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VirtualUA Press Release – August 2015

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Welcome to August! We hope you are all having a nice and relaxing summer. For the management team here at Virtual United Social Club, Inc., it is definitely a busy part of the year, however, it has also been very rewarding! From receiving our non-profit organization seal and official documents to having a record breaking summer in terms of PIREPs filed, everyone in the community is striving for further success. Without further ado, here is our August 2015 Press Release for the end of July and August.

Starting off, we have had many changes within our management team. In the Human Resources Department, Sam Mussen has been appointed the Senior Vice President of the department. Sam brings past knowledge of

the organization back to the table and has already delivered great results for the department. In the Communications and Marketing Department, Mark Savard has been re-appointed the Senior Vice President of the department. After having to resign from the position back in December due to time restrictions, Mark returns with new plans and strategies to propel the organization into stronger partner relations and protrude through the use of social media. In the Community Affairs and Events Department, former Western Regional Manager Willie Woolridge, has been moved to the Senior Vice President position of the department. Willie comes to the department in high spirits and a great mindset in hopes of re-energizing the pilot base by creating more and more events. He also comes with past work experience in successful organizations.

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Eastern Airlines Virtual Press Release – August 2015

EasternAVIt’s August! The kids are going back to school, you’re going back to school, and Eastern Airlines Virtual is celebrating another birthday. Hard to believe we’re 17 years old and we’re still going strong! To celebrate our 17th EAV is pleased to announce a Tour of Brazil. This Tour will comprise 38 legs, with flights as long as 1600nm to as short as 52nm. Fly into and out of some of the toughest jungle and mountain airports whilst flying everything from 747′s down to Dash 8 Turboprops. It’s sure to be an adventure filled Tour!

Eastern Airlines Virtual offers many benefits including;

- 10 hubs spread across the United States, from traditional Eastern
Airlines hubs in Miami and Atlanta to non-traditional

Eastern hubs in Los Angeles, Dallas, and Seattle.

- Fleet Hanger with 33 Aircraft ranging from modern aircraft in new
liveries to traditional Eastern Airlines birds in the

iconic Eastern Hockey Stick livery. Fly the DC-3 to the A380 and 747-8

- Earn Ribbons and Medals flying Tours and Challenges. Our website
contains a complete pilot profile page where you can

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Eastern Airlines Virtual Press Release – June 2015

EasternAVSummers here! Kids are out of school, you’re out of school, it’s vacation time! What better time to head south to one of the world’s vacation hotspots, the Caribbean! At Eastern Airlines Virtual we have plenty of flights to the Caribbean. From San Juan, Punta Cana, Nassau, Montego Bay, Havana, and, of course, St. Maarten! Plus many more destinations and you can fly to them in a variety of aircraft. You can fly there from all of the hubs, we even have a Caribbean Tour going on now which will take you to some of the smaller strips in a variety of Turboprops. Head over to Eastern Airlines Virtual and sign up today!

Eastern Airlines Virtual offers many benefits including;

- 10 hubs spread across the United States, from traditional Eastern
Airlines hubs in Miami and Atlanta to non-traditional Eastern hubs in Los
Angeles, Dallas, and Seattle.

- Fleet Hanger with 33 Aircraft ranging from modern aircraft in new
liveries to traditional Eastern Airlines birds in the iconic Eastern
Hockey Stick livery. Fly the DC-3 to the A380 and 747-8

- Earn Ribbons and Medals flying Tours and Challenges. Our website
contains a complete pilot profile page where you can view and keep track
of all your awards.

- Ranking system based on Hours flown.

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Virtual United Airlines May 2015 Press Release

VirtualUAVirtual United Airlines is pleased to release this press release on the happenings within our virtual airline. We provide you information from our chief administrative officer and our departments of airline operations, technology, and communications.

It has been a busy few weeks here at Virtual United. We have made several changes to our Executive Management and our various departments (i.e. airline operations, technology, and communications).

These changes are the embodiment of our commitment to our pilots to provide the best in regards to staff professionalism and pilot experience.  Here at Virtual United, we are constantly looking for ways to improve the pilot experience; bringing creativity and innovation to new heights and most of all – creating strong, lasting bonds between pilots and staff within our community. We invite to come and be a part of our growing community of pilots; come and experience Virtual United for yourselves. For the pilots that are, and have been with us through it all; we extend a heartfelt thank you.

Airline Operation consist of our seven Hubs. Chicago, Houston, Newark, San Francisco, LA, and Denver and its not just about flying its about having fun flying, challenging each other, pushing the limits of your training. This can be done through numerous ways including Group Flights, difficult approaches or landing rate initiatives not to mention numerous giveaways. One of the best ways been Battle of the Hubs. It begins with the group stage, final four, two Hub enter one Hub leave. Its an opportunity you cant miss. We have put together some of the brightest and game changing Pilots as Domicile Manages who lead the Hubs into
unchartered territories. This is where you want to be, let your mind lead and your body will follow.

Only virtualua.org can offer this much prize for an Event. Coming this Summer to Continue reading

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Flight1 Software: iFly 747-400 for Prepar3d v2.x Released

Following up with their highly-rated Flight Simulator 2004 and X releases, iFly is proud to announce that their iFly Jets: The 747-400 is now available for Lockheed Martin Prepar3d users. Taking full advantage of P3D’s updated engine, the iFly 747-400 gives P3D users a beautiful heavy iron aircraft for those long international flights or short charter hops with spectacular cockpit shadowing and reflections, high definition textures, plus much more.

About the iFly Jets: 747-400
After several thousands of man hours of development and working with well known 747 Captains and Engineers, The iFly Jets: 747-400 for P3D is one of the most advanced simulations ever brought to Continue reading

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Virtual United Airlines Press Release for November 2013

CHICAGO, IL – vUnited is in the final stretch of 2013 and we want to thank you for staying with us in the first operating year of the virtual community. It has been a busy fall for the virtual airline as we have launched several new programs including: weekly fly-in’s, charters, vUnited Executive Platinum, and our Go Forward Plan 2014. Let’s get started!

Our community appears to still be growing as we now have ~250 ACTIVE pilots and ~40 PIREPS per day. Just as a reminder this marks the half-way point to our 500 pilot cap so join now before we have to close the registration! We will also be launching a new recruitment campaign which will likely double transferable hours and a starting balance of 10,000+ vUnited Reward Points!

Our events department has been busy at work planning both major and minor events for our members. vUnited pilots can enjoy a wide range of weekly fly-in’s over the VATSIM network. The next major event for vUnited is Christmas in Chicago (December 15, 2013). Even if you are not a pilot, we invite you to come join us at O’Hare Airport that day for a chance to win several prizes from our generous partners. Sponsors will include: REX Game Studios, Aerosoft, Majestic Simulations, BluePrint Simulations & more!

Want the flexibility of creating your own charter flights and equally rewarding points program? With our Executive Platinum Rewards program, you can ‘purchase’ your own flights through our pilot shop. Say you want to fly your new PMDG 777 from two city pairs not in Continue reading

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