Flight Simulation for Beginners eBook

September 11, 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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AVEMCO, a sim-friendly pilot insurance

August 29, 2019

Of all segments of the aviation industry, the one that is most affected by aviation safety may very well be insurance. Avemco Insurance Company is one of three aviation insurance companies...

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Airbus: leading the way in education and future flights

August 1, 2019

Airbus was omnipresent at AirVenture 2019 . Communication Manager Bart Greer introduced us to John O’Leary, V.P. for Airbus US engineering. We discussed innovation and outreach,...

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InfiniteFlight: a Flight Simulator App with ATC

July 31, 2019

This year at EAA AirVenture, innovation seemed to be the name of the game in the sim space. InfiniteFlight‘s Laura Laban, a pilot, and tech-savvy aviation enthusiast co-started her...

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July 31, 2019 / Comments (0)

Inside the Pilot Proficiency Center at AirVenture 2019

July 31, 2019

We all know that, as pilots, we often struggle to remain proficient. Sometimes it’s work pressures keeping us away from flying, or perhaps financial reasons or simply those long, cold...

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The Brave New World of VTOL vehicles

April 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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FLIGHTSIMEXPO RELEASES 2019 SPEAKER SCHEDULE, ANNOUNCES NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH EAA

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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Can home flight simulation lead to an aviation job?

April 10, 2019

More and more people are fascinated by home flight simulation. An extrapolation from a survey by Navigraph conducted in 2018 seems to indicate that, of those, approximately 20% are between...

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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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