Maximizing Flight Simulator Fidelity: Best Practices and Instructor Involvement”
The use of flight simulators is a great tool to train pilots. It provides a safe, controlled space for them to learn and practice. But, the success of any flight simulator will depend on its accuracy – how accurately it simulates real-world conditions.
As technology improves, flight simulators become more realistic, which allows for better fidelity. The simulator’s reliability may be affected by the skills and knowledge of learners as they progress in their training. A beginner pilot might be less influenced by simulator reality, while an experienced pilot could be more skeptical and be able to spot “deficits” or discrepancies in simulator representations of reality.