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      Discussion Topics related to VAC Operations, Airline/Aviation News or Flight Simulation.

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      This forum topic is dedicated to users requesting support with VACARS3 and 'simBrief Flight Planning System'. Please read the VACARS3 guidelines in the Standard Operating Procedure Manual prior to posting in this thread.

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    3. Online Flying / VATSIM Events

      Fly-In Event postings and general help for online flying.

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    4. Fleet Operations

      New Releases, Updates and Technical Assistance with Prepar3D, Microsoft Flight Simulator and XPlane Fleet.

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  • Upcoming Events

    • October 25, 2021
      0  
      Moncton Mondays | VATSIM Event
      Name: Moncton Monday [04/10]
      Description: Moncton Monday is VATCAN’s longest running weekly event, providing full-coverage ATC every Monday night, beginning at 23h00z, 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!

      Start: 2021-10-04 at 23:00z
      End: 2021-10-05 at 03:00z
      __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
       
      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 submit the following information as your request to #crew-sked-requests channel on Discord to be processed. This is the only method to have your flight added onto your bid page.
      Pilot Name: Employee Number: Base: Flight Number: ACA/JAZ/ROU + 2 + last 3 digits of 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: "VAC001 - John Smith"  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.
    • October 29, 2021 Until October 30, 2021
      0  
      Cross The Pond - Eastbound | VATSIM Event
      Name: Cross The Pond - Eastbound
      Description: Cross the Pond (almost exclusively referred to as 'CTP' throughout VATSIM) is the longest running and largest event on the VATSIM network. We run 2 events every year, flying 'Eastbound' from North and Central America to Europe at the start of the year and 'Westbound' in the other direction towards the start of the year. We are proud to connect some of the most popular airports on VATSIM over an event easily lasting 10-12 hours.

      If you interact want to interact on social media, look for #vatsimctp

      Start: 2021-10-30 at 00:00z
      End: 2021-10-30 at 23:55z

      Departure Airports:
      KBOS
      KORD
      KATL
      KJFK
      KMIA
      CYYZ
      KIAD

      Arrival Airports:
      EHAM
      LEBL
      EDDB
      EIDW
      EFHK
      EGLL
      LFPG
      LOWW
      __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
       
      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 submit the following information as your request to #crew-sked-requests channel on Discord to be processed. This is the only method to have your flight added onto your bid page.
      Pilot Name: Employee Number: Base: Flight Number: ACA/JAZ/ROU + 2 + last 3 digits of 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: "VAC001 - John Smith"  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.
    • November 06, 2021
      0  
      The Non-Capital City Crossfire | VATSIM Event
      Name: The Non-Capital City Crossfire
      Description: You've seen the Capital City Crossfire, how about the Non-Capital City Crossfire. To be honest, they are basically the same; staffed up airports, beautiful scenery, CZVR, and CZEG. But who cares!? Come and fly between Kelowna (CYLW) and Calgary (CYYC) between 2300z and 0200z.

      Start: 2021-11-06 at 23:00z
      End: 2021-11-07 at 02:00z

      Departure Airports:
      CYLW
      CYYC

      Arrival Airports:
      CYYC
      CYLW
      __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
       
      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 submit the following information as your request to #crew-sked-requests channel on Discord to be processed. This is the only method to have your flight added onto your bid page.
      Pilot Name: Employee Number: Base: Flight Number: ACA/JAZ/ROU + 2 + last 3 digits of 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: "VAC001 - John Smith"  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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