HOW DOES A FLIGHT SIMULATOR HELP PILOTS?

| November 14, 2018

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Whenever an accident happens in the air, there is a lot of pressure for the pilots. They must guarantee the safety of everyone on board and on the ground. Their actions are the only thing that prevents a regular flight becoming a disaster. Or even worse, a fatal one. That is why before you can become a full-time pilot, you have to sit in the Flight Simulator for hours and train for every situation possible – from bird strikes, engine failures to bad weather.

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