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flight simulator

n
(Aeronautics) a ground-training device that reproduces exactly the conditions experienced on the flight deck of an aircraft. Compare Link trainer
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Noun1.flight simulator - simulator consisting of a machine on the ground that simulates the conditions of flying a planeflight simulator - simulator consisting of a machine on the ground that simulates the conditions of flying a plane
Link trainer - an early form of flight simulator
simulator - a machine that simulates an environment for the purpose of training or research
Translations

flight simulator

nsimulatore m di volo
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