Firstly, I just want to say thanks to the controllers at EGKK and EGPF for the help tonight.
Looking back at my very first flight on Vatsim I probably picked the wrong evening to do it with lots of traffic at Gatwick and bad weather. I hope I didn't annoy any of the controllers!
So, some advice I received before I committed to doing my first flight was to know your aircraft, this is true as it came in handy when I had to change the departure SID.
It's also good to contact controllers if you have a problem - the taxi routing I was given didn't make any sense because the scenery lay