A3204eva
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Do You Control Or Fly On Vatsim? Or Both?

Sun Mar 20, 2005 10:46 pm

Hiya,

I want to know who flys/controls on VATSIM from a.net  Smile

I fly and control. I'm a STU3 and you can find me on EGNH_APP Big grin

I think almost all controllers fly as well as control... Though I maybe wrong

Rgds,
Scott
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Santhosh
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RE: Do You Control Or Fly On Vatsim? Or Both?

Sun Mar 20, 2005 10:58 pm

Scott
I use IVAO. Does both controling as well as flying.As a controller the rating is still a student but fly as Captain.

Regards
George
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SA006
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RE: Do You Control Or Fly On Vatsim? Or Both?

Sun Mar 20, 2005 11:09 pm

IVAO? Yuck!  crazy 

Yeh I fly Vatsim as you know Scott  Smile

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futureuapilot
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RE: Do You Control Or Fly On Vatsim? Or Both?

Mon Mar 21, 2005 12:49 am

I would fly on Vatsim if only they would accept my email!!!

-Sam
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RE: Do You Control Or Fly On Vatsim? Or Both?

Mon Mar 21, 2005 1:09 am

Yep as both Scott and Zak know im a controller there, however now moving from Essex (Stansted / Luton / Southend) to Capital (Heathrow / City) and I am an S3. I will be doing my controller exam hopefully within the next few months.

I am also a captain at BAV and fly all of my flights online with 250hours.

Thanks Dave Big grin
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Santhosh
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RE: Do You Control Or Fly On Vatsim? Or Both?

Mon Mar 21, 2005 1:13 am

What is special about VATSIM compared to IVAO.Can any one explain?

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George
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dc-10 levo
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RE: Do You Control Or Fly On Vatsim? Or Both?

Mon Mar 21, 2005 4:50 am

I'd love to control but the whole process of joining takes too long. I am registered and have downloaded ARSC but haven't got a clue what to do now.

DC-10
 
A3204eva
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RE: Do You Control Or Fly On Vatsim? Or Both?

Tue Mar 22, 2005 5:47 am

I'm getting DC-10 on his way with controlling now Big grin

I would say VATSIM are the more realistic than IVAO... And FSARTCC (i think thats how you spell it), just dont even go there lol. They're starting to pay for the hobby!

Scott
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dc-10 levo
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RE: Do You Control Or Fly On Vatsim? Or Both?

Tue Mar 22, 2005 6:21 am

Thanks a lot Scott. Still waiting for VATSIM to get back to me about being able to join the UK region. I entered my details but it says I may already have joined - but I'm not on the UK list.

DC-10
 
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RE: Do You Control Or Fly On Vatsim? Or Both?

Tue Mar 22, 2005 11:52 am

I can, but I dont. I like the volume of traffic online flying gives, plus I can pause it if I need to.

The question is: is the average VATSIM controller beter than FS ATC?
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SA006
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RE: Do You Control Or Fly On Vatsim? Or Both?

Tue Mar 22, 2005 10:50 pm

Quoting Amy (Reply 9):
The question is: is the average VATSIM controller beter than FS ATC?

Not as easy to understand but they don't give you any shit vectors...Except for A3204EVA  Wink

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A3204eva
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RE: Do You Control Or Fly On Vatsim? Or Both?

Wed Mar 23, 2005 12:19 am

Zak you  censored  HOW DARE YOU :P

Havent seen u on vatsim in a while

Scott
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