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by Brayden Manzella
Sun Feb 04, 2018 7:37 am
Forum: ZSE News
Topic: "So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish!"
Replies: 1
Views: 6045

"So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish!"

Well folks, for those of you who haven't already been made aware, I have accepted a position at VATUSA HQ as the Western Region Air Traffic Director. For those of you who do not know that role, it means, I will be the direct supervisor of the facilities in VATUSA's Western Region (of which Seattle i...
by Brayden Manzella
Fri Feb 02, 2018 8:40 am
Forum: ZSE News
Topic: VATSIM and VATUSA Announce Participation at FlightSimExpo 2018
Replies: 0
Views: 6726

VATSIM and VATUSA Announce Participation at FlightSimExpo 2018

VATUSA and VATSIM are proud to announce our participation at FlightSimExpo, June 9-10, 2018 in Las Vegas, NV. We have been working with the team at FlightSimExpo for the past couple of months to determine how our community best fits within the conference. VATSIM will be represented in a two tiered ...
by Brayden Manzella
Sun Dec 31, 2017 1:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 2017 End of Year Report
Replies: 1
Views: 10555

2017 End of Year Report

End of Year Report (2017) Brayden Manzella, Air Traffic Manager 1/1/2017-12/31/2017 Well folks, another year is going to be going down on the books in a few hours, and I think its important to sit back and reflect on the year and see where we are headed, and what areas we need to improve upon. First...
by Brayden Manzella
Mon Dec 11, 2017 8:35 am
Forum: Training/Continuing Education
Topic: DUAL TRAINING
Replies: 3
Views: 7324

Re: DUAL TRAINING

I think I've made my opinion clear to you in our email conversations. The bottom line is that this is offered to our students as an option to enhance their training at which they have the option of saying "Yes, I want to give Seattle Approach a try" or "No, I'll just stick to the minor fields." The ...
by Brayden Manzella
Thu Dec 07, 2017 6:52 am
Forum: General
Topic: Seattle ARTCC Metrics - 12/5/17
Replies: 3
Views: 2831

Re: Seattle ARTCC Metrics - 12/5/17

For instance, what is the velocity at which an OBS at ZSE moves through their ratings? Can we measure that? Of course, we could go from the first recorded training session of a student up until the OTS-Pass/Rating Upgrade entry in their training jacket and then averaging that out for all students w...
by Brayden Manzella
Tue Dec 05, 2017 7:27 am
Forum: General
Topic: Seattle ARTCC Metrics - 12/5/17
Replies: 3
Views: 2831

Seattle ARTCC Metrics - 12/5/17

In an effort to increase engagement and be as transparent as possible about our numbers, I will be publishing some key metrics on a regular basis to keep everyone informed of what we are doing, how we are doing, and what we can improve on. Membership https://preview.ibb.co/e0a2vG/Screenshot_5.png ht...
by Brayden Manzella
Tue Nov 28, 2017 6:42 am
Forum: ZSE News
Topic: VATUSA Scheduled Outages - 11/30
Replies: 0
Views: 7539

VATUSA Scheduled Outages - 11/30

As VATUSA transitions from a hosted service to its own server, unavoidable down times are scheduled while the systems are moved. I will do my best to keep them short. 11/30 23:59 US Central: Some systems may be periodically unavailable between 2359 and 0130 US Central time. Systems affected: ULS, A...
by Brayden Manzella
Thu Nov 09, 2017 7:17 am
Forum: ZSE News
Topic: VATUSA Town Hall Meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 6379

VATUSA Town Hall Meeting

VATUSA is pleased to announce a Town Hall meeting, Monday 04 Dec at 9:30pm EST, 8:30pm CST, 7:30pm MST, 6:30pm PST, 5:30pm AKST, 4:30pm HST, 21 Nov at 0230Z, etc. -- pick your favorite time zone. :) Don Desfosse, VATUSA Division Director, will host a brief discussion highlighting some recent VATUSA...
by Brayden Manzella
Tue Oct 24, 2017 11:12 am
Forum: General
Topic: YOUR OWN PERSONAL CHAT BOX
Replies: 5
Views: 7424

Re: YOUR OWN PERSONAL CHAT BOX

TESTING YOUR [DOT] COMMANDS - LIVE!!!! When controlling, open up your own personal chat box as above, then target an A/C on your field. When you have the target call-sign in your command line go back to your Chat box and enter the [dot] command into the Chat box (the exact text that you want to sen...
by Brayden Manzella
Sat Aug 19, 2017 5:15 pm
Forum: ZSE News
Topic: ZSE seeking Event Coordinator
Replies: 0
Views: 6981

ZSE seeking Event Coordinator

OPEN POSITION POSTING EVENT COORDINATOR SEATTLE ARTCC The VATUSA Seattle ARTCC is currently seeking an Event Coordinator who will provide compelling and effective leadership and management of the VATUSA Seattle ARTCC Events Program. Key Accountabilities *Reports to the Seattle Air Traffic Manager/D...
by Brayden Manzella
Sun Jun 11, 2017 4:47 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Who's working Live Up America tonight?
Replies: 2
Views: 7201

Re: Who's working Live Up America tonight?

AFAIK we will have someone coming on.
by Brayden Manzella
Fri May 12, 2017 10:02 am
Forum: ZSE News
Topic: New DATM
Replies: 2
Views: 6928

New DATM

Please join me in welcoming Christopher Lajoie as the next DATM for ZSE! Chris brings with him a great wealth of knowledge and experience, and I look forward to working with him.
by Brayden Manzella
Thu May 11, 2017 6:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Controlling HEAT MAP
Replies: 6
Views: 2694

Re: Controlling HEAT MAP

Blake is aware, and actively working on this issue.

Thank you for bringing it to our attention.
by Brayden Manzella
Fri Dec 30, 2016 9:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: SEA_APP wins Iron Mic 3 Weeks in a row!
Replies: 0
Views: 1887

SEA_APP wins Iron Mic 3 Weeks in a row!

Big thank you, and congratulations to all involved in making this happen!


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by Brayden Manzella
Thu Dec 29, 2016 10:57 am
Forum: General
Topic: The end-of-year ARTCC surveys have been published.
Replies: 4
Views: 2257

Re: The end-of-year ARTCC surveys have been published.

Sorry Aaron, but that link is to the Questionnaires. The NOTAM - on our Home Page - states that “the Results have been published”. My question is – where can we view these published results? Best regards Peter The website says... The end-of-year ARTCC surveys have been published. Implying the surve...