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  • Airways takes Total Control, wooden planeshow on the wires

    Air traffic control students at Airways New Zealand’s training centre used to use a mechanical simulator, made up of runways painted onto ping-pong tables and sewing machine engines which drove wooden aircraft suspended on wires, to practise their skills.

  • Trainee pilots fly high with SimPilot

    Painted runways on ping-pong tables and sewing-machine engines driving wooden aircraft suspended on wires — this was what passed for a simulator at Airways New Zealand’s training centre for air traffic control students.