Virtual TWA

Welcome To Virtual Trans World Airlines



THIS VA IS OWNED AND OPERATED BY RETIRED TWA EMPLOYEES...

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:

WORK AS A TEAM AND HAVE FUN !!!


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.

MINIMUM BASIC REQUIREMENTS YOU SHOULD KNOW...
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
vTWA




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



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New Pilots

TWA0030 Roland Braksch

TWA0028 Nico De Lange

TWA0027 Salvatore Bongiovanni

TWA0021 Rick Corsie

TWA0020 Jacob Paule


Statistics

Total Pilots: 18
Total Flights: 319
Total Hours: 937 hrs
Flights Today: 0
Total Pax Carried: 51401
Miles Flown: 310396 nm
Aircraft In Fleet: 103
Total Schedules: 2838


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vTWA's 20 Most Recent Flights


Flight Number Pilot Aircraft Departure Arrival Submit Date Status
TWP36-2 Scott Clawson DC-2 KBUR KNUQ 08/31/2014 Pending
TWP59-2 Nico De Lange 1649 KDCA KDAY 08/30/2014 Arrived
TWA805 Scott Clawson B747SP-31 KSFO VHHH 08/30/2014 Pending
TWA240 Nico De Lange B727-231 ADV KSTL KDCA 08/30/2014 Arrived
TWP1-8 Scott Clawson DC-3 KMKC KICT 08/29/2014 Pending
TWA21 Greg Tyler B767-331 KSFO PHNL 08/29/2014 Arrived
TWA811-1 Jon Cox B747-231 VTBD VABB 08/29/2014 Arrived
TWC792-5 Scott Clawson DC-4 KCMH KPHL 08/29/2014 Arrived
TWA241 Nico De Lange B727-231 ADV KDCA KSTL 08/28/2014 Arrived
TWA378 Roland Braksch B757-231 KLAS KPHL 08/28/2014 Arrived
TWA445 Roland Braksch B747-131 KJFK KLAS 08/27/2014 Arrived
TWA745-5 Jon Cox B747-231 VHHH VTBD 08/26/2014 Arrived
TWA1029 Roland Braksch B747-131 LFPO KJFK 08/26/2014 Arrived
TWA745-4 Jon Cox B747-231 PGUM VHHH 08/26/2014 Arrived
TWA1304 Roland Braksch B747-131 KIAD LFPO 08/25/2014 Arrived
TWA1314 Roland Braksch L-1011-100 KLAX KIAD 08/25/2014 Arrived
TWA745-3 Jon Cox B747-231 PHNL PGUM 08/24/2014 Arrived
TWP68 Nico De Lange 1049G KCMH KDCA 08/24/2014 Arrived
TWP92 Scott Clawson 1049G KORD KCMH 08/23/2014 Arrived
TWA703 Roland Braksch L-1011-100 KJFK KLAX 08/23/2014 Arrived
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