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30 Sep 2020 Join us in welcoming three new members to the Board of Governors, along with the largest amendment to the CoR to date!
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.

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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 »

Berlin Tuesday - Last time Tegel

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 18:00 to 20:30 (UTC)
Today we invite you to the last Berlin Tuesday with EDDT Berlin Tegel as active airport. VFR and IFR traffic welcome!

VATPRC Training Day: Zhoushan

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 12:00 to 14:30 (UTC)
Find your flying skills are not good? Or too little flight time? Yes! You need more training! VATPRC will bring you "Training Day" event at Zhoushan!

Lviv Online Day

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 17:00 to 20:00 (UTC)
Make sure you've prepared all your briefings and checklists for our evening of intense flying!

EDDM - München Mittwoch

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 17:30 to 20:30 (UTC)
Welcome to our weekly "München - Mittwoch".

Austria's Weekly Wednesday

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 17:30 to 20:30 (UTC)
The VACC-Austria has extended the duration of the Weekly-Wednesday event to 3 hours: 1830-2130z

Liverpool Midweek Madness

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 18:00 to 21:00 (UTC)
VATSIM UK is happy to welcome you back to another Midweek Madness Feature Week! Join us this Wednesday between 1800-2100z at Liverpool.