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 …

COMMON MISTAKES PEOPLE MAKE WITH FLIGHT SIMULATORS

Flight simulators can deliver an immersive flying experience to an aspiring pilot, or a layperson looking to fly a plane. While flight simulators are an excellent alternative to get a sensation of piloting and operating an aircraft from the safety of the ground. At uFLY Simulator Inc., we’ve come across several clients who’ve made some …

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, …

HOW TO LEARN TO FLY A PLANE

Whether you want to fly an airplane, helicopter, fly for fun, or to become an airline pilot, you need to know the basics that every flyer has to know. Don’t be like the 80% of student pilots that drop out and never finish flight training. Follow these steps to make sure you get your wings. …

TOP FIVE THINGS TO LOOK FOR WHEN HIRING FLIGHT SIMULATOR SERVICES

Whether you’re an aspiring pilot, or a layperson looking to pilot a plane, flight simulators are a great option to get a sense of what flying an aircraft feels like. With their unique modular architecture and meticulously detailed high-performance structure, flight simulators deliver an immersive flying experience from the safety of the ground. However, with …