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A whole tour without the RNAV ability of... like an air of déjà vu ? And yes, new tracker, new tour (or almost), and above all... more fun !

Do you come (re)challenger on this "needle tour", with the new Tracker IVAO France, under the watchful eye of our correctors, and what better than to (re)do it, but the reverse ?

Opening date and time

01/09/2023 10:00 UTC

Closing date and time

31/03/2031 23:59 UTC

Total distance

2638 NM

IVAO France Tracker V1.2

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General rules for tours

  • Those general rules for tours are applicable to all French division pilot's tours. Are excluded ATC tours and Special Operations tours. 
  • Some tours might have specific rules. In case of conflict, specific rules overrule general rules. 
  • All flight must be performed online on IVAO network, with real weather. They have to be accomplished in real time rate (simulation rate x1 only, accelerated mode prohibited) 
  • Legs must be accomplished in the published order 
  • Speed restrictions IAS<250kts below FL100 must be observed.
  • Maximum speed in cruise is M0.85 with a maximum FL450.
  • During cruise phases, a disconnection up to 20 minutes is tolerated, providing the fact that it does not disturb the network operation, especially under ATC coverage. Please report any disconnection in your pilot report. 
  • The use of UNICOM in text or voice mode, in absence of active ATC online, is MANDATORY. Legs might be rejected if not compliant. 
  • All legs must be validated by sending a pilot report. It is essential to read and understand validator's comment for each leg, including if the leg is validated. We advise to not pursue the tour without validation of previous leg. 
  • Pilot report must be sent within 12 days following the flight date. Any leg sent outside the window will be rejected. 
  • Pilot report must include list of ATC contacted during the flight, and procedures performed during the flight. 
  • A 'Direct to' is allowed, only with ATC instruction. Please mention any direct obtained in the pilot report. 
  • It is mandatory to disconnect from the network at the end of each flight. 
  • Pilots will be particularly aware of:
    • In IFR:
      • Parity Odd/Even
      • Minimum and maximum airways altitudes
      • Published procedures when ATC is offline
    • In VFR:
  • Take a really good care of your flight plan:
    • Flight plan with wrong or misspelled airports will be rejected
    • Filled equipment must be compatible with the aircraft
  • Prevailing flight plan will be the active one during take off
  • Operate the flights under military or any other Special Operation type is not allowed. Type of flight must only be G, S or N. 
  • It is requested to be connected on the network at least 2 minutes before take off, and stay connected at least 2 minutes after landing. This will allow the tracker to save your flight entirely. 
  • An IFR route, IFPS compliant at the time it is published, might be proposed on some legs. It is only a suggestion, you can perfectly fly your own route. 
  • One flight can only be reported once, for one leg on one tour, even if the leg can fit for 2 tours or more.
  • Flight as a crew of two pilots, with shared cockpit functionality, is permitted on division's tours. However, only the pilot "master" of the connection is allowed to fill a pirep. The second pilot, connected as an observer, will not be allowed to fill a report based on this flight. 
  • Should there is any follow-up or contestation after a leg validation, everything has to be sent only at Supported languages are English or French. They have to be sent no later than 7 days after leg validation
  • The use of the IVAO France Tracker is optional on all tours, except Skills.

RMK/UNABLE RNAV Turn Specific Rules :

  • The tour is limited to maximum category B aircraft, with I/IFR flight rule
  • Steps 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 21 and 22 are not compatible with MSFS2020 by default. FS2020 pilots will either have to use a scene or use an old simulator for these steps. The switch of terrain is not allowed for this round.
  • RNAV equipment of the aeroplane must be lifted off the flight plan
  • As in conventional navigation, the maximum altitude on all legs is FL115
  • We recommend updating NavAids, offered free of charge by Hervé Sors
  • At the end of the 24 stages, the drivers will be awarded the Tour IFR Division badge :

List of legs

1. LFMP - LFMT69 NM- Details
2. LFMT - LFKB250 NM- Details
3. LFKB - LFTH150 NM- Details
4. LFTH - LFLU120 NM- Details
5. LFLU - LFSD141 NM- Details
6. LFSD - LFLN67 NM- Details
7. LFLN - LFST194 NM- Details
8. LFST - LFJL60 NM- Details
9. LFJL - LFOK82 NM- Details
10. LFOK - LFAQ92 NM- Details
11. LFAQ - LFAC65 NM- Details
12. LFAC - LFRG118 NM- Details
13. LFRG - LFRH172 NM- Details
14. LFRH - LFRZ58 NM- Details
15. LFRZ - LFBI109 NM- Details
16. LFBI - LFOJ102 NM- Details
17. LFOJ - LFBL129 NM- Details
18. LFBL - LFBD101 NM- Details
19. LFBD - LFDN64 NM- Details
20. LFDN - LFBZ147 NM- Details
21. LFBZ - LFBP48 NM- Details
22. LFBP - LFBU143 NM- Details
23. LFBU - LFCK157 NM- Details
24. LFCK - LFMP55 NM- Details