Personal vs. Revenue use software: What’s Right?

February 4, 2019

Several UK-based media outlets (Daily Mail, Sun, BBC), reported a few days ago (Jan. 2019) that a person had built a Boeing 737 simulator in his living room and rented it by the hour for...

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How Airplanes Are Made

February 1, 2019

Always wanted to know the ins and outs of aircraft construction? This 5-minute video from the folks at minutephysics will take you from the design stage to flight testing, and final...

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Geo-FS: Instant Sim Gratification with this free flight simulator!

January 31, 2019

Do you want a flight simulator but don’t want to spend too much time and money buying and installing software, add-ons, and hardware? Just click here and go!  Geo is an online flight...

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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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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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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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