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Georgia to Siberia = Autumn to Winter

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Hi,

these are impressions of a journey from Tbilisi (Georgia) to Abakan (Russia, Siberia) in several legs via Termez (Usbekistan) and Kashgar (Uighur, China) with the venerable Tu-134.

Preparing the plane in Tbilisi (wonder for whom the red carpet is?)

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Taxiing

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Who cares about pollution? - It's virtual...

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Climbing south of the Caucasus range

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Landing at UTST Termez...

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... and departing again

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The Pamir Mountains

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Lake Sarez in Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan

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Descending for Kashgar, Mt. Kongur in the background

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Kashgar

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En route again, after lots of clouds the sight got free not earlier than near the destination, over the Sayano-Shushenskoye reservoir

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Finally Abakan.

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All scenery is freeware except Kashgar (payware by Billi Guo).

Tu-134 freeware by SCS.

Regards,

Harald

 

 

 

 

 

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It was cold, John. Thanks for commenting!


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Great set a usual Harald!👏  I'm currently flying my IL-76 from Troll airfield Antarctica (-28deg C) to Capetown....nice to get about a bit. 😎 

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Antarctica? There should be spring...

I'm interested in your Video from this flight, as always; how did you manage the problem with incorrect elevations/sliding elevation layers in these geographic heights?


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On 11/22/2018 at 4:42 PM, HaraldG said:

Antarctica? There should be spring...

I'm interested in your Video from this flight, as always; how did you manage the problem with incorrect elevations/sliding elevation layers in these geographic heights?

Here is my video flight Harald. Troll Airfield to Cape Town. It was interesting that it was still fairly light at midnight at Troll.I had to make Troll Airfield myself but I had no problems like you suggested. The only problem I had was some terrible frame rates on short finals into FACT.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZKRpuddZ07o

 

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24 minutes ago, edetroit said:

Troll Airfield to Cape Town.

Very impressive; thanks! Is the Troll field scenery available somewhere?


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Cool; many thanks Ed!


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Thanks Patrick and Nebojsa for commenting; I'm glad you like it.


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On 11/27/2018 at 10:33 AM, edetroit said:

Here is my video flight Harald. Troll Airfield to Cape Town.

Great gravitas you lend to the big Ilyushin, Ed. I'd have thought FS9 ran out of headroom (bottomroom?) that far south!

And as ever, Harald, great to see you going where No-one Else Dares with your Crusty (this is a pun, look it up) Soviet-era aircraft!  

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34 minutes ago, WingZ said:

And as ever, Harald, great to see you going where No-one Else Dares with your Crusty (this is a pun, look it up) Soviet-era aircraft!  

Thanks WingZ! As always, my aim is to fly where no NATO reporting plane could follow me to report anything (I thought of Chita, but have been there already; so what about Ulan-Ude, Tynda or Magdagachi...).

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