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Russia's MiG Aircraft Company Develops 3D Flight Simulator 62

Zothecula writes "Russian aircraft company MiG is best known for its fighter planes which have been used by the USSR, China, North Korea and North Vietnam since the beginning of WWII. These days, the former Government-owned RAC MiG is a publicly traded entity and competes on the open market with its technologies, having more than 1600 of its MiG-29 fighters in operation in 25 countries. Now MiG is claiming a major first in military aviation with the launch of a 3D flight simulator at the Dubai Air Show, providing volumetric visualization of beyond-the-cockpit space for trainee top guns. The simulator comes complete with the MiG-29's cockpit and actual control systems."
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Russia's MiG Aircraft Company Develops 3D Flight Simulator

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  • Re:yes.. i see... (Score:5, Interesting)

    by History's Coming To ( 1059484 ) on Tuesday November 15, 2011 @02:35PM (#38062714) Journal
    The RAF used to have a system where - believe it or not, the "plane" was simply a small camera which was "flown" over an actual physical model of the terrain complete with tiny trees and houses. Now that's 3D. This is all back in the day when building a real life model was far easier than even contemplating a computer simulation beyond the most basic wireframe.

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