International SO Events


International Special Operations Events is a major part of what HQ–SOD offers to the IVAO community. Even though most of SO activity is taking place every day network–wide without prior coordination, SO Events are the special occasions when IVAO SO enthusiasts gather together for the purpose of performing coordinated missions. On average 2 international SO events take place every month.

Find out more about international SO Events by expanding FAQ data blocks on the right.

PON XX 2021

Indonesia Division

Indonesia

22 October, 2021, Friday    12:00Z

Fly Pass, Formation Flight, Patrol, Parajumping

 

IVAO PON XX 2021 special operations event


Papua is a province in Indonesia located on the east of Indonesia, It is directly adjacent to papua new guinea. PON (Pekan Olahraga Nasional / National Sports Week) at this time was held in several cities in Papua Province, one of which was Jayapura city. Papua has beautiful terrain surrounded by mountains.

PON (Pekan Olahraga Nasional / National Sports Week) is the main national sports event, which this year is hosted in Papua. The event was originally to be hosted in 2020, but was pos...

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Aviators Day

Brazil Division

Brazil

23 October, 2021, Saturday    18:00Z

Low level navigation

 

IVAO Aviators Day special operations event


Low level flight from Taubate (Helicopters) and Sao Pedro da Aldeia (Fighters and Transport) to Pirassununga air base.

It'll be possible to the pilots fly formation and to the fighters fly escort flights too.

The date celebrates professional aviators, whether they are pilots of planes, helicopters or any aircraft that takes flight around the world. People who, like Santos Dumont, the "father of aviation", venture into the skies and take passengers to their destin...

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Ecuadorian Air Force FAE 101st Anniversary

Ecuador Division

Ecuador

30 October, 2021, Saturday    20:00Z

Air Show, Formation Flights

 

IVAO Ecuadorian Air Force FAE 101st Anniversary special operations event


On October 27th, 1920, Ecuador president Dr. Jose Luis Tamayo created 2 military aviation schools in Ecuador. This day was born Ecuadorian Air Force (FAE). Every year FAE organized a ceremony at Mariscal Sucre Air Base located on Old Mariscal Sucre Airport (SEQU) with President, Vice president, defense minister, and other military authorities. This airport closed in 2013 to New Mariscal Sucre Airport (SEQM). The old airport was built as a park. Every October 27th FAE organizes an Air Show over Q...

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IVAO Thailand Air Rally 2021

Thailand Division

Thailand

15 October, 2021    11:00Z

Air Rally

 

IVAO IVAO Thailand Air Rally 2021 special operations event


IVAO Thailand Special Operations Department invites all of you to participate in the Air Rally Event on the 15th of October 11:00-15:00 UTC.

“What is Air Rally?”
Air Rally is a competitive event that takes place from one point. Go to another point. The goal is to reach the destination as quickly as possible, just like a real-world Air Rally. But it's different in that ours are 2 Legs. The first pilot flew to hand tag the other pilot and flew back.

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Frecce Tricolori 60th Anniversary Fly In

Italy Division

Italy

28 September, 2021    18:30Z

Fly In, Flying Demonstration

 

IVAO Frecce Tricolori 60th Anniversary Fly In special operations event


You have been invited by Italian Air Force to partecipate to the “Frecce Tricolori 60th anniversary airshow”.
The Frecce Tricolori (Italian pronunciation: [ˈfrettʃe trikoˈloːri]; literally "Tricolour Arrows"), is the aerobatic demonstration team of the Italian Air Force. Based at Rivolto Air Base, in province of Udine, it was created on 1 March 1961 as a permanent group for the training Air Force pilots in air acrobatics.
The Frecce Tricolori replaced unofficial...

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NATO Days Ostrava

Czech Republic Division

Czechia

19 September, 2021    15:30Z

Airshow

 

IVAO NATO Days Ostrava special operations event


Fly in a crowd to our FLY-IN and then you
show all viewers your display flight as a solo pilot or group.

After the success from the last year, we are preparing for you an event together with our Department virtual NATO days 2021. There will be a combination of two events happening at once. FLY-IN OSTRAVA, and then VIRTUAL AIRSHOW.

NATO Days in Ostrava are the biggest security show in Europe. The event’s aim is to present the wide spectrum of the resources and the capa...

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Brazilian Independence Day 2021

Brazil Division

Brazil

07 September, 2021    22:00Z

Low passes, Flying Display, Formation Flight

 

IVAO Brazilian Independence Day 2021 special operations event


Independence Day is a public holiday in Brazil and is always celebrated on September 7th. This is Brazil's National Day. In Portuguese, it is called 'Dia da Independência' and may also be known as 'Sete de Setembro' (7 September) or 'Dia da Pátria' (Nation Day).

On September 7th 1822, a declaration of independence from Portugal was made by Pedro di Alcântara, the 23-year-old son of the Portuguese King.

Brazil had been a colo...

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Bled Strategic Forum And EU Presidency FlyIn

Slovenia Division

Slovenia

31 August, 2021    18:00Z

Fly in

 

IVAO Bled Strategic Forum And EU Presidency FlyIn special operations event


We proudly represent you the second International Special Operations Event within IVAO Slovenia division. Whole event is based on a simple fly-in event to Ljubljana (LJLJ) from different countries in Europe on 31st August 2021. Transport Head of States and their delegations to Slovenia between 1800z and 2000z as our country is hosting two important events. The Special Operations event is running parallel to the real Bled Strategic Forum event which is anually hosted in Bled. Many different impor...

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Falcon Revival

India Division

India

29 August, 2021    09:00Z

Mid Air Refueling

 

IVAO Falcon Revival special operations event


After 10 years of dormancy, No. 101 Squadron (Falcons of Chhamb) is being raised again at Hasimara Air Force Station (VE44) with the arrival of top notch French
fighter jets, Dassault Rafale. Completing the delivery flight from Merignac to Ambala, the aircrafts are serviced and crew fed and rested to complete the next stage of journey to Hasimara. En-route pilots are to practice mid-air refuelling to get in rhythm with their new jets.

To cater for the request, No. 78 Squadron (Valo...

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ECUADOR SO LAUNCH EVENT MISSION DAYUMA

Ecuador Division

Ecuador

15 August, 2021    20:00Z

SAR, Low Level Fight, Group Flights

 

IVAO ECUADOR SO LAUNCH EVENT MISSION DAYUMA special operations event


IVAO Ecuador SO Department is proud to invite you to our first SO Event in our history.

For this occasion we decided to launch two special missions, These missions will take place next Sunday, August 15th from 20h to 22h30 UTC at "El Coca" Airport and inside the Special Area "SER-12|DAYUMA".

Ecuador Army has some training exercise in the heart of Ecuador Jungle, they decided to use at base "El Coca". The missions that you could decide to perform ar...

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Chornobyl Firefighting Operation

Ukraine Division

Ukraine

13 August, 2021    16:30Z

Firefighting

 

IVAO Chornobyl Firefighting Operation special operations event


IVAO Ukraine special operations department invites all of you to participate in the Chornobyl firefighting operation on the 13th of August 16:30-19:00 UTC.

According to legend, due to the hot and dry summer, the forests in the Chernobyl sanctuary and in the area of the Desna military training ground, which is located on the right bank of the Kyiv reservoir, caught fire. In this regard, the Ministry of Emergency Situations and the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine form fire groups of medium...

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Operation Iron Heart

Portugal Division

Portugal

17 July, 2021    14:30Z

QRA

 

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...

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Formation Flights over the Atacama Desert

Chile Division

Chile

22 May, 2021    19:00Z

Formation Flights

 

IVAO Formation Flights over the Atacama Desert special operations event


Welcome to our first Formation Flights event on the Chile division.
Our mission is to make formation flights with Jet Fighters and Helicopters over the coasts of Iquique and Antofagasta in order to recognize Chilean northern coasts and our Atacama Desert with a Special Operations Event.
This short event wants to give visibility to our Antofagasta FIR with a low formation flight with both JF and Helis in the groups.

JF Allowed ACF: F16, F22, etc.
Helicopters: All.

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Seven Million hours IVAO Spain

Spain Division

Spain

02 May, 2021    09:30Z

Training, massive arrival

 

IVAO Seven Million hours IVAO Spain special operations event


IVAO SPAIN IS IN CELEBRATION

We celebrate our users' 7 million online hours with a military flight event to put the military controllers at Moron Air Base to the limit.

Moron Air Base is a joint base of the USAF, USMC and Spanish Air Force. It's the home of 11st Wing, being one of the combat wings of the Air Force with Typhoon aircraft.

Therefore, we await your arrival at Moron AFB on May 2 between 1100z and 1400z.

You can fly from your pref...

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HOLY LIGHT

Greece Division

Greece

01 May, 2021    12:00Z

ESCORT

 

IVAO HOLY LIGHT special operations event


Hellenic Division, Special Operations for the 10th year organises the HOLY LIGHT
Event on 01st May 2021
Traditionally Greek Orthodox Church in cooperation with Hellenic Air Force (HAF)
provides the Holy Light transport flight from Holy Lands to the Greek Capital City
of Athens. This is a special VIP Flight operated by Hellenic Air Force on the Holy
Saturday of the Greek Orthodox Easter.
Formation of Fighter Jet Aircraft will be escorting Holy Light VIP flight after ent...

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Surya Kiran Southern India Fly Past

India Division

India

18 April, 2021    10:00Z

Fly Past

 

IVAO Surya Kiran Southern India Fly Past special operations event


To commemorate 50 years of the 1971 war victory, IVAO India Special Ops Department cordially invites fighter pilots to participate for the Southern India fly-past along the western coastline of India for a spectacular display of formation aerobatics over a total of five cities.

The fly-past comprises of a total of five legs. Starting from Cochin International Airport (ICAO: VOCI), we will first fly towards the town of the Coimbatore, tracking the VOR CCB. After crossing CCB, we fly nor...

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FLY IN CATAM

Colombia Division

Colombia

04 April, 2021    18:00Z

Airbridge, VIP, Transport

 

IVAO FLY IN CATAM special operations event


This year the presidents and ministers of
each country will meet in Bogotá, in order
to form alliances and fellowship with the
participating countries, for this reason you
have a scheduled flight with the president
and ministers of your country to Bogotá,
Colombia.

El Dorado airport is recognized as one of the most important airports in Latin America since it handles a large amount of both military and civil traffic daily.

Take off from the...

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Crystal Clear Water

Italy Division

Italy

27 March, 2021    15:30Z

CAS

 

IVAO Crystal Clear Water special operations event


The main objective of this event is to perform a complex simulation of a CLOSE AIR SUPPORT mission.

Be prepared to fly your jet through a series of tasks and briefings that will lead you to the final attack to the target. The Event is accompanied by a realistic scenario and two different operational zones (one to the west and one to the east Sardinia) have been assigned to carry out the event.

Takeoff and follow the ATC instructions untill your Control Point and wait for the &...

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200 YEARS HELLENIC GR INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATION

Greece Division

Greece

21 March, 2021    15:00Z

ESCORT

 

IVAO 200 YEARS HELLENIC GR INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATION special operations event


This year, on March 21, the Hellenic (GR) Republic celebrates the 200th anniversary of the beginning of the revolution for its independence, which was recognised a few years later.
The event will take place in the Hellenic FIR and will also focus in the areas of Athens, current capital of Hellas (GR) and Nafplion, located in the district if Argolis southwest from Athens, which was the first capital of Hellas
The fighter jets will accompany the VIP flights from the entry points of the ...

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Santiago Air Parade and 91st FACh Anniversary

Chile Division

Chile

20 March, 2021    18:00Z

Air Parade, Low Passes, Formation Flights

 

IVAO Santiago Air Parade and 91st FACh Anniversary special operations event


This year, the Chilean Air Force (FACh) celebrates its 91st anniversary. That is why this event will consist of an Air Parade over the city of Santiago, followed by a low pass over O'Higgins Park and a coastal flight from El Quisco to Valparaiso.

Take your helicopter, Cargo, or Fighter aircraft and join this beautiful celebration in the capital of Chile, making low passes over the O´Higgins Park in groups (packages) previously determined.

Your participation at the br...

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Search and Rescue

Uruguay Division

Uruguay

14 February, 2021    20:00Z

SAR

 

IVAO Search and Rescue special operations event


In the last few hours a ship has departed from Montevideo's Port to Río Grande, Brazil, with 4 crew members and 17 passengers.
After one hour the vessel has lost contact with the maritime radar.
The Navy and the Uruguayan Air Force activated the SAR (Search and Rescue) prodecure.
A groups of pilots must search the vessel and rescue its occupants.

Pilots Group 1 "AIRPLANE"
Acft: Lockheed C130, Embraer C95 (E110), CASA C212, Beechcraft BE20, Cessna ...

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CL SPECOPS Launch Event

Chile Division

Chile

13 February, 2021    18:00Z

Transport,Escort,Refueling

 

IVAO CL SPECOPS Launch Event special operations event


Puerto Montt city needs medical supplies so, the Chilean Air Force (FACH), requests international pilots in order to transport and protect the shipload.
In this event, we will count on:

- Transport (B767 - C-130 - B737 - A320 Family, etcetera),

- Jetfighter (F16, F22, MIG29, RAFALE, etcetera), and

- Tanker pilots (KC-135, KC-130, KC-767, A330MRTT, etcetera) in order to complete our missions.

This is the first event of Special Operations category in Chile...

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RAF Valley Real Operations

United Kingdom and Ireland MCD Division

United Kingdom

31 January, 2021    14:00Z

SAR, Low Level, Cargo Transport, Fighter Manoeuvre

 

IVAO RAF Valley Real Operations special operations event


Royal Air force station Valley (RAF Valley) is one of the busiest military airfields in the UK with both the initial and advanced fast jet training taking place here. Also due to its location RAF valley regularly plays host to visiting aircraft from both the RAF and allied air forces. Because of this, various types of missions operate to and from RAF Valley, we would like you to get a taste of the sorts of operations that are undertaken at RAF Valley.

Therefore the United Kingdom and Ir...

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WHITEWALL 2021

Italy Division

Italy

23 January, 2021    15:30Z

PAR and Navigation

 

IVAO WHITEWALL 2021 special operations event


Welcome to the WHITE WALL 2021 Exercise!

The main objective of this event is to perform a PAR approach and Low Level or Instrumental navigation training.

This is the first time for an international event where this kind of Approach method has been utilized.

MISSIONS DESCRIPTION
• Take Off from LIPA Aviano AB
• Follow TWR/APP instructions to join your assigned route
• Perform the navigation training (low level or instrumental)
• Perfo...

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50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARRIVAL OF THE F5 TO TALAVERA LA REAL

Ala 23 Virtual SOG

Spain

16 January, 2021    15:30Z

Air Show

 

IVAO 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARRIVAL OF THE F5 TO TALAVERA LA REAL special operations event


The Virtual 23 Wing is pleased to invite you to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the arrival of the Northrop F-5B Freedom Fighter (AE.9). It was November 12, 1970 when the first three F5s manufactured at Construcciones Aeronáuticas S.A. landed. The following year they would be fully incorporated and began their career as a school attack aircraft in the 23rd Wing.

Our mission will consist of a low-level visual flight through the autonomous community of Extremadura, Spain. On this...

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SO World Tour Launch Party

HQ-SOD

Australia

09 January, 2021    10:00Z

CAS, Training

 

IVAO SO World Tour Launch Party special operations event


IVAO Special Operations are pleased to announce the release of the Special Operations World Tour 2021. The release date will coincide with the Launch Party event on the 09/01/2021. The Launch Party will mirror Leg 1 of the SO WT which is a mission departing and arriving at RAAF Tindal (YPTN) in Northern Australia.

Mission 001 is a training flight from RAAF Tindal (YPTN) to RAAF Tindal (YPTN), where you will make a dry gun run at the Delamere Air Weapons Range (YDWF) before returning to ...

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Departures, EU Summit Event

BELUX Region Division

Belgium

11 December, 2020    18:00Z

Summit

 

IVAO <i>Departures,</i> EU Summit Event special operations event


In December 2020, Brussels will be hosting a EU Summit. Heads of States and/or governments from all over the European Union will come for this important meeting. Take your wings, and bring your leaders safely to the capital of Europe!
Choose one or several flight(s) in the list below. You can fly inbound Brussels (arrival between 18z and 21z /9th Dec) and/or outbound Brussels (departure between 18z and 21z/11th Dec). People flying at least one day will get 1 point for the Jet Fighter Awa...

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Arrivals, EU Summit Event

BELUX Region Division

Belgium

09 December, 2020    18:00Z

Summit

 

IVAO <i>Arrivals,</i> EU Summit Event special operations event


In December 2020, Brussels will be hosting a EU Summit. Heads of States and/or governments from all over the European Union will come for this important meeting. Take your wings, and bring your leaders safely to the capital of Europe!
Choose one or several flight(s) in the list below. You can fly inbound Brussels (arrival between 18z and 21z /9th Dec) and/or outbound Brussels (departure between 18z and 21z/11th Dec). People flying at least one day will get 1 point for the Jet Fighter Awa...

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Green Light Exercise

BELUX Region Division

Belgium

02 December, 2020    18:30Z

Tactical Recce

 

IVAO Green Light Exercise special operations event


IVAO Belux invites you to an exercise in order to practice your tactical helicopter flying with NVGs.

The main principle:

- You take a helicopter, alone or with a copilot

- You join the exercise briefing at the beginning of the event (on Discord)

- The mission commanders you a list of targets to find

- You prepare your flight, alone or with your colleague

- You proceed to the exercise area in order to spot as many targets as possible within ...

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Airbridge SKBQ and SKCC

Colombia Division

Colombia

29 November, 2020    18:00Z

Airbridge

 

IVAO Airbridge SKBQ and SKCC special operations event


The Ivao Colombia division and the special operations department invite
to accompany us next Sunday, November 29, to this airlift between the
(SKBQ) Barranquilla Colombia Airport, to (SKCC) Cucuta-Colombia airport, which is called one of the most dangerous airports and with the highest difficulty in focusing. We will have atc coverage throughout the route which will give us a great experience and make our flights more realistic and get to know the military procedures of another division...

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Air to Air Refueling over Canary Islands

Spain Division

Spain

28 November, 2020    15:00Z

ARR, formation flight,

 

IVAO Air to Air Refueling over Canary Islands special operations event


This is a Air-to-Air Refueling event in GCD-20B restricted area.
The event's day is November 28th, 2020. Between 1500z and 1900z
It's mandatory to work according to ATP56.
Maximum 10 slot for each tanker, for each slot maximum 2 receivers.
Briefing previous to mission 1505z

A beautiful area to fly and more to simulate this type of exercises, during the duration of the exercise you can fly through the Canary Islands under military control and enjoy its magnifi...

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Second Part, Eastern Shield Second part East Asia MCD Indonesia Division

East Asia Region Division

Philippines, Indonesia

15 November, 2020    11:00Z

Transport, Logistic, Heli Ops

 

IVAO <i>Second Part,</i> Eastern Shield Second part East Asia MCD  Indonesia Division special operations event


The «Eastern Shield» is a joined exercise of three divisions: XR MCD, XE MCD and ID division, which are to take place in November in two parts.

First part will be on the 8th 12 – 16 UTC. The second part will be on the 15th of November 11 - 14 UTC. In the second part, you will have to provide trooping and delivery transport logistic to Basilan Island nearby Philippines territory, there is a frontline camp against militarized naval vessels units which have moved south wa...

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First part, Eastern Shield

IVAO Eastern Europe and Northern Asia MCD

Russia, North Korea

08 November, 2020    12:00Z

AG, maritime patrol, AAR, CAP, logistic

 

IVAO <i>First part,</i> Eastern Shield special operations event


The «Eastern Shield» is a joined exercise of three divisions: XR MCD, XE MCD and ID division, which are to take place in November in two parts. First part will be on the 8th 12 – 16 UTC. Second part will be on the 15th of November. Per the legend, a group of militarized naval vessels units have overtaken strategic and economically essential naval regions and started to seize the production from trading, fishing vessels and coastal areas. The participants need to react quickly t...

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WHITE SHARK 2020

Italy Division

Italy

31 October, 2020    15:30Z

AAR

 

IVAO WHITE SHARK 2020 special operations event


Test your skill on making “Rendezvous Foxtrot” where tankers and receivers takeoff togheter from the same Airport and fly to the destination practicing en-route AAR.

On Arrival, perform the “Accompampanied Let Down Procedure” or the “Visual RUN-IN” and accomplish the mission.

It is an unique opportuanity to experience many procedures and techniques used by squadrons during their deployments.

Airports involved:
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NATIONAL DAY OF SPAIN

Ala 23 Virtual SOG

Spain

24 October, 2020    14:30Z

Aerial parade

 

IVAO NATIONAL DAY OF SPAIN special operations event


The Virtual Wing 23 organizes a very special event in which we will fly to Madrid, the capital of SPAIN, where we will make a low-altitude flight through Paseo de la Castellana to commemorate the national day.
As every year, Wing 23 attends the celebrations of the National Day in Madrid, where a military parade takes place along the Paseo de la Castellana.
We will make a navigation flight departing from the designated Air Base going to the assigned waiting point where the controll...

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Operation Garuda

India Division

India

20 September, 2020    08:30Z

Escort

 

IVAO Operation Garuda special operations event


IVAO India invites you to participate in the upcoming _OPERATION GARUDA – Air Escort Mission_. Leh, the capital city of Ladakh is in urgent need of military equipment. However, due to adverse weather conditions causing multiple landslides, all support roads to Leh have been blocked. Your task is to escort a Boeing P-8I Poseidon which is carrying essential goods and sensitive military equipment from Palam Air Force Station (ICAO: VIDP), New Delhi to Leh Air Force Sta...

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WILLIAMTOWN FLY IN

Oceanic Region Division

Australia

19 September, 2020    09:00Z

VVIP Flight, Military Cargo, Flight Training

 

IVAO WILLIAMTOWN FLY IN special operations event


Williamtown RAAF Base was established as a base for fighter aircraft, commencing operations on 15 February 1941. After World War II Williamtown became the home base for the RAAF’s Tactical Fighter Force in Australia.

Pilot participants can fly to Williamtown RAAF Base from any airport. Flights can be VVIP flights, fighter aircraft flight, military or humanitarian cargo flights, medical flights. For local flights, it can be the form of flight training using training aircraf...

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Brazilian Independence Day 2020

Brazil Division

Brazil

07 September, 2020    22:00Z

Low passes, Flying Display, Formation Flight

 

IVAO Brazilian Independence Day 2020 special operations event


Independence Day is a public holiday in Brazil and is always celebrated on September 7th. This is Brazil's National Day. In Portuguese, it is called 'Dia da Independência' and may also be known as 'Sete de Setembro' (7 September) or 'Dia da Pátria' (Nation Day).

On September 7th 1822, a declaration of independence from Portugal was made by Pedro di Alcântara, the 23-year-old son of the Portuguese King.

Brazil had been a colo...

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Operation Lasa

Indonesia Division

Indonesia, Singapore

30 August, 2020    13:00Z

CAP

 

IVAO Operation Lasa special operations event


IVAO Indonesia invites you to participate in celebrating the independence of the Republic of Indonesia with events from the IVAO Indonesia Special Operations Department, OPERATION LASA.Every year there are always illegal planes that cross the skies of Indonesia. Usually, they fly without passing permits. The Air Force always intercepts these aircraft and conducts force landing or expulsion.

In this operation, participants will be invited to perform CAP in Indonesian airspace. You are we...

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1st Frank Phlippo Memorial Air Show

BELUX Region Division

Belgium

29 August, 2020    12:00Z

Air Show, Flying Display

 

IVAO 1st Frank Phlippo Memorial Air Show special operations event


On 29th August, we would like to invite you to our Tribute and airshow at Koksijde. This year's airshow is dedicated to Frank Phlippo and to make it an event for all members, we are adding an extra Tribute day.
Frank Phlippo, a former special operations coordinator of our division, died this year.

Aside from being the second most active member in IVAO's history, he was also a retired air force pilot officer on many types, including Sikorski helicopters but also F-104 Starf...

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23 BLT and 32 BLT August Wings

Poland Division

Poland

22 August, 2020    15:00Z

Air Refueling,Air Escort, Formation Flying

 

IVAO 23 BLT and 32 BLT August Wings special operations event


"August Wings" is annual (virtual) Polish Air Force flying exercise day. We practice and check things like: formation flying, air refuelling and air escort. Two airports are in use: EPMM Mińsk Mazowiecki and EPLK Łask. There are also two squadrons participating: 23BLT (Tactical Aviation Base in Mińsk Mazowiecki) and 32BLT (Tactical Aviation Base in Łask). Pilots from 23BLT will takeoff from EPMM and pilots from 32BLT from EPLK. First takeoffs will take place at 15:00UTC time. Profe...

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Operation Granja

Portugal Division

Portugal

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.


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Fairford Airshow

United Kingdom and Ireland MCD Division

United Kingdom

01 August, 2020    12:00Z

Airshow

 

IVAO Fairford Airshow special operations event


Every year the largest military Airshow in the world is held at RAF Fairford in the United Kingdom, with both civil and military aircraft showing their prowess in the skies above Gloucestershire.

Therefore, the United Kingdom and Irelands Special Operations Department would like to invite you to the “Fairford Airshow”. Come and display solo, in a formation or even park your aircraft on static display and enjoy the shows throughout the day. All aircraft are welcome, so come a...

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Independence Day

Venezuela Division

Venezuela

05 July, 2020    15:00Z

Air Parade, Air Show

 

IVAO Independence Day special operations event


Come on and celebrate Venezuelan Independence Day with a flyover of Proceres monument in Caracas.
Military jets will depart Nearby El Libertador airbase (SVBL) and will fly display formation over Caracas in a tradition of many years of flying parade, amusing the spectators in site or over TV throught decades. Is regarded the more astonishing part of the customary military parade held every year.
You will depart El libertador Airbase (SVBL) to joint your display formation, fly a counteclo...

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Operation Baikal

IVAO Eastern Europe and Northern Asia MCD

Russia

27 June, 2020    12:00Z

Evacuation, firefighting

 

IVAO Operation Baikal special operations event


XR Special Operations Department kindly invites everyone to International Special
Operations Event Operation «Baikal» on the 27th of June 12:00 – 15:00 UTC.

The Russian emergency response service has received a message about a forest fire in the region of Irkutsk, near the villages of Kuret, Alaguy and Yelantsy. On account of locals, the fire has been started with the presence of wind blowing to the west. It is moving quickly and presents a challenge for the self-e...

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Exercise Blackdog

United Kingdom and Ireland MCD Division

United Kingdom

17 May, 2020    12:00Z

QRA

 

IVAO Exercise Blackdog special operations event


Quick Reaction Alert (QRA), A state of readiness that many air forces around the world maintain, allowing them to respond to any possible air threat within their area of responsibility. But with current safety levels of modern aviation, means that QRA pilots are commonly scrambling to unresponsive aircraft or aircraft in distress. The UK currently operates 2 QRA bases, RAF Coningsby to the south and RAF Lossiemouth to the north.

The United Kingdom and Ireland, Special operations depart...

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Operation Dusk Waker

East Asia Region Division

Hong Kong

16 May, 2020    12:00Z

SAR

 

IVAO Operation Dusk Waker special operations event


East Asia Region proudly presents our first ever Special Operations Event! In our very first mission, we have prepared an exciting and fun scenario for you. Join Hong Kong’s SAR agency HKGFS and embark on a journey to save lives! Take command of your helicopters and execute your tasks in the pitch dark South China Sea efficiently and safely. Rescue the passengers from the sea and take them back to safety as soon as possible. You will experience the satisfaction of SAR missions, and the sun...

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Holy Light

Greece Division

Greece

18 April, 2020    11:30Z

Escort

 

IVAO Holy Light special operations event


The Special Operations Department of Hellenic Division organize for yet another year, the transfer of the HOLY LIGHT from Jerusalem to Athens.

It is tradition for many years, on Greek Orthodox Eastern the Holy Light to be transferred from the Holy Lands with special VIP (HAF) Hellenic Airforce flight to Athens.

Scenario: VIP flight coming from LLBG on the 18th April 2020 12:00z.
Fighter aircrafts take off heading to the operational area to secure and escort VIP flight to ...

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Baliem Evacuation

Indonesia Division

Indonesia

22 March, 2020    12:00Z

evacuate, humanitarian

 

IVAO Baliem Evacuation special operations event


IVAO Indonesia Special Operations is hosting
a humanitarian mission this years as part of our program in 2020. Its mission will deliver basic needs such as food, medicines, doctors, volunteers, and necessary evacuations from Wamena to Jayapura.

This mission is centered at Sentani Airport, Jayapura (WAJJ) and Wamena Airport (WAVV). Silas Papare AFB (Sentani, WAJJ) has reported there are 13.000 citizens who would like to leave Wamena as the result of local civil unrest. The evacuatio...

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SK Exercise

Slovakia Division

Slovakia

03 March, 2020    18:00Z

Paradrop, CAP

 

IVAO SK Exercise special operations event


On behalf of Slovak division, we kindly invite you to our special operations event called SK Exercise. You can choose from two tasks in this mission:

1. Paradrop
2. Combat Air Patrol

Paradrop pilots will take off from Malacky (LZMC) and will proceed with troops to drop zone located near Sliac. Combat Air Patrol takes off from Sliac (LZSL) and will give support to the operation. On the patrol route, there is a possibility to change task to escort transport planes back to th...

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GRYPHON 2020

Italy Division

Italy

23 February, 2020    15:30Z

SAR

 

IVAO GRYPHON 2020 special operations event


Welcome to the GRYPHON2020 SAR Exercise!
The scope of this event is to perform a “joint” training with various helicopter and airplane assets with the aim of reaching a good level of performance between different “SAR agencies” and hopefully having fun doint it!

You can choose between 3 type of missions:

-Personnel evacuation;

-Logistic Transport (Helicopter);

-Logistic Transport (Cargo).


MISSION TIMELINE

1530z B...

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Avila Airbridge

Venezuela Division

Venezuela

26 January, 2020    19:00Z

airlift

 

IVAO Avila Airbridge special operations event


AVILA AIRBRIDGE
Sunday 26th January 2020
19:00 - 22:00 UTC

This exercise is an airlift operation to establish an airbridge to delivery personnel. Tactical approaches and departures will be necessary in an airfield with surrounding rough terrain and sometimes challenging weather.

You must perform steep approaches, STOL, MITO and if you have, RATO takeoffs.

The event will start at Josefa Camejo Airport (SVJC) and participants must establish an airbridge to Gen...

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Jogja Fly In

Indonesia Division

Indonesia

22 December, 2019    12:00Z

Fly In

 

IVAO Jogja Fly In special operations event


The surrounding area of airbase Adisucipto (WAHH), know as Jogja is suitable for military aviation training. Air Force to-be pilots are trained here to deal with both mountainous terrain and the sea. The airport also doubles as a civilian enclave airport, meaning domestic and international flights also use the airport on a day-to-day basis, sharing the airspace with military aeroplanes.

After considerations, Adisucipto (WAHH) has been selected for a fly-in IVAO event to
commemorate ...

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Operation Development

Sky Guard Indonesia SOG

Indonesia

16 December, 2019    13:00Z

Military Airbridge

 

IVAO Operation Development special operations event


Sky Guard Indonesia is a group which operate in the Special Operations Wolrd. On December 16 2016, SGI was officially accepted as a member of Special Operations Group headed by the ID - SOD. This will be the third year of Sky Guard Indonesia operating as an arm of IVAO Indonesia, especially concerning the area of Special Operations. The Sky Guard Indonesia is still young, indeed, but the developments we have seen within Sky Guard Indonesia during the three years are a sign that Sky Guard Indone...

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Operation Crowded Skies XV

HQ-SOD

Germany

07 December, 2019    18:00Z

Crowded Skies

 

IVAO Operation Crowded Skies XV special operations event


HQ Special Operations Department invites IVAO SO community to the annual Operation Crowded Skies event, a part of network–wide Crowded Skies event, on the 7’th of December 2019, Saturday, starting from 18:00 UTC.


This year Operation Crowded Skies SO event will take place in Germany, overhead Ramstein military airbase. Ramstein is located in the western part of Germany, this area is known to be the busiest airspace during peak time of annual IVAO Crowded Skies events. There...

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Qualification Exercise

Portugal Division

Portugal

23 November, 2019    15:00Z

SAR, MEDVAC, VIP, INTCP, FORM, AAR

 

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...

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Operation Calipo

Spain Division

Spain

16 November, 2019    11:00Z

Transport, Airlift

 

IVAO Operation Calipo special operations event


IVAO Spain welcomes you to it's latest event, Operation Calipo.

Spain is preparing in-house mission to improve coordination between the Spanish Air Force and the Spanish Army by creating a Forward Operation Base (FOB). Our senior staff want to see how good the coordination between those performing air transport with planes/ helicopters (Air Force) and those transporting the material by trucks/ helicopters (Army).

Our mission is transport all the needed material and drop it...

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Garuda Border Shield

Sky Guard Indonesia SOG

Indonesia

10 November, 2019    12:30Z

QRA, Air Tactics

 

IVAO Garuda Border Shield special operations event


Sky Guard Indonesia SOG is organising an integrated military exercise activity as an effort to increase the capability of its members as well as the members of IVAO Special Operations globally. This will be the first time Sky Guard Indonesia SOG inviting all members of IVAO to participate in a joint exercise titled Garuda Border Shield Exercise.

The event involves interception, escort, and air strikes of designated targets. Air strikes are executed after interceptions are successful, an...

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Operation Hurricane

IVAO Eastern Europe and Northern Asia MCD

Kazakhstan

09 November, 2019    12:00Z

Air to Ground, Paratrooper Drop

 

IVAO Operation Hurricane special operations event


The Special Operations Department of the Russian Federation and Kazakhstan Division invites members to its fourth International Special Operations Event, Operation Hurricane, on the 9th November 2019 from 12:00 until 14:00 UTC.

The XR Special Operations Command Centre has not received a scheduled update report from one of its military aerodromes located in the UAR24 restricted area and have tried to establish communications with it, but sadly there is no response. Images from ground and...

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Tucano Farwell

United Kingdom and Ireland MCD Division

United Kingdom

02 November, 2019    15:00Z

Airshow

 

IVAO Tucano Farwell special operations event


This year sees the Royal Air Force retire their Shorts Tucano T1, from service. The Shorts Tucano entered service in June 1988 and was used to provide basic fast jet training for Royal Air force and Royal Navy pilots, teaching them the fundamental skills they will require to become fighter pilots. The current home of the Shorts Tucano is North Yorkshire at RAF Linton-on-Ouse with 72 (R) squadron. However, with the introduction of the United Kingdoms, Military Flying Training System, the Tucano T...

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RAF Marham Fly In

United Kingdom and Ireland MCD Division

United Kingdom

27 October, 2019    16:00Z

Fly In

 

IVAO RAF Marham Fly In special operations event


This year RAF Marham (EGYM) enters a new chapter in it’s history, saying
goodbye to the Panavia Tornado after 40 years of service and welcoming the
new Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II. As the second Lightning II Squadron is
stood up the station is a hive of activity with aircraft movements on both training
and operational sorties.

The airfield is around 10nm from the coast in the South East of the United
Kingdom. It’s close proximity to both military t...

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NATIONAL DAY OF SPAIN

Ala 23 Virtual SOG

Spain

12 October, 2019    09:00Z

Low, Elevation, Flight, Navigation, Formation

 

IVAO NATIONAL DAY OF SPAIN special operations event


The Virtual Wing 23 together with IVAO organized a very special event in which we will make a flight to Madrid, capital of SPAIN, where we will make a low-level flight along the Paseo de la Castellana to commemorate the national day.
As every year, Wing 23 attends the events to celebrate National Day in Madrid, where a military parade is held along the Paseo de la Castellana.
We will make a navigation flight departing from Badajoz towards Toledo where the controllers will indicate the pl...

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Indonesian Armed Forces Anniversary Aerial Display

Indonesia Division

Indonesia

05 October, 2019    12:00Z

Airshow, Aerial Display

 

IVAO Indonesian Armed Forces Anniversary Aerial Display special operations event


The National Armed Forces of Indonesia (TNI) was born during the struggle of Indonesia to defend its own independence. TNI is divided into three main aspects, air, sea, and land, most of which have been greatly improved with their own aerial supports performing different roles for each of the forces.

The formation of TNI can be traced back to the times of national revolution—the formation of People’s Security Forces (TKR), on October 5, 1945—two months after the nation...

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EBFN Airshow

BELUX Region Division

Belgium

28 September, 2019    12:00Z

Flying Display

 

IVAO EBFN Airshow special operations event


BELUX Region Division is excited to invite you to the annual Koksijde (ICAO EBFN) airshow. The theme of this year's airshow is the remembrance of 75 years since D-Day.

You can bring all types of planes as long as they are approved for aerobatic manoeuvres, from C-152 Aerobat to DC-3 or even Spitfire.

The airshow constitutes performance of aerobatics for our guests on the ground.

Similarly to the last year's event you can expect a Twitch live stream with comme...

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Operation PROTEAS

Greece Division

Greece

21 September, 2019    15:00Z

Fire fighter

 

IVAO Operation PROTEAS special operations event


Scenario

Summer is coming to a close but the danger of wildfires in the area still exist. In the area of Michio Hill, fires are still in progress. All Fire Brigades are invited to take part in putting out these fires. All units must approach the site and perform their assigned task in accordance with the briefing document. All aircraft, at the end of their task, will land at Andravida Airport (LGAD) for debriefing.

Participating Units
1. Fire fighting aircraf...

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Operation Foxtrot

Indonesia Division

Indonesia

14 September, 2019    12:00Z

Firefighting, Medical Evacuation

 

IVAO Operation Foxtrot special operations event


Every year fire spots appear throughout Indonesia as a result of land being burnt to open up new area for agriculture and settlements. These fires are usually illegal and reckless, causing widespread, uncontrollable fire over large area of land. Fire and the smoke create negative impact to nearby cities and communities as they choke people and result in health issues. Pekanbaru is one of these impacted cities, with the government sending leased tanker aircraft (both rotary and fixed-wing) annual...

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Brazilian Independence Day

Brazil Division

Brazil

07 September, 2019    22:00Z

Low passes

 

IVAO Brazilian Independence Day special operations event


Brazil was founded in 1500 by Pedro Alvares Cabral and became a region that once belonged to Portugal Imperium. The Independence Day of Brazil has been celebrated on 7th September since 1822, when the Brazil became independent to Portugal, with Dom Pedro I as the first King of Brazil. Every city in Brazil celebrate with a military parade where soldiers of Army, Navy, Air Force, Police and Fire Service parade on the Main Streets and Avenues. Each year the Brazilian Air Force make low passes over ...

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Operation Tic tac toe

IVAO Eastern Europe and Northern Asia MCD

Russia

24 August, 2019    12:00Z

Search

 

IVAO Operation Tic tac toe special operations event


XR Special Operations Department kindly invites everyone to the third international Special Operations Event CAT-A operation Tic Tac Toe that will take place on the 24th of August from 12:00 to 15:00 UTC.

Participants will perform visual search for objects in specific locations; search locations as well as actual search objects are marked in a special way to aid searching. Each participant has to identify each object to complete this event. Detailed information is provided in the Event...

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Argos Operation

Argentina Division

Argentina

18 August, 2019    18:00Z

RECON, SAR, CAP, AAR, PARA

 

IVAO Argos Operation special operations event


This mission has been developed as a continuation of last years' set of SO events organised by Argentina Division, you may find more information about them on our forum: http://forum.ivao.aero/index.php?board=162.0 / https://ar.ivao.aero/?lang=en&pagina=eventos/en/pasados...

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GAIA Galicia and Atlantic Ocean

Spain Division

Spain

15 August, 2019    15:00Z

SAR

 

IVAO GAIA Galicia and Atlantic Ocean special operations event


IVAO Spain Division is excited to bring you another Special Operations event, this is a Search and Rescue (SAR) mission, the legend is that two ships have collided about 30 miles from the coast. The two closest airports are LEST and LEVX. At LEVX, two fixed-wing and turbohelice aircraft are available for searching ships, as well as, if necessary, deploying rescue rafts. Likewise, a significant number of helicopters are available for rescue of passengers and crew of both ships.

Please be...

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Virtual Adriatic Strike 2019

Slovenia Division

Slovenia

11 June, 2019    17:00Z

air to ground, transport, air supply

 

IVAO Virtual Adriatic Strike 2019 special operations event


Slovenian Division would like to welcome you to the first ever Slovenian Division Special Operations event. The event name is "Virtual Adriatic Strike 2019" and it runs parallel to the real "Adriatic Strike 2019". The real Adriatic Strike is a military training on Slovenian ground for all ground units and for military pilots and controllers. Pilots and controllers from different countries come to Slovenia on military training to train together. The controllers' jobs is t...

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Desert Fox

Argentina Division

Argentina

18 May, 2019    18:00Z

CAP,AWACS,AAR,STRIKE,RECON,ESCORT

 

IVAO Desert Fox special operations event


This is another event by Argentina IVAO division, the aim is to improve teamwork, communications and use of brevity words. There are several missions available for pilots to choose from.

Following a fictitious conflict between fictitious countries, we will be simulating a BLUE-GREEN-YELLOW coalition against RED party.

The main goal is to neutralise RED airbase facilities, however, as there is no information on the exact location of this airbase, reconnaissance planes will go fi...

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vJOINTSTAR 2019

Italy Division

Italy

05 May, 2019    18:00Z

STRIKE, SEAD, CAP, AAR, SAR

 

IVAO vJOINTSTAR 2019 special operations event


Welcome to vJOINT STARS 2019!

Our main goal for VJOINT STARS 2019 exercise is to reproduce a complex scenario in order to work in conjuction with other Nations. During the exercice pilots will be able to choose their mission profile with a wide choice depending on their role. The main ops will be performed with Air Interdiction and SEAD missions for strike packages, Combat Air Patrol for fighters, Air to Air Refueling for tanker assets and Search and Rescue for Helicopters. All pilots ...

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Holy Light

Greece Division

Greece

27 April, 2019    10:30Z

Escort

 

IVAO Holy Light special operations event


Operation “HOLY LIGHT”
Goal: Celebrate special event.
Scenario: VIP flight coming from LLBG on the 27th April 2019 10:30z.
An Embraer EMB-135H HAF on special mission transferring the Holy Light.
Fighter aircrafts take off heading to the operational area to secure and escort VIP flight to Eleftherios Venizelos airport (LGAV).
Engaged Aerial Units:
a) Embraer EMB-135H AEW
b) Fighter aircrafts (f.i F18 F22 F16, F4)
Air Base of operations the aerodrome o...

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Lightning Operation

Argentina Division

Argentina

20 April, 2019    18:00Z

AAR, EW, ESCORT, RECON

 

IVAO Lightning Operation special operations event


This mission has been developed as a continuation of last years' set of SO events by Argentina Division, you may find more information about them on our forum: http://forum.ivao.aero/index.php?board=162.0 / https://ar.ivao.aero/?lang=en&pagina=eventos/en/pasados.
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Disaster Response

Iran Division

Iran

19 April, 2019    11:30Z

HUM

 

IVAO Disaster Response special operations event


IVAO Iran division presents another challenging humanitarian SO event, please find a short description of the plot below, detailed information is provided in the Event Master Plan.

Army Air Corps received an order to provide relief packages and air ambulance service to the city of Sarpol-e Zahab after devastating earthquake. Survivors need basic care packages and wounded need to be air lifted to Imam Reza hospital northwest of Kermanshah airport.

You will be flying supplies an...

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Snake Hunt

Indonesia Division

Singapore

14 April, 2019    12:30Z

Transport, Escort, AAR

 

IVAO Snake Hunt special operations event


Exercise Snake Hunt is the continuation of a previous military operation simulation organised by Indonesia Division centred on Ranai AFB, Riau Islands, with its operations based at Hang Nadim Airport, Batam. In this operation we simulate the military takeover of an enemy-controlled Ranai AFB through the deployment of paratrooper forces. It is simulated that Ranai AFB has already been controlled by a hostile force and a military takeover must be executed in order to prevent Ranai AFB from ...

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Vulcano Operation

Colombia Division

Colombia

13 April, 2019    18:00Z

Logistics

 

IVAO Vulcano Operation special operations event


IVAO Colombia Division Special Operations Department is holding a logistics support mission. The main objective of "Vulcano Operation" mission is to deliver logistics to San Andres Island. IVAO Colombia SpecOps will center this operation at SKBQ Malambo Atlantico CACOM 3. Several large operations will be held in 2019 and thus will require supports from many parties. IVAO Colombia SpecOps invites all divisions to take part in this mission on April 13, operating in and out from SKBQ Mala...

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Aerial Firefighting

Iran Division

Iran

11 April, 2019    16:30Z

FFR

 

IVAO Aerial Firefighting special operations event


In the early hours of the day Sari firefighting watch received alert about a jungle fire in the southern mountains of Amol. Amol is a city and the administrative center of Amol County, Mazandaran Province, Iran.

Dispatch issued order to deploy teams of aerial firefighting to the situation. Two teams are being sent to contain the fire, team one consists of light firefighting crafts and helicopters stationed in Bishe-Kola airfield, team two are medium and heavy firefighting crafts station...

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Military logistics

Iran Division

Iran

31 March, 2019    10:30Z

Humanitarian

 

IVAO Military logistics special operations event


Beris is a village in Sand-e Mir Suiyan Rural District, Dashtiari District, Chabahar County, Sistan and Baluchestan Province, Iran. According to the 2006 census, its population was 2,356, forming 477 families. The beach at Beris is on the north of Sea of Oman, and is located in the province of Sistan. Near the beach are many boats and some special species of fish.

In an effort by Iranian army to provide medical care and supplies to far reached and poor parts of country a mission has bee...

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Emergency Evacuation

Iran Division

Iran

24 March, 2019    10:30Z

SAR

 

IVAO Emergency Evacuation special operations event


The South Pars/North Dome field is a natural-gas condensate field located in the Persian Gulf. It is by far the world's largest natural gas field, with ownership of the field shared between Iran and Qatar. Biggest danger in these kinds of facilities is fire, therefore there are strict protocols in effect to prevent dangerous situations and to insure crew safety. If all efforts fail to contain the situation a mandatory evacuation plan will commence and a distress signal will be sent to emerg...

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Torrejon AFB two hours

Spain Division

Spain

16 March, 2019    15:00Z

QRA,VIP,Firefighting,Escort,AAR,Transport,MEDEVAC

 

IVAO Torrejon AFB two hours special operations event


Hello Special Operations users

For two hours we will simulate some of the real operations that the Torrejón de Ardoz Air Base can have. We will have an additional incentive of a civil event held in nearby Barajas airport -- a challenge for pilots and ATC.

We have prepared some missions that we hope you will enjoy.

We have prepared escort missions of VIP planes, AAR refueling missions, transport missions, both reactors and turbohelices, as well as a police missio...

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LIRP Pisa Airport RFE

Italy Division

Italy

09 February, 2019    16:00Z

RFE

 

IVAO LIRP Pisa Airport RFE special operations event


The purpose of this event is to simulate a real day of operations at this particular airport that accommodates both civilian and military traffic.

Pisa San Giusto is the most popular airport of Tuscany and the 10th most busiest airport in Italy. It hosts the 46th airlift brigade with C130J and C27J aircrafts plus 2 groups of “Police Service” Helicopters (Carabinieri and Guardia di Finanza).

SpecialOps Pilots that want to participate need to consider of planning on...

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Operation Bearer

Indonesia Division

Indonesia

27 January, 2019    12:30Z

Transport, Delivery

 

IVAO Operation Bearer special operations event


"Operation Bearer" is Indonesia Division first event of the year 2019. This year we are going to use a concept of mutually connected events (with common plot, story line, etc. We will roll out massive exercises in the near future required for the mobilization of a large army. For that we simulate the mobilization in the mission entitled "Logistic Transport". In this mission we deploy the entire fleet of transports to move logistics and troops that were assembled in Jakarta an...

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Refueling Initiation Exercise

Ala 23 Virtual SOG

Spain

26 January, 2019    17:00Z

Refueling

 

IVAO Refueling Initiation Exercise special operations event


The Ala 23 Virtual SOG together with the Virtual Air Defense initiate the training course (in a form of SO events) with first mission in which we will do a refuelling exercise. Our events will take place within the airspace of Spain.

Fighter & transport pilots as well as controllers for Talavera Air Base (LEBZ) are welcomed.

This particular exercise consists of actual refuelling procedures, escort flying, visual and instrument approaches.

The mission will begin a...

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Operation Crowded Skies 2018

HQ-SOD

Republic of the Congo, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Somalia, Uganda

01 December, 2018    18:00Z

Humanitarian aid

 

IVAO Operation Crowded Skies 2018 special operations event


Our ambition is to offer SO-specific missions at Crowded Skies every year. This year's Crowded Skies Event has the very special motto "20 years anniversary" and Special Operations have always been a part of IVAO in the last 20 years. In the future the importance of SO will increase even more.

This year, we want to focus on a very important non-military mission type. We are talking about “Humanitarian aid”. The missions this year take place in Central and East ...

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