On our pages you will find everything you ever needed to know about how to become a virtual Air Traffic Controller or online pilot. However, that is not always enough. Sometimes it is far quicker, far easier and much more fun to actually speak to someone direct The VATSIM UK TeamSpeak server may just resolve that for you.
VATSIM UK hosts a TeamSpeak server which is available to members 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It is an essential tool for co-ordinating with adjacent controllers, mentoring sessions, enjoying group flights together or simply having a chat. It is a great resource which is well used by the division. And best of all, like all other VATSIM services, it's completely free.
At VATSIM UK we want to encourage a welcoming and inclusive community to ensure every one of our members has the best experience possible. The VATSIM UK TeamSpeak server is an official VATSIM communication medium, which means that all members are subject to the
Members who choose to break our TeamSpeak house rules can be kicked or even banned from the server. If you wish to report a member breaking the rules, please approach a member of staff (who is not currently in a coordination, mentoring or examination room) or utilise the helpdesk.
Please remember that you may only enter:
Should you have a question for a member of staff using these channels - you should not disturb them (either by entering the channel or via PM/poke), please wait for them to finish and change rooms first. If you’re unable to locate the answer to your question on either the website or the forum - you are always able to raise a ticket using the helpdesk.
Although our TeamSpeak layout may seem a little confusing at first, it's actually laid out in a very simple way. If you follow this simple guide to our different rooms, you will familiarise yourself with the layout very quickly.
All members enter this room when first connecting to the server. Voice is disabled.
These rooms are used by members of individual Regional Training Schemes for controlling, flying, chatting and meetings. Although there are no entry restrictions to these rooms, please consider the privacy of members, particularly during community-specific discussion or meetings. Controller co-ordination is welcomed in these rooms, but please consider using the co-ordination rooms if you wish to avoid being disturbed.
These rooms can be used for general chat, group flights, controlling sessions and socialising. There are no entry restrictions to these rooms, but please respect the house rules at all times.
These rooms are to be used for coordination only. Only members controlling a relevant position may enter. No chat or music.
Please remember that you may only enter a coordination room - if you are actively controlling a relevant facility for the purposes of coordination.
These rooms are used exclusively for controller mentoring. No entry except with the permission of the mentor. Adjacent ATC may enter to co-ordinate.
Please remember that you may only enter a Training room - if you have the permission of the mentor (adjacent ATC may enter for the purposes of coordination and then leave once complete).
These rooms are used for pilot coordination and training purposes. There are no entry restrictions to these rooms but please respect the privacy of occupants, particularly during pilot training.
Please remember that you may only enter a Training room - if you have the permission of the mentor.
For exams only. No entry without the express permission of the examiner.
Please remember that you may only enter an examination room - if you are actively controlling a relevant facility for the purposes of coordination AND have the permission of the examiner.
If you have any issues with registering on our server, please submit a ticket.