Put your stick and rudder skills to the test by taking a shot at the granddaddy of all challenges: Landing at Toncontin. Low ceilings, mountainous terrain, a short runway and the infamous turn to join final shall make it a night of butt-clinching and nervous excitement. Visit us at Kingstonfir.com for charts.
San Juan CERAP invites you to join us as we host VATUSA’s popular Friday Night Ops. Puerto Rico is home to some of the best scenery in aviation. Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (TJSJ) will have full ATC service for this event. Join us on June 2nd, 2017 between 2300-0300z for a fun night of flying.
It brings great pleasure to announce that Bradley Fenty has been appointed Deputy Air Traffic Manager in the Piarco FIR. As Deputy Air Traffic Manager, he will bring new idea and skills to take Piarco to yet an other level.
Please join me in welcoming Bradley to the team and wish him best in his new position. #teampiarco
VATCAR presents ‘Light Up The Caribbean 2018’ which will take place on Saturday 17th February from 2200z to 0300z. This will be a special event as every FIR within VATCAR along with Miami ARTCC will be staffed providing ATC for the entire Caribbean. Furthermore, this event is sponsored by RWY26 Sim and a lucky pilot will have the chance to win a scenery produced by them.
Which FIRs/ARTCCs are taking part?
Nassau FIR | http://nassau.vatcar.org/
Havana FIR | http://havana.vatcar.org/
Kingston FIR | http://www.kingston.vatcar.org/
San Juan CERAP | http://sanjuan.vatcar.org/
Piarco FIR | http://piarco.vatcar.org/
Port-au-Prince FIR | http://port-au-prince.vatcar.org/home/
Santo Domingo FIR | http://santodomingo.vatcar.org/
Curacao FIR | http://curacao.vatcar.org/website/
Miami ARTCC | http://www.zmaartcc.net/wp/
How can I enter for a chance to win?
One pilot will be randomly selected from the list of entries. A pilot may submit more than one entry provided it is a different flight per entry.
1. Departure/Arrival airport must be within VATCAR. Example (but not limited to): MKJS, TTPP, MTPP
2. Departure/Arrival must be within the event time
3. #lightupthecaribbeanevent must be in your remarks
4. Submit your entry here.
On March 2nd 2019, San Juan CERAP, Santo Domingo FIR and Kingston FIR will be hosting the Miami Meet Up from 2359z till 0400z.
Aircraft are to depart one of the Featured airports and meet at KMIA, with full ATC services.
Come have some fun and say what’s up!
Featured departing airports:
MDPC, TJSJ, MKJP, MMMX
Featured meet up/landing airport:
MDPC: PNA SGO MALVN MADIZ FOWEE FLIPR6
TJSJ: ACONY3 PALDE FEKKO WRECK MADIZ FOWEE FLIPR6
MKJP: IKMIL IKBIX MTH CURSO5
MMMX: LENUK UB646 CANOA EADEN CURSO5
If you have a non-RNAV capable plane, the FOWEE9 can work for the FLIPR6 and the DVALL3 can work for the CURSO5.
Pilots we here at VATUSA hope to spice up your Friday night. On Friday July 5th, 2019 from 2359z-0900z you can look forward to full coverage across all VATUSA ARTCCs. With the east coast starting at 2359z and every hour more ARTCCs will log on moving from east to west. Come out and enjoy some professional and eager controllers across the US.