Propwash Sim G530 GPS

October 15, 2018

G530 GPS Review In this review we look at PropwashSim‘s G530 offering. This unit comes pre-assembled including a custom PCB, an Arduino Mega clone and a power supply. LCD Display and...

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Quiz: Think you know simulators well? Test your knowledge here.

October 11, 2018

Take this short quiz to test your basic knowledge about all things simulators and share your results!   Bookmark...

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Member profile: Evan Reiter – FlightSimExpo

October 11, 2018

Member Profile 28 year old Evan Reiter embodies all that makes flight simulation so great. At 16 he got Microsoft FSX as a Xmas present. Today he flies for a North American regional...

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New to Flight Simulation? Make it easier with this updated primer.

October 4, 2018

A Home Flight Simulator Updated 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...

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Member profile: Brian Dressel – M1

October 1, 2018

Member Profile NFL? Flight simulation? How do they fit together? Meet Brian Dressel, AFSBI Member 1324.  Brian is the mastermind behind M1 Interactive, a thriving entertainment company...

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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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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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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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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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