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|01/05/2017||737 Airman ATP Rating And Training Course Open||Andrew Vane|
|You will find in the document library a new document for the newly released 737 Airman ATP Rating and Training Course. This course is designed to test a 737 pilot’s knowledge and skill above and beyond the basics. It is designed to teach pilot proficiency in the aircraft and help the pilot “know” the aircraft inside and out, its limitations, abilities and how to handle it in various situations. This course was designed to mimic the training real world 737 pilots receive in the simulators. Once successfully completed, a 737 pilot will receive the 737 Airman ATP designation. This designation will be attributed to the pilot for one year. To maintain this 737 airman rating, the pilot will be required to take and pass a refresher check ride each subsequent year.
If interested in signing up for the course, please read the new document and follow the procedures outlined therein.
This course is extremely challenging and only open to pilots in the 737 program. The document explains in detail what requirements must be met in order to take the course. We will be evaluating interest in this course as a determining factor of whether or not to roll it out for other programs in the future.
This course has been almost two full years in the making and we hope you'll all enjoy it!
Delta Virtual Operations, DVA Flight Academy and the DVA 737 Program
|01/03/2017||Document Library Addition: DVA's Propliner Operations Manual||Andrew Vane|
|Delta Virtual Airlines Senior Staff and the DC-6 Chief Pilot are pleased to announce the release of the DVA Propliner Operations Manual. This manual can be downloaded from the Document library accessed via the Pilot Center. Author Jim Daigneau, the DVA DC-6 Chief Pilot and real world commercial pilot, has developed quite an extensive, one-of-a-kind manual on how to fly historical propliners. The manual highlights most of our propliner fleet, how manifold air pressure (MAP) works, and even includes a detailed tutorial of a typical flight. Even if you're a jet lover, you'll gain valuable knowledge from this manual on how the piston props of yesteryear worked back then and still today. Props to Tom Gibson of California Classic Airliners (www.calclassic.com) for his contribution (pun intended). Much thanks also to Terry for editing and final publication of the document.
We hope you'll enjoy this 77 page encyclopedia of piston props Jimmy has put together!
|05/31/2016||DVA Pilot's Manual Updated||Andrew Vane|
|An updated version of the Pilot's Manual has been released and is now in the Document Library. This document may be accessed via the Pilot Center. Recent edits to the Pilot Manual include updating the equipment list as well as the addition of guidelines on code of conduct when flying on VATSIM or IVAO. The Pilot's Manual explains how we do things here at DVA and is recommended reading for all pilots. Answers to most of the common Help Desk questions are in the Pilot's Manual.
|02/18/2016||DVA DC-6 Airline Operations Manual Version 2 Released||Andrew Vane|
|We are pleased to announce the release of the latest version of the DC-6 Airline Operations Manual. This updated manual was almost completely rewritten by DC-6 Chief Pilot Jim Daigneau wtih assistance from Tom Gibson of Calclassic propliners, Adam Marion, and senior staff. This new manual covers the DC-4, DC-6, DC-6B, DC-7, and DC-7B. Many thanks to Jim and his team who contributed so much for this effort!
The latest edition of the manual can be obtained from the Document Library in the Pilot Center. You will also find in the document library a printable checklist for the DC-6.
DVA Operations and Senior Staff
|10/13/2015||Document Library Additions||Andrew Vane|
|The DVA Pilot's Manual has been updated to Version 13 and released to the Document Library. Revisions include some minor corrections and clarifications as well as the addition of two new aircraft to the DVA fleet which will be released shortly.
In addition, with 737 Chief Pilot Scott Simmons' assistance, we've created a document that will show you how to edit your config file for the PMDG 737 so that the DVA ACARS program will capture all the necessary data. This is essential for check rides and Flight Academy courses. The document is titled "737 Modifying PMDG NGX Configuration File" and can also be found in the document library.
DVA Operations and Senior Staff
|Delta Virtual Airlines CONGRATULATES|
|Josh Digiorgio||Promoted to First Officer, B757-200 on 01/18/2017|
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|Jeremy Hamilton||Promoted to First Officer, B777-200 on 01/17/2017|
|Jarrod Dreier||Promoted to First Officer, B757-200 on 01/14/2017|
|Thomas Tucker||Promoted to First Officer, B767-300 on 01/14/2017|
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