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Caribbean Nights, Friday January 11,2008


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Every Saturday Night between 0000z-0300z join us for "Caribbean Nights".

Each week one of our 7 FIR's will host this event, we will feature

airport(s) throughout VATCAR. The Caribbean is a challenging but fun area

to fly, precision approaches, non-precision approaches, short fields,

terrain challenges we have it all. Whether you like long or short flights,

the Caribbean is situated in easy reach of the US, Mexico and South America.

Come enjoy the beauty as you hop from Island to Island and discover the

hidden treasures of the Caribbean.

 

 

 

Friday January 11,2008

 

 

 

This week's host FIR is San Juan

 

 

 

Featured Airports:

Luis Munoz Marin Intl (TJSJ)

Princess Juliana St Marteen (TNCM)

 

 

 

 

For Charts, Routes, and Airport Information:

http://www.sjucerap.org/newsite/

 

 

 

 

 

**Note: Many Caribbean Airports have limited Gates/Parking, it is

suggested that "Crash Detection" is turned off. If you use FSPAX or other

similar programs, please load these programs "offline" then connect to

VATSIM for departure or upon arrival, disconnect then unload using these

programs. This helps ensure there is space for other aircraft since parking

may be limited at some airports. Many airports also require backtrack for

landing and departing runways, If you need to backtrack, please expedite

your movements so the next aircraft can depart or arrive with minimal delay.

Please be prepared for possible Gate Holds, Holding Patterns or possible

Diversions to alternate airports. Please check in advance the size of

aircraft that can be accommodated at the airports your arriving and

departing from. Many airports throughout the Caribbean are unable to handle

larger aircraft, Turboprops are common for flights from Island to Island

while larger Jets are accommodated at the larger airports.

Aldo Alvarez

Havana Fir ATM

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It would be nice to put the next Caribbean Nights event at MKJS which has a nice new scenery.

 

Aggrey here is the following Caribbean Nights Schedule:

 

Jan. 18-----Piarco

Jan. 25----- Curacao

Feb. 01----- Kingston

Feb. 08---- Havana

Feb. 15---- N[Mod - Happy Thoughts]au

Feb. 22---- Santo Domingo

Feb. 29---- San Juan

Mar. 07-----Piarco

Aldo Alvarez

Havana Fir ATM

VATCAR5

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It would be nice to put the next Caribbean Nights event at MKJS which has a nice new scenery.

 

Aggrey here is the following Caribbean Nights Schedule:

 

Jan. 18-----Piarco

Jan. 25----- Curacao

Feb. 01----- Kingston

Feb. 08---- Havana

Feb. 15---- N[Mod - Happy Thoughts]au

Feb. 22---- Santo Domingo

Feb. 29---- San Juan

Mar. 07-----Piarco

 

Thanks.

ZLA I11

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Just out of curisoity, is this event going to be in Grantley Adams, Barbados any time soon.

 

Or did I miss that one?

 

Thanks,

 

Joahua,

This event rotates through Airports in each FIR; last time Piarco hosted Caribbean Nights it was hosted in Grantley Adams. But We will take requests into consideration for future events

Steve Good

Former VATCAR Director 2008-2011

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Just out of curisoity, is this event going to be in Grantley Adams, Barbados any time soon.

 

Or did I miss that one?

 

Thanks,

 

Joahua,

This event rotates through Airports in each FIR; last time Piarco hosted Caribbean Nights it was hosted in Grantley Adams. But We will take requests into consideration for future events

 

Thanks, Steve.

 

I'll keep an eye out for a visit to TBPB!

Josh Greenway

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