Jetline Simulation Bahamas

March 29, 2019

Sometimes, out of the blue, you bump into a really great training environment. When it happens, it’s usually in an unexpected place, out of the way, lying low that is, until you get...

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Is the flight instructor of the future a simulator?

March 22, 2019

Artificial Intelligence (AI) can do a lot. IBM’s Watson can analyze trillions of data elements to predict event outcomes, diagnose medical problems and have a go at looking into the...

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March 22, 2019 / Comments (0)

HELI-EXPO 2019 field report: Part II

March 13, 2019

Continuing from Part I, our field report looked at innovation, portability and cost of several rotary wings simulators. As we do for fixed wings ATDs, we have initiated collating...

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HELI-EXPO 2019 field report: Part I

March 12, 2019

HAI Heli-Expo 2019 in Atlanta closed this week. We covered the simulation side of this premier helicopter-centered show, which was quite extensive, in a series of video interviews here and...

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Rotary ATDs comparison table

March 11, 2019

As we publish for fixed wings simulators, here is an initial list of rotary ATDs. This list includes simulators approved by the FAA with designation from BATD through AATD and FTD. We also...

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PUMA Pro Flight Trainer

February 25, 2019

Light and elegantly built, the PUMA flight trainer is an effective helicopter control simulation device. We purchased one from Helicopters Only in Canada. We received it in about two weeks...

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February 25, 2019 / Comments (0)

HAI Helicopter Expo 2019

February 22, 2019

Featuring over 700 Exhibitors, Helicopter Expo opens its doors in Atlanta on March 4. Among the hundreds of exhibitors, many are simulator manufacturers. Participating in the annual event...

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February 22, 2019 / Comments (0)

Trends in Flight Simulator Technician Jobs

February 8, 2019

Is a Flight Simulator Technician job in your future? It may be. Worldwide, there are thousands of flight simulator technicians employed today, and more technicians are needed for this...

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February 8, 2019 / Comments (0)

Self-built Helicopter Sim: what are the hardware options?

January 17, 2019

If you are interested in building a helicopter wing simulator, you will need to add a realistic way to control it. Your standard fixed wings control will either not be suitable at all, if...

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STEM and Aviation

January 3, 2019

2019 will be the year of STEM and Aviation. It seems that, given the lack of pilots today, aviation is a great and current career opportunity. Many pilot’s careers start with...

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January 3, 2019 / Comments (0)