8 Awesome Instagram Aviation Accounts You Should Follow This Year

January 4, 2019

At AFSBI we love aviation, and one of our favorite ways to spend some downtime is to check out all the awesome aviation related content that has sprung up on Instagram. From spectacular...

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G1000 Simulator: Vendors’ list and updated comparison table

December 12, 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 functionality needed to conduct a safe...

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December 12, 2018 / Comments (0)

Little Navmap: little but capable free Map + Planner

December 6, 2018

Looking for free Navigation and Mapping software with Navigraph included? Look no further. Little Navmap by Alexander Barthel, now in mature version 2.02, is a free open source 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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November 22, 2018 / Comments (0)

The Knobster, twists and turns.

November 20, 2018

If you remember your IFR training, the five key steps to a successful instrument approach, upon crossing the final approach fix or entering a hold are: TURN, TIME, TWIST, THROTTLE, TALK. In...

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November 20, 2018 / Comments (0)

FS Weekend 2018, Two Days in Two Minutes

November 17, 2018

      FS Weekend 2018 was a great event. For all of you that couldn’t attend this year, here’s a quick tour of the largest flight simulator show in the world....

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Member Profile: Dustin Clifford, the FRedBaron

October 30, 2018

Dustin Clifford, aka “FRedBaron” AFSBI’s Member 0158, is a Jack of all trades and good at all of them. Musician, pilot, leader maximum of a much-loved and supportive...

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NextGen Flight Sim released in native VR by FlyInside Inc.

October 29, 2018

A new, fully VR, Simulator? FlyInside Inc. of Troy, NY announced on 15 October 2018 the “First fight simulator ever designed with VR in mind from the start”. In a statement, CEO...

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October 29, 2018 / Comments (0)

A must have for B737NG Flight Simulator Enthusiasts

October 20, 2018

Product Known for its excellent study resource materials, Avsoft publishes a quick study guide for the B737NG. This color book  describes all the controls and indicators in the flight...

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October 20, 2018 / Comments (0)

From sim to flight school: What a blast! What to expect.

October 18, 2018

So, you have been flying your flight simulator and got really good at it. You have practiced takeoffs and landings, went cross country, operated the radios, checked the ATIS and understood...

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October 18, 2018 / Comments (0)