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by Oliver Holmwood
Thu Jul 20, 2017 11:06 am
Forum: ATC Chatter
Topic: NZZC AIRAC 170 Effective 20JUL17
Replies: 3
Views: 693

NZZC AIRAC 170 Effective 20JUL17

G'day folks, AIRAC 1708 is available for download off the VATNZ website . Only changes are the definitions of radar coverage (broken in the Southland/Fiordland area) and I have also updated the classifications of airports in the sct2 file. As the AIP only releases the changes bulletin on an eight we...
by Oliver Holmwood
Fri Jul 14, 2017 6:11 pm
Forum: ATC Chatter
Topic: Radar Releases + SOP
Replies: 0
Views: 428

Radar Releases + SOP

G’day everyone, Is just like to remind you all that you must request a radar release from the appropriate radar controller when you are staffing a tower position. The only exception to this rule is if you are controlling at NZAA, NZCH or NZWN. This rule has been slipping (actually completely forgott...
by Oliver Holmwood
Sat Jun 24, 2017 9:54 pm
Forum: VATNZ Events Discussion
Topic: SNO / 24 Jun 2017 / Island Time - Rarotonga
Replies: 3
Views: 646

Re: SNO / 24 Jun 2017 / Island Time - Rarotonga

Nice one Thijs, this is Auckland Radio's scope at 0954 - 6 mins before closing. Thanks for a good event everyone, quite stressful at its peak!
by Oliver Holmwood
Thu Jun 22, 2017 5:58 pm
Forum: ATC Chatter
Topic: NZZC AIRAC 1707 Effective 22JUN17 + SkyLine Available
Replies: 1
Views: 511

NZZC AIRAC 1707 Effective 22JUN17 + SkyLine Available

G'day team, Airac 1707 is now available from the downloads page on the website. http://www.vatnz.net/controllers/downloads/ Only minor changes such as updated Rotorua STAR names I missed out last time and updated geo. New Radio callsigns also included in the ESE file. New version of SkyLine also ava...
by Oliver Holmwood
Thu Jun 22, 2017 6:57 am
Forum: ATC Chatter
Topic: IFR Uncontrolled Airports
Replies: 2
Views: 602

Re: IFR Uncontrolled Airports

Any aerodrome in class C/D aerodrome is controlled by the respective tower controller as far as I’m aware
by Oliver Holmwood
Fri Jun 09, 2017 10:26 pm
Forum: ATC Chatter
Topic: Changes to VATNZ Airspace - Let us know what you think!
Replies: 3
Views: 688

Re: Changes to VATNZ Airspace - Let us know what you think!

Hi Brodie,

This would have no effect on the Hamilton terminal position.

Ollie
by Oliver Holmwood
Fri Jun 09, 2017 7:25 pm
Forum: ATC Chatter
Topic: Changes to VATNZ Airspace - Let us know what you think!
Replies: 3
Views: 688

Changes to VATNZ Airspace - Let us know what you think!

Hello everyone! **NOTE: None of this is official yet. Please do not use any of this on the network** I have been discussing with the board about some changes in VATNZ airspace and I'd like to know what you think. Please vote in the poll - the more votes the better. We are thinking of changing all th...
by Oliver Holmwood
Wed Jun 07, 2017 5:17 pm
Forum: ATC Chatter
Topic: NZZC AIRAC 1706b Effective 25MAY17 Available - NEW!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 787

Re: NZZC AIRAC 1706b Effective 25MAY17 Available - NEW!!!

In addition to the new sectorfile, SkyLine v2.1.1 for EuroScope installer is also available from the downloads section on the website. http://www.vatnz.net/controllers/downloads/

Enjoy!
by Oliver Holmwood
Tue Jun 06, 2017 9:19 pm
Forum: ATC Chatter
Topic: NZZC AIRAC 1706b Effective 25MAY17 Available - NEW!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 787

NZZC AIRAC 1706b Effective 25MAY17 Available - NEW!!!

Hello guys, After taking over the operations role, I forgot to include the 1705 updates (there were a lot) so they are included now. The new sector file is called '1706b'. As always, it is available from the downloads page. http://www.vatnz.net/controllers/downloads/ Happy controlling and I'll see y...
by Oliver Holmwood
Sat Jun 03, 2017 9:17 pm
Forum: ATC Chatter
Topic: Queenstown Mega Traffic
Replies: 0
Views: 460

Queenstown Mega Traffic

A quick screenshot of some of the action. Thanks to all who controlled tonight! Sorry had to pop off early - it's an early night for me tonight.
Cheers guys!
by Oliver Holmwood
Fri Jun 02, 2017 1:39 pm
Forum: ATC Chatter
Topic: Controller Client Use
Replies: 0
Views: 2849

Controller Client Use

G'day everyone, just want to see how many people is VRC vs. EuroScope or even both. Even though you're taught to use EuroScope through training, some people migrate to VRC or some people were even taught to use VRC through their training.

Let me know in the poll!
by Oliver Holmwood
Thu Jun 01, 2017 5:36 pm
Forum: ATC Chatter
Topic: Change to ATC position callsigns RW
Replies: 4
Views: 902

Re: Change to ATC position callsigns RW

Nick, that day is when the NOTAM will expire. By then, the new callsigns will be on the charts.
by Oliver Holmwood
Sun Apr 30, 2017 4:42 pm
Forum: Hangar Talk
Topic: Feedback : Thijs Hoedemaker
Replies: 6
Views: 985

Re: Feedback : Thijs Hoedemaker

You've only had your S2 for a couple of days and already got some awesome feedback. Good on you Thijs, keep it up!
by Oliver Holmwood
Fri Apr 28, 2017 9:17 pm
Forum: ATC Chatter
Topic: NZM050
Replies: 1
Views: 503

NZM050

G'day guys,

Awesome service from NZNP to NZAA with NZAA_APP, TWR, and GND on. Thanks for the ATC guys, very professional. See you next time.