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Airbus A320 – Behind the Scenes

Airbus A320 – Behind the Scenes

Interfacing Airbus OEM components required careful thought and planning. To decrease any potential difficulty with troubleshooting and maintenance, wiring was kept to the minimum with all interfacing confined within the Main Instrument Panel (MIP) and the structural foundation of the simulator. Four power supplies are connected to the flight simulator – one dedicated 5V supply … Continue reading

Lighting Controller

Lighting Controller

There are various options to illuminate the flight deck. Vendors have produced solutions which allow you to distribute 5V current over the many panels of the aircraft and also internally dim the integral lighting. Unfortunately not all solutions meet the necessary requirements of a cockpit using OEM panels (incandescent bulbs) – the controller board must … Continue reading

Airline2Sim A320 Cadet Training Program

Airline2Sim A320 Cadet Training Program

Ben from Airline2Sim has launched their A320 Cadet Training Program. With 6 modules and 27 episodes, the training program is extensive. If you are familiar with Ben’s other Airline2Sim offerings, they are professionally produced with exceptional value. Not all the videos are available at the time of this writing, but Airline2Sim should be releasing them … Continue reading

Airbus Simulator 2021 and Beyond

Airbus Simulator 2021 and Beyond

Happy holidays – we look forward to further development and features for our Flight Simulators in 2021! ProSimA320 In November ProSim-AR launched a preview release of their avionics program compatible with the latest Microsoft Flight Simulator software. The release has significant bugs – expect an iterative improvement process by the ProSim development team going forward. … Continue reading

Meeting Standards for Electronic Systems

Meeting Standards for Electronic Systems

The Airbus aircraft is fly-by-wire – this system replaces conventional manual flight controls with an electronic interface. Electronic function is responsible for an increasingly large portion of in-flight functions. As an explainer on electrical systems put it, in fact, “uninterrupted electrical power is essential to safe flight in a modern airplane.” From small luxuries to … Continue reading

ProSimA320 1.42

ProSimA320 1.42

ProSimA320 1.42 is now available and is compatible with MSFS2020. The preview release has some obvious bugs but this should be expected for an initial release. To ensure compatibility Legacy flight modelling must be selected in the MSFS2020 menu options. ProSimA320 must be configured to connect with Simconnect and not FSUIPC. Continue reading