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] [ES] [20APR | 15Z - 17] European Tactical Airlift Training

Special Operations Event: “Que empiece el espectáculo” is a two-day exercise, only for Transports in wich we will perform the ETAAP 24-01 at Zaragoza AFB between the 20th and 21st of April 2024 20th April 2024 Fly in LEZG 21th April 2024 Tranport Parachute / charge trainning (CAS) “Que comience el espectáculo” es un ejercicio de dos días, sólo para Transportes en el que realizaremos la ETAAP 24-01 en la Base Aérea de Zaragoza entre los días 20 y 21 de abril de 2024 20 de abril de 2024 Vuela en LEZG 21 de abril de 2024 Transporte en paracaídas / entrenamiento de carga Event Master Plan is provided on the HQ-SOD website Participant registration is required on the HQ-SOD website

[20 APR | 16z - 19z][HQ, PL, HU] Budapest - Warsaw Dual Airbridge

It is a huge pleasure for the Polish and Hungarian Divisions to publish our Dual Airbridge Event between Warsaw and Budapest We invite all enquiring pilots in the event of this special occasion, where full ATC coverage will be provided from 1600z in both countries Don’t waste time, let’s fly and control! We invite you to join us day 20 April of 2024 and enjoy

Amsterdam - Thessaloniki Dual Airbridge

The Hellenic Division and Netherlands Division invite you on Saturday, April 20, 2024 17:00 UTC - 21:00 UTC (20:00 LT - 24:00 LT), to participate as a pilot, on our Airbridge Event from Amsterdam to Thessaloniki and/or vice versa Come and fly in the Hellenic & Netherlands Airspace! Full ATC Coverage will be provided both Makedonia and Amsterdam FIR as well as the aerodromes All International flights, IFR Flights are welcomed



[21 APR | 13z - 17z] [HQ+AT] VFR Austria

Join us in our VFR Austria event and explore the beautiful Austrian Skies!

[21 APR | 14z - 17z] [CH + IT] Geneva - Pisa Airbridge

The CH and IT Event Deparment invite you to join us on April 21st between 14:00z and 17:00z You may expect full ATC coverage between Geneva and Pisa, while enjoying a beautiful flight between the alps and the mediterranean sea

Why Choose Us

Other networks exist offering similar services, but none can match IVAO!

Best software
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Global coverage
Largest community
Free to use

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