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PAC789 KLAX RKSI Enroute 1204
GTI9965 KLAX EDDP Arriving
THY180 KLAX LTFM Enroute 1835
THY185 KLAX LTFM Enroute 1850
AAL2004 KLAX KPHL Arriving
IRA984 KLAX TNCM Enroute 1342
AAL305 KLAX YBBN Enroute 2210
LOT2PG KLAX EPWA Enroute 1941
KAL012 KLAX RKSI Enroute 1408

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LOT21 EPWA KLAX Enroute 2315
SWA4687 PHNL KLAX Enroute 1928
AAL14K KJFK KLAX Enroute 2005
AAL471 EIDW KLAX Enroute 0155
UAL1138 MGGT KLAX Enroute 1939
SWA2205 KBWI KLAX Enroute 2037
VIR7B EGLL KLAX Enroute 0231
DAL479 KBOS KLAX Enroute 2212
OOMOQ EBLG KLAX Enroute 0504
BAW56T YMAV KLAX Enroute 2011
IBE6171 LEMD KLAX Enroute 0735
ECP45K EBBR KLAX Departing

Los Angeles (SoCal) 21

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FDX8918 KSAN KPHX Enroute 0221

San Diego (SoCal) 1

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SWA1921 KRNO KBUR Enroute 1600

Burbank (SoCal) 1

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9MAPL KLAS MMLP Enroute 1600
SWA1599 KLAS KRNO Enroute 0131
SWA1246 KLAS KRNO Enroute 2235
SWA4093 KLAS KRNO Enroute 0242
AAL1655 KLAS KRNO Enroute 1600
SWA1227 KLAS KRNO Enroute 0245
SWA4195 KLAS KRNO Enroute 0112
ROA650 KLAS KRNO Enroute 0510
NKS217 KLAS KRNO Enroute 2359
SWA1892 KLAS KRNO Enroute 0013
SWA1335 KLAS KRNO Enroute 2256
DAL264 KLAS KRNO Enroute 1600
9MQFA KLAS MMLP Enroute 1600

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VIR129 YSSY KLAS Enroute 1852

Las Vegas 14
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  • Controller Schedule

    June 17th, 2024

    Lindbergh Tower
    Oliver Klopp

    Session with CH

    1930 - 2100 PDT / 0230 - 0400 Zulu

    A Guide to Preparing for Sessions at vZLA

    ZLA’s training progression requires strong commitment from controllers. But how can students exercise such commitment? This article details several ways that student controllers can effectively prepare for training sessions.


    1. Finding Your Method

    The most important tip of all is to find what works for you. Draw from other life experiences to figure out how you can make the most out of this hobby. This also means, while others can provide as many tips as possible, the final responsibility is on you to know how best you learn and to have the proper mindset when working through the world of virtual ATC.

    2. Making Materials

    A great way to internalize information is to use creative study tools such as flash cards, cheat sheets, or games designed to help you learn the information. However, the full potential of these materials is unlocked by making the material yourself. This way, you are able to cater to your method of learning (as discussed in tip 1), while also gaining additional information retention by being the one to record the information.

    3. Active Observing

    One way to learn how to effectively control a position is to watch experienced controllers control. The most important questions to ask is, “Why is this person doing that?” With this question, you are able to internalize SOP or controlling technique. See if you can find an SOP reason, or 7110.65 regulation, that would explain the controller’s actions, or connect later events as a consequence to the controller’s actions. If you can’t figure out why a controller did something -- ask! Either use private chat within VRC or reach out to them in Discord. Just don’t be offended if they’re busy and have to circle back to you later.

    4. Asking Questions

    Asking questions is an important part of effective learning to either reinforce your own understanding or to get multiple opinions on something you may not be sure about. Be sure, however, to incorporate your own research to have concrete references for your knowledge. Your knowledge should not be entirely composed of “x told me this, y told me that”; rather, it should be a culmination of various resources.

    5. Continued Practice

    Preparing to work a new position does not mean to dedicate your entire time on the VATSIM network to it. Not only will it likely get boring quickly, resulting in burnout, but it is also damaging to your performance because your foundational skills begin to atrophy. As you prepare and wait for your next training session, continue to practice the skills of the previous rating as to not lose them. If possible (especially when transitioning from a minor position to a major position), practice the concepts of the next rating so that you are better prepared. And above all, keep it fun! Remember that in the end, flight simulation is a hobby; you should enjoy it.


    We hope this article has been helpful in your journey at vZLA!