Virtual United Airlines

Virtual United Academy

Virtual United Academy

Welcome to the Virtual United Academy!

The Training Academy was founded to provide a place for pilots to improve their skills and knowledge with instruction and material study.

We offer both general training for any faucet of flying the pilot is interested in, and specialized training for the VATSIM network. Participating in the Training Academy is not a requirement for vUAL membership, but it is highly encouraged if you have never flown with a VA before. We can give you the tools you need to satisfy whatever level of flying you're most comfortable with.

The Academy is a VATSIM Authorized Training Organization (ATO), which means we are certified to train pilots for VATSIM pilot ratings. Currently we offer the VATSIM P1 Online Pilot rating, which is designed to get you up and running on the VATSIM network, especially if you have never flown online before. The P2 course is scheduled to be completed by Fall of 2013.

Please note that enrollment in the Academy is ONLY for attaining a VATSIM pilot rating. If you're not interested in VATSIM pilot ratings and looking for general training from an instructor, you do NOT need to enroll. For those seeking pilot ratings, click here to enroll. We look forward to helping you in any way we can!

AJ Pongress (Chief Pilot)
chiefpilot@virtualunitedairlines.org

Who teaches at the Academy?

All of our instructors are required to earn the ratings they teach, and some have real-world flying experience that they can share with students to help build their skills as they fly online with the VATSIM network.

Below is a list of our current Academy instructing staff.

Pilot ID Name E-Mail
No Records Found!

Academy Statistics

  • Ratings Offered: VATSIM P1
  • P1 Program: 20 Passed / 0 Failed (100% Passed)

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Events

04/10/2020 ‐ Springtime in Philly FNO
04/11/2020 ‐ Catch and Release Crossfire
04/11/2020 ‐ Quadruple Chaos
04/13/2020 ‐ Blow Your Refund in Vegas
04/13/2020 ‐ Moncton Monday
04/14/2020 ‐ NorCal Tuesday
04/17/2020 ‐ Fenwick Flyby - FNO
04/24/2020 ‐ Light Up Miami FNO
04/25/2020 ‐ Anchorage/Honolulu Crossfire
05/02/2020 ‐ ZHU/ZTL "Force Of Flight" Crossfire
05/08/2020 ‐ Maui Overload
05/16/2020 ‐ Light Up LaGuardia
05/29/2020 ‐ Deep in the Heart of VATUSA FNO
06/13/2020 ‐ Cross the Ditch
06/13/2020 ‐ Time On Target - Omaha
06/27/2020 ‐ Get Out of Newark
08/22/2020 ‐ Kennedy-Amsterdam Crossfire

News

New X-Squawkbox
     Posted on: 04/04/2020
Great CTP Turnout!
     Posted on: 04/04/2020
April legs: F1 and ATP2020
     Posted on: 03/30/2020
COVID-19 vUAL Events
     Posted on: 03/24/2020
Some great sales!
     Posted on: 03/23/2020
New: DASH Around the World
     Posted on: 03/21/2020

Stats

Total Pilots: 458
Pilots Pending Approval: 7
Total Flights: 79,009
Total Hours Flown: 364,957
Passengers Carried: 16,232,571
Scheduled Flights: 32,360
Flights Today: 69

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