12 Days Of Flight Sim: Custom X-Force PC

12 Days Of Flight Sim: Custom X-Force PC
The Gleim Virtual Cockpit Ultimate Set is powered by a state-of-the-art, custom-built X-Force PC, the experts in flight simulation computing. The system has everything you could want and more for flight simulation and aviation training. The PC is designed to power flight simulation on up to four 1080p displays. The machine’s performance also meets or exceeds all of the recommended system requirem...
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12 Days of Flight Sim: Gleim Virtual Cockpit Ultimate Set

12 Days of Flight Sim: Gleim Virtual Cockpit Ultimate Set
Learning to fly and keeping your skills proficient can be costly. Between instructor time and aircraft rental fees, many people find themselves looking for ways to save money on training to maintain their aviation hobby or pursue a career. Computer flight simulation has done an amazing job of giving pilots and hobbyists a safe and controlled learning environment while still being true to the ph...
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12 Days of Flight Sim: Gleim Virtual Cockpit™

12 Days of Flight Sim: Gleim Virtual Cockpit™
Starting today and for each day leading up to Christmas, we are highlighting all the elements of flight simulation, one-by-one. On the first day, we are kicking things off by featuring the Gleim Virtual Cockpit. Check back each day through December 24th and you may find yourself with a new list to build the flight simulator you've been dreaming of! You might just need a bigger tree! The Glei...
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AeroAngel Soars to Save Lives

AeroAngel Soars to Save Lives
At just over two years old, Sophia traveled with her family from Salt Lake City to the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital to consult with the world’s leading expert for her rare autoimmune disorder. During the trip, her family’s hope was renewed when they learned about a new treatment option, but this exciting breakthrough and hope came with an astronomical price tag for the travel arrangements; Sophi...
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Hurricane Relief Efforts Inspire Volunteers to Pursue Pilot Training

Hurricane Relief Efforts Inspire Volunteers to Pursue Pilot Training
November 30, 2018 - Hurricanes wreaked havoc on the country in 2018 and left many without basic necessities following each devastating storm. Today marks the official last day of hurricane season, and we hope Mother Nature takes note. Pilots played a critical role in providing aid by flying thousands of pounds worth of supplies to those affected in areas that were difficult to access by other m...
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Five Tips to Save Money While Learning to Fly

Five Tips to Save Money While Learning to Fly
November 21, 2018 - The holiday shopping season is here and everyone is trying to save money! Black Friday deals have already rolled out at many stores, and Cyber Monday is right around the corner. While everyone is getting swept up in the spirit of saving, it is the perfect time to highlight some tips to save money on your flight training. Below are five tips for flight savings, and we’d love ...

Teachers Take Flight at the AOPA High School STEM Symposium

Teachers Take Flight at the AOPA High School STEM Symposium
Louisville, KY - More than 300 high school educators and aviation industry representatives, including Gleim Aviation, came together this month to develop flight plans to launch STEM aviation education programs. The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) held its fourth annual High School Aviation STEM Symposium to highlight aviation as a part of science, technology, engineering and math off...

Veteran Don Culp: A Spark in Aviation Through STEM

Veteran Don Culp: A Spark in Aviation Through STEM
Veteran’s Day is an annual way to celebrate the service, sacrifices, and freedoms afforded to us by our veterans. Veteran’s Day is celebrated on November 11 and in the spirit of honoring our service men and women, we are highlighting a veteran who is using his military aviation background to train the next generation of aviators. My name is Don Culp. I am a Flight Consultant at the Challenger L...
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From the Cockpit to the Classroom: Teachers are Taking Up STEM Aviation

From the Cockpit to the Classroom: Teachers are Taking Up STEM Aviation
Educators were hungry for hands-on activities for the classroom at the 5th annual STEM/STEAM Forum in Athens, Georgia. Gleim Aviation was there to help teachers and administrators learn how to use our resources to kickstart STEM Aviation programs in schools. Teachers took to flying the Gleim Virtual Cockpit before deciding if it was right for their class. We had a blast showing off the simulator a...

Welcome to the AOPA Fly-In at Gulf Shores

Welcome to the AOPA Fly-In at Gulf Shores
The 2018 fly-in season is coming to a close. The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) is hosting its final fly-in of the year in Gulf Shores, Alabama, at the Jack Edwards National Airport (KJKA) on October 26-27. The fly-in hosts thousands of pilots and aviation enthusiasts who gather to see vibrant airplanes on display, take classes and seminars on a variety of topics, and enjoy sharing ...
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Meet the Brains Behind X-Plane and X-Force PC

Meet the Brains Behind X-Plane and X-Force PC
They say necessity is the mother of invention. When Austin Meyer needed to practice and polish his flight skills, the training devices available at the time were not good enough for what he wanted to accomplish. So he combined his passion for aviation with his experience in computer programming to start his company, Laminar Research, and develop X-Plane. The Gleim X-Plane Flight Training Course...

Recruiting a New Wave of Female Pilots

Recruiting a New Wave of Female Pilots
Having my dad ask me if I wanted to fly at age 13 was not a dramatic moment for me. It was a simple question he asked one night after coming home from work at the then Leesburg Regional Airport in Florida. My dad–not a pilot or even involved in the business of aviation–owned a land clearing business and had just completed a project at what is now Leesburg International Airport (KLEE). My flight...
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