AFSBI is the Flight Simulation Association, promoting the whole simulation ecosystem. Connecting simulation professionals, enthusiasts, students and experts alike. Pairing with industry leaders, flight schools, instructors, builders and simulator manufacturers.

  • Are you a simulator enthusiast?
  • Have you looked for or found solutions to improve your flight training and proficiency?
  • Are you an established industry leader investing in simulators’ manufacturing?
  • Are you a large or small parts manufacturer, marketing simulation components or software?
  • Are you a flight school manager or instructor using flight simulators as an effective training tool?
  • Are you a newbie just starting to enjoy your brand new flight simulator software and/or hardware?

If you are any of the above, AFSBI is for you.

The Association

Encompassing simulation professionals, enthusiasts, beginners and experts alike, pairing with industry leaders, trainers, builders and parts manufacturers.

The Membership

Offers an online meeting place, news, member profiles, tests and product reviews, directories of items related to simulation,  posts from simulation experts and AFSBI staff.


Recognition, participation, content management and soon discounts, facilitation, online workshops and in-person training sessions.

The Lab

Product testing, AFSBI Seal of Approval in recognition to outstanding products, research on innovative solutions

Our  Objectives in Summary

  • The Association aims at promoting development and use of flight simulators both for personal use and for professional training and proficiency purposes;
  • The Association aims at supporting the growing number of builders and instructors specializing in flight simulator-based aviation;
  • The Association aims at supporting its members, connecting them to vendors, organizers and other industry partners to provide member-tailored discounts and other benefits;
  • The Association aims at organizing, in collaboration with existing structures, annual gatherings of members and interested parties, either independently or in conjunction with other relevant events;
  • The Association maintains an online, interactive and user-updated directory of simulators and simulator components, users, vendors, instruction providers, flight simulator communities, and online references;
  • The Association portrays and promotes innovative research and work done by members internationally;
  • The Association provides outreach services via a website and social media participation;
  • The Association supports a research Lab for product testing and recommendation;
  • The Association aims at providing a link between researchers, developers, builders and users, and Government and Non-Government organizations such as the FAA, ICAO, AOPA, EAA, education institutions and others. Though these links, the Association aims at improving existing policies, promote standards and influence future trends in fostering flight simulation for flight training. The Association will aim at providing support with certification of new simulators and their components.