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Register your VATSIM account
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=== Register your VATSIM account ===
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     If you are not already a VATSIM member, go to http://www.vatsim.net and create your account. Make sure your account is assigned to VATEUR (Europe) divison and VATEUD (Europe without UK and Russia) subdivision.
 
     If you are not already a VATSIM member, go to http://www.vatsim.net and create your account. Make sure your account is assigned to VATEUR (Europe) divison and VATEUD (Europe without UK and Russia) subdivision.
  
2.) Register at VACC-Austria
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=== Register at VACC-Austria ===
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     If your are not already registered in the VACC-Austria, go to http://www.vacc-austria.org and create your account.
 
     If your are not already registered in the VACC-Austria, go to http://www.vacc-austria.org and create your account.
    Keep in mind, that the credentials for the VACC-Austria infrastructure differs from your VATSIM account!
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  Keep in mind, that the credentials for the VACC-Austria infrastructure differs from your VATSIM account!
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=== Check your VATSIM region assignment  ===
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    Go to https://cert.vatsim.net/vatsimnet/status.php?id=<YOUR VATSIM ID> (e.g. https://cert.vatsim.net/vatsimnet/status.php?id=1051824) and check if the region shows "Austria".
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  In case the region is not selected or not correct, send a mail to vateud4@vateud.net and ask to correct the region assignment.
  
3.) Check your VATSIM region assignment
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4.) At that point we strongly recommend that you connect to the network and fly around for several hours to get a feeling for the pilot side and spend some hours at observing active controllers in Austria to get a feeling for that task as well. Remember, the best controllers are also pilots, however, having (virtual) pilot experience is not a requirement but a recommendation from our side.  
    Go to https://cert.vatsim.net/vatsimnet/status.php?id=<YOUR VATSIM ID> (e.g. https://cert.vatsim.net/vatsimnet/status.php?id=1051824) and check if the region shows "Austria".
 
    In case the region is not selected or not correct, send a mail to vateud4@vateud.net and ask to correct the region assignment.
 
  
4.) At that point we strongly recommend that you connect to the network and fly around for several hours to get a feeling for the pilot side and spend some hours at observing active controllers in Austria to get a feeling for that task as well. Remember, the best controllers are also pilots, however, having (virtual) pilot experience is not a requirement but a recommendation from our side.
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=== Apply for controller status  ===
  
5.) Apply for controller status
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     Log into the VACC-Austria homepage (http://www.vacc-austria.org) and select from the menu "member" and select "???" (deutschsprachige Mitglieder finden die Bewerbung unter "Mitglied" -&gt; "???").
     Log into the VACC-Austria homepage (http://www.vacc-austria.org) and select from the menu "member" and select "???" (deutschsprachige Mitglieder finden die Bewerbung unter "Mitglied" -> "???").
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  In the information form fill out your application. Please do not forget to tell us something abount your person, skills, previous knowledge regarding flight simulation, phraseology, ...
    In the information form fill out your application. Please do not forget to tell us something abount your person, skills, previous knowledge regarding flight simulation, phraseology, ...
 

Revision as of 20:13, 12 January 2012

Register your VATSIM account

   If you are not already a VATSIM member, go to http://www.vatsim.net and create your account. Make sure your account is assigned to VATEUR (Europe) divison and VATEUD (Europe without UK and Russia) subdivision.

Register at VACC-Austria

   If your are not already registered in the VACC-Austria, go to http://www.vacc-austria.org and create your account.
  Keep in mind, that the credentials for the VACC-Austria infrastructure differs from your VATSIM account!

Check your VATSIM region assignment

   Go to https://cert.vatsim.net/vatsimnet/status.php?id=<YOUR VATSIM ID> (e.g. https://cert.vatsim.net/vatsimnet/status.php?id=1051824) and check if the region shows "Austria".
  In case the region is not selected or not correct, send a mail to vateud4@vateud.net and ask to correct the region assignment.

4.) At that point we strongly recommend that you connect to the network and fly around for several hours to get a feeling for the pilot side and spend some hours at observing active controllers in Austria to get a feeling for that task as well. Remember, the best controllers are also pilots, however, having (virtual) pilot experience is not a requirement but a recommendation from our side.

Apply for controller status

   Log into the VACC-Austria homepage (http://www.vacc-austria.org) and select from the menu "member" and select "???" (deutschsprachige Mitglieder finden die Bewerbung unter "Mitglied" -> "???").
  In the information form fill out your application. Please do not forget to tell us something abount your person, skills, previous knowledge regarding flight simulation, phraseology, ...