Press Release: Boeing sponsors flight Simulator in Germany
A new motion flight simulator is available for all visitors at the Berlin Technische Museum thanks to the sponsorship of The BOEING Company and the science programs of FIRST Scandinavia Foundation.
Berlin, May the 31st
Boeing celebrates its centennial anniversary. The first 100 years, as the Chicago based aviation company claims. On this exciting journey over the past century, the world has seen the man progress on the mastering of engineering beyond the expected possibilities in order to enterprise the humanity from the early ground take-offs to the aerospace discovery. Meanwhile all of us, from grandparents to grandchildren, are unable to stop dreaming about next surprising milestones.
Boeing wants to take the opportunity of its 100th anniversary to let people discover, enjoy and better understand what a pilot can feel, what an airplane can do. As a result, from now on, all visitors at Berlin Technische Museum will have the chance to jump in a two seater motion flight simulator to experience by themselves what being a real pilot is like. The flight simulator, made by Virtual-Fly, is prepared for flight training & entertainment and displays both single and twin piston engine airplane models on a fully equipped glass cockpit.
The Berlin Technische Museum is a gifted environment to place such a flight simulator as visitors will be able to look & feel the evolution of the aviation technology as this innovative flight simulator is surrounded by legendary flying machines. The aim of the Air & Space department at the Museum is clear, the higher added value transferred to the museum´s visitors will help them increase their satisfaction, stay longer on the facilities and recommend the museum´s experience to their closest relatives and friends.
Boeing is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems. A top U.S. exporter, the company supports airlines and U.S. and allied government customers in 150 countries. Boeing products and tailored services include commercial and military aircraft, satellites, weapons, electronic and defense systems, launch systems, advanced information and communication systems, and performance-based logistics and training.
About FIRST Scandinavia Foundation:
First Scandinavia Foundation is a non-profit organization located in Bodø, Norway, that focuses its activity in offering children and young people good training and empowering experiences with technical and natural sciences, and therefore contribute to more pupils choosing scientific education options. The FIRST Scandinavia foundation has since 2000 developed and implemented concepts and projects in science for over 200,000 children and young people. FIRST LEGO League Scandinavia (FLL) and Newton are its two largest and most important concepts, where they have ongoing projects in 65 cities.
Virtual-Fly is a Spanish research & development company located in Barcelona and specialized in designing hardware for flight simulation. Virtual-Fly delivers self-made solutions based on robust, reliable and realistic flight simulators. Its Plug&Fly™ technology is prepared for easy activation of the products, wide setup options and customization of realism and difficulty of the flight experiences thus allowing its operators to maximize space, investment and added value to the business experience.