SO Events


Special Operations Events is the 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 SO events take place every month.

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

Emergency Evacuation

Iran Division

Iran

24 March, 2019, Sunday    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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Military logistics

Iran Division

Iran

31 March, 2019, Sunday    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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Aerial Firefighting

Iran Division

Iran

11 April, 2019, Thursday    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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Vulcano Operation

Colombia Division

Colombia

13 April, 2019, Saturday    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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Snake Hunt

Indonesia Division

Singapore

14 April, 2019, Sunday    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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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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You may check archive data for SO events organised before 01 December 2018.



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