echidna  Great Australian Air Rally 2019  roo_16 

   presented by Bluegrass & WestWind Airlines






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Flight Plans & Maps


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Download P3D Flightplans

Download X-Plane 11 Flightplans

FTime panel timer  Version 4 (59k)  by Tom Goodrick  Records elapsed time spent over 35 knots.    

Our Objective

To provide a fun event for flight simulation pilots to compete with others from every corner of the globe, and to test the flight and navigation skills of pilots during 10 flights over Australia and Papua New Guinea.  

Welcome to

The Great Australian Air Rally 2019

This year we are joined by WestWind Airlines in presenting the GAAR. This should allow us to present fights for FS9, FSX, P3D and Xplane. We wil also have airfield information prepared by John Allard at Mutley's Hangar.

Flights and airfield information will be available from the end of February.

We begin at to Innisfail in Queensland and wend our way North to Papua New Guinea and back to Horn Island in Queensland. The longest leg is  306nm and the shortest runway is 3,540'. The daily flights are listed with recommended weather. 

No one under 13 years of age may participate without a parent or guardians approval.  Have them email me at gaar15director(at) for special instructions on signing up. Replace the (at) with @

John Allard has kindly produced airport diagrams for the event in jpg format. They are available for free download in a zipped bundle from the Mutley's Hangar File library.  The link to the new Mutley's Hangar Airport Diagram Download Center is...

Mutley's Hangar

Navigate to the bottom of the long listing of airport groupings and select the entry for the GAAR 2019
which lists the airports and a further link to the download folder. 


When are reports due?

Flight #


Report Due


09-MAR 12-MAR


12-MAR 15-MAR


15-MAR 18-MAR


18-MAR 21-MAR


21-MAR 24-MAR


24-MAR 27-MAR


27-MAR 30-MAR


30-MAR 02-APR


02-APR 05-APR


05-APR 08-APR