Joint Statement from the VATSIM Founders & Board of Governors




August 6, 2018


Joint Statement from the VATSIM Founders & Board of Governors


Dear VATSIM Members,


We wanted to take a moment to address the reports and speculation that have been circulating in the flight simulation community over the past few days. Recently, a group of individuals made an unsolicited proposal to VATSIM’s Founders to acquire VATSIM for free. VATSIM’s Founders have declined this proposal.


Important News from VATSIM

Important News from VATSIM

VATSIM is updating our Privacy Policy in preparation for the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which comes into effect on 25th May 2018.
Although these changes are spurred by European law, we take the privacy of our membership seriously and therefore these changes will apply to everyone, no matter where you're located or whether you’re an EU citizen.

Here's a quick summary:

VATSIM is looking for developers

1 Position Title

Technical Developer

2 Position Summary   

As part of the VATSIM technical development team (and thus the VATSIM staff team), a developer will work closely with VATGOV5, his/her delegates and external VATSIM developers on various projects that aim to improve the functionality of the network and enjoyment for all users. A developer will also be expected to work independently on projects that have been delegated to his/her self or their own projects and ideas.

GDPR Readiness

The European General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) are due to come into effect on 25MAY18.

Ever since the announcement that the BoG was working on ensuring GDPR compliance, we have been tirelessly working on what this means to us and what impact it will have.

VATSIM seeks General Manager of Network Outreach


POSITION OPENING: General Manager, VATSIM Network Outreach

Applications are now being accepted for the position of General Manager, VATSIM Network Outreach

The VATSIM Marketing & Communications portfolio is comprised of three important tiers. Social Media, Network Outreach, and Member Engagement. VATSIM is looking for a strong leader to help market VATSIM to the general public and encourage potential members to join.