October this year has been very successful for us, and brought us an Iron Mic for Center in week 42. Thanks for everyone’s contributions! Here the list of our top 5 controllers for October 2015:
- Nick Navarro – 112:41 hrs
- Dominic Nguyen – 100:37 hrs
- Samuel Lee – 64:21 hrs
- Jeff Hanner – 44:35 hrs
- Garrett Powell – 37:28 hrs
For the second time in 3 weeks, ZOA wins another Iron Mic for Center! Fantastic work!
There was a delay in posting, but Oakland Center brings home an Iron Mic for Week 39! Congrats everybody and good work!
The downloads page has been updated with sector file 1510 and Alias File v3.1. The new sector file includes a nav data update, as well as the addition of IAP courses for airports. The new alias file contains new aliases such as Pre-Departure Clearances, scratchpad shortcuts for NORCAL Tracon and Oakland Center, and updated phraseology, among other items. Please check the forums for a tutorial on the usage of these new commands.
An update to the facility pof file has been released. V6.4 adds compatibility with the updated Oakland Center sector ID numbers. Please download this file on the downloads page. If you have any questions please email the staff!
The Sector file and vSTARS nav data have both been updated to match AIRAC 1509. Changes in 1509 can be found here. To download, go to the downloads page.
A couple of staff positions are in need of being filled. If you are interested in becoming an Events Coordinator or a Facilities Engineer, please visit the forum posts for more information.
It is the end of June and the results are in for the Top 5 ZOA controllers. Ladies and Gentlemen I present to you your Top 5 Controllers for June 2015!!!!
- Nick Navarro 42 Sessions 70:55hrs
- Justin Gray 33 Sessions 55:30hrs
- Brandon Guistolise 28 Sessions 47:48hrs
- Clyde Barney 39 Sessions 40:29hrs
- Dominic Nguyen 23 Sessions 30:53hrs
Nick Navarro is in controlling BEAST MODE. Can anyone take this controlling monster down? Great Job Nick, keep up the great work!!! Justin moving on up from #3 to #2. Great Job Justin, keep up the great work. A couple new names to the list this month with Brandon and Clyde making the Top 5. Congrats guys, nice to see a few new names to the list. And our very own DATM still on the list, Great Job Dominic. Everyone lets give these guys some congrats when you see them next. As always keep controlling and having fun!!!
It is that time of month again Lady’s and Gentlemen!!! It is time to recognize vZOA’s Top 5 Controllers for May 2015!!! And the Winners are?
- Nick Navarro 28 Sessions 49:49hrs
- Chris Leipelt 21 Sessions 46:28hrs
- Justin Gray 24 Sessions 42:00hrs
- Dominic Nguyen 17 Sessions 32:31hrs
- Ryan Gerrard 22 Sessions 23:53hrs
Again Nick on the top of the list #1 for Nick. Keep up the great work. Chris was a close seconded. Nick better be careful for June, or we might see a new #1 on top. Welcome back to the top 5 Justin and Dominic. And a new name to the list Ryan G. Welcome to the top 5 list. Great job everyone. As always keep controlling and keep having fun. Lets push some TIN!!!
Featuring KFAT and more June 5th from 23:59-04:00z (5-9 PM local)
Kick off the summer with a visit to the beautiful California Central Valley. This Friday, ZOA will be staffing up KFAT (Fresno-Yosemite) and smaller fields. Don’t miss out on this unique and breathtaking opportunity.
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