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Mid Summer Madness XV!

UK virtual is proud to be invited to the yearly Mid summer madness event at Birmingham International airport! Vatsim UK's longest running event running between Saturday 31st July - Sunday 1st August, Birmingham airport will be fully staffed between 1000 - 1900Z on...

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Euro 2020 Tour

It's finally back, one year late, Euro 2020 kicks off in Rome on Friday 11th June running until Sunday 11th July 2021! Read below for details on our special tour and sweepstake: Euro 2020 Tour This tour takes you from the first match in Italy round all 24 competing...

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Gatwick VS Manchester June 2021

June 2021 sees our Gatwick VS Manchester competition where all scheduled flights inbound and outbound of the both airports will count towards a final total at the end of the month to decide the winner. Please sign up for the competition by completing the following...

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Mid May Newsletter!

Good afternoon! As promised today is the day we announce our winners for the 100,000th logged hour and 60,000 flight at UK virtual. We also have some exciting news in regards to our friends at Virtual Flight Experience, along with some new plans for 2021/2022 and next...

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Summer Tours 2021

The UK virtual summer tours are now open for all members to enjoy! We have a wide range of tours for you to complete in our 2021 tours season - visit the most popular Bucket & Spade routes across Europe, depart from a select amount of closed bases of our most...

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UK virtual to charge for landings

UK virtual has decided to take an industry leading step and charge all members for each landing they complete from the 02/04/2021. The cost of your landing will be based on your landing rate - the harder the landing the more it will cost. A monthly statement will be...

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March 2021 Newsletter

Another busy month in the air at UK Virtual. As I write this we have 1216 flights completed in March, passing 57000 flights as an airline (very nearly at 58000). During the coming month the current tours will close and we will move to our Summer tours, with some nice...

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Project Sunrise for Project Wingman

Every year UK virtual raises money for a charity through a flying challenge of some description. In the past we have completed a number of 24 hour flying challenges around Europe, so this year we are going for something different. Your challenge is to complete the two...

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Job Vacancy – Group flight coordinator

We have an exciting opportunity for a staff position at UK virtual! We are looking for a group flight coordinator to organise and advertise our group flight's from February 2020. The role will involve: The organisation of at least two group flight's a month Publishing...

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UK virtual 2020 – A year in review

To all members, It’s weird. It only feels like yesterday I wrote an email in 2019 summing up UK virtual over the last year. In nine years, I believe this was our most important year of operation. In the darkest of times, we are proud to support our close-knit...

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