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Flight Simulator Lab

Come fly with us at Waldo Library. Get a hands-on experience of what happens in an aircraft cockpit and learn the basic fundamentals of flight.

Lab features

Our Flight Simulator Lab has two stations. Both stations run Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 Premium Deluxe Edition with Reno Air Races: Full Collection and include the following:

PC

  • OEM Intel Core i7-8700K 3.70GHz 12MB Intel Smart Cache 
  • 512GB Samsung 960 Pro Series PCIE NVME M.2 SSD PCI-E
  • 2TB HOD 3.5" SATAIII 7200RPM 6.0 GB/s 64MB cache
  • Kinsgton 8GB DDR4-3000 HyperX Predator
  • EVGA NVIDIA GEFORCE GTX 1080 Tl FTW3 Gaming ICX 11GB

Accessories

  • 49” CRG9 curved Samsung gaming monitor QHD 120hz
  • Honeycomb Alpha Yoke
  • Honeycomb Bravo Throttle Quadrant
  • Garmin G1000 Avionics Suite
  • Thrustmaster PENDULAR rudder
  • HyperX Cloud Alpha gaming headset

Hours and location

  • Hours Sun, 5-10pm; Mon-Thu, 9am-10pm; and Fri, 9am-5pm.

  • Location Temporarily located on the second floor of Waldo Library in Room 2030.

Accessing the lab

When you arrive for your session, check in at Room 2030 on the second floor of Waldo Library for access to a flight simulator. Be sure to bring your Bronco Card with you.

The flight simulators are available to all Western Michigan University students, faculty, instructors and staff.

Questions about the Flight Simulator Lab?

Notice

  • Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020© Microsoft Corporation. The video that autoplays at the top of this page was created using assets from Xbox's Microsoft Flight Simulator - Pre-Order Launch Trailer video. It is not endorsed by Microsoft. https://youtu.be/TYqJALPVn0Y