Industry Round-up, October 12, 2018

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Image: Alsim

This week, AVweb‘s news roundup found reports of a new sim lab, a second chance to catch a weather tool webinar and a change in leadership at Pro Star Aviation. In partnership with Cirrus Aviation, Alsim has opened a demonstration center and simulation lab at Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ) in Sarasota, Florida. The facility will use a mix of generic and type-specific simulators. It officially opens this week.

Helicopter Online Ground School’s FAA webinar was held on Oct. 9. The presentation was recorded and has been made available for free to the public. The webinar discusses using the Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) weather tool to assist with flights below 5,000 feet.

Pro Star Aviation has announced that Sean Peterson will be joining the company as the new general manager. Peterson is a licensed A&P. He will be taking over the day-to-day management of the company, which is located at the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport (MHT).