Top 5 Controllers for October 2015

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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:

  1. Nick Navarro – 112:41 hrs
  2. Dominic Nguyen – 100:37 hrs
  3. Samuel Lee – 64:21 hrs
  4. Jeff Hanner – 44:35 hrs
  5. Garrett Powell – 37:28 hrs

AIRAC 1510 Sector File and New Alias File (v3.1) Released

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.

Updated POF File Released (v6.4)

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!

Top 5 Controllers for June 2015

top5blueIt 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!!!!

  1.  Nick Navarro                      42 Sessions            70:55hrs
  2. Justin Gray                           33 Sessions           55:30hrs
  3. Brandon Guistolise            28 Sessions           47:48hrs
  4. Clyde Barney                       39 Sessions           40:29hrs
  5. 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!!!

Top 5 Controllers for May 2015

top5blueIt 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?

  1. Nick Navarro              28 Sessions     49:49hrs
  2. Chris Leipelt               21 Sessions     46:28hrs
  3. Justin Gray                  24 Sessions     42:00hrs
  4. Dominic Nguyen        17 Sessions     32:31hrs
  5. 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!!!

CA Central FNO

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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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