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There are no special requirements for BVA pilots. Simply decide where you wish to fly, connect to the network, file a flight plan (if necessary), speak to the relevant controllers, and start flying. If you are new to online flying, we’ll be happy to help orient you to the VATSIM world. If you are a VATSIM pilot looking to take your flying to the next level, consider joining our active community of pilots.
“Flight simulator was a vital training tool in my ongoing journey to becoming a private pilot. I was given several recommendations by simulator friends when joining my first community but found mixed levels of pilot and controller proficiency. Eventually, I did find a multiplayer community where I fit in, they overall were very friendly, accommodating… read more
I joined BVA in December, 2011. At the time, I’d had my PPL for just over a year and was about halfway through my Instrument rating. Today, I have almost 200 total hours, including 15 multi hours, 50 simulated IFR hours, and 10 actual IFR hours. I’ve flown both single and multi-engine DA40, PA28, BE76,… read more
I have been a member of Boston Virtual ARTCC since 2007. To me, BVA is the most realistic online flight-environment provided by a community filled with fun, passionate members who continuously explore aviation and better their knowledge. I love the passion for aviation everyone possesses; the eagerness to learn about aviation is fantastic. Whether it… read more