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Welcome to Channel Express Virtual
Our virtual airline is based on the operations of the real world airline of the same name, before its renaming to in 2006, we also offer our pilots the opportunity to fly for other airlines of the Dart Aviation Group if that is their wish.
We prefer a not to serious approach to our hobby, and so we have minimal rules and there is no hidden terms and conditions, you simply enjoy your hobby and make new friends if that is want to do ? your choice.
We use the Kacars flight tracking & pirep reporting system for logging our flight times which can be viewed on the home page flight map, for those who wish to use it, which is free and available for download in the downloads page or can also be sent direct via email if required. we also use a manual pirep reporting system is also available for those who would rather use that, all flights can all be booked via the schedules page which is easy and straight forward to use, just find the airline you wish to fly for and book your flight.
We offer realistic passenger and cargo flight's, which include both domestic / International and one or two transatlantic services for those who like long Haul flights.
We make no claim to be the best virtual airline, nor would we wish to be, we are what we are take it or leave it, however if you would like to learn more about the many aspects of Channel Express Virtual, Please feel free to browse the website using the links above and If you think this Airline is for you, Then Why not Join us today ?

Brian Mason
Managing Director
Channel Express Virtual

Latest Forum Posts

 Submitted By  Date Posted  Subject
   Roger Pilgrem CA0164 29-03-2017 Re: 10'000 Hours Reached
   Rich Johnson CA0210 29-03-2017 Re: 10'000 Hours Reached
   Brian Mason CE0001 29-03-2017 10'000 Hours Reached
   Roger Pilgrem CA0164 28-03-2017 Re: 4655 nm in 1 hour 4 min?
   Jim Hamilton CE0043 28-03-2017 Re: 4655 nm in 1 hour 4 min?
   Roger Pilgrem CA0164 28-03-2017 10,000hours
   Roger Pilgrem CA0164 23-03-2017 Re: Your awards
   bill kirkham LS0122 23-03-2017 Re: Your awards
   Brian Mason CE0001 23-03-2017 Re: Your awards
   bill kirkham LS0122 22-03-2017 Re: Your awards

Current Operations

Live Flight Board

Icon Flight Departure Arrival Aircraft Status
CA5001 EGLC EGCC 146-300QC Arrived

Flight Bids

Flight Number
Pilot Name
Tail No.
Flight Time
AWG6908 EGCC EHRD Rich Johnson 146-300QT G-FRBA 1.15 Hours
LS036B LIMC EGSS Rich Johnson B757-200F G-CEXF 1.45 Hours
LS036 EGSS EHAM Iain Roberton B757-200F G-CEXF 0.3 Hours
LS106 EGSS EDDM Brian Mason B737-300F G-CELN 1.45 Hours
SAT820 KFLL KEWR Nico Schroder B757-200F N105CE 2.15 Hours
SAT819 SVMI KFLL Nico Schroder B757-200F N105CE 3 Hours
SAT818 MMUN SVMI Nico Schroder B757-200F N105CE 3.15 Hours
SAT817 KMIA MMUN Nico Schroder B757-200F N105CE 1.15 Hours
LS111B KEWR SOCA Paul Coburn B747-400F G-SCNB 6 Hours

Lastest Arrivals

Flight Departure Arrival Duration Pilot Landing Rate Status
CA5001EGLCEGCC01.01CE0210 Rich Johnson-267 ft/m Pending
GSM6003LEIBEGPF03.02CA0164 Roger Pilgrem-79 ft/m Accepted
LS036AEHAMLIMC01.15CE0210 Rich Johnson-66 ft/m Accepted
LS111AGMMNKEWR07.37SAT0122 Bill Kirkham-127 ft/m Accepted
CA5039EGACEICK00.57CA0164 Roger Pilgrem-14 ft/m Accepted
CA5037AEIDWEGAC00.51CA0164 Roger Pilgrem-164 ft/m Accepted
LS088EDDMULLI02.29SAT0122 Bill Kirkham Not Recorded Accepted
GSM6002EGPFLEIB03.06CA0164 Roger Pilgrem-85 ft/m Accepted
GSM6001LEMHEGPF03.00CA0164 Roger Pilgrem-271 ft/m Accepted
GSM6000EGPFLEMH03.30CA0164 Roger Pilgrem-113 ft/m Accepted
10'000 Hours Reached

Posted by Brian Mason on 03/22/17

Good Day All
As of today Channel Express Virtual has finally reached a somewhat significant milestone in its history with the recording of 10'000 flying hours.
And has dully received an award within VA Central to mark this event.
I would like to thank all our pilots in making this achievement possible well done all.

Time for Change

Posted by Brian Mason on 01/23/17

Good Day All

As you know we currently have a large number of spare aircraft based in India at both VIDP & VOBLwell after much thought I've decided to relocate some of these to our UK hubs.

For starters 2 Airbus A320's will be based at Stansted, these will replace the Two 737-700's G-CEMA & G-CEMB.

The fate of the mentioned aircraft is undetermined at this time.

There will also be a 737-900-ER VT-CHR which will be relocated to Luton this will be an additional aircraft.

As for Express India I would like to introduce a new aircraft type, The Airbus A321-200 which in time could replace the current A320' s based at both airport.

Another thought I have had will be to do away with some of our operational airline's

One of which is Heavy Lift this could just as easily be incorporated into the cargo division.

If you wish to comment on this particular subject please feel free to post in the forum or if you have any idea's of your own.



Stratos Dash 8 routes added fr

Posted by Bill Kirkham on 11/18/16

Stratos has added a Dash-8Q400 to its network providing passenger service to destinations in Canada and USA, one or two will be challenging as winter comes in !!:)

Stratos adds MD11F to fleet

Posted by Bill Kirkham on 10/23/16

Stratos adds MD11F to the fleet with routes across the US from Newark to west coast and Alaska. Enjoy the flying.

Stratos Caribbean

Posted by Bill Kirkham on 08/19/16

Stratos has acquired a Dash8-Q400 and has been refurbished and reregistered and now sports a fresh new colour, specially for the Caribbean. the aircraft fly out of Barbados and Jamaica, most of the routes are less than 1 hour but some around 2 hours. I hope you enjoy flying this aircraft into some amazing airports on the islands. Bill.

About Channel Express Virtual

What is Channel Express Virtual ?
We are a group of likeminded people who share a common interest.
It is a hobby that involves flight simulation using either FS2004 or FSX, some of us are flyers, some do the duties of ATC while some are both.

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