Fixed a Bug causing the Member Chat Portlet to display incorrectly on the Controller Dashboard
Fixed a Bug causing the Upcoming Event Portlet to display incorrectly on the Controller Dashboard
"Event Listing Pages" automatically created & deleted w/ event creation & event lapse, respectively. RELEASED & LIVE!
Event Signup System for Controllers. RELEASED
Instructor Application & ARTCC Experience Team Applications Closed
"Main Site" Links removed from the Controller Dashboard
Links section of the Controller Dashboard updated (FSElite, FSEconomy, FlightSimCentral(Removed))
Updated the Feedback, Next Atlanta Center Event, & Quote Wall on the Controller Dashboard w/ the ATL CTR Logo
Ask the Training Department Link removed from Controller Dashboard. Temporary Change as Ask The Training Page is reworked.
Fixed a Bug causing the Instructor Dashboard & the TA Dashboard links to show for the Training Administrator.
Fixed a Bug causing the site not to display due to a disk space issue.
Fixed a bug causing the site not to allow PMs to be sent.
Fixed a bug causing the site not to allow the sending of emails.
Added a "Email the Mentors" Link under Member Support on the Controller Dashboard. New Feature
Added a Column to the Member Directory with the member's Email Address, if applicable, for those with an Atlanta Center Email. New Feature
Added a button to the user profile, if the member has an Atlanta Center Email, for Email Member. New Feature
Moved the Member Directory on the Controller Dashboard to its own dedicated entry. Update
Renamed the Member Services section to My Account. Update
Added a New Feature which allows the access of My Account & Logout features, via the dropdown on the top bar.(Only available on Larger Screen Devices) New Feature
Fixed a Bug causing the Events link on the Home Page not to animate
Fixed Bug causing the small mobile buttons not to display on certain devices.
Fixed a Bug causing the background to display incorrectly for some vistors.
Updated the Homepage with a video background (Crazy Ones / 1984) New Feature REMOVED BY DIRECTIVE FROM VATUSA STAFF
Format Change for Release Notes. Updated
Fixed a Bug causing the Avatar button on the User Profile to display incorrectly.
Updated the Controller Roster links on the Main Website. When opening a user's statistics, you'll be redirected to the member profile. - New Feature
Introducing the Atlanta center Member Directory. Previously only available to Atlanta Center Members; Now available to the Public! - New Feature
Fixed a Bug causing the Top 365 Days Controllers to display 6, instead of 5.
Fixed a Bug causing the Text for Next Event to Right Align.
Updated the Next Event title to be bold - Updated
Updated the Homepage with a video background (Crazy Ones) - New/Updated FeatureUpdated the Controller Roster on the Controller Dashboard. Links to Controller Profile, instead of the Controller Connection Page - New Feature
Fixed a Bug causing the site to operate slowly.
Removed the Homepage video background (CLT Live) New Video Coming Soon
Updated the Quote Wall on the Controller Dashboard to show more quotes by default.
Updated the Quote Wall on the Controller Dashboard to show Most Recent Quotes, by default
Updated the Controller Dashboard - New Layout v1.5
Updated the Controller Profile page. Your Hours section from Dashboard relocated, CID now displayed, various updates
Fixed a Bug causing the chat to display incorrectly
Removed the NOTAM Chat, continued Zoho Chat Bug
Updated the Homepage with a video background (CLT Live) New Feature
Updated the Quote Wall on the Controller Dashboard to show Highest Rated Quotes, by default
Updated the Controller Dashboard - New Layout
3.1.13 - Updates to 3.1.x
Updated the Calendar to notate that all times are in US Eastern Time
Updated the Monitoring Session report to include a drop-down for the position, rather than a free-form text field
Added 2015 to the Controlling Hours Chart on the Controller Dashboard
Decreased signup time limiter for Events from 24 hours to 6 hours. Event Signups will now will taken up to 6 hours prior to the event
3.1.12 - Updates to 3.1.x
Fixed the award banner for 4,000+ ATC Hours on the About Page
Updated the Staff Pages w/ New Staff Members
Updated the Awards Banners w/ 2 new Iron Mic Banners from Week 1 & Week 4 2017
3.1.11 - Updates to 3.1.x
Fixed Bug where "Ask the Training Department" link on the left Sidebar would protrude into the main section of the page, on Controller Dashboard pages.
Fixed a Bug causing the Get Started Here link on the homepage to fail.
Updated the Staff Pages w/ New Staff Members.
3.1.10 - Updates to 3.1.x
Fixed a bug causing the left sidebar to not display correctly on some devices
Fixed an issue causing the Certification Panel to display and function incorrectly
Fixed an issue with the Training Downloads area links displaying a 404, not found
Fixed an issue on the Instructor Roster causing the Training Administrator not to display
NEW Training Dashboard Page, featuring Ask the Training Department, News, Info, & Training Videos
NEW Ask the Training Department link on the Controller Dashboard
UPDATED Event Signup cutoff is now 24 hours, increased from the previous configuration of 4 hour cutoff
NEW VATUSA ULS/VATSIM SSO Auto-Switch Functionality. When VATUSA ULS experiences issues, the website login will revert to VATSIM SSO login
UPDATED Training Report Administration page to show all reports approved & denied for next 30 days
3.1.09 - Updates to 3.1.x
Fixed a bug causing a 404 when a Temporary Solo Cert is clicked on the Controlling Roster on the Dashboard
Fixed a bug causing only the current month of the year to be the last month displayed on the controller stats chart on the dashboard and profile pages
Added Controllers by VATSIM Rating Chart on the Training Area Dashboard for Instructors & Mentors
Added Total Hours by Rating Chart on Member Profile
Added Total Hours by Position Chart on Member Profile
Moodle Upgraded to 3.1.2
Poodll (Moodle Recording Plugin) Upgraded to 3.0
3.1.08 - Updates to 3.1.x
Fixed a bug with the Left Sidebar on the Controller Dashboard for desktop users
Mobile users may still experience slight issues with Controller Dashboard sidebars
Added Statistics graph to User Profiles
Added Training Staff to Controller Dashboard version of the Roster
Added Chief Mentor functionality
Updated Quote Wall to show 4 Quotes per page
NEW This is NOT the FAA / Simulation Use Only - Popup on the Homepage
BETA Donut Chart on Training Area for Instructors & Mentors displaying number of members by VATSIM rating
3.1.07 - Performance & Charts
Fixed Bug where Right Sidebar wouldn't open or Right Sidebar items wouldn't open or close on the Private Message & Inbox Pages
MAJOR Performance Enhancements to the Controller Dashboard & Member Pages
UPDATED the Controller Dashboard with an Overall ARTCC Controlling Hours Graph that compares the overall ARTCC activity to the previous year
NOTE: Statistics are not available from Jan & Feb 2015.
ADDED Overall ARTCC Controlling Hours Graph to Dashboard Controller Statistics Page
UPDATED The Quote Wall to include the Post Quote section at the bottom and to load the latest quotes first
ADDED Information Systems Options to Left Sidebar (Information Systems Department Only)
REORGANIZED Content on the Controller Dashboard. The Event Calendar and Feedback Sections have switched places
3.1.06.1 - HotFix
No Bugs this time around :) :)
Relocated Controlling Roster link on Left Sidebar, out from the Member Services, to it's own link
UPDATED Member Services from User Group Icon to Tools Icon
UPDATED Controlling Roster link to add User Group Icon
3.1.06 - Controller Dashboard Left Sidebar Update
No Bugs this time around :)
UPDATED/ENHANCED: LEFT SIDEBAR on Controller Dashboard, which includes the following enhancements:
NEW/UPDATED Member Services section which has been relocated and now includes the Controlling Roster
CONTROLLING ROSTER Moved to Member Services
UPDATED Training & Staff Member Dashboard link locations on the Left Sidebar
Updated Controller Statistics & Iron Mic under NEW Stats Center Controller Dashboard drop down link
Updated DATIS location. DATIS Request is now located under the IDS Panel on the Controller Dashboard
Updated METAR & TAF Lookup. METAR & TAF Lookup is now a dropdown selection that allows for the ICAO identifier input for field specific METAR & TAF lookup
Updated The Atlanta Center Software link on the Controller Dashboard. The link is now a single link, rather than a drop down list
Repositioned Member Services, Atlanta Center Software, and various other links
Added Flight Sim Central, VATNA, & VATSTATS to the Links Section
Fixed a Bug causing more than 1 of the same event to display w/o reason on the homepage
Fixed a Bug causing the yellow & red statistics markers to show up on the quarterly view in the dashboard statistics panel
NEW Weekly Poll on the Controller Dashboard. Polls will change ~weekly.
NEW Quote Wall for controllers to post the best ATC/Pilot Quotes on the Controller Dashboard.
Added "Last 30 Days" Option to statics pull down on Controller Dashboard
Modified the Event Banners displayed on the Home Page to include the Next Event, Next Atlanta Center Event, & Upcoming Event (Random)
Added Welcome to Atlanta Center Text on Homepage
Updated the disclaimer "Simulation Use Only" on the Homepage as well as the Footer across all pages
NEW Controlling Hours Award Banners (1,000+ Hour Awards) on the About Page are now dynamic and automatically update with the roster and member hours
ENHANCED Statistics Dashboard page to show Controllers who haven't controlled in the last 30 days
Fixed a Bug causing the Mentor table on the About page to display in an improper order
Added a Previous Awards Section to the bottom of the Iron Mic Tracker page
NEW Atlanta Center Administrative Policies Released (7230.10E)
UPDATED Events System to automatically move Previous Events into the Previous Events category
NEW TeamSpeak Bot for Atlanta Center. Monitors and moves users who are marked away, speakers muted, or idle for specified periods of time
UPDATED The Atlanta Center Support system. The Support System now includes automatic assignment of all support based tickets.
NEW Atlanta Center Support System & Project Management Tool integration. Bugs are now tracked from within our Support System as well as our Project System.
NEW Member Support Section on the Left Sidebar! Email Staff & Training Department Members, Request TeamSpeak Privileges, & Request Website Enhancements
UPDATED vRC, vSTARS Installers are now updated to AIRAC 1608 for (available for Member Controllers only)
NEW vERAM is now Available for Atlanta Center Enroute Controllers (available for Member Controllers only)
3.1.03 - Bug Fixes & Updates to 3.1
Fixed Bug causing more than one of the same event to display on the home page under the calendar
Fixed Bug preventing some events from populating date & times, and thus preventing signup, on the Beta Event Calendar
Fixed Bug where vZTL was showing instead of Atlanta Center on the homepage Top Controllers section
Fixed Bug where Twitter, Facebook, & YouTube links weren't showing on some Dashboard Pages
Fixed Bug where Up (^) Arrow would sometimes appear on left sidebar menu links when closed
Fixed a Bug causing only 4 Members to show up in the Top 5 of the Year Section on the Dashboard
Fixed a Bug causing the Radar Panel to display the Loop Images as an embedded frame, rather than the image loop itself
Moved the Disclaimer and Not for Real World Use section to the site itself just below the homepage banner
Added Not for Real World Use banner and VATSIM logo to bottom of every main site page
Removed the Description (which often matches the title) of Events on the homepage
Enlarged the Icons for VATSIM Ratings on the Roster, Controllers Online Now, & Top Controllers Sections
UPDATED Member Directory Link. Member Directory is now under Member Services along with My Profile, My Account, & Message Inbox
UPDATED When viewing your profile, several links will appear with access to edit and view your account
ADDED Application Date & Conditional Approval Dates to the Visitor Application Management System
UPDATED Weather Radar Panel on the Controller Dashboard. All the Radar Widgets are now FULLY Responsive
3.1.02 - TeamSpeak Updates
Fixed a Bug where Mentors could not Ban disruptive users.
NOTE: ANYTIME a Ban is issued on The Atlanta Center TeamSpeak Server an email must be sent with details of the ban to
Failure to send said email, will result in loss of TeamSpeak privileges.
Unregistered Guests are now restricted to the Welcome to Atlanta Channel. Guests may be moved to Public or Private Channels by those with authority
Mentors & Instructors now have full use of Available to Monitor & Not Available to Monitor. This will be set to NOT Available to Monitor by default
TeamSpeak Server Groups updated
Fixed Bug preventing home page buttons from displaying correctly on mobile devices
Fixed Bug preventing Controllers Sign up Here & Controllers Attending from displaying on Event Modals
Fixed a Bug where DATM Dashboard link would change to ATM Dashboard link when on the Controller Incident Management Page
Fixed a Bug where the Instructor & Mentor Dashboard links would change to the TA Dashboard link when on the Controller Incident Report Page
Fixed a Bug causing the DATIS not to display correctly
Fixed a Bug causing the Lookup Training Ticket button on the Training Panel to display as Beta
Fixed a Bug causing the Book Training Session link not to appear for S1 Controllers
Fixed a Bug causing the Event Signup Page to sometimes display a 404 error
Added a grey background to disclaimer text on Full-Size & Mobile versions of the home page
Added a Getting Started link in the place of the Book Training Session link for Observers
NEW Added Member Directory to Left Hand Sidebar
Added the recent Iron Mic award to the Awards section on the About Page
Fixed Bug allowing users to Change their Atlanta Center Email Address.
(User Email address is validated on each login through VATSIM, and therefore only changeable through VATSIM.)
RELEASED Training Ticket Lookup System for Instructors & Mentors
RELEASED Certification Panel for Executive Staff & Instructors
NEW 3.1 AJAAY Home-Page Background Image & Button Colors
BETA Event Signup System
UPDATED Left Sidebar updated for Event Signup System. Includes Submenu for Calendar & Event Signup
NEW Event Dashboard for Event Coordinator & Event Specialist Positions
UPDATED OSTicket System to include the ticket subject in the email subject line for new ticket notifications to staff
UPGRADED OSTicket System to latest version
UPGRADED Moodle System to latest version
UPGRADED Concrete5 CMS System to latest version
NEW Moodle Training System Theme and Navigation Style which closely matches The Atlanta Center Style
NEW Right Sidebar can now be selected to be Open or Closed by default on Dashboard Load (Note: Only applies on "Controller Dashboard" main page)
NEW Left Sidebar can now be selected to be Open or Closed by default on Dashboard Load (Note: Applies across all "Dashboard Type" Pages)
NEW Member Directory, User Profile, & Private Message System (v1.0)
NEW DATIS Lookup Process on Left Sidebar
Mentors no longer have OSTicket Access. Training Tickets can be viewed through the Training Ticket Lookup System on the Dashboard.
Observers no longer have Book Training Session link on the Top Navigation Bar in The Controller Dashboard. Training Sessions, shall be booked through Moodle for all Observers.
3.09.5 - Preparation Release #5
Fixed the incorrect Facebook Page links on the Home, About, Pilot, Document Library, Forums, & Contact Pages.
Fix the incorrect Facebook Page Stream showing on the Pilot Page.
Added the Facebook, Twitter, & YouTube Channel links as Icons at the bottom of every Dashboard Page.
Added Next Atlanta Center Event Banner and Forum Post link to the Pilot Page.
Increased the Latest News list to 3 posts, from 2, on the Pilot Page.
Added a Horizontal Line Divider to the Pilot Page, between the Facebook Stream & News Entries.
BETA Certification Panel (Instructor & Executive Staff Access Only)
Added Certification Panel Link to ATM, DATM, TA, & Instructor Dashboards
Added Certification Panel Link to Training Area Page (Instructor Staff Block)
BETA Training Ticket Lookup System (Instructor & Mentor Access Only)
Added Training Ticket Lookup link to Instructor & Mentor Dashboards
Added Training Ticket Lookup Link to Training Area Page
NOTE: During Beta these products may not function as desired. If you encounter any issues please notify the Information Systems Department via email to .
3.09.4 - Preparation Release #4
Fixed a bug where the Controllers Online now weren't aligned properly.
Fixed a bug where inactive members would occasionally show up on the roster as an active controller.
Fixed a bug where inactive members would occasionally show the text "No Code available for this controller. Contact an Administrator" above the roster.
NEW Controller Status now drives login destination.
NEW Visiting Controller Conditional Approval System.
3.09.3 - Preparation Release #3
Information Systems Sidebar not highlighting when visiting page, fixed.
Website Cookie & Session length extended to match VATSIM at 14 days.
Relocated the IDS Weather Panel on Left Sidebar to it's own entry on the main tree.
Changed the Controller Dashboard link to a solid link rather than a drop down followed by a link.
Controller Dashboard link now shows "Return to Dashboard" at the top of the list when not on the Dashboard.
The Homepage Section of the website has been renamed Main Site on the Left Sidebar in the Controller Dashboard section of the site.
3.09.2 - Preparation Release #2
Fixed member Replies to Forum Posts where CID would display instead of the member name. Now the CID & Member Name Show
Fixed Profile Page template issues, showing 3.05 version Dashboard
Stylized the main Account Page in the Controller Dashboard "Dashboard" Template
Stylized the Edit Profile Page in the Controller Dashboard "Dashboard" Template
Stylized the User Avatar Page in the Controller Dashboard "Dashboard" Template
Stylized and Enable the Private Messaging User Interface in the Controller Dashboard. Stylized with "Dashboard" Template
Stylized the View all Feedback Page in the Controller Dashboard "Dashboard" Template
3.09.1 - Preparation Release #1
Corrected issue where some events were opening the forum post or a vatusa forum post when clicking on the event on the calendar
Updated Icons on the Roster to Circle w/ Reflections for Each Category
Reduced Latest News on Controller Dashboard to 2 Pieces of News
Added NEXT ATLANTA CENTER EVENT Section between news and NEXT EVENT sections on Controller Dashboard
Enlarged Weather (WX) RADAR displays on The Weather Radar Panel
Fixed Bug causing Virtual Airline Partners not to display on About & Pilot Pages
Decreased the number of News posts on Pilot Page to 2 from 10.
Removed deprecated Social Media icons from Pilot Page
Fixed Collapsing Issue on Right Sidebar with Forum Posts & Facebook Sections.
Recent News listing on pilot page now shows pagination interface
Added Got Charts? label to Charts section on Pilot Page
Reorganized Pilot Center for Optimal Use
Added TeamSpeak Viewer to Right Sidebar. See who's on TeamSpeak right from the website!
Link for the 7230.10 D shows alert explaining why said policy isn't currently available
Duplicate Your Controlling Hours widget removed from the left sidebar
Removed Pilot Hours from CONTROLLING Dashboard
Corrected the pagination interface on the homepage for news and forums
Event Calendar description changed from plain text to HTML
Get Charts on Left Side Bar moved into the Menu List & Widget removed
Pilot Hours can now be seen from user profile
Upcoming Events banner display shortened to Next Event only
Latest News Posts (3 Most Recent) Added under Next Event Listing
Survey added to determine Left Sidebar Open or Closed
Survey added to inquire on controller availbility for July 1st
Corrected the New Tab Popup for Booking a Training/Monitoring Session.
Book Training Session Now displays as a Modal Overlay
Added Mouse-Over Tooltips to all buttons on the Dashboard
Added the Event Calendar (Calendar Display) to the Events Forum
Controller Dashboard Interation 3, Layout Refined. Events & Feedback Swapped places. Events list shorted to 3 from 5.
Event Calendar Dashboard Page Added. Link in Left Sidebar. Page includes Full Width Calendar of Events.
3.06.1 - HotFix
Fixed Bug requiring users to enter their name each time when loading the Dashboard.
Relocated the pop-out chat button to the left sidebar.
Fixed Top 5 Controller Sections Showing Inaccurate Ratings
Fixed Controller Statistics Page Controllers no longer members showing
Fixed Controller Statistics Page showing inaccurate ratings
Replaced Text version of Rating on Top 5 Controller Widgets & Controller Statistics
Changed the background color of the Top 5 Widgets from Red to Light Blue/Grey for Visibility
Updated & Refined the Controller Dashboard layout
Vataware Flight Map, Flight Board, & Iron Mic Tracker moved to new pages
Bug Fixes, Forum Updates
Forums showing Name of User who posted rather than CID
Removed "Total Discussions" from Forum List Block
Added "Date Posted:" to the date portion of the Forum List Block
Upgrade to Concrete5 184.108.40.206
Added Member Chat/Shout out Box to Right Sidebar on Dashboard
Added TeamSpeak Connect Link to Dashboard
Bug Fixes, Statistics Panel Updates
Facebook added to Home, About, Pilots, & Dashboard (right sidebar)
Bug Fixes, Add Surveys, Add Button Pop-out IDS Panel
Add Button(s) for PDF versions of Documents on Dashboard Document Library
Bug Fixes, Roster Fixes, Forum Fixes
Bug Fixes, Add Email Link to Topbar