Virtual United States Air Force

Rules

1. A valid VATSIM ID is required for membership in vUSAF,and must be included on your application. Applications without a valid VATSIM ID will be removed..To protect the Virtual United States Air Force organization, Pilots must be a minimum 16 years of age in order to apply for membership.

2. All VATSIM rules (including VSOA) as well as all vUSAF vAFI's are to be strictly adhered to.

3. Pilots will be allowed to select ONE primary airframe.

4. Aircraft choices: Pilots will be asked to give their top 3 choices and will be assigned an airframe contigent with the needs of vUSAF as well as that of their SIM platform

Air Mobility Command (AMC)

          1. Airlift   C-17, C-5, C-130

          2. Tanker    KC-135, KC-10, KC-46

          3.  SAM      C-12, C-40, C-37, C-34, VC-25

 Air Combat Command

          1.  Tactical Aircraft- F-22, F-35, F-15, F-16, A-10

          2. Global Strike Command:  B-1, B-2, B-52

5. All new Pilots will attend and graduate AETC and complete all M ratings before being assigned to their Major Command. See #8.

6. All Pilots are expected to adhere to the vUSAF Privacy Policy Rules.

7. All Pilots must agree that their real first name, last name and VATSIM ID can be public information pursuant to VATSIM and VATSIM VSOA Rules.

8.  All new Pilots will be required to attend and complete our inhouse VATSIM VSO Pilot Training program which includes the following minimum criteria:

A. Complete the VATSIM Pilot Resource Center (PRC) course material on General Lessons and

VATSIM basics.

B. M1 Military Pilot License (MPL) ASEL

C. M2 Military Instrument Rating (MIR)

D. M3 Military AMEL (MMEL)

E. M4 Military Mission Ready Pilot (MMRP)

VATSIM VSO Pilot Training program class dates are as follows.

Class 1 begins 1 January

Class 2 begins 1 April

Class 3 begins 1 July

Class 4 begins 1 October.

H. All VSO partners are permitted to “fast-track” new recruits only if they have been verified as

a certified M rated  VSO pilot in another Vatsim approved VSO. Any other recruit not meeting the

aforementioned standards must complete the minimum training as listed above. There will be no

exceptions to this rule.

Required Email address use and NOTAM Subscription

The VUSAF LLC, an internet-based entity, uses email as its primary and preferred communication media.  All VUSAF, LLC members are automatically subscribed to the email distribution list. This list is used to distribute information to all users of the VUSAF, LLC network.

Furthermore, acknowledging that email being the primary communication media, all members of the VUSAF LLC, are expected to agree to allow various levels of management (a.k.a. Chain of Command) to utilize provided email address for official communications to include but not limited to various levels of mass email lists/groups for the purposes of official email communications.  The vUSAF is committed to your privacy and protection, and therefore has completed requirements for the European GPDR Privacy law effective May 2018.  The document is linked below.

vUSAF GPDR Policy


Neither the Department of the Air Force, nor any other component of the Department of Defense or Federal Government has approved, endorsed, or authorized this promotion, activity, or organization. Virtual United States Air Force organization is in no way affiliated with the Department of Defense, Department of the Air Force, or any other federal or government entity. Virtual United States Air Force is a group of flight simulation enthusiasts with the common interest of promoting enjoyment and cameraderie through the simulation of military operations and procedures utilizing several flight simulation platforms.

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