MissionFit: The future of flight simulation?

January 10, 2019

FlightSafety Development Corp. has applied for a patent for a new flight simulation device under the name MissionFit. According to their patent application: Flight simulators, namely,...

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STEM and Aviation

January 3, 2019

2019 will be the year of STEM and Aviation. It seems that, given the lack of pilots today, aviation is a great and current career opportunity. Many pilot’s careers start with...

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A comprehensive look at Navigraph’s sim community survey

December 20, 2018

Navigraph, the leading sim charting and navigation data company, has released a large survey on the state of the home sim market. Surveying 15,000 users through various channels, including...

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C172 from TRC’s Dutch flight simulation company

November 15, 2018

We have been interested in TRC‘s products since, branded as SimKits, the company produced advanced instrument and avionics for the prosumer market. Since a few years TRC Simulators...

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Firefighter Aerial Training: Conair buys AT-802 FTD Level 2 by Entrol

November 15, 2018

Conair has purchased from Entrol an AT-802 FTD Level 2 simulator. It will be installed in Conair’s new Aerial Wildfire Training Center (AWTC) in Canada. The Training Center will house a...

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Flight Simulator Conference underway in London

November 13, 2018

Effective Development of Flight Simulators 13 November 2018 – 14 November 2018 No.4 Hamilton Place, London Conference Autumn Flight Simulation Conference 2018 09:00 – 17:00...

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VATSIM: An overview

November 1, 2018

The VATSIM Organisation VATSIM, or Virtual Air Traffic Simulation Network, is likely the largest, most ubiquitous, simulated ATC in existence today. With 80,000 users active within the past...

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New FAA Rule and a Proposal may make training easier in the US

October 30, 2018

Ever tried to schedule an FAA Designated Pilot Examiner for a CFI check ride? Well… “wait” was the keyword. This may change. The FAA now allows schools and students to...

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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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Combining Virtual and Actual Reality in a Sim: Haptic Feedback

October 24, 2018

We caught this interesting article which reflects an issue we’ve all been thinking about, given the interest in VR in simulation we see today: where do Virtual and Actual Reality...

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