Grupo SATA Virtual intends to be a cybernetic simulation of
Grupo SATA at the pilot level. Our pilots are flying real routes
in Microsoft Flight Simulator at their own computers, having at
the same time a place to learn and to interact with other
Grupo SATA Virtual has its own website at www.satavirtual.org.
All @satavirtual.org emails are considered official from SATA
Virtual staff. Any other mean of communication is considered
official if includes our URL.
The Virtual Pilots are those persons who have been approved
to join our roster after all necessary exams.
The admission is made in two steps. From time to time a
Pilot Recruitment Board is open. After sucessful registration an automatic
email is sent to the candidate email address with details to access
Certification Centre admittance exams.
The admission process is described in
Captain admission is restricted to pilots already in the
roster and a) have at least 150 flight hours b) 100 as
flight time in his fleet. Captains moving from one fleet to
other are reduced to Pilot status until obtaining 20 flight
hours in the new fleet. The admission process is described
Pilots are submitted to one fleet from which they shall
receive the flight assignments. Any pilot having a type
rating for another fleet may fly in this fleet. Type ratings
are valid for a period no greater than 1 year. The Type
Rating procedure is described in
Flight Assignments are only suggestive and not a demand.
Each new flight assignment is issue from a period not less
than 8 days.
Flight Reports are mandatory in order to be included in the
logbook. The official and only method available is by vFDR.
Several Requests are active. Inactivity is for pilots who
intend to be inactive for a period greater than 2 months.
Fleet change is a request to all those pilots willing to
change their active fleet, which from that moment will start
receiving the flight assignments bounded to that fleet after
a valid type rating has been completed.
Removal from Roster
Any pilot without a single report within 2 months will be
considered suspended. Any suspended pilot will be removed
from the roster within 2 months.
Pilots with inactivity status will be removed after a period
of 4 months.
Real Airline Support
Grupo SATA Virtual is authorized by Grupo SATA to use its logo
and name, since July 17th 1997. Both Grupo SATA logo and name
are registered marks of Grupo SATA. Grupo SATA Virtual also has
technical and logistic support from Grupo SATA.