The Big Loop in VFR

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Your dream is to participate to the Tour de France, but not biking ? Take your aircraft (single engine) out of the hangar to assist the technical support team of the Tour de France ! Ensure logistics between and during the steps : everyone counts on you ! Have good flights !

Opening date and time

06/07/2019 00:01 UTC

Closing date and time

15/09/2019 23:59 UTC

Total distance

1204 NM


  • All legs must be carried out on IVAO network with real weather.
  • All legs have to be flown in the right order.
  • Flights must be performed in real time (sim rate x1 only - sim rate above x1 is strictly forbidden).
  • Members not communicating intentions on Unicom 122.800, or crashing into other traffic, can be excluded from participation.
  • Completed flights must be reported after each leg by using flight report so that to be validated.
  • You must disconnect after each completed leg.
  • Please pay attention to your flight plans :
    • Flight plans with wrong departure/arrival airfields will NOT be accepted.
    • Pay attention of your plane's equipments, they must be compatible with your plane (a C172 can't be equipped with RVSM, for example).
  • Each leg has to be flown:
    • According to visual flight rules..
    • In VMC (Visual Meteorological Conditions).
    • You must follow published VFR path : it will be checked !
    • Follow the integration procedure of traffic pattern : it will be checked !
  • Legs 1 to 25 are restricted to category A single-engine aircraft piston and helicopters.
  • To be connected a minimum of 5 minutes before take off and stay connected a minimum of 5 minutes after landing, for the correct record tracker.
  • Every pilot having completed all legs of the tour in accordance with the required conditions will be awarded.

List of legs

1. EBBR - EBCI26 NM- Details
2. EBCI - LFSW88 NM- Details
3. LFSW - LFQA12 NM- Details
4. LFQA - LFSN87 NM- Details
5. LFSN - LFGY40 NM- Details
6. LFGY - LFGA16 NM- Details
7. LFGA - LFSB31 NM- Details
8. LFSB - LFGG29 NM- Details
9. LFGG - LFLH97 NM- Details
10. LFLH - LFLM31 NM- Details
11. LFLM - LFMH49 NM- Details
12. LFMH - LFHR41 NM- Details
13. LFHR - LFHQ21 NM- Details
14. LFHQ - LFCI79 NM- Details
15. LFCI - LFBO36 NM- Details
16. LFBO - LFBT65 NM- Details
17. LFBT - LFBP21 NM- Details
18. LFBP - LFBT21 NM- Details
19. LFBT - LFMK101 NM- Details
20. LFMK - LFDJ27 NM- Details
21. LFDJ - LFTW125 NM- Details
22. LFTW - LFNA81 NM- Details
23. LFNA - LFLG46 NM- Details
24. LFLG - LFLJ34 NM- Details
25. LFLJ - LFLB34 NM- Details
26. LFLB - ZZZZ-- Details