The methods of instruction are at the discretion of instructor if not violating the code of conduct or vatsim VATCA.
All the instructors are people who do not receive anything to help and use their free time for this purpose, therefore it can not require training.
Students should examine their own either, VATCA manuals, website, real aviation material. The training system is based on self-
The training system will be assisted by instructors, the same help to students in all that is in their power as long as it belongs to the system of Instruction.
The progression of a typical beginner will start at the Tower and continue to the extent that the student wishes to raise. -
Rating + STU to take to comply with a minimum of 5 hours in 5 airports in Central America, 1 hours with the instructor for directions to the airport as the airport of arrival and departure procedures and so on. and only 4 hours, a minimum of 5 months as STU, you must pass the examination, to be approved by all the coaches and VATCA be checked by a mentor who will be one of the Directors VATCA. Must have knowledge in STAR and SID procedures, vectors, minimum altitudes, reading and interpreting charts, aeronautical phraseology and all basic tower.
To get the rating CTR must meet a minimum of 10 hours at each airport in Central America. There must be training for CTR, be approved by their coach and the Director of Training, Control in an event like CTR, in this case will be checked by an instructor, and a Steering VATCA vatsim a supervisor. Must have at least 5 months of having obtained the STU + rating. To control the FIR PANAMA must have the approval of the director of the FIR and the FIR CENAM the approval of the director of FIR.
For CTR + must have a minimum of 50 hours in each FIR and be approved by all Board VATCA.
For INS and INS + shall be appointed annually by the Director of the Division and the Director of Training Board in agreement.
Positions of control.
Position Rating required Comments
Delivery (DEL) Student (STU)
This position may be used at events where I and in this tower in the tower frequency. This frequency is responsible for providing licenses to aircraft. The visibility of this position is 10 to 20 nautical miles.
Ground (GND) Student (STU) This position may be used at events when I This tower in the tower frequency. This frequency will be responsible for Airport ground services. Not be connected services Of this frequency will be responsible for the permits. Visibility This position is 10 to 20 nautical miles.
Tower (TWR) Student (STU2) This position will be responsible for all takeoffs and landings at the airport and if you do not have services or GND are Responsible for these functions. This position may open a ATIS frequency. The visibility of this position is 30 to 50 Nautical miles.
Approximation and departure (APP o DEP)
Advanced student (STU+)
This position is responsible for the approaches and departures of aircraft in air space under the control of the CTR, they're not online services DEL, GND, TWR, this position will be responsible for all previous positions. This position may open an ATIS frequency. The visibility of this position will be 100 to 150 nautical miles
Center (CTR) Controller (CTR) This position is responsible for the control path and is responsible for coordinating all below this position. Not be connected services DEL, GND, TWR and APP or DEP this position will be responsible for all previous positions if possible. The visibility of this position will be 300 to 600 nautical miles.