EPIC World Tour at Lisbon, Portugal - yes, we will be there

EPIC World Tour, an around-the-world flight to Empowering People & Inspiring Change (E.P.I.C. - see what they did there?). Their goal is to touch everyone and change lives. And they are already doing that.

EPIC World Tour 2018

Mischa Gelb (Pilot Yellow), Ruben Dias and Diogo Dias left Canada on May 1st and will end at the same location on July 13th. During the tour, they will fly through over 40 countries.

On June 6th they will land at Cascais (LPCS -- which is my "home base" in the sim world) and, the day after, there will be a media/press conference.

Although not related to simulation, it's, or course, an interesting aviation event, with a great background. As such it piqued my interest. I have grabbed the good old Alabeo R66 and started working on a repaint, which I sent the team. A couple of days and a few messages later we were discussing details on how to bring the sim to the event.

EPIC World Tour 2018 - repaint for Alabeo's R66 for X-Plane

So, it is with great pleasure (and a huge dose of excitement) that we inform you of this: we are going to be present at the EPIC World Tour, media event in Lisbon, Portugal on June 7th, 2018 with a sim, showing (and allowing people to try) the Alabeo R66 for X-Plane and the Pro Flight Trainer Puma.

This will be a great opportunity to meet Mischa (which we've been following for some time thanks to our friend Karl (HappyCamper) as well as the "serial entrepreneur", Ruben Dias and Diogo.

It will also be a tremendous opportunity to show the media and a few passionate aviation lovers the potential of sims and the level of detail we can have nowadays on the helicopter flight simulation scene.

Are we going to have fun while doing this? Oh, yes, we are.

The repaint

This is still a work in progress but you should be able to download it from this site very soon. Stay tuned!

Learn more about the EPIC World Tour

You can learn all about it (and check, in real time, where they're flying at) at the official website.

Sérgio Costa

About Sérgio Costa

Sérgio has been a flight simulation enthusiast for nearly 25 years. His passion with helicopters developed during MSFS 2000 when he discovered the complexity of these aircraft and the challenge it was to control them. Since then he has been primarily a helicopter flight simmer, trying his best not to crash and kill all his virtual passengers. Sérgio is HeliSimmer's editor and writer and one of the Three Grumpy Simmers, a YouTube series and Podcast produced together with YouTubers Bel Geode and NovaWing24, obviously dedicated to flight simulation.

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