Status: Description: This is “Valdez-Merrill Air Service”. A scenic trip from Valdez Pioneer Field (PAVD) through the heart of Alaska to Merrill Field (PAMR) and return to Valdez Pioneer Field (PAVD). This is a mail run of sorts and we are making all regular stops so be prepared for multiple stop-overs in each flight leg.
We will fly the “heart of Alaska” and RTMM scenery adds many scenics to this trip from portions of the BWEP to the Snow Dogs AKA-RTMM hangar scenery as many of the airport stops contain our special Hangars and signage. In this mail run, we will also pass over the Yukon River, travel to the west coast to the Bering Sea then make our way to Merrill Field (PAMR) for our final delivery before taking a short run back to Valdez Pioneer Field PAVD.
Aircraft: Due the length of the flight legs and multiple stops we’ll need a twin engine prop multi: Either the DC3/C47, C46A, Rockwell AC Commander series, the Beech 18 or the BN-2. (Standard prop: Non turbo).
Tour Flight Leg Rating Conditions: Level 3/Hard difficulty-“4Nx”:
4=Max landing rate is -400fpm.
N=No Autopilot or GPS/D use permitted.
x-# of Stop-overs in the flight legs. (Variable > 0 to 4 stops per leg)
Tour Download for this excursion is available in the Tour downloads section and is required. It contains the all the tour details, stop-over locations for each flight leg, flight plans and sky vector map links as well as the award for completion. Make sure you obtain the tour download for all of the tour specifics.
Thanks to Ruberto Stutzer AKA597 for information provided on this tour route in which this detailed excursion was developed.
20 Legs: (67 Landings). Flights: AKAT01296-4N3 through AKAT01315-4N3. Opens Jan 15, 2018.