STEMPilot, Sim dedication to STEM

October 9, 2019

Jay Leboff is a man with a mission. Tickled by the opportunity to facilitate STEM learning in schools as early as elementary and all the way to middle and high, he took the lead from a...

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AVEMCO, a sim-friendly pilot insurance

August 29, 2019

Of all segments of the aviation industry, the one that is most affected by aviation safety may very well be insurance. Avemco Insurance Company is one of three aviation insurance companies...

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No risk simulator solution for flight schools

July 3, 2019

one-G is the company to look into for innovative financing solutions in bringing simulators to flight schools at no upfront cost other than shipping, a physical space and the utilities to...

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Interview: TakeFlight Interactive

March 8, 2019

Takeflight Interactive is a new company which offers simulated flight lessons in well-organized packages. It leverages existing simulation software such as P3D and, soon, X-Plane. We caught...

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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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Entrol: FTDs for the high-end simulator market

September 4, 2018

With high-end products, a targeted marketing philosophy and worldwide support, Entrol, a Spanish company based in Madrid, is a manufacturer to watch. The company employs 25 people in their...

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Navigating the Redbird jungle, an interview with Ethan Willinger

August 6, 2018

We met the very knowledgeable Ethan Willinger at  the busy Redbird tent at Airventure, to discuss the many products Redbird has on the market now and their different niches. With a few...

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New Rules: an interview with NAFI’s Chairman Robert Meder

August 3, 2018

We caught up with NAFI at Airventure.  Chairman Robert Meder through a super-busy day found time to discuss the implications  of the new FAA ‘simulator’ rules for CFIs and...

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August 3, 2018 / Comments (0)

ALsim Interview at Airventure 2018

August 2, 2018

AFSBI: Let’s start with a little overview of the company for our readers and members. Give me an idea where you’re based, how you started. ALsim (Mike Tonkin, Business Dev....

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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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