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    waiting departure from the worlds’ busiest airfields
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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 hundereds of thousands of members from around the world
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  • We provide comprehensive training allowing you to develop your skills
  • All our services are free and always will be

Upcoming Events

[XU] Stress The Staff

It's back, the chance that you have all been waiting for Something that will put the staff team under a lot of stress and strain Challenge the staff team

On the 24th January 2017, Gatwick will be fully staffed between the times of 18z – 21z; your challenge is to fly into or out of Gatwick to see who will crack first We hope that the pilots will be the first to crack, but you hope that the staff team controlling are going to crack first

[SK+CZ] Prague - Tatry AirBridge

Dear friends,

We are pleased to announce AirBridge between capital city of Czech Republic and beuatiful mountain airport in Slovakia
24 January 1800Z

[IN] Republic Day of India Fly In/Out VIDP - Event by IN-EC & IN-SOP


Republic Day honors the date on which the Constitution of India came into force on 26 January 1950 replacing the Government of India Act (1935) as the governing document of India

Celebrating the Republic Day, IVAO India invites all division members to fly IN/OUT on our event at the capital, New Delhi (ICAO: VIDP), on Thursday 26th January 2016 from 1100z to 1300z we’ll be having a Civil and Special Operations event

ATC Services will be available through out the event time at New Delhi (ICAO: VIDP) for departure and arriving flights

[JO+SY+PT]Mediterannean Crossing - Westbound

Join us on an exciting route along the Mediterannean sea, all the way west to Lisbon Full ATC will be provided in Jordan, Syria and Portugal

[SA+KW] KSA & Kuwait Airbridge Event

Join us for 2 way airbridge between our two countries and 3 airports:

Every pilot can preform a flight between OEJN OKBK to get a pilot event point

Friday, 27th of January 2017
Starts at 1700z to 2100z

Routes and ATC Handover Instructions
OKBK KFR UP517 EMARO B417 GAS G674 PMA B544 NOMDA OEJN (Handover at GOVAL)
OKBK KATOD G782 ESRAT OERK (Handover at COPPI)

OEJN EGREP B417 HFR A788 KFR OKBK (Handover at HFR)
OERK KIA G667 MGA UP891 KUNRU OKBK (Handover at EMILU)

[BR+HQ] PDE + RFE +RIOgaleao Meeting

VAO Brazil, together with the International HQ and the RIOgaleão Airport Team is announcing the biggest event ever imagined in IVAO This event will happen inside the airport facilities, right next to the airport apron

There will be workshops with real ATCs and pilots, full sized simulator, prizes and activities for all people interested in virtual aviation For those unable to show up at the airport, there will be an event going on where you can book your flight here The ATC coverage will be provided from inside the airport, and for real ATCOs on some positions, be welcome to join us!


The event will also be broadcasted in the airport Facebook Page which has more than 400000 followers RIOgaleão on Facebook So don't wait and like it!

[XA] Pacific Crossing - The long way to Hawaii

IVAO North America Region is proud to present our 1st event in 2017 - Pacific Crossing - The long way to Hawaii!

On January 29th we will light up the Pacifc Ocean for you, on a oneway crossing airbridge between Los Angeles (KLAX) and San Francisco (KSFO), all the way to the beautiful islands of Hawaii and the airport of Honolulu (PHNL)!

[UA+TR] Kyiv - Istanbul Turnaround Airbridge

Dear pilots,

IVAO Ukraine and IVAO Turkey are proud to announce our next joint event! As a tradition, we would like to start the year with annual Kyiv - Istanbul Airbridge, which will be operated both ways at 29 January this year from 18z till 21z!

Just grab your favorite airplane and fly - there is no limitations for you! Let's build a bridge between this 2 famous cities!

[RS] Belgrade Overload

IVAO Serbia invites all of you to this big Fly-In to our capital Belgrade Full ATC in our division will be waiting for you Grab your favourite aircraft and join us!

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