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Minimum Requirements

To qualify for membership to TAROM Virtual Airline the pilot is required to meet the following minimum criteria.

The pilot must be in possession of Flight Simulator 2004, FSX, FSX:SE, Prepar3D or X-Plane 10.

The pilot must run their Flight Simulator on a Windows PC platform. We do not currently support the Apple or Linux platforms.

The pilot must be registered with the IVAO or VATSIM Online Organization.

The pilot must be over the age of 16.

The ability to fly for TAROM Virtual Airline once every 30 days. (See Pilot Inactivity Policy)

The pilot must submit their real identity. ( No nicknames or callsigns are permitted )

The ability to show professionalism within the organization and when conducting Online Operations.

A pilot WILL be required to sit an entrance examination. (See Examination System)

As English is the international language of the aviation industry, we require applicants to have a reasonable level of written and spoken English.

Online Network Registration

There is no formal obligation to fly using the online network, however we do require you to register with the IVAO or VATSIM network.

If you have not yet registered with IVAO or VATSIM, please go to VATSIM or IVAO respectively.

Please make sure you enter your correct network ID on the application form.

Applications submitted with an incorrect network ID will be rejected.

Pilot Inactivity Policy

TAROM Virtual Airline operates a 30 day active flying policy which means pilots must fly at least one flight every 30 days.

Pilots who are inactive after the 30 day period may be removed without notice from the rosters.

You will NOT be entitled to any leave of absence until you have served 90 days as an active pilot. There are no exceptions to this policy, so if you are unable to fulfill the minimum flying activity (one flight every 30 days) for your first 90 days please defer your application until such time that you are able to commit.

We ask you to carefully consider before applying whether you are able to fulfil this basic commitment.

Inactivity creates a burden on resources and time that can be better spent improving our services for members who participate with our operations.

If you do fall inactive on our rosters and re-apply your past record of participation will be looked at.

Pilot Reports or "PIREPS"

Accelerated Time is NOT permissible through our software client.

Flight Planning is required for all flights at TAROM Virtual Airline, this is one of the mandatory fields in the client.

The Pirep will be rejected if landing rate will have a value equal or greater -700 fpm

To combat fraudulent hours, TAROM Virtual Airline accept only one PIREP to be entered by a form per month

Other Important information"

While you are waiting to be accepted on TAROM Virtual Airline this is an excellent opportunity to familiarize yourself with our Operations.

When you are accepted you will be ready to fly without looking at our procedures. This will save you considerable time and effort.

Some of our services on the website are not accessible by nonmembers but these items are fully documented in our Operations Manual.

Once your application is approved you will receive your ROT ID number along with the latest Operations Manual.

If you have any queries regarding Applications in the meantime please contact us.

New Pilots Note"

Your first flight at TAROM Virtual Airline must be completed within 7 days of your acceptance date.

If you have difficulties with using our system please email us as soon as possible so that we can assist you.

If you do not contact us our system will automatically delete you from our database.

If you do not receive a reply within 7 days please see our FAQs for a possible answer to your query.

You will not be entitled to any leave of absence until you have served 90 days as an active pilot.

After reading all of the above and if you are still interested in joining, then please proceed to our application form."

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