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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October 19, 2018 / Comments (0)

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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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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one-G: Simulators with a mission

September 25, 2018

Interview with Dave Rider, one-G Simulation AFSBI: Let’s start with a little bit of a background about one-G. Dave Rider, Vice-President one-G Simulation: We’ve got a small,...

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September 25, 2018 / Comments (0)

Motion, visuals or both? What’s best?

September 10, 2018

This post delves into a key question in flight simulation: Is motion contributing to a realistic experience more than visuals alone or are both needed? Is motion in the absence of other...

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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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September 4, 2018 / Comments (0)

Navigating the Redbird jungle, an interview with Ethan Willinger

August 6, 2018

We met the very knowledgeable Ethan Willinger at  the busy Redbird tent at Airventure, to discuss the many products Redbird has on the market now and their different niches. With a few...

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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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August 3, 2018 / Comments (0)