Are you sure we aren’t moving?

During SUN ‘n FUN I had an opportunity “fly” ALSIM’s AL250 flight simulator. Stepping into the cockpit of the AL250 brought me back to the 1980s when I attended the University of North Dakota and flew countless hours in Frasca simulators. The AL250, as I flew it, had a glass cockpit, a twin engine throttle quadrant, […]

AL250 simulator receives FAA approval

The FAA has approved the Alsim AL250 simulator as an Advanced Aviation Training Device (AATD). Since its launch in late 2016, the AL250 has been delivered to universities and flight training organizations around the world. The fixed base device is named to recognize the 250° field of view pilots see from the pilot’s seat, using […]

Experiencing virtual flight

BY TED LUEBBERS Recently, 15 members of Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 534 based at Leesburg International Airport (KLEE) in Leesburg, Florida, experienced the sensations of virtual flight through the use of aircraft simulators at the SIMCOM Aviation Training Center in Orlando, Florida. The chapter’s program director, Paul Adrien, arranged the Jan. 27, 2018, visit to […]

Sim expansion gets FAA nod

SEATTLE — one-G simulation has received FAA certification for additional variants of its Cessna 172 flight simulator, including precise emulations based on the Garmin G1000 and GNS430 panel configurations. The one-G Foundation is approved as an Advanced Aviation Training Device (AATD). It is available in four primary configurations: Standard panel with 1G-650, standard panel with 1G-430, […]