The IVAO Headquarters Pilots Group is a group of skilled pilots, which task is, to provide enough traffic or to perform difficult operations where a controller exam takes place.
The main task of this group is to provide experienced and qualified pilots to division ATC examination.
Why this group have been created ?
The main priorities of HQ Pilot Group are the knowledge, concentration and execution skills.
Note: As a sign of membership , our pilots get a special HQ Pilot badge inside their profile. (HQ pilots badge and status will be removed when pilot leave the Group).
The service provided by the Pilots Group is available by request for any controller exams and some official training managed by training department of division.
HQ pilot group can only be requested by the examiner or the trainer of the training department of division which host the exam.
The Pilots Group needs notification about 5 days in advance to reach all pilots. Try to make your request as soon as possible, as the requests are processed on a first come first served basis.
Rule: A maximum of 3 exams can be allowed per day.
Every examiner can call the HQ Pilots for a briefing about 30 minutes prior to the start of the exam.
The examiner is invited to participate to assign tasks and ask questions.
The pilots will try to complete all tasks that are requested in the briefing or ordered via text during the flight, in function of the traffic around and in function of ATC examinee capabilities.
When more than 4 HQ pilots are attending to an exam, the examiner has the choice to request an exam supervisor. An exam-supervisor is a person who is in contact with all pilots to coordinate different situations. The examiner can still contact all pilots directly.
To be part of HQ Pilot Group, the member should send himself his application. The group will not invite Pilot to participate.
To become a member of HQ Pilot Group, You need to:
Rule : Becoming an IVAO HQ pilot will require the minimum knowledge asked in Commercial Pilot rank.
Rule : Only staff members of HQ training department are not required to perform the minimum flight activity.
When you have passed with success the entry exam, you will become part of HQ Pilot Group and you will be invited to our communication channel and media.
New pilots shall have to pass a trial period of 1 month. After that time, his permanent status will be decided in a voting by the members of the HQ Pilots management. Former pilots may rejoin the group at any time. The member has to be allowed by the HQ pilot group management and he will be on trial status again.
Each pilot shall follow the general rules presented below:
Note: The HQ Pilot Managers may modify the HQ Pilot Group internal rules at any time and shall inform the pilots via the HQ Pilots forum and Discord Channel.
If you are the member of the HQ pilot group, you can obtain badges, after reaching a certain amount of exam participation according the table below:
|Award||Award image||Minimum of controller exam participation||Minimum of division covered by exams joined|
|Bronze Pilot exam||25||7|
|Silver Pilot exam||50||15|
|Gold Pilot exam||100||20|
|Platinium Pilot exam||200||25|
Note: These badges remain permanently inside pilots profile when awarded.