Welcome To The Arabian vACC

The busiest airspace in the Middle East

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About Us

  • #ClearVision

  • To become the leading vACC on the VATSIM network, known for its high-quality ATC, and enjoyable pilot experience.
  • #ClearMission

  • To provide the most realistic simulation possible of day-to-day aviation operations throughout Bahrain, Qatar, Oman and the UAE, remaining faithful to the real-world procedures. Through consultation with real-world controllers and pilots operating in the region, as well as reference to official documentation, the Arabian vACC faithfully recreates the procedures used in the real world on the VATSIM network.
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  • The Arabian vACC (Virtual Area Control Centre) is a vibrant community of virtual controllers and pilots who are part of the VATSIM network. The community is comprised of a multicultural membership base, with virtual controllers and pilots from over thirty different countries, many of whom are real-world aviation professionals with a sound understanding of operations unique to each FIR and are ready to welcome you to the virtual skies!

Upcoming Events

Our Upcoming Events Within The FIR

Our Team

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Chris Marriott

vACC Director

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Suprojit Paul

ATC Training Director

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Nils Dornbusch

ATC Operations Director

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Furqan Shakil

Events & Marketing Director

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Shahzin Shajid

Assistant Events & Marketing Director

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Praveen Saju

Membership Director

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Mohammed Al-Thani

Bahrain FIR Manager

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Chriss Klosowski

Oman FIR Manager

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Mark Foister

Technical Director

Frequently Asked Questions

  • If you are part of the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region, you may send an email to membership@vatsim.me with your name and VATSIM ID stating your intention to join the Arabian vACC.

    If your region is not EMEA, submit a region change request on https://my.vatsim.net/ and then send an email to membership@vatsim.me with your name and VATSIM ID stating your intention to join the Arabian vACC.

    You can check your assigned region by logging in to Oryx and clicking on my profile on the top right and checking your user profile.

  • Our front page displays all our upcoming events where your can expect ATC so check back regularly as we update our events page! You can also join our Discord where we post regular event updates and other community announcements.

  • You can join our community discord here

  • If you are a home member, first ensure that you have join the Arabian vACC by following the steps described above. Once you have done that, submit a support ticket on Oryx and our staff will guide you through the process to commence your training.

    If you wish to visit the Arabian vACC, first ensure that you meet the minimum requirements as defined in our membership policy, then submit a support ticket on Oryx and our staff will provide you with guidance.

  • All training material links are on our Discord or on Oryx under the training documents section on the left-hand side.