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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.

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ECUADOR FULL ATC

Monday, October 22, 2018 - 00:00 to 03:00 (UTC)
Every Sunday FULL ATC operations in Ecuadorian territory

FRIDAY NIGHTS WITH JOVACC

Friday, October 26, 2018 - 16:00 to 19:00 (UTC)
Every Friday, expect full friendly ATC at Queen Alia Intl. from 1600z till 1900z.

D10 FNO

Friday, October 26, 2018 - 23:00 to Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 04:00 (UTC)
Its time for another epic FNO, come fly in/out of the D10 on October 26. Will be featuring many different airports, from which you can fly out of

CROSS THE POND EASTBOUND 2018

Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 10:00 to 23:00 (UTC)

HAMBURG OVERLOAD VOL.3

Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 12:00 to 20:00 (UTC)
The event takes place on Saturday 27th of october 2018 in the time from 12.00z to 20.00z and as it is with an OVERLOAD, we hope for a lot of traffic.

ZLA & HCF: CHASING THE DAYLIGHT

Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 21:00 to Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 05:30 (UTC)
Join ZLA and HCF as we provide full coverage for an amazing oceanic flight.