Air Canada Virtual Official: Recruiting Pilots

Welcome to the Air Canada Virtual Official Thread!

My fellow aviation enthusiasts I am delighted to announce the new and improved Air Canada Virtual Airline.
Check out our website for applications:

Firstly a message from our president {@Seanhickey465 }
It is my honor to present to you, this new and improved Va. My team and i have put blood, sweat, and tears into developing this va and making sure, we as a team could make your stay as comfortable as possible. I want to firstly thank my team who have put all it takes into building a va. We hope to see you in the skies soon as a proud member of ACVA.
Happy landings - Sean Hickey


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We Are IFVARB Approved

“Travel, Explore, Experience; Vous voyagez, Vous explorez, Vous expérience”

Our Staff

Here at the Air Canada Virtual we have a close team of 5 on at all minutes of spear time helping out our pilots with any questions that need an answer. Our staff members have experience from multiple other VA's and this makes us very unique.

President ~ @Seanhickey465
Deputy President ~ @natedog508


Events Manager/Graphic Designer ~ @Balloonchaser
Social Media Manager ~ @Genius
Pilot Relations ~ @the777fan
Flight Manager ~ @OC212
Pilot Trainer ~ @InfiniteFlight-Jack

Requirements to join

There are NO requirements. You can join at any Infinite Flight grade and any age. If you want to join, check out our apply page on our website.

Live Pilot Count

Updated daily, this is the current amount of pilots we have in our VA.

Live Pilot Count

Pilot number = 96

Ranks and Fleet

We have a fleet of 15 aircrafts from all the major airplane manufactures. Whatever the route length we have the perfect aircraft for you!
Ranks and Fleet

Ranks and Fleets
Trainee: Upon completing training course
Bombardier Dash-8
Embraer E175
Cadet: Upon reaching 10 hours
Embraer E190
Boeing 717-200 (McDonnell Douglas DC9)
Second Officer: Upon reaching 25 hours
Airbus A319
Boeing 737-800 (Boeing 737-8 Max)
Senior Second Officer: Upon reaching 40 hours
Airbus A321
First Officer: Upon reaching 60 hours
Boeing 767-300
Airbus A330-300
Senior First Officer: Upon Reaching 90 hours**
88Boeing 777-200lr
Boeing 787-8
Captain: Upon Reaching 120 hours
Boeing 777-300er
Boeing 787-9
Senior Captain: Upon Reaching 160 hours
Boeing 747-200
McDonnell Douglas DC-10
We hope to add more ranks as more aircrafts get added to the game!


We may be a small airline but as you work up our ranks, you’ll be able to travel half way across the world. You can check out our full list of our routes on our website:


Our main form of communication is slack. Our slack channels are moderated 24 hours a day insuring things get done as quickly and safely as possible.

We Offer Flight Training

Flight Training

It is mandatory for new pilots grade 1 or 2 to take a short flight training lesson. If they need help, links and general advice can be given. If anyone grade 3,4 or 5 want to take it, they can contact our flight trainer if they’d like.


Do I need to pay for any features at all?
Nope, none at all. If someone asks for money its not us!

What are the requirements for pilots?
He at Acva we are happy to facilitate all skill levels, although if your under Grade 3 you will need to go through training before logging flights.

How active do I need to be?
A pilots must log at least one flight a week. If you need a break longer than this, message a staff member.

Is there a crew center?
There is a pilot center in the works so stay tuned for that.

Types of Events We Have

Types Of Events We Have

Exploring the true North- These events will be open to both Air Canada Pilots along with guests. We will fly to “underused” airports in North America, but specifically Canada.

Weekly Events for Air Canada pilots only- These events are scheduled on our slack page and are available to all of our pilots. They are held every Wednesday.

Fill up Events- These events are self explanatory. We will try and fill up our hubs. Once a month this event will be held as it takes a long time to plan.

Air Canada Weekend Getaway- These are events where Air Canada flies to nice places anywhere in the world. Short haul to extra long haul. This event can be anything!

Wednesday Charters- These events will be every other Wednesday and this is when we transport Canadian sports teams to their destination in support for the team.

Core-6 Joint Event- This is a 4 event series featuring 6 awesome VA’s. ACVA, AAV, AFKLM, BAVA, DLVA, and UVA. We will be featuring all of these airlines hubs while we travel the world 200 pilots at a time.

Landing Competitions- A pilot favorite for almost all VA’s, the landing competition is an event where pilots are graded on their landings and are given an award of some sorts based on what position they come in.

IFATS Partnerships

We are glad to announce our partnership with IFATS. We can’t wait to explore this amazing aspect of Infinite Flight!


That’s better 😂 nice thread guys! Extremely professional and well made!

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Great job nate! I am pleased to see the fully updated thread. Might consider this VA :)


Thank you. Much appreciated!

Haha. Thanks man. This was the right account loll

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Looks good guys! Glad I’m in ACVA 🙂

Is this actually true?


I know for me specifically I did give some sweat and tears into it. Long story haha


I LOVE the Wednesday Charters. im glad to be apart of ACVA -Sky


Exactly what I was wondering…


Great thread @natedog508 ! Best of luck from yours truly 😄😉

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Thanks chris. Much appreciated.


WOW! When/ if I renew my live flight subscription, I would be glad to join your team.

Subscriptions are a bit pricey. :)


Indeed they are. Thanks for your interest. Let me know if you have any questions!


We here at the ACVA are super sorry for the inactivity on the thread for the past week. Expect a large update on what’s happened over the past week as we have some big news!



We have two new staff members!!! @InfiniteFlight-Jack and also owen castelli. Owen has taken @the777fan’s spot as flight manager so we added pilot relations role for @the777fan. While @InfiniteFlight-Jack has taken the role of pilot trainer for all new pilots grade 1 or 2 who join our va!

Also: We have added a calendar to our website so you can all see what we have planned.

We have also made our flight logs open to the public. You can view them by clicking “Pilot Hours” on our website.

We are also celebrating 2 staff birthdays this week!

@The_Geniusman’s birthday is this Monday the 7th!

My birthday is tuesday the 8th!

We forgot to mention @Balloonchaser’s birthday which was May 2nd.

Last but not least, we have added in 13 pilots in the past 4 days! This brings our pilot count up to 140 on the dot and we sent out another 11 invites in the past two days.



We have updated our fleet! @Shae_Lenae, otherwise known as Jacob in our Virtual Airline submitted a request that we can add the “McDonnell Douglas DC9” and the “Boeing 737-8 MAX”. He was looking at the Boeing 717-200 and the Boeing 737-800 as aircrafts we can use and us staff at the ACVA decided to agree to his proposal! The reason we accepted is that we not only had one request for these but three and we only want to do what our pilots want and this will also add more for our pilot to look forward too. Our new ranking system can be viewed under “Fleet and Ranking System” both here and on our website.


Woohoo! I’m glad to see these aircraft added to the fleet! Safe flying everyone!


145 pilots!!?? Wow! (:


As always it’s great to see ACVA pilots using a wide array of aircraft to give them a choice in which aircraft they fly!
-Owen Castelli Flight Manager ACVA