What Happens When You Put a Sim in a Library

July 10, 2019

Martin County Library system, north-west of Palm Beach, has six branches. A while ago, back in 2015, the system’s Director was looking for interesting ideas for her community-based...

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Latest: 51 Fixed-Wing ATDs compared

May 5, 2019

This Aviation Training Devices (ATD) table now compares 51 fixed-wing simulators’ features and prices. These ATDs are available on the market today for use by flight schools, aviation...

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The Brave New World of VTOL vehicles

April 26, 2019

Sometimes you stare at the future and you know it will happen. That’s what I heard people looking at VTOL and eVTOL at Heli-Expo in Atlanta this month saying. Vertical Take Off and...

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April 26, 2019 / Comments (0)

EFBs for your Sim, a comparison table

April 15, 2019

If you are using your sim to complement your real life flying, aviation training, or just learning as a student pilot, you likely have discovered the importance of a tablet in the cockpit....

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Can home flight simulation lead to an aviation job?

April 10, 2019

More and more people are fascinated by home flight simulation. An extrapolation from a survey by Navigraph conducted in 2018 seems to indicate that, of those, approximately 20% are between...

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Is the flight instructor of the future a simulator?

March 22, 2019

Artificial Intelligence (AI) can do a lot. IBM’s Watson can analyze trillions of data elements to predict event outcomes, diagnose medical problems and have a go at looking into the...

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March 22, 2019 / Comments (0)

Rotary ATDs comparison table

March 11, 2019

As we publish for fixed wings simulators, here is an initial list of rotary ATDs. This list includes simulators approved by the FAA with designation from BATD through AATD and FTD. We also...

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From Prosumer to full-on Pro? Industry Evolution of Flight Simulators.

December 13, 2018

A noticeable trend. What’s happening in the world of entry-level flight simulators? More specifically, what is happening at the juncture between ‘prosumer’ products and flight...

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Motion, visuals or both? What’s best?

September 10, 2018

This post delves into a key question in flight simulation: Is motion contributing to a realistic experience more than visuals alone or are both needed? Is motion in the absence of other...

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