Updated: 40+ ATDs compared

December 14, 2018

This Aviation Training Devices (ATD) table compares 40+ simulators’ features and prices. These ATDs are available on the market today for use by flight schools, aviation colleges,...

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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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I/ITSEC 2018 Takeaways

December 3, 2018

New at I/ITSEC we didn’t know what to expect. We do not normally cover the military flight simulation environment. That is, until now. The theme and the exhibitors at the event were...

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EATS2018: Aviation Training’s Premier Meet

November 16, 2018

Madrid, 6-7 November 2018. Airlines’ heads of training meet here, major aircraft and simulator manufacturers announce their latest products and services, training and tech companies...

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C172 from TRC’s Dutch flight simulation company

November 15, 2018

We have been interested in TRC‘s products since, branded as SimKits, the company produced advanced instrument and avionics for the prosumer market. Since a few years TRC Simulators...

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SERA Synthetic ATC Simulator by ASTi

November 15, 2018

At EATS 2018 in Madrid We caught up with the team showing SERA, a high-end, synthetic ATC add-on for full flight simulators and flight training centers. SERA’s features an immersive,...

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Entrol, advanced flight simulators for professional training

November 14, 2018

Recently, we had the opportunity to visit Entrol’s factory in Torrejon de Ardoz, Spain. We demoed one of their advanced helicopter sims and visited their production floor. Probably...

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Combining Virtual and Actual Reality in a Sim: Haptic Feedback

October 24, 2018

We caught this interesting article which reflects an issue we’ve all been thinking about, given the interest in VR in simulation we see today: where do Virtual and Actual Reality...

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October 24, 2018 / Comments (0)

Pilot shortage translates into greater demand for flight simulators

October 19, 2018

With a demand for 70,000 new pilots a year for the next 12 years and a supply capacity of only 44,000, the wold is facing the first, real pilot shortage. Airlines, flight schools and...

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Flight Training: 8 Best flight simulator tips to stay proficient during the winter.

October 16, 2018

During the long winter months, a flight simulator is an excellent tool for proficiency and one that can go a long way toward make you a better pilot or a better student.  When nights are...

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