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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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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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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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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Members’ Survey Apr-May 2018

May 18, 2018

New statistics from Member survey for the period April-May. Since our last stats (Feb-Mar) some interesting changes: More seasoned simulator users joined....

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Captain for a Day: Airline Flight Simulators in Las Vegas.

May 17, 2018

A veteran airline pilot, Rod MacLennan, AFSBI Member 001158, has an innovative simulation and training business. Partnering with PanAm Training, he uses spare simulators availability to...

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May 17, 2018 / Comments (0)

AEREUM: A Cryptocurrency for Simulators?

May 14, 2018

In several countries, a group purchasing organization (GPO) is an entity that is created to leverage the purchasing power of a group with shared common interests to obtain discounts from...

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