Organizers of FlightSimCon have unveiled the speaker lineup for the 2017 event, which includes representatives from the FAA, Lockheed Martin, Laminar Research, Dovetail Games, and many more.
FlightSimCon, an annual flight simulation and aviation conference for pilots and aviation enthusiasts, will take off June 11-12 at the New England Air Museum, which is on the grounds of Bradley International Airport near Hartford, Conn. [Read more…]
More on 650 aviators participated in the new Pilot Proficiency Project spearheaded by the Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE) at AirVenture. Conceived by SAFE, presented in partnership with Redbird Flight Simulations, and hosted by the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA), SAFE member-instructors presented 14 forums, while all 58 simulator training sessions in the Redbird FMX were filled as well, with daily slots booking completely within the first two hours each day, while more than 50 pilots received instruction in Redbird’s Crosswind Trainer. Pilots who participated in the project also qualified for WINGS credit.
Microsoft Studios recently premiered Microsoft Flight, a PC game that lets players jump into the challenge, fun, and freedom of flight. Microsoft Flight will be available as a free download this spring, giving players the freedom to fly the skies over the Big Island of Hawaii, complete a variety of missions, test their skills in flying challenges, or find hidden aerocaches on the island.