WELCOME TO THE VIRTUAL MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
We’re the home of military flight simulation in the United Kingdom and operate on the International Virtual Aviation Organisation (IVAO) both nationally and globally. We provide a truly exhilarating experience for all of our personnel be that at home or on operation as we partner with fellow Special Operation Groups spanning across the world participating daily in events such as the interception of a Russian TU-95 Bear approaching UK airspace, the use of the Chinook HC4/6 for a humanitarian project in Indonesia or simply providing a presence at one of the many airshows the Organisation is welcomed to.
We currently operate the Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4 in our Fast Jet capacity offering a Quick Reaction Alert service to controllers in the United Kingdom.
We currently operate the C-130 Hercules and Airbus Military A330 MRTT aircraft, delivering logistical and refuelling opportunities to our own and affiliate crews.
We currently operate the Chinook HC.4/6 undertaking both logistical and combat search and rescue missions in the United Kingdom and overseas.
WHY JOIN US?
We provide all training from basic to advanced developing your flying skill across our Flying Training Schools before progressing onto your final aircraft.
We strive to be as realistic as possible enhancing your experience and ranking us one of the top military flight simulatuion groups in the world.
We are one. When you join us you aren’t just a number, you’re part of the flying family. We all play a vital role in delivering each other’s experience.
“The Virtual Ministry of Defence has taught me a variety of new things improving both my navigational and general flying skills.”
Flying Officer, 4 (R) Sqn