SimCheck in the Press
Sacramento journalist takes off in King Air at SFO
AOPA visits SimCheck, Sept 3, 2014
Canyons and mountainsides obscured by billowing clouds of smoke, the abrupt loss of weight and shifting center of gravity that follow release of a load of retardant, unusual attitudes and dangerous terrain: These are among the everyday challenges faced by firefighting pilots, and virtually all of them can be simulated.
In California, a state hard-hit by wildfires thanks in large part to longstanding drought, pilots are training to fight fires using increasingly sophisticated simulators…