October 1, 2014

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 8/26/2013

"I don’t think there’s any other place in the world that has that many “sims” in three-mile radius."

-- Gregory Darrow, senior director of sales and marketing at Pan Am International Flight Academy

Call it Florida’s “Sim City.” Clustered along Northwest 36th Street in the area along Miami International Airport’s northern border are the companies and schools that house most of South Florida’s 62 FAA-approved airline flight simulators. Private and commercial pilots, and many aviation professionals, learn and hone their craft on the devices, which re-create the experience of aircraft flight. Only Atlanta, with 64, and the Dallas-Fort Worth area, with 122, currently have more.

Read more at the Miami Herald.

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