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Berlin Airlift

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Would there be any interest in some Multiplayer the Berlin airlift scenario.

i am in the first stages of preparation for this.  but a bit of history 

Berlin Airlift Flight. 
A Brief History. At the end of WW2 Berlin was situated in the Soviet sector of East Germany. The western half of the city was controlled by the British,American and French whilst the Eastern half was controlled by the Soviets. In 1948 there was a difference of opinion between the major powers as to how Berlin should be rebuilt. This resulted in Stalin wanting the allies out of the city. On June 24th 1948 the Soviets closed all roads, railways and rivers into the city effectively blockading it. The situation quickly became grave as some 2 million Berliners needed supplies. The allies agreed to set up three 20mile wide air corridors from Western occupied Germany into Berlin allowing access for supplies. The Frankfurt-Berlin Southern corridor some 216miles long. The Hamburg-Berlin Northern corridor some 117miles long. The Westbound exit corridor to Wunsdorf and beyond. It was determined that some 1600 tons of supplies were needed daily not including coal and liquid fuel. This then was the beginning of the Berlin Airlift which ran almost 2 years 24 hours a day. 

Altogether, a total of 692 aircraft were engaged in the Berlin Airlift, more than 100 of which belonged to civilian operators, these are some of them that flew....

Avro Lancaster Avro Lincoln Avro York Avro Tudor Avro Lancastrian Boeing C-97 Stratofreighter Bristol Type 170 Freighter Consolidated B-24 Liberator Consolidated PBY Catalina Douglas C-54 Skymaster and Douglas DC-4 Douglas C-74 Globemaster Douglas C-47 Skytrain and Douglas DC-3 (UK: Dakota) Fairchild C-82 Packet Handley Page Hastings Handley Page Halifax Halton Junkers Ju 52/3m (operated briefly by France) Lockheed C-121A Constellation Short Sunderland Vickers VC.1 Viking

There would be a requirement at a minimum of 2x ATC controllers  Ground & Tower 

More details will be posted once I get an idea of interest.

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