Mudspike Rio 2016 Olympics Fly-In

Mudspike Rio 2016 Olympics Fly-In

By @BeachAV8R - July 13, 2016

Originally published at: Articles - Mudspike Forums

Join other Mudspike community aviators for a fun filled commute from your home base airport to Rio, Brazil. An event similar in nature to the Annual Mudspike Christmas Flight, each participant will choose the sim and aircraft of their choice and make their way to Rio with the intent to reach the city prior to the Olympic Games Opening Ceremony.


  1. Choose your sim – FSX, X-Plane, P3D, or similar.
  2. Choose your starting point – preferably close to your home (suitable to your aircraft type).
  3. Choose your aircraft. Transport? General aviation? Fighter? Helicopter? Sure!
  4. Plot a route – direct or make multiple stops.
  5. Fly the trip whenever you want, over as many days or weeks as you like.
  6. Fly with real weather enabled, or use manually set weather.
  7. Plan to arrive in Rio (at the airport of your choice) prior to 2300(UTC), August 5th, 2016.

Participants can post their progress in our Rio Olympics Trip Log and Screenshots thread.

Planning resources:

Rio area airports:

  • SBSC – Rio De Janeiro / Santa Cruz AB (Military)
  • SBAF – Camp Delio Jardim De Mattos
  • SDIN – Clube Ceu (Private)
  • SBJR – Rio De Janeiro / Roberto Marinho
  • SBGL – Rio De Janeiro / Galeao
  • SBRJ – Rio De Janeiro / Santos Dumont
  • SDUR – Itaborai (Private)
  • SDMC – Marica


Click to enlarge Rio terminal area chart


BeachAV8R will be flying his custom painted, Brazilian manufactured Embraer EMB110 β€œBandeirante” all the way from Charlotte, NC to Rio via the Caribbean and other South American countries.

Some excellent freeware Rio area airports for X-Plane:

Some excellent payware Rio area airports for X-Plane:

Some excellent payware Rio area airports for FSX:

We hope to see some interesting trip reports, screens, and discussions on your flight to Rio!

Chris β€œBeachAV8R” Frishmuth