VATSIM First Wings Event

VATSIM has announced the second edition of the First Wings event, this time in North America. First Wings is targeted at first time VATSIM users and described as, “The event where you lose your fears and join in on the fun that is flying online with real people providing you Air Traffic Control services.” Scheduled between 2300z on April 27th and 0200z on the 28th – “Minneapolis and Chicago Air Traffic Controllers will be our hosts for the evening, staffing … Read More

FlightSimExpo 2019, Registration Open

Registration is now open for FlightSimExpo 2019.  The event is to be hosted June 7-9, 2019 at the Renaissance Orlando Hotel.  There are still several advanced registration weekend passes available for only $50.  Otherwise, the cost is currently $70 for the entire weekend or $40 for a single day.  Keep in mind, the daily admission rate is to increase $5.00 on May 15, 2019. To learn more about FlightSimExpo 2019, visit the event website.  Alternatively, jump directly to the registration … Read More

FlightSimExpo 2019, Event Schedule + Captains’ Corner

FlightSimExpo has posted the initial event schedule and introduced Captains’ Corner for the coming 2019 event.  To be hosted June 7-9, 2019 at the Renaissance Orlando Hotel, the event represents the second annual FlightSimExpo.  Last year in Las Vegas, the event saw more than 1,100 attendees and 45 exhibitors. With regards to Captains’ Corner, this is a seminar series hosted by the community’s top developers including Jarrad Marshall of Orbx, development team members from both Prepar3D + Laminar Research, and … Read More

VATSIM Cross the Pond Eastbound, Bookings Open

VATSIM has opened the bookings window for Cross the Pond Eastbound 2018.  For those unfamiliar, Cross the Pond is a biannual network event offering complete ATC coverage between various predefined departure and arrival airports.  This year, departure airports include KJFK, KBOS, KDEN, CYYZ, and KIAD.  Moreover, arrival airports include EHAM, EDDF, EGCC, and LSZH. To commemorate the event, certain developers including Flightbeam Studios, Drzewiecki Design, and Globall Art are offering significant product discounts for select airports. Keep in mind, only … Read More

OZ Flight Sim Expo 2018, Event Information

The team at OZ Flight Sim Expo have released new information regarding the upcoming 2018 gathering.  Specifically, the event is to be hosted the weekend of November 17 and 18 at the Historic Aircraft Restoration Society (HARS) Aviation Museum located at YWOL, Illawarra Airport in New South Wales, Australia. Please see below for a copy of the official press release. The Oz Flight Sim Expo is the only event of its kind in Australia bringing the local Flight Simulation Community … Read More

FlightSimExpo Announces 2019 Event Details

FlightSimExpo has officially announced the Renaissance Orlando Hotel as the chosen venue for the coming 2019 event.  To be hosted June 7-9, 2019, the Florida sunshine will no doubt be in full force.  This represents the second annual event by the FlightSImExpo organizational team after the sold out Las Vegas, Nevada exposition earlier this summer.  The Las Vegas event saw more than 1,100 attendees and 45 exhibitors. According to the team, the event is “North America’s community-driven flight simulation conference”.  … Read More