Training

Training Department Update

The Flight Operations department has been hard at work the past few weeks. Virtual United Social Club, Inc. is pleased to announce that our Training Department is in its final stages of development! We will be an Authorized Training Organization (ATO) offering the VATSIM P1 and P2 ratings initially and will be developing the P3 – P5 to provide at a later date. Keep your eyes open for when we announce the opening of the Read more…

Flight Pass Program

Flight Pass Program

We at vUSCI are thrilled to announce our new Flight Pass Program! (FPP) What does this program do? It awards pilots with a pass that may either be redeemed for a monthly flight requirement waiver, meaning the pilot does not have to fly their one flight that month. Or, it can be redeemed to accept their last rejected flight report. These passes can be earned by participating in group flights and events as well as Read more…

Community Relations

vUSCI September 2018 Organizational Update

As we start our push through October, it is time to give everyone an update on vUSCI. Statistics 1,012 Flights 3,614 Hours 271 Active Pilots 28 New Pilots Given that September is the transition between summer and fall, these numbers are great! Not to mention that 28 new pilots are the highest we have had all year long. September Events During September, we had two large ongoing events. One is a hub competition that pitted Read more…

Airline Operations

Airline Operations October Update

Happy 1st of October! I hope everyone had an amazing September! As mentioned in my last blog, I like to keep the community engaged and in touch with what we at Airline Operations are doing. So, this is our October update. Jay Kidder, Managing Director of Airline Operations Over the month of September, I have been working closely with the team here to bring everyone the best possible group flights as well as charters. I Read more…

Events

Mile High Bombardment

Tomorrow evening Sammy Holmes, our Houston flight operations manager, is hosting an event entitled Mile High Bombardment. The event will start at 6 pm EST and end at 10 pm EST. Participants may either fly from Chicago (ORD) or Houston (IAH) to Denver. Along the way, there will be active ATC coverage. There will also be some prizes involved! In order to be eligible to win a prize, you must RSVP, be on Discord, and fly the Read more…

Flight Operation Manager

Los Angeles Hub Update

Hello Los Angeles Community, It’s your friendly Flight Operations Manager here! I just wanted to give a quick update on where we are. While we have qualified for the Hub Wars for this month by getting over 60% of our Active Pilots Flown, we are near the bottom when it comes to flights and hours. I know that this is a busy time for many of you who are getting back to school, but let’s try to Read more…

Aircraft News

The Queen is out of the Hangar

After the release of PMDG’S new 747-800, we have decided to bring the queen out of the hangar! The 747 may now be flown in place of the 787 and the 777. All flight reports will be approved if the substitution is made. We hope to see lots of 747s in the skies! Jay Kidder Managing Director of Airline Operations and Communications  Virtual United Social Club, Inc. | www.virtualua.org Virtual United Social Club, Inc. is not Read more…

Hub Update

San Francisco Hub Update

Hey Pilots! We have reached the middle of September and we are still in the midst of a hubwar! The domicile with the most hours will be able to win a prize. We encourage everyone to fly so we can come out on top! We are the biggest hub, so we should be able to finish this just fine. Reminder, there’s also a screenshot competition ongoing this month! You could win by posting five of Read more…

Community Relations

Technology Briefing

Summer was a busy season for the Technology Team.  We worked closely with Marketing and Communications to implement our new branding as well as ensure our GDPR compliance.  The entire staff team worked tirelessly alongside us to implement and launch alongside  You may also have noticed some of the changes implemented in support of the Airline Operations Team such as the Hub Statistics page. The team also welcomed a new member Giovanni Medrano as our Read more…

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