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How many people would it take to run SimAirline.net?????

Posted: 15 Oct 2009, 22:57
by 737captain
Ok,i've only been a member since February 2009,but i've flown my share of Virtual Airlines..
And i love SimAirline.net,because i dont have to fly on VATSIM..(I'ts full of so-called experts,and prima donnas)..I fly GPS,and VATSIM doesnt)...

Its hard trying to find a non-VATSIM airline.......

Ok,if we cant keep SimAirline.net going,what about any interest from fellow pilots to have the following airlines under one roof:



Air Canada,Continental,Delta,Northwest.

Re: How many people would it take to run SimAirline.net?????

Posted: 15 Oct 2009, 23:00
by flyingking12093
737captain wrote:Ok,if we cant keep SimAirline.net going,what about any interest from fellow pilots to have the following airlines under one roof:



Air Canada,Continental,Delta,Northwest.
Hold that thought for now. This may be a little more appropriate later on during the closing process.

Re: How many people would it take to run SimAirline.net?????

Posted: 15 Oct 2009, 23:38
by sanins192
Topic moved to Virtual Airline Discussion, as this is a topic related to SimAirline.net. Please read the section headings next time.

Please read this,
Can someone else can be found to manage SimAirline.net? There is no clear succession plan today, nor do I think we can devise one that will ensure the same quality and longevity. I also don't think it's appropriate to sell the organization or hand it off to someone outside that doesn’t have a full understanding of all the good work we have done.
http://www.simairline.net/viewpoint/

Re: How many people would it take to run SimAirline.net?????

Posted: 15 Oct 2009, 23:45
by Dennis
Guys, it has even been suggested for Nick to take over. Aaron simply won't budge, and I don't blame him. No member of management has the time to continue running a website. Sure, I'll take over today. What about tomorrow? What should I do? Hand it off to someone else? What happens to all the time and effort put into making it the site it is? Rather than to have someone else or reduce its size, it's better for SimAirline.net to close.

Re: How many people would it take to run SimAirline.net?????

Posted: 16 Oct 2009, 01:36
by flybywire22
It's been nice while it lasted, but let's face it guys, we need to go out with class. A lot of things go bad when they try to stick around too long...just let simairline.net go.

Re: How many people would it take to run SimAirline.net?????

Posted: 16 Oct 2009, 03:05
by 737captain
Well,now i'm having to look for another airline(preferably NWA)that doesnt require VATSIM.
Its that simple for me...Reminds me when i flew for American Trans Air Virtual.Nice VA,but when the real ATA folded,the VA went 30 days later....And when AvA went to VATSIM,i got kicked to the curb....

Maybe i'll just fly for myself.Using the NWA timetables as a guide,finding a speadsheet or something online for a logbook...Probably AA,because i love the KORD-KLAX routing,i'm really good with the 737-800 & the MD-80,and NWA & DL dont have this route...

I'm hoping to adapt the kind of logbook for my personal logbook,like the one here on SimAirline....Your'e all right...The blood's in the water,and here come the sharks... :smokin:

I only hope i'd found SimAirline sooner...

Aaron,i commend you sir!..Sorry,i wont be in the big apple to meet u...


Perhaps we could set a weekend(Friday @1700hrs - Sunday @ 2300 hrs)for an all out "Flightathon"...Most flights within the weekend!

Re: How many people would it take to run SimAirline.net?????

Posted: 16 Oct 2009, 04:33
by Northwestdc9
Dennis wrote:Guys, it has even been suggested for Nick to take over.
Northwestdc9 wrote: Aaron and I talked about it, briefly, and I immediately said I had no interest in taking over. While I probably could handle some of the day-to-day operations, I'm not Aaron, never will be and SimAirline.net would not be the same without him. This site is Aaron's baby, and watching someone else take over and change the way things were run.... that's not right. And you have to remember, I'm as busy as Aaron these days, I have classes, life and will be starting a job soon, I don't have the time to devote to SimAirline.net that it deserves.

Sorry guys, but I'm not an Aaron replacement.

Re: How many people would it take to run SimAirline.net?????

Posted: 17 Oct 2009, 14:16
by kingsak
I will prob. just use the time tables and update as need after SimAirlines closes.
I already have a good log book too.
So with that, I don't think I'll bother tryin' to find another VA.
I still have MaxFreight VA, and they are also great!

737Captain: I sent you a PM. If your looking for a great freeware/shareware log book chk. it out!

Re: How many people would it take to run SimAirline.net?????

Posted: 17 Oct 2009, 17:03
by Aaron Robinson
Any posts that advertise for specific other VAs in any way will be deleted. Now is not the appropriate time. If you wish to depart now, you certainly may, but please be respectful and do not drag others with you.

We will likely post a list of possible VAs as closing nears.

Re: How many people would it take to run SimAirline.net?????

Posted: 17 Oct 2009, 22:34
by 737captain
Now what was wrong about a logbook?????
As for that VA,i never heard of it before... :idea: