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    • VAC002 - Michael Chan

      New Voice/Text Communication Program - "Discord"   01/29/18

      New Voice/Text Communication Program - "Discord" At VAC, we recognize the importance of staying connected with your flight simulator colleagues wherever you may be around the world.  We are proud to integrate a freeware application called "DISCORD" into our operations that will revolutionize how we communicate with other members pre/post flight as well as our Executive Team. Discord is a multi-platform communication application and is completely free.  It can be used on your computer running on PC, Mac, Linux or mobile devices running Android and iOS. For members using Discord on your mobile devices, please ensure your are on a WIFI network when using Voice Channels to prevent data overage charges from your service provider.   Download Information: Computer: https://discordapp.com/download Mobile Devices: Android (Google Play), Apple (App Store) Channel: https://discordapp.com/invite/bPCjrjq   Once you have registered, as per Standard Operating Procedures, your nickname must coincide with your VAC ID.  For example: "VAC005 - Daniel Desjardins"  This must be changed within 24 hours of registration and is enforced. Our member forums at www.vacanada.org/forum continue to be your primary source for updates and trip report screenshots at VAC. We hope you enjoy and find this application beneficial as we seek to bring our flight simulation community closer together.  
    • VAC002 - Michael Chan

      Photo/Screenshot Gallery NOW AVAILABLE   03/27/18

      Photo/Screenshot Gallery NOW AVAILABLE We are pleased to introduce the Real World Photo / Flight Simulator Gallery to our members. When you click on the CREW ROOM navigation menu on the VAC website, you will be brought into the pilot forums.  There will be a gallery of selected high quality photographs or screenshots from our members on the main forum page.  To view additional images, please select the GALLERY tab in the menu to access a full library of VAC images. The Photo/Screenshot Gallery features the best screenshots of Mainline / Leisure and Express liveries. In order to be featured in the gallery, members must submit their entries into the TRIP REPORTS section of the forum.  A review will be conducted by the Executive Team and the selected photo/screenshot will be uploaded and featured on the main page of the forum. We hope you enjoy this new feature in enhancing your VAC experience with us.




25 February 2019

This event repeats every week on Monday forever


Moncton Monday

Moncton Monday is VATCAN’s longest running weekly event, providing full-coverage ATC every Monday night, beginning at 22h00z, encompassing over six terminal controlled airports, and dozens of smaller fields.
Each Monday, airports including Halifax (CYHZ), Moncton (CYQM), St. John’s (CYYT), and Gander (CYQX), will be staffed from top to bottom, in a fun and relaxed Monday night.
All kinds of traffic, whether VFR or IFR, airplane or helicopter, are welcome and pilots of all skill levels are invited.
Come and fly our friendly skies!
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Online Events Bookings:

Pilots flying in this event do not have aircraft type rating restrictions when flying on the VATSIM Network.  However the aircraft type must be within current VAC fleet.  We do require each member participating to include the following in the Remarks section of your Flight Plan when connected to VATSIM.

//Member Pilot of VAC | http://www.vacanada.org// 

In order to successfully book this group flight, please click the "GOING" button on the left margin of this post and respond with the following information below:
Pilot Name: Employee Number: Base: Flight Number: ACA/JAZ/SKY/ROU/GGN + last 4 digits of your employee number Date: From (IATA): To (IATA): Departure Time (local): Arrival Time (local): Equipment Type: * Your request will be acknowledged up to 2 hours by a member of our team before the event begins.
VAC IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR CONTENT PROVIDED IN LINKS ABOVE THAT MAY BE DOWNLOADED ONTO YOUR COMPUTER FOR THE ONLINE EVENT.

Important Information:
- All online flights are recorded with VACARS after online event assignment has been approved.  
- All group flight events are flown on the VATSIM Network.
- Ensure you have all charts available for your flight.
- Members must comply with all applicable VATSIM policies and procedures.
- Pushback from gate is at own discretion unless otherwise advised by online ATC.
- Takeoff between aircraft is: 2 minutes after narrowbody aircraft and 3 minutes after widebody aircraft for separation. 
 
Thank you for your participation at our VAC Group Event. We wish you a pleasant flight!
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Stay connected with other members on DISCORD
 
At VAC, we recognize the importance of staying connected with your flight simulator colleagues wherever you may be around the world.  We are proud to integrate a freeware application called "DISCORD" into our operations that will revolutionize how we communicate with other members pre/post flight as well as our Executive Team.
Discord is a multi-platform communication application and is completely free.  It can be used on your computer running on PC, Mac, Linux or mobile devices running Android and iOS. For members using Discord on your mobile devices, please ensure your are on a WIFI network when using Voice Channels to prevent data overage charges from your service provider.
 
Download Information:
Computer: https://discordapp.com/download
Mobile Devices: Android (Google Play), Apple (App Store)
Channel: https://discordapp.com/invite/bPCjrjq
 
Once you have registered, as per Standard Operating Procedures, your nickname must coincide with your VAC ID.  For example: "VAC005 - Daniel Desjardins"  This must be changed within 24 hours of registration and is enforced.
Our member forums at www.vacanada.org/forum continue to be your primary source for updates and trip report screenshots at VAC.
We hope you enjoy and find this application beneficial as we seek to bring our flight simulation community closer together.

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09 February 2019


NorthEastern Corridor FNO
The New York, Boston, and Washington ARTCCs are once again teaming up to bring you an FNO like no other! We'll be lighting up the Northeastern United States, renowned for it's busy airline commuter and business service, and bringing service to three of the major metropolitan airports of the area: Boston (KBOS), Newark (KEWR) and Washington-National (KDCA). We welcome all pilots and aircraft to come and join us for this chance to fly with ATC service in one of the most busy and congested air spaces in the country! 
Event will begin at 7:00 PM ET on Friday, February 8th, and will run until midnight.
 
 
Online Events Bookings:

Pilots flying in this event do not have aircraft type rating restrictions when flying on the VATSIM Network.  However the aircraft type must be within current VAC fleet.  We do require each member participating to include the following in the Remarks section of your Flight Plan when connected to VATSIM.

//Member Pilot of VAC | http://www.vacanada.org// 

In order to successfully book this group flight, please click the "GOING" button on the left margin of this post and respond with the following information below:
Pilot Name: Employee Number: Base: Flight Number: ACA/JAZ/SKY/ROU/GGN + last 4 digits of your employee number Date: From (IATA): To (IATA): Departure Time (local): Arrival Time (local): Equipment Type: * Your request will be acknowledged up to 2 hours by a member of our team before the event begins.
VAC IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR CONTENT PROVIDED IN LINKS ABOVE THAT MAY BE DOWNLOADED ONTO YOUR COMPUTER FOR THE ONLINE EVENT.

Important Information:
- All online flights are recorded with VACARS after online event assignment has been approved.  
- All group flight events are flown on the VATSIM Network.
- Ensure you have all charts available for your flight.
- Members must comply with all applicable VATSIM policies and procedures.
- Pushback from gate is at own discretion unless otherwise advised by online ATC.
- Takeoff between aircraft is: 2 minutes after narrowbody aircraft and 3 minutes after widebody aircraft for separation. 
 
Thank you for your participation at our VAC Group Event. We wish you a pleasant flight!
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
 
Stay connected with other members on DISCORD
 
At VAC, we recognize the importance of staying connected with your flight simulator colleagues wherever you may be around the world.  We are proud to integrate a freeware application called "DISCORD" into our operations that will revolutionize how we communicate with other members pre/post flight as well as our Executive Team.
Discord is a multi-platform communication application and is completely free.  It can be used on your computer running on PC, Mac, Linux or mobile devices running Android and iOS. For members using Discord on your mobile devices, please ensure your are on a WIFI network when using Voice Channels to prevent data overage charges from your service provider.
 
Download Information:
Computer: https://discordapp.com/download
Mobile Devices: Android (Google Play), Apple (App Store)
Channel: https://discordapp.com/invite/bPCjrjq
 
Once you have registered, as per Standard Operating Procedures, your nickname must coincide with your VAC ID.  For example: "VAC005 - Daniel Desjardins"  This must be changed within 24 hours of registration and is enforced.
Our member forums at www.vacanada.org/forum continue to be your primary source for updates and trip report screenshots at VAC.
We hope you enjoy and find this application beneficial as we seek to bring our flight simulation community closer together.

Event details


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23 February 2019 11:00 PM - 24 February 2019 02:00 AM

Courtesy of Toronto FIR and VAC.
On Saturday, Feburary 23rd, from 2200z-0100z (5pm-8pm EST),  Toronto FIR and VAC are partnering to present Flying Night In Canada at Toronto/Lester B. Pearson International (CYYZ).  
-    Flying Night In Canada will be a monthly event happening every third Saturday of the month operating in conjunction with Toronto FIR.
As per Company SOP:
11.7.4 Pilots participating in online events do not have aircraft type rating restrictions when flying onthe VATSIM Network. However the aircraft type must be within current VAC fleet.
11.7.5 We do require each member participating to include the following in the Remarks section of your Flight Plan when connected to VATSIM
//Operated byVAC |www.vacanada.org//
11.7.6 Special Online Events not on the VAC schedule may be granted provided the following information is sent to your Hub Director for approval. The e-mail must also indicate which event you will be participating.•Event Name:•Pilot Name: •Employee Number: •Base: •Flight Number: ACA/JAZ/SKY/ROU/GGN + last 4 digits of your employee number •Date: •From (IATA): •To (IATA): •Departure Time (local): •Arrival Time (local): •Equipment Type

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Flying Night in Canada 0 Comments