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13 Sep 2020 VATSIM Eclipses 100,000 members
6 Sep 2020 VATSIM announces Nicola Felini has been elected to VATSIM’s Board of Governors as Vice President, Conflict Resolution.
17 Aug 2020 With Microsoft Flight Simulator on final approach, we are excited to announce the release of vPilot version 2.6, adding compatibility for this new simulator.
16 Aug 2020 VATSIM is delighted to announce that Matt Bozwood-Davies has been elected to VATSIM’s Board of Governors as Vice President, Technical Development.
16 Aug 2020 Three exciting vacancies on our Board of Governors are now open for applications

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What is VATSIM

VATSIM is the Virtual Air Traffic Simulation network, connecting people from around the world flying online or acting as virtual Air Traffic Controllers. This completely free network allows aviation enthusiasts the ultimate as-real-as-it-gets experience. Air Traffic Control (ATC) is available in our communities throughout the world, operating as close as possible to the real-life procedures and utilising real-life weather, airport and route data. On VATSIM you can join people on the other side of the planet to fly and control, with nothing more than a home computer.

Many flight simulators are supported by our pilot software including Microsoft FSX, FS9/2004, FS2002, XPlane and P3D. Our Air Traffic Control software is provided free, as is training wherever you wish to become a controller. For those that would like to start flying or would like to improve their skills, training is available as well as plenty of resources and guides to help you get started.

Whether you're new or an experienced flight simmer, VATSIM looks forward to welcoming you to the community and a fantastic hobby. If you wish to join VATSIM, the process is quick and simple. If you wish to know more you can read about the VATSIM network, or have a look at our community forums. As VATSIM is a global flight simulation network, our Region and Divisions around the world have many more websites, resources and community links that you may be interested in.

Upcoming Events More »

Glamorous Serendib | VFR Event

Friday, September 25, 2020 - 11:00 to 13:00 (UTC)
Bring your favorite Aircraft and explore the beauty of the Sri Lanka

Singapore Friday Night Rush

Friday, September 25, 2020 - 11:00 to 15:00 (UTC)
SINvACC welcomes you to this amazing event.!

Citypair Jeddah to Kuwait

Friday, September 25, 2020 - 13:00 to 18:00 (UTC)
Saudi Arabia vACC and Kuwait vACC are proud to announce an event in collaboration with each other,

Up The Gulf

Friday, September 25, 2020 - 13:00 to 17:00 (UTC)
Bahrain vACC & Kuwait vACC invites you to Up The Gulf

HvACC Online Day

Friday, September 25, 2020 - 17:00 to 20:00 (UTC)
With a great pleasure, HvACC announces the restart of "Online Day" Event

Madrid Fridays

Friday, September 25, 2020 - 18:00 to 20:00 (UTC)
From VATSPA would like to invite you to the Adolfo Suárez Madrid Barajas (LEMD) airport
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