2007 Round-The-World Flight Simulator Race Update

The race is starting to get interesting as the teams reached the Pacific Ocean last night. There were a number of different “corridors” that were available. Inside a corridor, subsonic jets are allowed, and the leg distance/time restrictions are waved, but you must hit all the airports listed in the corridor assignments.

Team AVSim and SimOuthouse both appear to be choosing the southern routes that will shoot them out near the Andes Mountains in South America probably to pick up 2 high-altitude airports and their South American requirements. FlightSim.com has chosen for the crossing route, taking them from Tasmania up to Johnson’s Atol up to Alaska. Presumably, FlightSim.com’s route will allows them to pick up their >65N requirements since they’ve already done their high altitude landings in the Himalayas.

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