• Work as an Air Traffic Controller
    IVAO allows you to work just as a real air traffic controller would
    directing traffic on the airfield or from your radar
    as an approach or area controller
  • Take to the Skies as a pilot
    Fly your aeroplane in a busy environment just like a real pilot
    You can fly visually from smaller airfields or join the jets
    waiting departure from the worlds’ busiest airfields
  • Join our global community
    IVAO is more than just flying and controlling, it is about being
    part of a community of over 170,000 members in over 50
    countries who share your passion for aviation

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
  • 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


Hellenic Division, returns with one of the most successful events "Do you have the guts VIII "
the absolute event for the demanding pilots who ask something more than establishing on a localizer!We hope to see you there!

[IT] Palermo & Catania RFE

On sunday 19th November 2017, from 13z to 17z (14-18 local) will take place Palermo & Catania RFE
These airport are choosen by our members via a poll We used to set up this type of event every year
Sicily island will be full staffed waiting for you Many real world flights can be booked via our tool (including some private slots)
Full immersion "As real as it gets"
Don't miss!
We're waiting for you!

[DE] Germany enlightened for the low cost carriers

Come and fly your low cost wings to Germany!

[XB+XU] Antwerp <> London City Challenge

Antwerp and London are two important European business cities The fastest way to travel between these is by air Therefore the connection is quite popular with business people as well as with tourists As a pilot you will be tasked to do one or two flights, depending on your availability If you are looking for short but rewarding flights, make sure to get your flying skills on point and don't hesitate to take the challenge!

[XM] Lebanon Independence Day

Join us while we celebrate Lebanon's 74th Independence day with 3 air-bridges from the other Middle East countries! Full ATC services will be waiting for you in our region

[HK] Exploring Asia Series - Manila

Mabuhay, it's more fun in the Philippines! Fly into the Filipino capital where you'll be welcomed by the hospitalities of the Filipino! With the 2017 ending, let's come and fly on the last episode of the "Exploring Asia Series" to Manila! ATC Coverage will be provided from Hong Kong (VHHH) to Manila (RPLL), so see you!
The whole event will be on 24 November 2017, from 1200z to 1600z

[XO] Capital Connect - YSSY Sydney/YPAD Adelaide

Welcome to Captial Connect!

For this event, the south east corner of Australia will be lit up with ATC services for two whole hours guaranteed for full service between YSSY Sydney and YPAD Adelaide

Pilot's have a choice in this event, you can either depart YPAD Adelaide and fly to YSSY Sydney or depart YSSY Sydney and fly to YPAD Adelaide

This is a great opportunity to fly downunder under the guidance of our local Controllers With 2 hours of guaranteed ATC coverage and an approx 1hr flying time, Pilots will have plenty of time to complete a full flight with ATC coverage

Participating Pilots will receive 1 Point for the Pilot Event award and ATC will receive 1 Point for the ATC event award once logged through MoDA

BOOK YOUR PLACE NOW: https://googl/CDHZa1

[XG + TR] Doha to Istanbul Airbridge

Cross the skies departing from Doha to Istanbul take your departure slot from 13z to 15z and don't miss your schedule land from 17z to 19z Together let's overload the sectors!

Schiphol RFE

One of the biggest events within The Netherlands Division is almost there The Schiphol RFE with over 2000 flights over 2 days to choose from BOOK YOUR FLIGHT NOW!!!

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