VATSIM

AcronymDefinition
VATSIMVirtual Air Traffic Simulation (online flight simulations)
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There are online ATC communities, such as VATSIM, but you've got to have the ambition to set up the connection and the quality of what you get varies wildly; some volunteer controllers are as good as O'Hare Approach, while others .
Last fall, a service called PilotEdge (PE) took the VATSIM idea and went commercial, making the connection process as easy as possible, hiring select staff to handle the air traffic control functions, and setting up a website to support training and community.