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Shared Skies - flying together on VATSIM


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With the arrival of FSX and the "Shared Skies" feature, it is now possible for two pilots to fly online together as a single aircraft on VATSIM. This is done by the co-pilot using FSInn's Observer mode and a modified callsign. Full details of how to set this up can be found in the Pilot Resource Center at http://mbev.net/wikka/ConnectingAsCopilot The instructions for the co-pilot must be followed exactly to ensure he doesn't show up on the controller's scope as a duplicate aircraft.

 

Flying with a co-pilot adds a new dimension to the VATSIM experience and is an excellent way for newer pilots to learn from their more experienced colleagues. Try it for yourself!

 

Ruth McTighe

VATGOV7

Vice president - Communications

Ruth McTighe

Heathrow Director, Essex Radar, Thames Radar, London Information

[Mod - Happy Thoughts]t webmistress CIX VFR Club http://www.cixvfrclub.org.uk/

Webmistress Plan-G http://www.tasoftware.co.uk/

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