Flight Simulator Yoke Review and Compare

Gleim Aviation Chief Instructor, Paul Duty, reviews and compares several types of flight control systems for home flight simulators. If you have any questions or suggestions for another video about flight simulation, please contact us. Thanks for watching!  Links to buy and Time Stamps: Logitech Extreme 3D Pro Joystick - 0:50 CH Products Flight Sim Yoke (not recommended) - 2:05 Logi...
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How To Stay Proficient During Quarantine

The United States was responsible for nearly 1 billion airline passengers (domestically and internationally) in 20181. We've already seen the how that efforts to contain the COVID-19 pandemic are significantly affecting air travel. There is a growing concern among pilots regarding job security. Airlines are expected to take a $113 billion hit2 due to the lack of passengers and grounded aircraft. A...
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Teachers’ Excitement Abounds at 5th AOPA STEM Symposium

Denver, CO – Nearly 400 educators came together in the Mile High City this week for the fifth annual Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA)High School Aviation STEM Symposium. Teachers were able to learn about new resources for the classroom while trying hands-on aviation activities and flying simulators. Gleim Aviation was excited to join the event hosted at the United Airlines Flight T...
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Taking the Fear Out of Your First Flight

This week we are highlighting one of our very own Gleim employees, Sarah Sheppard, the Sales Department and Campus Rep Coordinator for our accounting team. In her average workday, she seldom works on aviation projects despite being in the same office! During a team training exercise, Sarah had an opportunity to fly the Gleim Virtual Cockpit for the very first time, and it left her asking some pret...
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Best Practices for Flight Instructors Using Simulation

Flight simulators are a wonderful tool that instructors can utilize to maximize student learning. However, many flight instructors are not familiar with how to set up and use a simulator to conduct meaningful training. If you have not used simulators previously, they can seem intimidating, but once you learn the basic functions of your device, the possibilities for training are endless. Each fl...
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Pilots and Aviation Enthusiasts Filled the FlightSimExpo 2019

FlightSimExpo 2019 was bigger than ever with a 50% growth in attendance compared to the inaugural event last year! Traveling from around the globe, more than 1,600 flight simulation and aviation enthusiasts gathered in Orlando, Florida to test the latest technology and network with industry professionals. Gleim Aviation was one of 63 exhibitors this year, (compared to 45 exhibitors last year). ...
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Tennessee Aviation Teacher Helps Students Find Their Path

Across the country, schools have let out for summer and teachers are already looking toward what’s to come in August. Aviation programs have cropped up in high schools and Career Technical Education centers everywhere, and Gleim Aviation is thrilled to support these programs. Today we are highlighting a school in Tennessee using flight simulation to provide hands-on training to supplement stude...
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The 2nd Annual FlightSimExpo is Next Weekend in Orlando

There is no doubt that flight simulation is changing the landscape of aviation training. Pilot training has become more practical, with unprecedented progress in student preparation. Gone are the days when students and instructors simply talked about common errors and potential mishaps too dangerous to practice in an airplane. Flight simulation takes the fundamentals learned in ground school even ...
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Join Gleim at the 2019 FlightSimExpo in Orlando, FL, June 7-9

Pilots, air traffic controllers, and simulation enthusiasts of all ages are invited to come together and explore the latest developments in flight simulation at the 2019 FlightSimExpo. Gleim Aviation is excited to be a Premier Class Sponsor for the event, which will take place June 7-9 in Orlando, Florida. The event sold out last year with more than 1,100 attendees and nearly 50 exhibitors. This y...
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Join Gleim at the 2019 FlightSimExpo in Orlando, FL, June 7-9

Pilots, air traffic controllers, and simulation enthusiasts of all ages are invited to come together and explore the latest developments in flight simulation at the 2019 FlightSimExpo. Gleim Aviation is excited to be a Premier Class Sponsor for the event, which will take place June 7-9 in Orlando, Florida. The event sold out last year with more than 1,100 attendees and nearly 50 exhibitors. This y...
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From Filmmaking to the Flight Deck: An Animator’s Guide to Training in VR

Emily Amadhia King (née Albee) is a retired animator who has worked for companies such as Walt Disney Feature Animation, NBC/Universal, and Activision. Her credits include Dinosaur, Battlestar Galactica, Babylon 5, and Kaze: Ghost Warrior. Recognized with a Peabody Award for her contributions to outstanding visual effects for the Battlestar Galactica series (the show received an Emmy for an episod...
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