Tour Details

5. DC-7 Long Haul (Level 1-Easy-5A0)
Description: This DC-7 tour was originally created on Alaska Adventures back in 2012, for all to enjoy flying historical piston aircraft in the wilds and ruggedness of Alaskan scenery. The DC Tour is with DC aircraft only touring Alaska and Western Canada. The tour consists of 14 legs, starting and ending at Stevens Anchorage International Airport (PANC) flying throughout Alaska and parts of Canada. The DC-7, (Douglas Commercial)/McDonnell Douglas) type aircraft is the recommended one for this tour (since it is a DC-7 tour!!) or similar 4 engine multi. There will be a few white knuckle landings that will bring you into the mountains. Tour Flight Leg Rating Conditions: Level 1/Easy. “5A0”: 5=Max landing rate is -500fpm. A-Autopilot and GPS use permitted. (There are no Stop-overs on any of these legs). Tour Download for this trip is available in the Tour downloads section. This tour download contains the all the tour details, flight plans, sky vector map links as well as the award for completion. Enjoy flying the DC-7 (or 4 engine pro equivalent). Note: For P3Dv4x users DC-6 works perfect for this tour as there is no compatible DC-7 release for P3Dv4x at this time. Opens - Jan 15, 2018.
5. DC-7 Long Haul (Level 1-Easy-5A0)

Tour Destinations

Leg: Departure: Arrival: Flight: Aircraft: Distance:
1Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (PANC)Kodiak Airport (PADQ)AKA056-TDC7253 nm
2Kodiak Airport (PADQ)Cold Bay Airport (PACD)AKA057-TDC7428 nm
3Cold Bay Airport (PACD)Nome Airport (PAOM)AKA058-TDC7651 nm
4Nome Airport (PAOM)Wiley Post-Will Rogers (BRW)AKA059-TDC7519 nm
5Wiley Post-Will Rogers (BRW)Fairbanks Intl. Airport (PAFA)AKA060-TDC7502 nm
6Fairbanks Intl. Airport (PAFA)Ketchikan International Airport (PAKT)AKA061-TDC7854 nm
7Ketchikan International Airport (PAKT)Prince Rupert Airport (CYPR)AKA062-TDC789 nm
8Prince Rupert Airport (CYPR)Seattle-Tacoma Intl. Airport (KSEA)AKA063-TDC7591 nm
9Seattle-Tacoma Intl. Airport (KSEA)Vancouver International Airport (CYVR)AKA064-TDC7127 nm
10Vancouver International Airport (CYVR)Watson Lake Airport (CYQH)AKA065-TDC7788 nm
11Watson Lake Airport (CYQH)Petersburg James A. Johnson Airport (PAPG)AKA066-TDC7273 nm
12Petersburg James A. Johnson Airport (PAPG)Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport (PASI)AKA067-TDC793 nm
13Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport (PASI)Valdez Pioneer Field (PAVD)AKA068-TDC7478 nm
14Valdez Pioneer Field (PAVD)Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (PANC)AKA069-TDC7125 nm
Total Distance Of Tour: 5771 nm

Pilot Progress

1Norm  Richards - AKA995
2Steven  Almendinger - AKA1261               
3Victor  Martinez - AKA1019
4Ruberto  Stutzer - AKA597               
5Reiner  Test - AKA1384               
6James L  Smith - AKA1288
7Brian  Balicki - AKA1607               
8Charles  Prowse - AKA1631               
9John   Croxford - AKA1542
10Carlos  Silveira - AKA1621
11Arthur  Gurdo Jr - AKA1317              
12Martin  Janman - AKA1256
13Kenneth  Sweeney - AKA1263            
14Raouf  Rizk - AKA1592