Virtual TWA

Welcome To Virtual Trans World Airlines


If your idea of flying for a virtual airline is simply starting at the runway, flying to the destination and getting credit, then this is NOT the virtual airline for you!

This virtual airline is for mature individuals willing to make a commitment.....
a commitment to professionalism, and a commitment to fun!

Unlike some virtual airline's, we strive for, and encourage both professionalism and uniformity, with procedures in place that are encouraged to be complied with by all members who apply. We rarely make an exception to this as we have a very challenging grading & scoring curve with a tracking system built specifically for vTWA that records more aircraft operating parameters than many other VA's out there. This ensures that all members are operating in the same manner. From filing flight plans, push back & start up procedures, through brakes set, engines shut down and Captains Flight Briefings (CFB's). At TWA, things were only done one way. The TWA way. Same principles apply here at vTWA. Be advised that we monitor and check every thing from scheduled departure times vs your actual dep time, boarding procedures, proper ac light settings, when engines started, taxi/take-off speeds, rate of climb, over speeds, rate of descent, and landing rate/fpm just to name a few, prior to approving CFB's (pireps). SLEWING and advancement of position through maps is strictly prohibited and cause for immediate rejection of CFB.

Yes we have some strict rules, but we take our representation of TWA, flying & having fun very serious, and we are very serious about having fun !!! In fact, our first and foremost rule is:


Although we are open and welcome everybody, we would much rather have a small group of dedicated, disciplined professionals than a large number of pilots doing things their own way, or for statistics purposes.

1) Safe handling/operation of ac.
2) Basic Meteorology (know how to read/interpret an ATIS report and other wx info).
3) Fluent with FAA/ATC terms, abbreviations and phraseology.
4) Familiar with aircraft, altitude & airspeed restrictions.
5) IFR rated (know how to nav using NDB, ADF, VOR, INS, GPS, & ILS).

All of this information is available and free in the MSFS ground school section. Please take the time to read it, study it and watch the videos. It is a tremendous help.

Virtual Trans World Airlines recreates the real world operations of Trans World Airlines from 1925 right up through the last day of operation February 2001 using FS2002, FS9 (2004 CoF), FSX, and X-Plane.
Virtual Trans World Airlines has Hubs serving Kansas City - (KMCI).....this is where the Jack Frye International Flight Training Center & Aircraft Maintenance/Overhaul Base are located. Lambert Field St. Louis - (KSTL).....Domestic Flt Ops, New York City - (KJFK).....International/N.Atlantic Flt Ops, Los Angeles - (KLAX), with focus cities in San Francisco - (KSFO), Chicago - (KORD), San Juan (TSJS). International/European Hubs in London - (EGLL), Frankfurt - (EDDF), Paris - (LFPG) and Rome - (LIRF).

As a pilot you will have 7 flight categories to choose from:

1) TWA - Jet flights from the B707's up to the B767's & L-1011's.
2) TWE - Trans World Express flights
3) TWP - Piston engine flights from 1925 thru 1967!
4) TWC - Cargo flights from all the periods!
5) OZA - The complete April 15, 1985 timetable from Ozark!
6) NYA - TWA part owned helicopter service in New York City during the 1962 Worlds Fair!
7) SFO - TWA part owned helicopter service in the San Francisco area also during 1962!

All flights are from timetables of each of the above.

With all that said, If you are interested in starting your virtual career with Virtual Trans World Airlines, and you're at least 13 years of age, we invite you to take the entrance exam, yes entrance exam. Told you we're serious. Upon completing and passing the exam you may then fill out an application.

We use a fully simulated system to re-create all real world Trans World Airlines schedules, passenger and cargo demands.

Virtual Trans World Airlines offers VA Aircraft Fleet Downloads for its members, the use of a Team Speak3 Server, and a private Forum (the TWA Skyliner). We use phpVMS as our base. We also have a custom built vTWAcars for flight reporting.

We encourage you to read and fully understand the Pilot Handbook...

so you will know what to expect from vTWA and what vTWA will expect from you. Every applicant must be able to fly their first scheduled training flight from KMCI within 7 days of applicants hire date. Please take this time to become familiar with the web site and handbook. Start your vTWA journey by taking the entrance exam, then completing the application and finally, completing the 8 training flights out of MCI. We look forward to having you fly with us!

The Staff

FYI: The "TWA Info" section has been moved to under the "About Us" tab!

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You're going to like us, TWA !!!

New Pilots

TWA0020 Jacob Paule

TWA0018 Jon Cox

TWA0016 Craig Mahon

TWA0015 Christy McCormick

TWA0014 Tony Vienonen


Total Pilots: 14
Total Flights: 203
Total Hours: 567 hrs
Flights Today: 0
Total Pax Carried: 50994
Miles Flown: 183003 nm
Aircraft In Fleet: 101
Total Schedules: 2838

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vTWA's 20 Most Recent Flights

Flight Number Pilot Aircraft Departure Arrival Submit Date Status
TWA185 Scott Clawson L-1011-50 KSTL KBOS 04/16/2014 Pending
TWA584 Daniel Counahan B757-231 KORD KJFK 04/12/2014 Arrived
TWTT003 Jacob Paule L-1011 KMCI KIND 04/11/2014 Arrived
TWA5128 G Tyler B727-231 ADV KSLC KFLO 04/11/2014 Arrived
TWA310-1 Scott Clawson DC-9-10 KMSY KSTL 04/10/2014 Arrived
TWA761 Craig Mahon B757-231 KDFW KSTL 04/09/2014 Arrived
TWA1420 Scott Clawson DC-9-10 KDFW KMSY 04/06/2014 Arrived
TWA59 Scott Clawson L-1011 KORD KDFW 04/05/2014 Arrived
TWPX11-3 Scott Clawson L12A JUNIOR KSBN KORD 04/04/2014 Arrived
TWA1421 Craig Mahon MD-82 KMCI KDFW 04/04/2014 Arrived
TWTT008 Craig Mahon B747-231 KLAX KMCI 04/01/2014 Arrived
TWPX11-2 Scott Clawson L12A JUNIOR KIND KSBN 03/31/2014 Arrived
TWPX11-1 Scott Clawson L12A JUNIOR KMKC KIND 03/30/2014 Arrived
TWTT006 Jon Cox L-1011-100 KMIA KMCI 03/30/2014 Arrived
TWE3579 Scott Clawson B190 TIST TJSJ 03/29/2014 Arrived
TWTT005 Jon Cox MD-82 KMCI KMIA 03/28/2014 Arrived
TWA5199 Scott Clawson L-1329 KMCI KMTV 03/28/2014 Arrived
TWA265 G Tyler B727-231 ADV KSTL KSLC 03/26/2014 Arrived
TWA5176 Scott Clawson B757-231 KDAB KONT 03/22/2014 Arrived
TWA5117 George A Gross Jr L-1011 KPIE KONT 03/22/2014 Arrived
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