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User currently offlinePlanespotterx From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (10 years 1 month 4 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 2256 times:

Im currently planning to use the default FS2002 Cargo 747, the thing is ive never done Cargo flying before, I was just wondering if anyone could give me any ideas on destinations, what sorts of routes should I be taking, If theres any special procedured for Cargo flights (Id like to make it as real as possible..)
My HUB will be Manchester (EGCC), and im planning European, American, and Russian routes..

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User currently offlineLHRman From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2004, 398 posts, RR: 6
Reply 1, posted (10 years 1 month 4 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 2247 times:

MAN - ANC (possibly you will have to go via JFK or somewhere in that region if you are carrying a full load of freight).

MAN - CGN
MAN - MEM (Memphis)
MAN - DFW
MAN - LGE (Liege)
MAN - OST (Ostend)
MAN - LUX (Luxembourg Findel)

All these would be places you could fly carrying freight. Not sure on many in russia but all these I have flown successfully!

Thanks Dave  Big thumbs up



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User currently offlinePlanespotterx From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (10 years 1 month 4 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 2206 times:

Thanks LHRman, Is there any "schedule" to cargo flying, as in Passenger, or is it simply a case of "making it up" on FS2002.

User currently offlineFlyingColours From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2003, 2315 posts, RR: 10
Reply 3, posted (10 years 1 month 4 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 2189 times:

You could try flying one of the real world cargo flights from MAN, such as the CX Cargo, Dragonair, Air Hong Kong, China Airlines Cargo and Cargolux. Incidently are Polar planning a return?

Phil
FlyingColours



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User currently offlineFlymia From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 7119 posts, RR: 9
Reply 4, posted (10 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 2169 times:

Cargo Flying is great! I mostly do Commercial but Cargo is starting to come up on my list. I do realistic flight like my next cargo flight takes off from MIA at 11:30pm to DEN in 747-200F. But it is great. what about MAN-MIA or MAN-Kiev MAN-ANC (Thats Long) MAN-NRT?
Cargo flights dont always takeoff at night just matters where the hub is. Many or most cargo flights take off at night because they had all the packages they need for sure. Also you dont have to worrie about hiting turbulance or making sharp turns in cruise since there are no pax.



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User currently offlineJwenting From Netherlands, joined Apr 2001, 10213 posts, RR: 19
Reply 5, posted (10 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 2222 times:

For real serious cargohaulers: http://www.globecargo.org Atlas Air VA currently being started with permission from the airline!



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