Airdropping trout
in Colorado

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Game conditions

Colorado Parks & Wildlife asks you to restock isolated lakes with trout. You are leaving with your C152 in windy conditions.

  • Time : 20min​
  • AircraftCessna C152​
  • Location : Grandby, Colorado, USA → Elk Park Ranch (34CD) ​
  • Weather : Some altocumulus at 15000ft and strong wind from 270° for 9kt 
  • METAR KGNB 27009KT 9999 BKN150 24/13 Q1027
Objective

Vertical of Lake Granby, you must quickly reach three moutain lakes : Frigid, Eagle and Pipit lakes. Your mission is to drop trout there to repopulate them on the orders of Colorado Parks & Wildlife. Be careful, the performance of your C152 is degraded with altitude and the environment is constrained and turbulent. After your drops, land at Elk Park Ranch.

Optimal drop guidelines
  • Speed : 90 kt​
  • Altitude : 100 ft AGL (Above Ground Level)​
  • The start of the drop is controlled by voice recognition: “Three Two One TOP” ​
  • Dropzone : Pipit, Eagle and Frigid lakes
  • Drop in the order you want
  • Lakes are visible with the POI markers (if activated in settings)
Rating
  • Start/Drop Time : Fly efficiently to reach the lakes as quickly as possible. Watch out for the downdrafts on the lee side of moutains !
  • Drop : Release the trout in the right lakes, at the right speed and at the right altitude. Be precise !
  • Landing : Make your best landing on the target. Any deviation or bounce will be penalized.
Penalties

Penalties cause the loss of points on the final score:

  • Not complying with VMC conditions : keep your distance to clouds
  • Stall​ing : be careful with slow speeds
  • Leaving the mission zone : stay in the allowed area

Briefing
elements

Navigation map

Please take note of the layout of the lakes and the mission area. Activate the “OpenTopoMap” map below to see the relief. Click here for full screen.

Mission zone

Overview of the region. Prepare your optimal flight path.

Optimal drop

Speed : 90 kts

Altitude : 100 ft AGL

IMPORTANT : make sure you have :

  • disabled MSFS2020 ATC : Top Pilots has its own control.
    • Options -> Assistance -> User Experience -> ATC voices OFF
    • Options -> Assistance ->Piloting ->Assistance -> Delegate ATC to AI OFF
  • assigned the TOGGLE LOGO LIGHT command to a key to replace and/or redundant the Voice Command.
En savoir plus

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IMPORTANT Make sure you have :

  • Disabled MSFS2020 ATC : Top Pilots has its own control.
    • Options -> Assistance -> User Experience -> ATC voices OFF
    • Options -> Assistance ->Piloting ->Assistance -> Delegate ATC to AI OFF
  • Activated MSFS2020 points of interest (POI)
  • Assigned the TOGGLE LOGO LIGHT command to a key to replace and/or redound the Voice Command.

Ranking

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General ranking

Position Pays Pilote Score
1 Charly 91
2 MisterPepe 90
3 Colchix33 87
4 MaxTM 86
5 ranginator 86
6 PilotoF-22 85
7 FGILT 82
8 Waphane 81
9 Gripen 80
10 Harfang 79
11 MajorTom 77
12 Fatcat74 77
13 roskud 77
14 Doc 77
15 Myutcavion 76
16 Thibault 76
17 Bntch3r_509 75
18 sergio 75
19 eyra63000 74
20 Sinkrate 73
21 roman75 72
22 Yuraair 72
23 Clarke 72
24 guitou1111 70
25 DEFLORA 70
26 grogeta74 70
27 Ralingsmurf 70
28 Soukee 70
29 Baalkis 68
30 Earwin 67
31 Cotam57 66
32 MadMax 65
33 Bee 63
34 USApr1 63
35 Max-ou 60
36 cool 58
37 Rik1024 55
38 FlyingSquirrel77 54
39 Viper12 52
40 naindejardin 47
41 theluckyboy 46
42 Shammi 33
43 Dunhillspt 33

Debriefing

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Review the key moments of your mission from the Top Pilots Debrief debriefing platform. Analyze your track and relive your flight to objectively debrief your performance and improve your score.

Debrief

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