Learn to speak like a pilot.

November 27, 2018

From the web, we found two very useful posts highlighting “Pro Pilot” voice and announcements to passengers. The first, here, offers announcements in all phases of flight, such...

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An Interesting Precedent: $20,000 to pilot following flight simulator saga

November 15, 2018

Read original article  here. By: Grant Bradley Aviation, tourism and energy writer for the NZ Herald *protected email* @gbradleynz From the NZ Herald: Air New Zealand must pay $20,000...

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What Amateur Flight Simulation should probably NOT be…

November 15, 2018

This YouTube video spells “Caution… Caution… of things amateur flight simulation should likely avoid doing.  You’ll be the judge. In our experience flight simmers...

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Behind the scenes at CAE simulators: Perhaps your future?

October 26, 2018

Always dreamed of working with the big simulators? Watch the technicians and other people involved in building some of the world’s most realistic and highly-sophisticated full...

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History of Microsoft Flight Simulator – A Timeline from 1979 to 2016

October 26, 2018

For those who started early and are still at it, this video will bring you back in time and through the evolution of what is arguably the most popular flight simulator ever made. See the...

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When in the UK, fly the Concorde!

October 3, 2018

From the  Brookland museum and the Concord Project sites: The Concorde simulator is at the Brookland museum, just 1 hour from London, with easy access from the M25 and A3. Built in 1974,...

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Revisiting the original simulator: the Link Trainer

September 24, 2018

Where does the name Link trainer come from? This got to be the oldest type of flight simulator in existence. Edwin Link created the Link trainer in the late 1920s. The son of an organ...

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September 24, 2018 / Comments (0)

F-35 flight simulator built by Sim2do.

September 10, 2018

Realistic flight simulators with accurate dimensions are now been built all over the world, including military aircraft types like this F-35. The Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II is a...

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AOPA: ABCs of simulators

August 4, 2018

“First, if the simulator has a number, it doesn’t move. If it has a letter, it moves and costs a lot of money…” Bookmark...

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Reality check: How to crash a flight simulator

July 10, 2018

Flight simulators are a safe way to train young pilots before they fly an actual airplane. But exactly how real are these simulators, and does the learning experience transfer to flight?...

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