This is not a game - what is flight simulation?

What is flight simulation? Part 2

In part 2 of this two-part series (the first published in the previous issue of PC Pilot), we get a cross-section of opinions from a number of people representing different parts of the industry, who discuss that ongoing question: what is flight simulation?

This is not a game

In this instalment, we have expert views from Emanuel Hagen, a current Boeing 737 pilot, Lockheed Martin and Jorg Neumann, Head of Microsoft Flight Simulator, plus more comments from our PC Pilot readers.

Emanuel Hagen (current Boeing 737 Pilot)

Anything can be a simulator when it's used the right way. It would be unfair to claim any program to be a game or a simulator. Provided certain minima of accuracy are met, fulfilling the needs for the role in which the program is used, anything can be used as a simulator.

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