Cascade Returns! | VATSIM Event
Name: Cascades Returns!
Description: Join ZSE and ZVR to celebrate Amtrak Cascades' return across the Canadian border (Albeit 4 months late). Cascades has one of the most historical train vs plane races, with both being typically within 30 minutes of each other. You could also take your turboprops out with one of the few routes that turboprops are racing jets daily. The possibilities are endless on November 22nd from 2359z-0400z between KSEA, KBLI, CYVR and CYYJ
Start: 2022-11-22 at 23:59z
End: 2022-11-23 at 04:00z
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:
- Flight Number: ACA/JAZ/ROU + 2 + last 3 digits of Employee Number
- 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.
- 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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