Name: The French Canadian Connection Description: Gander Oceanic in collaboration with the French vACC and Moncton/Gander FIR proudly presents "The French Canadian Connection". Depart from the bustling city of Paris into the welcoming arms of Halifax, Canada. Cross the North Atlantic, with 'cool, calm and collected' ATC and race the sunset towards Halifax, taking in the breathtaking views along the way!
Pilots are always welcome to fly their own routes and take advantage of the skilful ATC across the duration of the event!
Crossing the Atlantic:
Crossing the Atlantic is different regarding all other procedures you may know. Because there is no radar, various procedures exist to help ensure safety and efficient traffic flow. Please make sure that you are familiar with the procedures how to fly over the Atlantic with ATC. Find more information here: https://knowledgebase.ganderoceanic.ca/.
Getting your oceanic clearance:
Pilots are encouraged to use the NatTrack platform when requesting their Oceanic Clearances. Controllers will be able to provide your clearance through the website without you needing to make radio contact! https://nattrak.vatsim.net/ **Note: You need to be connected on the VATSIM network in order to access the NatTrack websites functions**
Wanna control the OCA? Visit: https://ganderoceanic.ca
For any enquiries, or feedback about this event; please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Start: 2021-09-26 at 12:00z End: 2021-09-26 at 21:00z