International Virtual Aviation Organisation

The International Virtual Aviation Organisation, IVAO for short, was founded in 1998 to provide an online platform for flight simulation enthusiasts to enjoy their hobby in a simulated real-world environment, in company of other people, flying or providing Air Traffic Control services.

  • Our community already has 260 000+ members from around the world!
  • We create and supply the software you need to connect to the network
  • We provide comprehensive training allowing you to develop your skills
  • All our services are free and always will be

Upcoming Events

[SO Event] [AR] [21 APR | 18z-21z] SO Online Day - April

Special Operations Event: The IVAO Special Operations department is pleased to introduce the third SO Online Day of 2024 The third division that will host this event is Argentina (AR) We invite you to fly to SAZT and SAZB in an Air to Air (AAR) refuelling exercise in SAR 7 CACHARI and SAR 11 These airports will be open from 1800UTC to 2100UTC Fly this event and earn two points for the Jet Fighter Award or give ATC service to earn two points for the SO ATC Award Event Master Plan is provided on the HQ-SOD website Participant registration is required on the HQ-SOD website

[21 APR | 19z - 23z][HQ+BO+CO+CU+VE+XA] Destination Maiquetia 2024

The edition of Destination Maiquetia 2024 has arrived, an event that counts with the participation of 5 divisions and the support of the Events Department of IVAO HQ We seek to unite the divisions of America, this is the opportunity to enjoy a FULL ATC in a flight to the Simón Bolivar International Airport of Maiquetia, share the South American and Caribbean skies with dozens of virtual pilots!

[23 APR | 16z - 21z] [HQ+TR] Fly With Our Children RFO

As IVAO Türkiye, we would like to invite you to join the Ankara Real Flight Operations event organized on Tuesday April 23rd 2024 to commemorate this occasion This special event will be limited to a total of 188 slots A realistic and enjoyable flight experience with full coverage by experienced ATC staff awaits you Bring your children or younger siblings to take part on the frequency and in the cockpit to really make this event about the children!

Lelystad Fly-In

Event Date: Tuesday 23rd April 2024 Event Time: 18:00z - 20:00z Event Type: Fly-In Countries: The Netherlands Airports involved: Lelystad EHLE IVAO NL is proud to announce an event, in collaboration with PAPA HOTEL Dutch Scenery Design! On April 5th 2024, PAPA HOTEL has released their first scenery: Lelystad Airport! Lelystad Airport is the largest General Aviation airport in The Netherlands Since 2019, Lelystad Airport has been expanded, with a longer runway, a new taxiway and a brand new terminal The plans were to use this airport for small airliners, but the majority of the government is against the opening of the airport for airliners To celebrate the release of this scenery, we’re happy to announce a fly-in at Lelystad Airport! After the fly-in, PAPA HOTEL Dutch Scenery Design will give away this beautiful scenery to 3 participants! The winners will be chosen randomly The only requirement to participate at the give-away is at least 1 full stop landing at Lelystad

[26 APR | 15z - 20z] [HQ+XZ] World Malaria Day

According to WHO data, in 2022, malaria claimed the lives of more than 600,000 people worldwide Scientists around the world play a fundamental role in the creation and synthesis of vaccines to combat this disease In this process, the aeronautical industry plays a very important role in the collection and transportation of more than 240 million doses around the world

[DE] Rheinland FlyIn/Out

The controllers of the Rhineland metropolises Düsseldorf (DUS/EDDL) and Cologne (CGN/EDDK) are looking forward to you and your participation in the "Rheinland FlyIn/FlyOut" 2024 Expect full ATC coverage at both airports during the entire event period between 16z and 19z Everything is possible: Fly to Cologne or fly to Düsseldorf from wherever you like Fly from Cologne or fly from Düsseldorf to wherever you like Or also: Fly from Cologne to Düsseldorf or from Düsseldorf to Cologne Both VFR and IFR are very welcome at this event!

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