On April 11, 2017, Redbird Flight Simulations will help the Lonestar State celebrate “Texas STEM Powered by Aviation and Aerospace Day” at the State Capitol to promote STEM education taught through aviation and aerospace. During the event, government officials and staff, Texas-based companies, and high school students will experience the fun of flight while learning about science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Event attendees will take flight in both desktop and full motion simulators provided by Redbird.
In addition to learning to fly with the simulator, members of the high school aero club will also build it themselves, piece-by-piece.
Lakeland Aero Club is proud to announce that they have added a Redbird FMX full motion flight simulator to their fleet. While Redbird Flight Simulations typically prides itself on a “white glove” delivery and installation service for its advanced simulators, they took a different approach with the Lakeland Aero Club when members asked to perform the installation themselves. Two of the club’s student leaders, Katie Esker (a sophomore) and Sean Stoltz (a freshman) visited Redbird Headquarters in Austin, TX last month for installation training. They spent two and half days learning how to assembly and maintain the Aero Club’s new simulator under the tutelage of installation manager, Kenyon Odell. After the simulator was completely built at Redbird, it was then dismantled and put in a crate for shipping. The deconstructed FMX has arrived to Lakeland, ready for the students to build in its permanent home at the club’s new facilities at Lakeland Linder Airport.
Flight simulation is an easy-to-implement tool that promotes STEM education through aviation.
Redbird Flight Simulations, well known for ground breaking and cost effective fixed wing simulators, will make their debut in the HAI Heli-Expo exhibit hall this year. Redbird will be showing off what they believe is easily the most capable and affordable helicopter training device of its kind – the Redbird VTO full motion helicopter simulator.
Austin, TX (March 2, 2017) – At today’s annual membership meeting, Brittney Miculka, Director of Marketing for Redbird Flight Simulations has been elected to the Board of Directors for Women in Aviation, Intl (WAI), a nonprofit organization that encourages the advancement of women in all aviation career fields and interests. Ms. Miculka was the only new member voted to the Board and will serve a three-year term.
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