The Oakland ARTCC on VATSIM strives to be one of the most professional and realistic ARTCCs in VATUSA, and controllers are expected to know and learn a significant amount of information. Our mission here is dedicated to the highest quality ATC services delivered with a sense of friendliness, individual pride, and ARTCC spirit.
Friendliness - Friendliness is going out of your way to make others feel welcome or to make a stranger feel at home. That's what we strive for here, we want both controllers and pilots alike to feel like they are welcome at the Oakland ARTCC on Vatsim. Your success is our success!
Individual Pride - Individual Pride is having pride in yourself and your abilities. We want everyone to be enthusiastic and proud of their knowledge, accomplishments, and abilities while striving to be a better pilot or controller every day. We're here to help you keep climbing!
ARTCC Spirit - ARTCC Spirit is the key to success. It plays an important role both in personal and professional life and when people get together for achieving a common goal, a common attitude begins to show. ARTCC Spirit is a sense of camaraderie among the ARTCC members, taking ownership in their contributions to the ARTCC, and respectfully supporting one another to help support both ARTCC and personal growth.