Welcome to Flight Simulation Association

Flight train faster and better, while saving money.

Home flight simulation is using a computer and simple hardware to engage your "aviation brain" for training and proficiency. Anyone can do this—no expertise is required!

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  • Jason Miller

    It’s amazing to me how many thousands of dollars I see people spending on their flight training that they could save if they were just properly using home simulators.

    Jason Miller Nationally Recognized CFII and Creator of The Finer Points
  • Steve Thorne

    The flight sim community is huge and I'm trying to convince more real pilots to take a serious look at flight sims.

    Steve "Flight Chops" Thorne Aviation Content Creator

FSA is your resource for getting started in flight simulation.

We offer guides, webinars, discounts, and other benefits to make flight simulation approachable and straightforward.

Jump-Start Your Sim With Preferred Pricing

FSA Captains get exclusive savings at leading flight simulation retailers.
Honeycomb ALPHA Flight Controls
Free Shipping
When Purchased from Honeycomb Aviation
PC Flight Sim Builder Assist
$39 $31
Save 20% via
Community Aviation
X-Plane 11
$60 $54
Save 10% via
Laminar Research
Deluxe Private Pilot Kit
$225 $175
Save $50 via
Gleim Aviation
RealSimGear GNS430
$380 $361
Save 5% via
Flight Velocity Pro Series Model 4
$1660 $1577
Save 5% via
Flight Velocity

Plus, FSA Captains get discounted rates on coaching sessions from experts.

Take the guesswork out of getting started! Learn from experienced simmers who specialize in flight simulator setup and instruction.

It all Starts with a Membership

Join FSA and get access to the resources that will help you set up your first home simulator and connect you to the best add-ons for pilot training.

We work with simulation developers, content creators, and flight simmers alike. Through structured, curated content, we aim to centralize the information out there, making it easier to get started in simulation.

Our Growing Community
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Access most FSA content free, forever.

  • All 16 guides
  • Learning Flight 1
  • Live and recorded webinars
  • Limited access to selected discounts
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or $30/Year

Subscriptions help support the website and enable us to grow the simulation community. Read more.

  • All 16 guides
  • All 5 Learning Flights
  • All live and recorded webinars, plus access to webinar live chat Q&A
  • Full access to discounts and special perks from our partners
  • Access to Simmer Search, our membership database that allows you to connect with other Captains in your area
  • Discounted rates on coaching sessions from experts who specialize in flight simulator setup and instruction
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