Panel Discussion: Gaming vs. Flight Simulation

On September 24, 2022 at 7PM UTC (1900 UTC), I will be part of a panel organized by Flight Simulation Association along with Calum of FSElite and Giuseppe Nelva of, where we will be discussing this.

You can watch it at the Flight Simulation Association website or our YouTube channel.

Here’s the panel description:

Today, flight simulation is available on gaming consoles, low-end PCs, and even mobile devices. Through the release of Microsoft Flight Simulator, the hobby of flight simulation has become more accessible and mainstream than ever. Does this mean we're entering a new "race to the bottom" for quality of flight simulation add-ons? Is it even worth developing products for the PC market anymore?

Join some of the community's most high-profile media personalities for a discussion on how the world of flight simulation is changing. The live discussion will also feature a Q&A segment with the audience.


Calum Martin is the content director at FSElite. Calum has been an avid fan of Flight Sim since the release of FS2000 and has developed his love for aviation ever since.

Giuseppe Nelva is a long-standing gamer since the age of Mattel Intellivision and Sinclair ZX Spectrum. He shares daily flight simulation content with the global gaming audience on

Sérgio Costa has been a flight simulation enthusiast for nearly 25 years and is the community's foremost voice on helicopter flight simulation as the editor and writer of Learn more about helicopters with Sérgio.