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by Dick Tucker
Mon Aug 31, 2020 8:46 am
Forum: ATC Chatter
Topic: 2,000 hours as ATC
Replies: 1
Views: 92

Re: 2,000 hours as ATC

Well done Zain, we look forward to the next 2000 hours :-)
by Dick Tucker
Sun Apr 12, 2020 12:31 pm
Forum: ATC Chatter
Topic: Help with VATNZ Easter Island Hopping event
Replies: 0
Views: 1546

Help with VATNZ Easter Island Hopping event

Hi there folks, soaks and other blokes I hope you are all well and are committed to keeping this virus from those you know and love? There is a way to go yet so hang in there! I need a hand from VATNZ Team members to help present an event, designed by Eric the Great, our Event Manager, to the World....
by Dick Tucker
Wed Mar 11, 2020 12:38 pm
Forum: Hangar Talk
Topic: LAHSO in NZCH
Replies: 4
Views: 1915

Re: LAHSO in NZCH

So where would the "LUATO' fit in? (line up and take off)
by Dick Tucker
Tue Dec 31, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: ATC Chatter
Topic: Use of multiple frequencies within VATNZ Airspace is for Extending Enroute Controllers Only
Replies: 14
Views: 2968

Re: Use of multiple frequencies within VATNZ Airspace is for Extending Enroute Controllers Only

Gotcha, does the controller set a .viz point for each enroute transceiver they are using?
cheers,
by Dick Tucker
Sun Dec 29, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: ATC Chatter
Topic: Use of multiple frequencies within VATNZ Airspace is for Extending Enroute Controllers Only
Replies: 14
Views: 2968

Re: Use of multiple frequencies within VATNZ Airspace is for Extending Enroute Controllers Only

Hi Zain, neither examples you have given can work with AFV. Please read this: https://vatsim-afv.s3.amazonaws.com/AFV%20User%20Guide.pdf The pilot can only see on his Audio Control Panel (XPilot, Xsquawkbox, VPilot, etc) ATC that is in range. Even if you were using CHCH_S_CTR he may not be able to h...
by Dick Tucker
Sat Dec 28, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: ATC Chatter
Topic: Use of multiple frequencies within VATNZ Airspace is for Extending Enroute Controllers Only
Replies: 14
Views: 2968

Re: Use of multiple frequencies within VATNZ Airspace is for Extending Enroute Controllers Only

1. I love AFV and I thought the point was to get the pilots to change to appropriate frequencies during their flight. I had no problem during Worldflight when a couple of controllers passed me off to another freq and they answered. Perhaps the controller could say "Contact me on CHCH Control 123.7" ...
by Dick Tucker
Wed Jul 03, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: Social Events
Topic: FlightSimExpo 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 2956

Re: FlightSimExpo 2019

and the standout from my trip was lunch with the Astronaut, Kennedy Space Center. John Blaha was magic, his talk inspiring. "John F Kennedy changed the world when he said "We are going to the Moon". Students took up Engineering, Mathematics (look as Math as a foreign language for Engineers and Physi...
by Dick Tucker
Wed Jul 03, 2019 11:21 am
Forum: Social Events
Topic: FlightSimExpo 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 2956

Re: FlightSimExpo 2019

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I'm sure this will fit in my spare room :-)
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The Xplane crowd
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Just like my school reports - Could try harder!
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by Dick Tucker
Wed Jul 03, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: Social Events
Topic: FlightSimExpo 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 2956

Re: FlightSimExpo 2019

What a great event it was too. If you want to see more about what went on go to YOUTUBE and put FlightSimExpo 2019 in the search box.
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Excellent exhibitor participation
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Over 1600 attendees
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Orlando event Tower and Ground control desk
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to be continued...
by Dick Tucker
Thu May 02, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: Social Events
Topic: FlightSimExpo 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 2956

FlightSimExpo 2019

Anyone else going to FlightSimExpo in Orlando on June 7-9, 2019?
by Dick Tucker
Mon Feb 25, 2019 9:38 am
Forum: Hangar Talk
Topic: ARM SPOILERS
Replies: 5
Views: 1609

Re: ARM SPOILERS

yoohoo, back to the Regionals then David :-)
by Dick Tucker
Sun Feb 17, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: Hangar Talk
Topic: Thijs Hoedemaker - RIP
Replies: 3
Views: 1373

Re: Thijs Hoedemaker - RIP

Thank you Zain, it is a sad loss.
by Dick Tucker
Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:13 pm
Forum: ATC Chatter
Topic: Sorry pilots, my ES crashed
Replies: 1
Views: 869

Sorry pilots, my ES crashed

If one is modifying a flight plan and someone calls on frequency my EuroScope crashes.
by Dick Tucker
Wed Sep 12, 2018 10:49 pm
Forum: ATC Chatter
Topic: ADS-C inside NZZO - no need for position reports?
Replies: 3
Views: 1174

Re: ADS-C inside NZZO - no need for position reports?

As I grew older I realised it was quite nice not to be glued to the keyboard/computer and interact with real people now and then. 'LONG LIVE THE OCEANIC REPORTING TOOL!' :P
by Dick Tucker
Wed Aug 22, 2018 9:35 am
Forum: VATNZ Promotions
Topic: New Approach Rated Controller - Dick Tucker
Replies: 8
Views: 2017

Re: New Approach Rated Controller - Dick Tucker

Thank you all and a special thanks to Andrew M for his time and patience.