ATC Recruiting

Are you interested in becoming an Air Traffic Controller on the Expert Server? We are looking for professional and knowledgable users to control the skies of Infinite Flight!

What is IFATC?

The Infinite Flight ATC [IFATC] Team is a group of highly-qualified Air Traffic Controllers that provide global ATC services on the Expert Server. IFATC members communicate on the Discord platform, progress through a structured rank system, and have an opportunity to control anywhere in the world, whether with the atc schedule or an airport of their choosing!


Requirements:

  • Trust Level 1 on the Community Forum in good standing
  • At least 14 years of age and as specified by Discord HERE for your country
  • Minimum stats to enter Expert Server (Grade 3)
  • Minimum of 500 ATC operations
  • All-time stats do not exceed 50% Level 1 Violation to landing ratio
  • At least 60 days since last Level 2 or 3 Violation
  • Infinite Flight Account must be linked to IFC account in-app throughout the process
Fine Print
  • Members that are removed from the recruitment process due to inactivity must wait at least 30 days from their removal date prior to reapplying.
  • Members removed twice from IFATC or the recruitment process for inactivity will be permanently ineligible to rejoin.
  • Out of respect for ATC Recruiter time, staff may deny an application to return if previous membership resulted in low activity, a short tenure, or a voluntary exit.

How does the recruiting process work?

  • Ensure you meet ALL of the requirements above.
  • Review the ATC manual HERE
  • Submit an application: Join IFATC
    Note: This application should be used by IFATC members to initiate the radar process
  • Your application will be reviewed and accepted by a Recruiter
  • A Recruiter will contact you via PM on the IFC within 3-5 days
  • You will be sent a link that may be used once to complete the timed Knowledge Exam, a 25 question test that will evaluate the candidate’s knowledge of basic ATC procedures and commands
  • With a passing score of 80% on the written exam, the recruiter will schedule a Practical Exam to evaluate the candidate’s ability to efficiently control an airport with 5-8 aircraft

How can I prepare for the tests?

  • Review the ATC Manual
  • Watch The Perfect ATC Test
  • Enroll in ATC Training
  • Create an ATC Tracking Thread in the ATC category where you can announce opening on the Training Server, request various scenarios, and other assistance from community members
Practical Test Skill Requirements

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FAQ

Returning Members: How can I rejoin IFATC?

Returning IFATC members may apply in the same manner by submitting an application.

Members that are removed due to inactivity must wait at least 30 days from their removal date prior to reapplying. Out of respect for ATC Recruiter time, staff may deny an application to return if previous membership resulted in low activity, a short tenure, or a voluntary exit. Members removed for inactivity twice will be permanently ineligible to rejoin.

How do I check my status?

After submitting your application you will be sent an automated message here on the community forum. You’ll be sent updates throughout the process to know the status of your application. Once assigned a Recruiter, they will be added to the message where you’ll begin the testing process!

Can I contact a recruiter directly?

Do not contact Recruiters directly. Please review the requirements, submit an application, and a Recruiter closest to your timezone will contact you within 3-5 days.

When can I retest if I do not pass?

Written:
0-49%: 30 Days
50-79%: Two Weeks

Practical:
Poor: 30 Days
Marginal: Two Weeks

Three failed attempts of the Written or Practical will result in a 90 day wait period to restart the process. Applicants who fail to communicate with their Recruiter for 30 days after being
eligible to test (or retest) may be terminated from the IFATC Recruiting process.

What can I do to prepare?

1. Review the Infinite Flight ATC Manual where you’ll find all official ATC procedures.

2. Take a practice test!

  • Subjects Evaluated: Tower & Ground
  • Questions: 15
  • Time Limit: 20 Minutes
  • Pass/Fail: No passing score, % only
  • Password: No Password Required
  • Information Required: First/Last Name & Valid Email Address
  • Upon completion of your ATC Practice Test you will receive an automatic email with your score, test questions, correct answers, and a percentage for each category to identify areas of improvement.

3. Watch our YouTube Tutorials!

Only serious and mature candidates will be considered to ensure the Infinite Flight Community is provided the best Air Traffic Control service possible! Failure to follow any of the above instructions may result in disqualification.

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