International FS Consortium Formed

ifsconsortiumIn a meeting today in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, a new organization was formed to be an advocate of flight simulation, the community and organizations in support of our hobby – The International Flight Simulation Consortium. Attended by some 25 developers, community members and publishers, the nascent organization has created an interim board of directors. The IFSC has been launched with the intent to represent and promote our hobby world-wide. We will be publishing more news in the coming weeks on the goals and membership requirements of IFSC.

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vertigo
Thursday, April 30, 2009 08:17

Couldn’t agree more Paul & Francois..well said !
This is an excellent development. Hopefully they (we) will be able to carry this on for many years yet.

Paul
Wednesday, April 29, 2009 10:00

As a person who attended Aviation High School, who watched the space programs, who as a child hung around Jules Bergman of ABC TV, who received John Glenn autograph on a menu, who washed seaplanes at City Island NY to earn a flight and who wanted to fly but for medical reasons could not in those days, who teaches at a rough time at an elementary school and opens up students eyes through the use of flight simulation or any simulation product and helps relief the daily stress, as a designer who is in process of developing scenery. DAMM RIGHT… Read more »

Tuesday, April 28, 2009 16:43

Very interesting development.

Tuesday, April 28, 2009 15:04

Thanks FSFlyers, you are right of course. We should be totally ashamed for wanting to support our families by working and earning money. I’ll pass on the message and urge all publishers, developers, advertising agencies, magazine writers and the likes to quit their jobs and apply for social welfare….. so we can live of YOUR tax money.

I like your thinking, bud…… LOL !!!!

JayKae
Tuesday, April 28, 2009 14:08

Okay, excellent Francois, looking forward to it, anything for the hobby, if we all pull together we could do something grand I reckon