• FlightSimExpo 2018 Results Announced

    More than 1100 attendees take part in first-ever FlightSimExpo event in Las Vegas

    FlightSimExpo, North America's community-driven flight simulation conference, brought attendees from 26 countries together in Las Vegas for a weekend of new product releases, engaging seminars, and hands-on exhibits.

    LAS VEGAS - June 19, 2018 - FlightSimExpo took place on June 9-10, 2018 in Las Vegas with a sold-out crowd of more than 1,100 simmers, pilots, air traffic controllers, and developers! The action-packed weekend featured 45 exhibitors, 21 speakers, and an endless set of activities before, during, and after the conference.

    "It is incredible to see how alive and well the simulation community is," said Evan Reiter, co-founder of the event. "We are so grateful to the many people who helped make this event a reality. Volunteers, exhibitors, industry developers, and the community have come together to prove that simulation is more than a game: it's a reality."

    Event attendees included a mix of pilots (46%) and simulation enthusiasts. Some have been simming since the original SubLogic days, while others experienced simulation for the first time. The all-ages event welcomed children, families, veterans, retirees, and enthusiasts from all walks of life.

    Event organizers encourage the community to visit our Media Partners' web sites for wrap-ups, videos, and highlights from the event: AirDailyX, FlightSim.Com, FSElite, PCFlight.net, and The Sky Lounge.

    Phil Coyle, co-founder of the conference, is pleased to share that plans have already begun for a 2019 event. "We have created a shortlist of destinations and dates based on exhibitor and developer feedback. In the coming days, we will be surveying our attendees and using that data to finalize a date and location for 2019. Las Vegas is on the list, along with several other major U.S. cities with good international access."

    Fans of FlightSimExpo are encouraged to follow the event on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube to stay in touch. The 2019 date and location will be announced later this summer.

    "Thank you to the developers, simmers, and community who attended this event," said Tom Guerrette, a volunteer with the conference. "We can't wait to see you next year!"

    About FlightSimExpo

    FlightSimExpo is North America's community-driven flight simulation conference. The event was formed by a group of community organizers from VATSIM's Boston Virtual ARTCC with years of experience in flight simulation, aviation, and event planning. The conference and tradeshow took place June 9-10, 2018 at Flamingo Las Vegas Resort.

    1. b52bob's Avatar
      b52bob -
      Had a great time. Thanks to all involved in putting on a great show. Lots to see and do also in Vegas. Great place for the show. Stay away from the slots, “lost wages” isn’t just a joke.
    1. tusler's Avatar
      tusler -
      It was fun, next year have in a city other than Las Vegas. Phoenix, LA, San Diego, Sacramento, Salt Lake, anywhere but Vegas. Thanks
  • Recent Forum Activity


    Controller Fuel Selector Assignment

    Thread Starter: Wintersedge

    I have a Saitek ProFlight Throttle Quadrant. I'd like to assign one of the switches to toggle the fuel selector switches. For example - one...

    Last Post By: stinger2k2 Today, 10:56 AM Go to last post

    Ortho4XP California photo=real complete by Florkboy2

    Thread Starter: transcontinental

    Hi Everyone, With my night lighting just about done, some minor edits left to finish. It's time to more on to my day time lighting effects. The...

    Last Post By: pugilist2 Today, 10:56 AM Go to last post

    Places of Conspiracy: High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program in Alask

    Thread Starter: JohnnyJohnJohn

    What is it? Well many speculate that it is just a "Weather Study" initiative, many speculate that it is a "Weather Machine" To control the weather. ...

    Last Post By: pugilist2 Today, 10:53 AM Go to last post

    Why, since the update, is this happening all the time?

    Thread Starter: 2cvNation

    The left screen and autopilot screen on the a320 keep on blacking out. Anybody else with the same problem? And has anybody hit upon the solution of...

    Last Post By: 2cvNation Today, 10:50 AM Go to last post