Simionic G1000 PFD, MFD and Audio Panel

September 18, 2018

General Overview: Simionic is a high-quality simulator component manufacturer based in Tianjin, China. It’s owner, Li Chen is a 37 years old software programmer who has been an...

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A (relatively) inexpensive 2 projectors sim full immersion display

August 22, 2018

Introduction A recent study, conducted by a manufacturer of professional simulators, concluded that the perception of motion is 83% visual. An immersive, wraparound (>150°) display...

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August 22, 2018 / Comments (0)

Flying IFR? An ATC Coms Primer by NATCA Controllers

August 20, 2018

This was part of a great communication workshop held by NATCA, the National ATC Association. Worth reading it, as it describes exactly what they like to hear and how for some phases of IFR...

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August 20, 2018 / Comments (0)

Thrustmaster new and (maybe) upcoming. Interview with Tim Gorham

July 30, 2018

(Tim Gorham is North America’s Product Manager at Thrustmaster. We met him briefly in Oshkosh at Airventure.) AFSBI: These are great looking pedals. Tim: So the rudder pedals are what...

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July 30, 2018 / Comments (0)

A Simulator Primer: Flight Simulation Level 1.

July 16, 2018

Level 1 In our simulation level classification system,  a Level 1 simulator is the basic “buy and fly”. You purchase the software, install it on your desktop computer or laptop and...

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July 16, 2018 / Comments (0)

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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June 30, 2018 / Comments (0)

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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June 29, 2018 / Comments (0)

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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June 18, 2018 / Comments (0)

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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