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Messages - Nolan Danziger

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Events / Re: Can I Get a Waffle?
« on: November 22, 2022, 06:53:22 PM »
I'm gonna be honest, if your order isn't a chocolate chip waffle and a side of hashbrowns, your order is wrong.

Events / Re: Four Stacks Frenzy
« on: August 23, 2022, 12:25:37 AM »
This is the coolest banner I've ever seen. GG ZLA

General Discussion / Re: VATUSA sponsored event (1 JUL 22)
« on: July 02, 2022, 02:06:11 PM »
I take it this is your way of offering to pay a salary to ensure that controllers are available?

Events / Re: [25 Mar 2022 2300-0300z] Northern Crossings V
« on: March 21, 2022, 11:51:28 AM »
Bring out your jets and turboprops for some fun regional flights. See you there!

Sad piston aircraft noises

News / Re: Blake Nahin ZHQ Retirement
« on: March 05, 2022, 04:12:51 PM »
Is this because of Wordle?  ;D :P

Best of luck with your future endeavors, Blake.

Events / Re: [2/12/22 1700z-2100z] Cincinnati Super Bowl Pre-Party
« on: February 12, 2022, 10:04:55 AM »
The Bengals said they want to win for Harambe. That's all I needed to hear. Who dey!

Events / ZFW Presents: Feel the Love FNO
« on: January 11, 2022, 01:06:16 PM »

Can you smell what the Rock is cooking feel the love?

Join ZFW, ZHU, and ZAB on Friday, February 11th as we spread the love around Valentine's Day. Grab that special someone, load up in that special airplane, and enjoy a scenic flight around the southwest. Event goes from 2300z until we're all out of love.

News / Re: Fort Worth is looking for an Events Coordinator!
« on: December 18, 2021, 11:05:23 AM »
Bump the application deadline until 2359z Jan 2nd

News / Position Posting: ZFW Deputy Air Traffic Manager
« on: October 11, 2021, 11:35:41 AM »
The Fort Worth ARTCC is currently seeking applications for Deputy Air Traffic Manager who will assist the Air Traffic Manager in providing effective management and leadership of the VATUSA Fort Worth Air Route Traffic Control Center.

  • Reports to the ATM
  • Maintain active online presence on Discord, forums, email, and network
  • Acts as a senior staff member, assists in leading the operation of the ARTCC
  • Attends staff meetings as called by the ATM
  • Serves as the acting ATM at request, or in absence of, the ATM
  • Proactively manages the ARTCC roster
  • Helps develop ARTCC members and ensures they have the resources to succeed at ZFW
  • Assists the EC in coordination of events that may affect the ARTCC's airspace
  • Assists the FE in overseeing facility files
  • Assists in development and execution of ARTCC projects
  • Any other duty assigned by the ATM

  • Must have at least an Enroute Controller (C1) rating
  • Must be an active member of the network in good standing
  • Be a member of ZFW, or willing to transfer upon selection
  • Must be able to work in a team environment
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills

Interested candidates should be aware that this is not an entry-level position and not for the inexperienced. The workload is considerable and should not be taken lightly. Only those who understand the requirements and can make the appropriate commitment should consider applying. Candidates can expect an initial evaluation of their application after which they MAY be contacted for a comprehensive interview.

Applications should include:
Full Name, Active E-Mail, and VATSIM CID
Resume and (optional) Cover Letter answering "Why Fort Worth?"

Applications should be submitted to the Fort Worth Air Traffic Manager at [email protected] no later than October 31, 2021 2359 UTC.

News / Re: Fort Worth’s Newest ATM!
« on: October 09, 2021, 04:53:43 PM »
Thank you everyone. I appreciate the kind words.

General Discussion / Re: JFK FNO
« on: September 11, 2021, 10:42:02 AM »
When i heard that JFK was having an FNO i new that it was gonna be one of the biggest FNO's Vatsim has seen in a while.. what i didnt expect was that i was held on Chicago Ground for 3+ hours for absolutley no reason, I departed chicago finally at 0150 Zulu, now noticing that i can no longer participate in the FNO im making the decisions if i should continue the flight or just close out of my sim. Why fly an FNO when you cant even Participate. Very Disappointed with this FNO

Uh... The reason is that 260+ aircraft were trying to land at the same time. There was absolutely a reason. You even acknowledged that you "new it was gonna be one of the biggest FNO's Vatsim has seen in a while"

News / Re: zHu LoOkInG fOr Ec
« on: September 06, 2021, 09:53:04 AM »
Marcus blink once if you need help

News / Re: ZFW Seeking Webmaster
« on: July 30, 2021, 12:33:16 PM »

USA Division Updates / Re: 2021 Mid Year Update
« on: July 06, 2021, 12:23:39 PM »
It is no different than VATSIM Golden Mic Award, the Iron Mic Award, or the rank of positions by callsign that is on most VATSIM statistic sites.

The difference there is that Iron/Golden Mic are fun, friendly competitions. You are presenting this data as a performance metric, and then telling ARTCCs at the bottom to "do better" (a direct quote from my RM).

No I didn't.  I said "Uptime ranking"  I didn't assign a value judgement to the rankings at all.  I just reposted the rankings at the beginning of this thread based on roster size (as of March 2021) without Observers.

It sounds like there was a breakdown in communication somewhere because there are some mixed signals between what Mani is saying here, and what others are saying have been communicated to them by their RM.

USA Division Updates / Re: 2021 Mid Year Update
« on: July 06, 2021, 11:22:19 AM »
Excuse my back of the napkin math on this, but it seems like (in general) the larger ARTCCs have more controlling hours. If the division is planning to keep ranking ARTCCS like this, the solution shouldn't be to tell smaller ARTCCs to staff more. I know this is a very hot hot take, but what if after graduation from the Academy, OBS were assigned a facility, or maybe a shortlist. I'm sure several controllers can relate that they visit/are home controllers at a place nowhere near their home. They stay because of the community aspect. As a bonus, this should hopefully help to reduce the ridiculous training backlog at the larger facilities. I know it's not going to be popular, but I think that it's an idea to be considered if we're serious about evening the playing field between the largest ARTCCs and the smallest. Heck, I'm pretty sure ZLA has more OBS than most facilities have certified controllers! Does that not seem wrong to anyone else?

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