Previous Events

ZLA Live 2024 (Support Event)

2024-06-15 23:00 UTC - 03:00 UTC

VATSIM's Premiere Live ATC controlling event returns on Saturday June 15, 2024!
Come join ZLA as we control together in the same room!

Featured fields: LAX SAN BUR ONT PSP SNA
Time: 4pm-8pm Pacific Time (2300Z-0300Z)

Matthew Chicoine "MC" Memorial Event

2024-06-01 19:00 UTC - 23:00 UTC

In accordance with CPS-002 2.3.6 solo endorsements are not authorized for use during events. Exceptions must be approved on a case by case basis by the Training Administrator.

This event is in Memorial to Matthew Chicoine, who passed away in late April 2024, and has been a long time controller in ZOA.  Leaving practically every position on signup. Feel free to staff what you like and or fly if unable.  The vUSAF have agreed to do a Missing Man Formation during the event at SFO. Fly High MC


Shift 1: 12-2 PM PT (1900-2100Z)

Shift 2: 2-4 PM PT (2100-2300Z)

TPC Group Flight (KSJC)

2024-05-19 18:30 UTC - 20:30 UTC

Date/Time: Sunday, May 19th, 2024
Route: KSJC - KPHX
Expected Pilots: ~ 40
Expected Departure Time: 1900z
Staff Window: 1830-2030z

Planned Route: SPTNS1 JFREE LOSHN BOILE BLH HYDRR1

The Class D Spree

2024-05-17 23:59 UTC - 04:00 UTC

In accordance with CPS-002 2.3.6 solo endorsements are not authorized for use during events. Exceptions must be approved on a case by case basis by the Training Administrator.

Join the West Coast's finest for a regional FNO featuring Class D airports! There are no featured fields for this event. Pilots are encouraged to see what airports are open at the start of event time, and fly between them! Make an appearance at each host ARTCC with a long coastal flight, or make milk runs around your favorite small fields! The options are endless for The Class D Spree.

With this unique West Coast partnership, we hope to showcase some of the underappreciated western airports, Pilots are encouraged to fly realistic routes amongst event ARTCCs, and our skilled air traffic controllers will provide professional ATC. We look forward to seeing a web of flights!

Note: Pilots conducting flights to/from SEA/PDX/SFO/OAK/LAX/LAS may be subject to delays to prevent congestion of unstaffed airports. We suggest loading in at event start at a staffed field, and flying to another staffed airport. Airport staffing will not change throughout the night, but airports will not be announced ahead of time.

For Controllers: The way this FNO is formatted is that to the pilots all they know is that ZOA ZSE and ZLA is staffing Class Ds, they don't know which airport. We will staff HWD, RDD, and MCC, as featured fields, same as normal for events. If extra controllers wanna staff other deltas then feel free to do so, as I've put every Class D in the signups but to reiterate, sign up for HWD, RDD, and MCC first. 

Shift 1: 0000z-0200z
Shift 2: 0200z-0400z

TPC Group Flight (KSMF)

2024-05-05 18:30 UTC - 20:30 UTC

Date/Time: Sunday, May 5th, 2024
Route: KSMF - KSLC
Expected Pilots: ~ 15-20
Expected Departure Time: 1900z
Staff Window: 1830-2030z

Planned Route:  SCTWN4 MACUS Q124 BVL WAATS5MRSSH3 ZALEA SWB LSU AWDAD1

CalSCREAM XXIV

2024-04-28 23:00 UTC - 03:00 UTC

ZLA and ZOA have come together to bring back for its 24th iteration, CalSCREAM!!

Signups are now available here:  https://forms.gle/oP4rmabcNgx82xpdA

Roster: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1E1zWpyPOBtutz4iTQdd8DNpUvevhWOy_slSGA6IkdtA/edit?usp=sharing

Brief: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1nY5uRd6in6Xr-v9dhqI432DHvoV7AqM-Jcp1cpo3Apc/edit?usp=sharing


TPC Group Flight (KSFO)

2024-04-07 18:30 UTC - 20:30 UTC

Date/Time: Sunday, April 7th, 2024
Route: KSFO - KONT
Expected Pilots: ~ 15-20
Expected Departure Time: 1900z
Staff Window: 1830-2030z

Sea to Shining Sea FNO

2024-04-06 00:00 UTC - 04:00 UTC

Prepare your favorite motor-driven flying machine, the US is about to be lit up! The southern portion of the United States will be featured in the Sea to Shining Sea FNO on April 5, 2024. The event time will vary based on geographical location, with ZMA, ZJX, ZTL, ZHU, ZFW, and ZME (essentially everywhere east of New Mexico) online from 2300 to 0300z (7pm to 11pm ET), and ZLA and ZAB online from 0000 to 0400z (5pm to 9pm PT). There will be a ton of airports and airspace to choose from, so make sure to pick your routes early and hit as many spots as you can!

Control what you'd like

Support Event: Spring In Seattle

2024-03-30 23:30 UTC - 03:30 UTC

The VATSIM Seattle ARTCC presents Spring In Seattle ft. KSEA!
Saturday, March 30, 2024
2330-0330z (1630-2030 PDT)


Join VATSIM Seattle ARTCC controllers as we celebrate the coming of warmer weather at Seattle! This event will be run in conjunction with the Cherry Blossom Fly-In hosted by vZDC. The Cherry Trees covering Seattle were a gift from the government of Japan to the city of Seattle in 1912, as a symbol of goodwill and friendship, along with a simultaneous donation to Washington DC. We hope to see pilots fly in from around the world to this celebration of springtime and unity.

Solo/SMT unauthorized except when explicit permission from the TA is given

GA TUESDAY: Tahoe National Forest Crossfire (VA Event)

2024-03-13 00:00 UTC - 03:00 UTC

TPC Requests ATC Coverage:

  • Local time: Tuesday, March 12, 2024 at 20:00 EST

  • Zulu time: Wednesday, March 13, 2024 at 0000

  • Type of aircrafts: general aviation

  • Event title: Tahoe National Forest

  • Event type: CROSS-FIRE
  • Number of pilots: 12+
  • Flight rules: VFR unless weather is IMC

  • Route: KRNO DCT KCIC DCT KRDD

  • Event URL: https://www.thepilotclub.org/dispatch/ga-tuesday-12mar2024


SMT Authorized

NR has RNO_GND from 0000z-0045z, book RNO GND for after that time