Have you ever seen movie-films or TVs where the passenger pilot died in the middle of the flight, and the flight attendants panicked to look for passengers on a ship that might have a flight experience that could take over. Go figure that the only person on board with any flying experience gets all his experience from playing the flight simulator video game!
This might look funny on the film. But train simulation if this happens in real life, can it really work? Can someone without real flight experience besides operating flight training simulators can handle aircraft in an emergency?
Believe it or not, the answer might surprise you!
The fact is that operating flight training simulators is a very realistic and authentic experience. Modern flight training simulator software has evolved very sophisticated so the lines between simulation and reality have blurred.
Every aspect of aircraft control on a real aircraft has been carefully programmed, down to the smallest detail, into the current modern flight training simulator program. Everything from the instrument panel, control movement, buttons, buttons, buttons, indicators, and gauges, are all designed to see and behave as well as their real life colleagues.
So all the hours you will spend to practice to fly Boeing 747 in your favorite flight simulator video game on your home PC maybe pay and it might just save your life someday.