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Divisional Special Operations Department is active

No SO events are planned. You may check events in other countries.

Qualification Exercise

Portugal Division


23 November, 2019    15:00Z



IVAO Qualification Exercise special operations event

IVAO Portugal welcomes you to it's latest Special Operations Event celebrating the re-formation of the Portuguese Special Operation Department. Qualification Exercise aim to bring the community together and demonstrate the activity of the country's Air Force on a daily basis in order to keep the skies safe.

You will be able to partake in; Medical Evacuation (MEDIVAC), Search and Rescue (SAR), Transport the President (VIP), Air to Air Refuelling (AAR), Formation Flying or Inter...


Operation Granja

Portugal Division


08 August, 2020    13:00Z

Tactical Air Transport, MEDEVAC, Paratroopers drop


IVAO Operation Granja special operations event

Portuguese division invites you to join us in the Operation Granja event in Lisboa FIR.

The scenario aims to simulate a tactical base during a military conflict where troops are needed and injuries happen, so, in order to keep our force with full operational capabilities you will be asked to perform two types of missions:

Medical Evacuations/Tactical Air Transport or Paratroopers drop. The tactical base has only a challenging non-prepared runway available.



Operation Iron Heart

Portugal Division


17 July, 2021    14:30Z



IVAO Operation Iron Heart special operations event

Safeguarding national airspace is essential for maintaining national sovereignty, thereby squadrons 201 and 301 play a vital role in protecting national territory from any type of external and / or internal threat.
Bearing this in mind, Operation Iron Heart will be characterized by the rapid and effective intervention of combat aircraft to intercept and ascertain any situation that unfolds with another aircraft in national airspace. This interception mission will be based on non-compliance w...


You may check archive data for SO events organised before 01 December 2018.

Divisional Special Operations Order

Divisional Special Operations Order (SO Order) is a mechanism by which information of a lasting and mandatory character relating to SO matters of a particular IVAO division is made available to IVAO users. Compliance with divisional SO Order is mandatory when operating within the concerned division. SO Order is prepared by divisional authorities.

Refer to IVAO SO Regulations for network SO rules.

Divisional SO Order (Effective 15 July, 2021)

IVAO Special Operations flights