‘Flights of fancy: Inside the intense world of virtual pilots’
December 24, 2013 Leave a comment
The December 20 edition of the Washington Post included this feature about virtual aviation. It’s a good overview of the history of PC-based flight simulations and the world-wide community of virtual aviators:
…[O]ver the past couple of decades the flight simulation community has grown to more than 70,000 members, spawned a cottage industry of software makers, developed most of the trappings of the commercial aviation industry, and created a complicated system of self-governance — it’s the biggest fantasy league you’ve never heard of.