Simulators give students taste of flying a plane

A group of high school students got a taste of life in a commercial airplanes cockpit through a simulator based in Mississauga. This article was made by CTV News. Click here to keep reading…

HOW TO GET OVER YOUR FEAR OF FLYING

For many fearful flyers, learning the basics of how airplanes work can go a long way toward alleviating their anxiety. For instance, understanding how a plane can continue to fly even if an engine fails can help you feel less concerned about your aircraft malfunctioning. GuidetoPsychology.com offers an easy-to-understand explanation of how planes stay in …

HOW VIRTUAL REALITY MILITARY APPLICATIONS WORK

Out of all the earliest VR technology applications, military vehicle simulations have probably been the most successful. Simulators use sophisticated computer models to replicate a vehicle’s capabilities and limitations within a stationary — and safe — computer station. Read More Original Article Source Credits: How Stuff Works, https://science.howstuffworks.com/ Article Written By: JONATHAN STRICKLAND Original Article …

BOEING DEBUTS 737 MAX 10

Boeing on November 22 debuted the first 737 MAX 10 at its factory in Renton, Washington, with thousands of employees on hand. During a ceremony, Boeing recognized the effort by employees in completing production of the newest member of the 737 MAX family. Read More Original Article Source Credits: Wings Magazine , https://www.wingsmagazine.com/ Article Written …

GOVERNMENT OF CANADA RECEIVES DASH 8-103 FOR MARINE SURVEILLANCE PROGRAM

Transport Canada on January 30 announced it has received a De Havilland Dash 8-103 msn 017 for its National Aerial Surveillance Program fleet. The aircraft was purchased pre-owned from Calgary-based Avmax Group and, according to Transport Canada, had the lowest number of hours when compared to any other Dash-8-100 on the market. Avmax’s MRO division …

INAUGURAL TEST FLIGHT FOR AIR CANADA A220-300

The first A220-300 for Air Canada has successfully completed its inaugural test flight from the Mirabel A220 final assembly line. The first of 45 aircraft for Air Canada is scheduled to be delivered to the Montreal-based airline in the coming weeks. Read More Original Article Source Credits: Wings Magazine , https://www.wingsmagazine.com/ Article Written By: Wings …

AIRBUS BELUGAXL ENTERS SERVICE

The Airbus BelugaXL on January 9, 2020, was entered into service, providing the plane manufacturer with 30 per cent extra transport capacity relative to its BelugaST predecessors, which are seven metres shorter and narrower by one metre. The BelugaXL will primarily be used for transporting large aircraft components to support Airbus’ production ramp-up of commercial …

FULL FLIGHT SIMULATORS INCORPORATE VR FOR NEXT GENERATION OF PILOTS

Modern full-flight simulators are so realistic that a student pilot can learn to fly from scratch in the virtual world and step directly into an aircraft for real-world, leave-the-ground checkout flights.High-fidelity virtual reality simulators may be one answer to training the thousands of pilots the global helicopter industry will need to meet an expected skyrocketing …

FLIGHT SIMULATORS GO FROM HYDRAULICS TO ALL-ELECTRIC

Electric actuators and components have replaced hydraulics in flight simulators, making them more energy efficient and easier to maintain. But going from hydraulics to electric actuation posed a number of engineering challenges — among them, handling heavier payloads, providing smooth motion, ensuring safety, and preventing unwanted noise. Read More Original Article Source Credits: machine design, …

Premier Doug Ford Visits uFly Simulator

MISSISSAUGA – Ontario Premier Doug Ford visited Ufly Simulator last Friday, March 31, 2023, for the Student Aviation Program. The program will offer classroom practice and flight simulation as students learn about aviation. It will be part of the Summer Camp, Winter Camp, Field Trip, and SHSM (High Skill Specialist) activities and will offer 2 …