[jhb_airlines] Re: IVAO

  • From: Gerry Winskill <gwinsk@xxxxxxx>
  • To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 30 Jul 2007 20:40:23 +0100

I forgot to follow up.
Do we have the required ten?
If not we just need names to register, to cross hat threshold. Once in I'm sure we would have no difficulty achieving five hours per week, between us.

I ask because it's noticeable that the vast majority of flyers sport VA numbers.

Gerry Winskill

bones wrote:

The rules for a VA on IVAO are as follows:
To become a member VA of IVAO, your VA must satisfy the following:

   1. Your VA should be a *freeware, non commercial, non profit*,
   2. Be active in IVAO.
   3. Be operational. If not operational, your request will be removed.
   4. Have at least 10 pilots active members of IVAO.
   5. Have a functional website. If the VA is under construction your
      application will be rejected automatically.
   6. IVAO deserves the right to remove the VA from VA System and/or
      our databases without any advise neither explanation if HQ
      decide it.
   7. Only IVAO member VAs will have the right to maintain a
      registered ICAO code.

In addition the VA must fly at least 5 hours on average per week.
If we do the above I have to send an application in with several logos and a request to use the JHB code. Until that time pilots should not log in using JHB callsigns. We have become rather slack in radio operations in PCI. With virtually having the system to ourselves we have tended to use the main channel for chat and JHB_OPS has become less active. When more pilots were around in PCI we were a lot better. Now you are moving to IVAO the radio is much more strictly controlled - and we don't have the advantage of a second channel either. That means you cannot stay on the JHB frequency all the time - you can only jump to it by requesting permission from ATC to leave the operational frequency. This may be allowed but not for long if you are in the air. The first thing to check is how many of you are now registered with IVAO and active. If we can get the quota required and guarantee the minimum hours each week then I can go ahead with an application. bones

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    *Subject:* [jhb_airlines] Re: IVAO

    Hi Bones
I logged in on EGNS_TWR on IVAO last night with Frank paul and tom
    was around but had trouble logging in, but then I got an msg from
    IVAO sup say that we should not use the frequency for general
    talk. Frank said that we have to set up a club frequency with IVAO
    sup which would be a good idea. So we could have the same on PCI
and IVAO. JHB_FLY and JHB_ATC or some think? What do you think, we could use them for club training as well? John

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