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VATSIM's Cross The Pond: Pilot Briefing Webinar



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Name: VATSIM's Cross The Pond: Pilot Briefing Webinar
Description: As Cross the Pond approaches, experienced VATSIM pilots and controllers will be hosting a 45-minute pilot briefing livestream to help pilots get ready for the event. All VATSIM pilots, especially those with a CTP slot, are invited to participate live or watch the recording.

Date: March 26, 2022
Time: 1800 UTC
How to Watch: https://www.twitch.tv/vatcan

The session will be recorded and available on replay immediately following the livestream.

Covering European operations, oceanic procedures, and tips for the arrival into North America, this 45-minute seminar will be perfect for pilots who have a slot to participate in Cross the Pond Westbound, as well as those looking for some reminders on best practices for online network flying. Following the presentation, there will be plenty of time for questions!

1. What is Cross the Pond?
2. Departure: Tips for European Operations
3. Oceanic Procedures
4. Arrival: Flying into North America
5. Checklist for Flying CTP
6. Questions & Answers

This live session will be presented by VATSIM air traffic controllers experienced with online domestic and oceanic operations. Rob Shearman, host of @Slant Alpha Adventures on Twitch and YouTube, is the former VATSTAR Chief Flight Instructor and an active VATSIM controller. He has flown in six previous CTP events and provided ATC coverage for three. David Solesvik is a C1 (Center) controller on VATSIM, Deputy Director of VATSIM Spain, and the Operations Director within Gander Oceanic. He controls various positions across Europe and North America. The free live event is hosted by Flight Simulation Association and will be available on Twitch, YouTube, and the FSA website.

Start: 2022-03-26 at 15:00z
End: 2022-03-26 at 17:00z


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