Simulators @ Airventure 2018

July 10, 2018

EAA’s Airventure in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, EAA’s most famous event, Airventure, has never been considered a simulator-oriented event. That’s right, it isn’t. However,...

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FAA Revises Simulator Time Logging and Validity Rules

July 5, 2018

Background: In an effort to cut training costs and increase the number of licensed pilots, the FAA, with AOPA’s input, issued a new ruling, effective  as early as June 27, 2018. The...

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Aussie Star FS Supports AFSBI

July 1, 2018

The Flight Simulation Community The flight simulation community is disjointed. A plethora of organisations, websites, Facebook pages and You Tube channels &c. exist for the flight...

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Flying the Sabreliner: A legend revived.

June 30, 2018

Matt Bailey, AFSBI member 001279, is definitely a flight simulator enthusiast, expert and all around genius. With wife Ruth, and while taking care of their two children, they acquired a...

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New to Flight Simulation? Start with this primer.

June 29, 2018

A Flight Simulator Primer. We had the same question asked again and again, through emails, at our Expos booths and directly to us: “I want to fly a simulator: Where should I start?...

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Takeaways from FlightSimCon 2018

June 18, 2018

AFSBI supported FlightSimCon 2018 in Dallas this past weekend (June 23-24 2018). This was an interesting event, with live sim demonstrations, compelling presentations, a great crowd and,...

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Certifying your Simulator?

June 18, 2018

Basic information on what’s involved in certifying your simulator as an ATD. By Gabriel Accascina with Jim Williams AFSBI – June 2018 – All rights reserved. Like several of...

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Good Vibrations

June 1, 2018

The sense of vibration sits somewhere between touch and sound. Its unique experience depends much on the frequency: low frequencies are felt, while higher frequencies are heard. In an...

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G1000: Vendors’ List

May 25, 2018

The Garmin G1000 is a marvel of technology. Released 15 years ago and approved for use in many light aircraft, the system is an all-in-one with most, if not all, functionality needed to...

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May 25, 2018 / Comments (0)

10 Best simulator tips on the way to flight proficiency

May 24, 2018

If you have, or are training for, a pilot license, a flight simulator it’s an excellent tool for proficiency and one that can go a long way to make you a better student and a better...

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