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VATSIM / BVA Announces Annual Boston Tea Party


VATSIM & Boston Virtual ARTCC Host 23rd Annual Boston Tea Party on August 6.

BOSTON - July 21, 2022 - The pilots and controllers of BostonVirtual ARTCC invite all flight simmers to join the 23rd annual BostonTea Party on August 6. From 12-7pm ET (1600-2300 GMT), ATC coveragewill be available across the northeastern United States on VATSIM, thefree, international air traffic control network.

The free event will feature air traffic control coverage at Boston(KBOS) and several nearby regional airports. Coverage is also expectedat neighboring facilities including New York, Cleveland, Washington,and more.

Participating pilots have the option to play "Tea Party Poker", afun competition that runs during the event. As simmers land atselected airports on VATSIM, they are issued virtual playing cards. Atthe end of the event, the pilots holding the best virtual poker handsare eligible to win prizes including a Navigraph Ultimatesubscription, Honeycomb hardware, and much more.

To participate in the Boston Tea Party event, flight simmersrequire a computer running Microsoft Flight Simulator, Prepar3D,X-Plane, or FlightGear, along with an internetconnection. Participants also require a free VATSIM membership, andshould be proficient in online ATC communications and protocols.

The full list of Tea Party prizes includes Aerosoft vouchers,Airfoillabs' aircraft, KMVY from Burning Blue Design, FlyTampa's KBOS,a Honeycomb ALPHA or BRAVO, free copies of X-Plane 11/12, LatinVFR'sKBDL, and a one-year Navigraph Ultimate subscription.

For full contest rules and more information about how pilots can participate in the event, visitwww.bvartcc.com/teaparty.

About Boston Virtual ARTCC

Boston Virtual ARTCC is an integrated community of flightsimulation pilots and air traffic controllers operating in the BostonARTCC on VATSIM. The community provides an online training andsimulation environment where everyone is willing to learn and happy tohelp. Membership is free, by application. Visitbvartcc.com/welcomefor more information.

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