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[UPDATED] FlightSimExpo Monitoring the Coronavirus Situation, Event Still On

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On Twitter, a user asked the question to the FSExpo team about the current status of the event and if it will be continuing amid COVID-19 or Coronavirus.

This is the response from FlightSimExpo on Twitter:

“As is stands, we don’t anticipate any changes to our event schedule. This is certainly a situation we’re monitoring. As all we do, changes to the event would be voted on and we would take our direction from the community. We probably need to see how things develop in the next few months but provided the community is on board, we obviously want the show to go on.”

Other responses from other questions point out the Tropicana Hotel has a free 48 hour before check in cancellation policy if things turn for the worse with the virus.

If any updates for the future plans of FlightSimExpo come out, we will be sure to update everyone.

UPDATE March 10th

An official statement has been made by FlightSimExpo regarding the precautions they will be taking, as well as the hotel, to make sure the event is as safe as possible for the attendees and exhibitors. While the threat to the Las Vegas area and US remains low, these are the steps expo and hotel are going to take to make sure everyone stays as healthy as possible.

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  1. Ensuring hand sanitizer stations are available throughout the event space
  2. Reminding attendees to wash their hands regularly with soap and water
  3. Encouraging safe health practices during the event
  4. Discouraging handshakes and other physical contact during the event

Tropicana Hotel

  • Additional sanitation stations in high volume areas and convention space
  • Increased fresh air circulation
  • More frequent public restroom cleaning rotations
  • Increased sanitation of door handles and gaming devices
  • Sanitation of menus after each guest use in all food and beverage venues
  • Continued awareness amongst team members regarding cleanliness and sanitation (i.e.,

    frequent handwashing)

  • Additional carpet cleaning rotation in high volume areas

At the moment, McCarran Airport has not been advised of the need for airport screening for the virus, but teams are working to disinfect all high-touch surfaces in the airport.

Airlines have taken action to clean their aircraft, as well as Southwest offering free change or cancelations on all bookings.

The hotel remains to have its 48 hour cancellation plan.

If any changes come to the event, the decision would come through surveys with the confirmed attendees, confirmed exhibitors, and the community. We will be sure to update with any new information as well.

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New Flight Sim Expo Sponsors, Exhibitors, and Media Partners Announced

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FlightSimExpo has released a list of new Sponsors, Exhibitors, and Media Partners over on their Facebook. Sponsors A2A Simulations, QualityWings Simulations, and Aerosoft Exhibitors Aerosoft, QualityWings Simulations, and Project EinsteinVR Media Partners Virtual Sky, chillywillies, Flyprdu, NickFlightX, Stormbirds, and My Dear Drone This only represents a small portion of what will exhibiting at FSExpo this year. The rest of the
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[Update: Video Link] Biggest Ever Initial FlightSimExpo Exhibitor Announcement Coming Monday 20th Jan

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Update: We now have the video link you can tune into to watch myself (Calum) and Evan (FlightSimExpo Co-Founder) discuss everything about the show along with a look at all confirmed exhibitors. Be sure to tune in at 11:00am PT (1900 GMT) to watch the 40-minute presentation. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_zKlA6uzMG0&feature=youtu.be   On Monday 20th January, FlightSimExpo will host a pre-recorded video announcing the biggest-ever initial lineup
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FlightSimExpo 2020 Announced For Las Vegas

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We have barely concluded FlightSimExpo 2019, and some of us are still on their way home, but that did not stop the organisers of the event to plan ahead for next year. With a brief plan announced on Twitter, the team announced that FlightSimExpo 2020 will be held in Las Vegas, just like FSExpo 2018. The venue is still being
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FSExpo 2019: Mettar Simulations Announces Roadmap Update

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Mettar Simulations, the developer behind P3D Tweak Assistant, ProjectFly and more has announced via their seminar at FSExpo 2019, details on their development roadmap and some exciting new features coming to their existing product range. Matt Davies, Founder of Mettar Simulations started the seminar by recapping where Mettar started and how they arrived at where they are today. As mentioned
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FSExpo 2019: Orbx Releases Australia v2

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Renowned scenery developer Orbx has unleashed their long-awaited v2 update for their Australia region scenery during their presentation at FSExpo 2019.

First previewed in May, the mammoth overhaul of the region sees 8 million km² painstakingly recreated using the latest region-based technologies in both FSX and Prepar3D, covering everywhere from Cape York to Hobart, and Sydney to Perth, plus all of the coastlines, bodies of water, roads, railways and powerlines in between. Even the towns and urban areas scattered throughout are covered off, along with outlying island territories, such as Christmas Island and Lord Howe Island. Additionally, the terrain has been bought into 2019 with an all-new high-resolution mesh using data supplied by the Australian Government.
Most importantly though, almost 700 airports have been upgraded or created entirely from scratch. The team has not left a stone unturned as they worked to truly represent the Great Southern Land in our sims.

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FSExpo 2019: Parallel42 Announces Skypark for Prepar3D

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"The Skypark is a living playground, you travel the world working a dynamic job market based on real-world supply and demand". Edson Soriano, Managing Director of Parallel42 has finally revealed what is inside the box. After several teases and much community discussion, the secret is finally out. Skypark is an economic job-based utility addon for Prepar3D v4.4+ with virtual characters
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FSExpo 2019: POSCON Beta Roadmap Updated

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The folks behind the all-new simulation network, POSCON, have updated their beta testing roadmap as part of their showcase at this year's FSExpo in Orlando, FL. For some time now, as the network has been developed and improved, the developers have had a very small testing team of just 58 people on hand to assist them in fault-finding their new network.
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Honeycomb Aeronautical Preview Upcoming Alpha Flight Controls Yoke

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Honeycomb Aeronautical, a company that is currently developing an all-new yoke and throttle solution for the simulation market, has released updated previews of their soon to be released Alpha Flight Yoke and its companion heavy dual mounting system. This system will help keep the yoke in place when in use better than previous mounting methods, and should ensure a smoother
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MilViz Preview T310R Rain Effects In X-Plane 11

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Announced back in June at FSExpo, word of the MilViz T310 for X-Plane has been sparse, until now. Over on their Facebook page, MilViz has posted a preview featuring windshield rain effects in their upcoming aircraft for X-Plane 11. We suspect a release is on the horizon as MilViz have now further introduced us to the T310R by publishing its
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