April 10, 2019

Registration is open now for FlightSimExpo 2019, held June 7-9 at Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld®. In addition to two-day event access, drinks and appetizers, and a conference bag,...

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The Brave New World of VTOL vehicles

March 26, 2019

Sometimes you stare at the future and you know it will happen. That’s what I heard people looking at VTOL and eVTOL at Heli-Expo in Atlanta this month saying. Vertical Take Off and...

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Flight Simulation for Beginners eBook

February 28, 2019

This eBook is for those who are just starting in flight simulation. In a concise format I walk the reader through the choices available in selecting and installing a basic flight simulator,...

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From Prosumer to full-on Pro? Industry Evolution of Flight Simulators.

December 13, 2018

A noticeable trend. What’s happening in the world of entry-level flight simulators? More specifically, what is happening at the juncture between ‘prosumer’ products and flight...

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Paro RWY 15 Visual Approach. Try it in your sim!

November 22, 2018

I had the good fortune to work in Bhutan in the late 90’s. At that time we installed the first Internet connection there, at the request of the Royal Government. I had some friends...

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November 22, 2018 / Comments (0)

FS-flightcontrol Instructor Station

October 9, 2018

What is it? FS-flightcontrol is a full-feature, touch-enabled instructor station developed by Andreas Breitschopp in Germany, running on several simulator platforms and devices. The...

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Entrol: FTDs for the high-end simulator market

September 4, 2018

With high-end products, a targeted marketing philosophy and worldwide support, Entrol, a Spanish company based in Madrid, is a manufacturer to watch. The company employs 25 people in their...

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New Rules: an interview with NAFI’s Chairman Robert Meder

August 3, 2018

We caught up with NAFI at Airventure.  Chairman Robert Meder through a super-busy day found time to discuss the implications  of the new FAA ‘simulator’ rules for CFIs and...

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ALsim Interview at Airventure 2018

August 2, 2018

AFSBI: Let’s start with a little overview of the company for our readers and members. Give me an idea where you’re based, how you started. ALsim (Mike Tonkin, Business Dev....

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Oshkosh Diary

July 26, 2018

Oshkosh Diary Oshkosh, WI. Thursday, July 26 So far Oshkosh has been nothing but extraordinary for AFSBI. Not only for a simulator presence much larger than we expected, but also because of...

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