We missed publishing the following press release received from the Astrasim Expo offices two days ago: “Â Astrasim Expo Summer Sim 2010 was held at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford, UK, over the weekend of August 28-29.
Our first show at this world class venue lived up to everything we expected and more, with record attendances over the two days ensuring a success for all. Official figures showed 3,831 visitors came to Summer Sim.
The events aim was to raise awareness of flight simulation by not just attracting the hard core flight sim enthusiast but also the general public who may not have seen flight simulation before on the scale it was exhibited at the show. Introducing new people to the genre is an important part of making an event like this work. It also helps build and secure a bright future for flight simulation.
Top companies from the UK and further afield attended including Flight 1 and Just Flight, VRinsight, Flightstore, Komodo Simulations, Fury Technology, Creative Cockpits, Fly UK Virtual Airline, Sherburn User Group and our sponsors for the event PC Pilot. We also had Imagineering in attendance on the Saturday.
Another major attraction was the first showing anywhere worldwide of the 2010 display by the Virtual Blue Angels.
John Marshall, Managing Director of Astrasim Expo said “Summer Sim 2010 was a great success and everyone had a fantastic time. We are already looking forward to next year with the hope of bringing more companies and organisations to what can only be described as an event not to be missed!
We also have 3,831 other reasons why Astrasim Expo will return in 2011
For more information on Astrasim Expo please visit http://www.astrasimexpo.co.uk“