Why Donate to AVSIM?

If you enjoy visiting the AVSIM forums and find them a valuable part of your flight simulating experience, then please consider donating to AVSIM. Doing so will keep this free community service open and online. All donations made are greatly appreciated and will be put to good use maintaining and building a better community for you!

You will be given well deserved recognition for your donation:

Each donation will result in a badge assigned to your account and every time you post a message or a member visits your profile, they will see immediately that you have contributed to keeping AVSIM online and providing service to them.

Donations from $5 to $25 will result in the Donor Badge placed in your profile from 3 to 9 months.

Donations from $50 will result in the Bronze Badge placed in your profile for 6 months.

Donations from $125 will result in the Silver Badge placed in your profile for 1 year.

Donations from $250 will result in the Gold Badge placed in your profile for 2 years.

Donations from $500 will result in the Lifetime Badge placed in your profile for as long as you have an account on AVSIM. This is our Premier Member Level.

If you mark your donation as an anonymous one, the appropriate badge will NOT be shown in your profile.

How to Donate?



Click the DONATE button above. You'll be taken to the donation portal. If you would like to donate, select the amount you wish to donate to the right and follow the prompts. You will be taken to a PayPal payment gateway. If you do not wish to donate via PayPal, you can use your credit card.

VERY IMPORTANT: If your donation does NOT IMMEDIATELY APPEAR in the Donation Tracker, please send an email to forum@avsim.com and tell us that you have made a donation and provide your USER NAME on the forums! This will happen if you do not have a certified address registered with PAYPAL. It is important that you send us this email!

Please Note: Donations made to AVSIM Online are not tax deductible in the U.S. or elsewhere.