BSC has an FAA-approved written test site right on campus. All knowledge tests, from Private through ATP, are available. This is a LaserGrade site, with all the latest in pilot-friendly equipment to help you ace the exam! And the low-cost testing fee means you'll have more to spend on flight training.
Whether it's individualized instruction or solo practice, these FAA-approved machines can simulate every airport runway configuration, as well as the entire enroute airway structure, here in New England.
"Elite Six Zero, on departure turn right heading zero niner zero; Runway 5, cleared for take-off."
AvMajors can schedule a flight simulator at their convenience . . . and practice solo or dual. Also, weather conditions can be input to simulate a clear VFR day or 200-and-a-half, partial panel!
"November Eight One Zero Bravo Charlie, taxi into position and hold . . . awaiting IFR release."
N810BC is an ATC© flight simulator that approximates a Piper Navajo. It can be used both for multi-engine instruction and as an instrument trainer. It can simulate approaches, holding patterns, and the entire ELUS structure. Also, it replicates turbulence, crosswinds, engine malfunctions, and even vertigo! The BSC flight simulator laboratory is located in the Conant Science building, right here on campus. That means it's easily accessed, and provides a low-cost alternative to portions of the flight syllabus.
So whether you're practicing with VORs toward the Private Private license, shooting an ILS to minimums while handling a 13 knot crosswind, or dealing with an electrical failure or prop. governor overspeed, the training you'll receive in the SimLab prepares you for success in the real world. But be nice to Prof. Heerman . . . or you just might find a SIGMET issued for "moderate to occasionally severe turbulence" along your route of flight! ;-)
Last Modified: April 17, 2008
driver Bill Heerman (at left) registers an applicant for his FAA written.
In the background, behind glass partition, another BSC AvMajor aces the