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Oakland (OAK) Base Information

From The Desk of the Crew Base Manager

Welcome to The Bay Area Crew Base!

On behalf of the entire staff and pilots here at Southwest Virtual Airlines, we welcome you to the Southwest Virtual Crew Base located at the Metropolitan Oakland International Airport (ICAO:KOAK) and serving all four bay area airports serviced by SWAvirtual. These airports include KSFO, KSJC, and KSMF. Just like real life KOAK crew base supports all airports with pilots and relief crews.

With minimum of one Pilot Report(PiRep) per every 30 days, even the casual armchair pilot can benefit from SWA Virtual. The Bay Area Crew Base is a great place for pilots that are just starting out. I make my self available on our company's TeamSpeak server, several times a week, in case you need some "in-person" help with either the your Boeing 737 aircraft, Vatsim/ATC, ACARS, flight planning, or any other questions that you may have about Southwest Virtual Airlines and flight simulation. Please do not hesitate to reach out to me for help or any others on the teamspeak.

Oakland International Airport Charts and NOTAMs
Current METAR

San Francisco International Airport Charts and NOTAMs
Current METAR

San Jose International Airport Charts and NOTAMs
Current METAR

Sacramento International Airport Charts and NOTAMs
Current METAR

Ben Paetzold - Oakland Crew Base Manager


*Photo D.H. Parks

Oakland (OAK) Base Roster

Login First Name Last Name Hours Rating Country
SWA11059 Pat Fuge 874 Chief Pilot
SWA11139 Colby Reynolds 42 First Officer
SWA11166 Nas Erakat 85 Captain
SWA11423 Theo Garrett 58 First Officer
SWA11580 Brady McCay 69 First Officer
SWA11666 Harry Linsenmayer 80 Second Officer
SWA11676 Brian Conway 72 First Officer
SWA11723 Nathan Goldstone 7 Second Officer
SWA11841 Rich Mitchell 1,399 First Officer
SWA11886 Andrian Perz 41 Second Officer
SWA11919 Randy Houston 80 First Officer
SWA11969 Alex Batty 0 Trainee
SWA1746 Jake McHale 498 Captain
SWA2854 Scott Bullock 1,079 Senior Captain
SWA3343 James Nessen 232 Captain
SWA3762 Danny Flairty 967 Chief Pilot
SWA6110 Danny Golding 197 Captain
SWA7109 Branden Johnson 691 Executive Captain
SWA7878 Earvie Rollins 116 Captain
SWA7925 Kaida Freeman 11 Second Officer
SWA8056 Jason Petersen 3,321 Captain
SWA8423 Dane Joshie 52 First Officer
SWA9116 Chris Eclipse 380 Senior Captain
SWA9226 Jorge Palacios 3,184 First Officer
SWA9248 Benjamin Paetzold 393 Senior Captain
SWA9445 Seth Robinson 90 First Officer
SWA9600 Jackson Gilliam 173 Captain
SWA9859 Milan Cruz 676 Captain


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