Supporting FlightSimCon 2018

June 18, 2018

AFSBI is a supporter of FlightSimCon 2018 in Dallas this incoming weekend (June 23- 24). We are excited and ramping up to the event. If you are attending please come and visit us at booth...

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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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G1000: Vendors’ List

May 25, 2018

The Garmin G1000 is a marvel of technology. Released 15 years ago and approved for use in many light aircraft, the system is an all-in-one with most, if not all, functionality needed to...

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10 Best simulator tips on the way to flight proficiency

May 24, 2018

If you have, or are training for, a pilot license, a flight simulator it’s an excellent tool for proficiency and one that can go a long way to make you a better student and a better...

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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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AEREUM: A Cryptocurrency for Simmers?

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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SimWareKits GNS 530 Kit

April 30, 2018

We printed out the parts downloaded from Simware which were ready for our slicer of choice, Simplify3d, using suggested print orientation, no supports necessary. We used black PLA on our...

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Simionic updates G1000 solution

April 4, 2018

Simionic, based in China, is the manufacturer of an interesting G1000 panel solution....

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The AFSBI Departure Clearance sticky note

March 27, 2018

To make it easier and faster to copy a clearance from ATC, AFSBI has developed a simple but effective sticky note pad. This is based on a standard CRAFT sequence and adds a few quick...

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Members’ Survey Feb-Mar 2018

March 21, 2018

Thanking all members who have filled up the registration survey, here is a glimpse at the membership engagement with flight simulation. We will keep this survey updated every quarter....

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Free Membership!

March 1, 2018

We value your participation! As explained in other sections of this website, AFSBI is a member-driven Association. Yes, that means your role is more than just participant, we hope that you...

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Building Tips. Taking Simulation Seriously

February 6, 2018

I train lots of people in my simulator, mainly box management (yes, the G1000). I find that simulators offer a great opportunity to learn how glass cockpits work. Properly done, even if...

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Simulator Single Screen vs Multi-Screens

January 31, 2018

So you bought a nice beefy computer with a 24″ monitor and some simulator software. You installed the software and tried to fly using a keyboard and mouse. Difficult. So then you...

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A Word from the Editor

January 28, 2018

Flight Simulation has been with me since the 1960’s. At that time I had a cardboard cockpit panel with instruments drawn on it, and my brother holding it up and doing some fancy sound...

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Advanced Simming. De-lidding How-to

January 20, 2018

Since Intel decided to use low-grade thermal material underneath their Integrated Heat Spreader or IHS, the practice of “De-Lidding” or “DE-lid” the CPU has spread widely throughout...

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Flight simulation

December 18, 2017

Digital technology allows us to simulate very complex environments, from medical to engineering, and environment to weather. Flight simulation exists from longer before computers were...

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CAE releases Pilot demand Report

December 15, 2017

CAE’s Airline Pilot Demand Outlook, a 10-year view, provides key insights on global airline pilot needs. Bookmark...

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