VATSIM has announced the second edition of the First Wings event, this time in North America. First Wings is targeted at first time VATSIM users and described as, “The event where you lose your fears and join in on the fun that is flying online with real people providing you Air Traffic Control services.”
Scheduled between 2300z on April 27th and 0200z on the 28th – “Minneapolis and Chicago Air Traffic Controllers will be our hosts for the evening, staffing Rochester, Rockford, Eastern Iowa and Duluth International.”
Please note, closer to the event, routes and a short briefing pack will be provided. Moreover, experienced users will be available online during the event to answer questions and provide assistance.
Recommended routes include:
KRST – KDLH: GEP J21 DLH
KDLH – KRST: DLH J21 GEP
KRST – KCID: RST V503 FARVI
KRST – KRFD: EMORE V24 GLARS V171 DAVIS
KRFD – KRST: DAVIS V171 LNR V24 EMORE
KRFD – KCID: RFD V63 MIHAL V172 LISBO
KRFD – KDLH: RFD V9 MSN V228 DLL V345 EAU V129 DLH
KDLH – KRFD: DLH V129 EAU V345 DLL V228 MSN V9 RFD
KDLH – KCID: DLH V13 FGT V82 RST V503 CID
KCID – KRST: FARVI V503 RST
KCID – KDLH: CID V503 RST V161 FGT V13 DLH
KCID – KRFD: LISBO V172 MIHAL V63 RFD
For more information, see the official announcement via the VATSIM website.
*Image courtesy of VATSIM.