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Simtech Aviation

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Flight Training in New York City

A Flight Simulator (AATD) in New York City with all the features need it to make your Flight Training more Efficient. 

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The top three problems you will face during your flight training,
if you live in New York City:

time

Time

Commuting to your flight school is time consuming. Even if you get to the airport and go flying, you won't have enough time to practice instrument procedures because of the congested New York airspace.

Weather IMC

Weather

Although your flight training is partially toward flying in the in the clouds, most general aviation airplanes cannot fly in icing conditions.

airport

Instructor

Instrument procedures where developed for commercial operations. Most instructors at flight schools don’t have real world experience and don’t understand the “why” of certain instrument procedures.

Simtech Aviation is located in the heart of Manhattan. We have an FAA certified Advance Aviation Training Device and our instructors are active airlines pilots. These elements help to create an ideal flight training environment, allowing you to achieve your goal of becoming an instrument pilot in 2019.

How Are We Different?

At SimTech Aviation, we bring a state-of-the-art G1000 flight simulator and aviation training to midtown Manhattan. Our team of instructors are industry-leading FAA certified, active airline pilots and our most junior instructors have well over 1,000 hours of instructing and over 2,000 hours of total flight time (that is well over five years of flight experience).

Our skill is only matched by our passion for the art of flying which means that as a customer, you get to train alongside and learn from pilots who are completely invested in helping you reach your goals as a pilot. Let us guide you on the road to making the most of you flight training. Schedule a free 30-minute phone consultation.

At Simtech Aviation, our flight instructors are active airline pilots, ready to share our passion and knowledge of aviation to help you make your dream of becoming a pilot a reality.

Manhattan Flight Simualtor , Herald Square NYC

Directions

By MTA Subway: Take the B/D/F/M/N/Q/ R/W to 34th Street – Herald Square. Or take the 1/2/3/A/C/E to Penn Station and walk to 32nd Street and 6th Ave.

By PATH: Take the PATH to 33rd Street.

By Long Island Rail Road: Take the Long Island Rail Road to Penn Station and walk one block to 32nd Street and 6th Ave.

By Metro-North Railroad: Take Metro-North to Grand Central and the B/D/F/M to 34th Street – Herald Square.

By New Jersey Transit: Take New Jersey Transit to Penn Station and walk one block to 32nd Street and 6th Ave

From Brooklyn & Queens: Take the Queens Midtown Tunnel and take the Downtown Exit from I-495 W, then turn left on 32nd Street from 7th Ave/Fashion Avenue. Or take the Manhattan Bridge and continue uptown via 6th ave, then make a left on 32nd St. from 7th Ave.

From New Jersey: Take the Lincoln Tunnel crosstown and make a left on 32nd Street.

From Connecticut: Take the Henry Hudson Parkway to NY-9A S and exit on W. 44th Street. Continue crosstown and make a left on 32nd Street via 7th Avenue.

From Pennsylvania: Take I-80 E and exit toward 42nd Street/NY-9A from NY-495 E. Continue crosstown and make a left on 32nd Street from 7th Ave.

Take the M4, M7, M55, Q32 to Herald Square.

Directions

By MTA Subway: Take the B/D/F/M/N/Q/ R/W to 34th Street – Herald Square. Or take the 1/2/3/A/C/E to Penn Station and walk to 32nd Street and 6th Ave.

By PATH: Take the PATH to 33rd Street.

By Long Island Rail Road: Take the Long Island Rail Road to Penn Station and walk one block to 32nd Street and 6th Ave.

By Metro-North Railroad: Take Metro-North to Grand Central and the B/D/F/M to 34th Street – Herald Square.

By New Jersey Transit: Take New Jersey Transit to Penn Station and walk one block to 32nd Street and 6th Ave

From Brooklyn & Queens: Take the Queens Midtown Tunnel and take the Downtown Exit from I-495 W, then turn left on 32nd Street from 7th Ave/Fashion Avenue. Or take the Manhattan Bridge and continue uptown via 6th ave, then make a left on 32nd St. from 7th Ave.

From New Jersey: Take the Lincoln Tunnel crosstown and make a left on 32nd Street.

From Connecticut: Take the Henry Hudson Parkway to NY-9A S and exit on W. 44th Street. Continue crosstown and make a left on 32nd Street via 7th Avenue.

From Pennsylvania: Take I-80 E and exit toward 42nd Street/NY-9A from NY-495 E. Continue crosstown and make a left on 32nd Street from 7th Ave.

Take the M4, M7, M55, Q32 to Herald Square.

The November/December 2017 "Sim City" issue of FAA Safety Briefing explores the exciting world of flight simulation technology and its evolving impact on aviation safety. Feature articles focus on the many flight simulation options now available to pilots, as well as how simulation can improve efficiency, efficacy, and overall flight safety

Here’s How It Works To Stay Active with Your Flight Training:

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Book a FREE 30 minute phone consultation with one of our instructors.

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Book a Lesson

A two hour lesson with an FAA certified instructor who are also are airline pilots, in our Manhattan location, risk free.

What Our Fellow Pilots Have To Say About Us:

Went to the Madison Avenue location for a Meet Up unsure of what to expect and was very pleasantly surprised. I had an initial appointment to brush up on my instrument procedures with flight instructor Julian where he worked to familiarize me with the system.

Julian was very patient even though I was terribly rusty at the time. I booked the system to train solo and Julian was there to answer any questions I had on the system. This space is great for when you just want a quite space to focus.

When you live in the city getting to a flight school can be tough. KFRG and KHPN-it takes something to get out there. If you want something convenient to help keep your skills fresh try training at this facility and ask for Julian. It helps keeps the rust off and more! I highly recommend it.

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Kathleen S.

Julian and his team provide a time efficient way to pilot training right in Manhattan. Multiple locations, flight conditions, combined with Pilot Edge that is a “live” ATC is both highly effective and convenient. I highly recommend this training for any student pilot who wants to practice in Manhattan without the hassles of getting out to an airport. I have learned a lot from Julian which I am incorporating into my flight studies.

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Garry H.

"Training with Julian was very valuable. Much more efficient to practice IFR work in the sim rather than the airplane. Julian could pause the approaches to point out issues, recommend corrections, then I would go back to re-do just those phases that were giving me trouble. Unlike many instructors, Julian is an experienced, active airline pilot. I learned a lot from his real world experience!"
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David M.

A really fantastic setup to practice, learn or gain new skills. This can help at any stage of your flying career. The team take the time to find out what you are trying to achieve and are incredibly supportive. Well worth a visit!

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Bobby L.

I've trained with Simtech Aviation on a few occasions - not just to stay IFR current, but also to be challenged and maintain proficiency. As an active airline pilot, Julian brings a wealth of experience and teaches the type of thinking pilots do on the flight deck of a commercial jet. Simtech Aviation/Julian is top notch instruction.

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Jeremy M.

"I did a 3 hour intro to IFR lesson with Julian and had a great time! The sim setup is good and Julian is a great instructor. Will definitely be back!"

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Adam S.

Went to the Madison Avenue location for a Meet Up unsure of what to expect and was very pleasantly surprised. I had an initial appointment to brush up on my instrument procedures with flight instructor Julian where he worked to familiarize me with the system.

Julian was very patient even though I was terribly rusty at the time. I booked the system to train solo and Julian was there to answer any questions I had on the system. This space is great for when you just want a quite space to focus.

When you live in the city getting to a flight school can be tough. KFRG and KHPN-it takes something to get out there. If you want something convenient to help keep your skills fresh try training at this facility and ask for Julian. It helps keeps the rust off and more! I highly recommend it.

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Kathleen S.

"Training with Julian was very valuable. Much more efficient to practice IFR work in the sim rather than the airplane. Julian could pause the approaches to point out issues, recommend corrections, then I would go back to re-do just those phases that were giving me trouble. Unlike many instructors, Julian is an experienced, active airline pilot. I learned a lot from his real world experience!"
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

David M.

A really fantastic setup to practice, learn or gain new skills. This can help at any stage of your flying career. The team take the time to find out what you are trying to achieve and are incredibly supportive. Well worth a visit!

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Bobby L.

"I did a 3 hour intro to IFR lesson with Julian and had a great time! The sim setup is good and Julian is a great instructor. Will definitely be back!"

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Adam S.

Julian and his team provide a time efficient way to pilot training right in Manhattan. Multiple locations, flight conditions, combined with Pilot Edge that is a “live” ATC is both highly effective and convenient. I highly recommend this training for any student pilot who wants to practice in Manhattan without the hassles of getting out to an airport. I have learned a lot from Julian which I am incorporating into my flight studies.

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Garry H.

I've trained with Simtech Aviation on a few occasions - not just to stay IFR current, but also to be challenged and maintain proficiency. As an active airline pilot, Julian brings a wealth of experience and teaches the type of thinking pilots do on the flight deck of a commercial jet. Simtech Aviation/Julian is top notch instruction.

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Jeremy M.

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Flexible Cancellation Policy

Get a full refund if you cancel through the website at least 24 hours before the lesson.

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We are here to help you:
[email protected]
(347) 450-7519

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Not happy with your first lesson? Let us know within 48 hours of the lesson date, and we’ll refund what you paid for the simulator and instructor.

Don't let the winter weather stop you from obtaining your Instrument Rating Flight Training!

At Simtech Aviation we are ready to share our real life experience to help you master your instrument procedures and accomplish your FAA instrument rating flight training.

Learn more on how to do your instrument flight training in New York City using a certified Flight Simulator alongside an experienced flight instructor to help meet IFR Flight Training requirements.

Instrument Pilot Rating Course

While you earn your 50 hours for your FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate,
you can fly different piston driven airplanes and turboprops with an accurate Garmin G1000 Simulator .

§ 61.129(i)(1)(i) Credit a maximum of 50 hours toward the total aeronautical experience requirements for an airplane or powered-lift rating, provided theaeronautical experience was obtained from an authorized instructor in a full flight simulator or flight training device that represents that class ofairplane or powered-lift category and type, if applicable, appropriate to the rating sought;

Driving to the airport and getting on a plane just to stay instrument current can be an expensive and time-consuming experience. Coordinating with a safety pilot or an instructor also takes added time. And after all that, you could experience busy airspace, which will prevent you from practicing and keeping your instrument skills sharp.

Instrument Currency

From learning new aircraft systems-fly complex instrument procedures- to even make a simple visual approach will feel like your first solo landing, when you are making the transition to Technically Advanced Aircraft. How do we know? We been there, every time our instructors go for a new type rating at the airlines, we feel that way.

Teaching Kids How to Fly Planes

Is your child looking to learn how to fly a plane or to become a pilot? With Simtech Aviation, a flight simulator with a certified flight instructor is the easy and inexpensive way to help fuel their passion without leaving Manhattan.

Flying once a week is not enough to accomplish your goal of becoming a pilot.

Whether is because of schedule conflict, instructor leaving to the airlines, no aircraft availability, difficulty getting to and from the aviation training school, or any other reason preventing you from flying. You can use a flight simulator in New York can help you stay on track as a student pilot.

Gift Certificate For Pilot

Has your loved one always dreamed of becoming pilot?

When we give a gift, we all want to see our loved one’s look of surprise followed by the words, “Wow, this is the best. Gift. Ever.” You could become that gift-giver right now. Our flight simulation gift certificates will put your loved one behind the controls of an airplane from the convenience of Manhattan. State-of-the-art equipment and experienced instructors will guide the way. Give your loved one the gift of flying away while staying close to home.

At Simtech Aviation, we bring the tools you need to be successful in your flight training with a state-of-the-art flight simulator and flight training with experienced instructors - right in midtown Manhattan. You get real-time training, simulations and the personalized coaching you need to make the most out of your time in the air.

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Simtech Aviation is the closest thing to a flight school in New York City. We bring the tools you need to be successful in your flight training in Manhattan, with a state-of-the-art flight simulator and aviation training with experienced instructors. You get real-time flight training, simulations and the personalized coaching you need to make the most out of your time in the air.

  • You can log:
    - 2.5 hours for Private Pilot Certificate
    - 20 hours forInstrument Rating
    - 50 hours for Commercial Pilot Certificate
  • You can fly from a single or multiengine airplane to multiengine turboprop
  • Learn how to fly instrument procedures in a G1000
  • You can load standard instrument departures, load airways, build holds, and practice arrival procedures

* Coming July 2019

Location: 106 W 32nd St, New York, NY 10001

FAA Certified Advance Aviation training Device simtech simulator

It simulates most aircraft using G1000 Avionics:

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Single-engine Piston
Cessna 172/182/206→ Cessna Corvalis→
G36 Bonanza→ Cirrus Perspective→
PA-28 Archer→ PA-46 Mirage-Matrix→ DA-40

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Multi-engine Piston 

PA-44 Seminole→ PA-34 Seneca→
G58 Baron→DA-42

Turbo-Prop G1000 NXi Simulator

Turbo Prop Airplanes
PA-46 Meridian→ TBM 850→
Kodiak 100→ Cessna Caravan 208→ King Air 200

Using Garmin G1000 Avionics NXi*

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*NXi only applicable in some models

From briefing an instrument approach to staying instrument current, we write about topics of confusion. When people come to our flight simulator we explain from our real life experience how certain things work.

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Let us share our stories not only from our simulator, but from real world flying.

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