Welcome to VATSAF!


VATSAF is the Southern African Division within VATSIM. Our territory incorporates the following FIRs:

FAJO – Johannesburg Oceanic (South Africa)  
FAJA – Johannesburg (South Africa)  
FACA – Cape Town (South Africa)  
FYWH – Namibia  
FBGR - Botswana  
FQBE – Beira (Maputo)  
FVHF – Harare (Zimbabwe)  
FNAN - Luanda (Angola)  
FMMM – Antananarivo (Madagascar)  
FLFI – Lusaka (Zambia)  
FIMM - Mauritius  
FSSS - Seychelles  
HRYR – Kigali (Rwanda)  
HKNA – Nairobi (Kenya)  
HBBA – Bujumbura (Burundi)  
HUEC – Entebbe (Uganda)  
HTDC Dar Es Salaam (Tanzania)  

We provide training to all our member pilots and Air Traffic Controllers..

Latest Division News

George Leonard Awarded S3

Congratulations to George Leonard on being awarded his S3 rating.

Keep up the good work and hope to see you trying for your C1 soon.



George Leonard - Appointed as Vatsaf 9 - Assistant Pilot Training Director

Hi Guys

It gives me great pleasure to announce the appointment of George Leonard to the position of Vatsaf 9

George will forfill the role of Assistant Pilot Training Director.

As we know George brings along a wealth of real world flying experience to Vatsaf 

George, welcome aboard Sir

Looking forward to work with you


Nico de Lange


VATSAF3 - Pilot Training Director 



News on the new VATSIM voice codec

Good afternoon folks,

Here is a bit of good news from VATSIM regarding the new voice codec...https://blog.vatsim.net/index.php/posts/something-new

Best regards,


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