Speeches | FSC


In the light of the successful events in previous years, we want to offer you not only an exhibition about flight simulation, but also several interesting lectures on the topic.

On this page you can find information about the speakers who will give a talk at this year’s conference. We’ll also publish the complete speech programme here shortly.

Start Length Speech Speaker Language
9:15 00:25 Opening Speech


Winfried Diekmann German/English
9:55 00:30 SODE - more than just jetways & how I use flight simulators as an airline pilot info

SODE - Mehr als nur Jetways & Wie ich als Linienpilot den Flugsimulator nutze

Jeffrey Stähli German
10:40 00:45 XPlane 11: insight and outlook info

XPlane 11: Einblick und Ausblick

Philipp Münzel German
11:40 00:35 Introduction to the flight simulator Aerofly 2 info

Einführung zum Flugsimulator Aerofly 2

Aerofly German
12:30 00:35 Realism, or why pilots hate horses info

Realismus, oder Warum Piloten Pferde hassen

Mathijs Kok English
13:20 00:25 Behind the scenes - the making of a flight sim video info

Hinter den Kulissen - Das Making-of eines Flusi-Videos

Jeroen Doorman English
14:00 00:45 Integrate DIY hardware for a home cockpit with XPlane & integrate Saitek with XPlane info

DIY Hardware für Homecockpits in XPlane integrieren & Saitek in XPlane integrieren

Carsten Lynker & Bill Good German/English
15:00 00:30 Painting or snapping - surface sceneries for flight simulation info

Maler oder Knipser - Flächenszenerien für die Flugsimulation

Bert Groner German
15:45 00:30 Presentation of the Douglas PC-6 by PMDG – history, example, development info

Vorstellung der Douglas DC-6 von PMDG – Geschichte, Vorbild, Entwicklung

Alexander M. Metzger German
16:30 00:15 IVAO: A place for your dreams info

IVAO: Raum für Ihre Träume

IVAO (Kalle Cedermalm) English


Philipp Münzel

Philipp Münzel is a pilot instructor during sunshine and a software developer during rainy weather. Since 1993, he “flusters” the virtual sky, with the real sky following since 2013. From the Aviat Husky to the Piper Seneca, he flies everything with a propeller. As a software developer he was involved in the creation of various XPlane 10 add-ons like the CRJ-200 and the FlightFactor 777 and 757. At the moment he’s working on the flight simulator XPlane 11 as part of the team of Laminar Research.

Mathijs Kok

Mathijs Kok is the long-standing Community Manager of Aerosoft. With him as the lead the famous Airbus family has been developed and became a great success. He cares about customer issues and keeps the public informed about the latest developments of Aerosoft products.

Carsten Lynker

A trial flight in a gliding club got him into flying as a hobby. If you’ve ever wanted to connect DIY hardware with XPlane, you’ve surely come across the plug-ins developed by Mr Lynker. Besides that, he is involved in VATSIM’s online aviation network, both as air traffic controller and as a pilot of smaller sports planes. He has been a member of the Friesenflieger for several years.

Bert Groner

Bert Groner is the editor-in-chief of FS Magazin, a specialised magazine about flight simulation that’s being published bimonthly since December 2005 in print and e-Paper format. He’s an active flight simmer since 1991.

Alexander M. Metzger

Alexander M. Metzger is a mechanical engineer and has a special place in his heart reserved for historical aeroplane models. Since the year 2000 he works as a flight dynamics developer for various developing and publishing companies.

Bill Good

Computer flight simulation has been his hobby but Bill Good has also been able to complete over 100 hours of real life flight training including over 300 landings in a Cessna 172. Xsaitekpanels started as a Linux XPlane plugin to support Saitek switch, radio, multi and BIP panels but has now grown into a multiplatform plugin. He is also a multiplatform plugin builder helping other plugin authors have multiplatform support including FlyWithLua.


The company IPACS develops flight simulators for full-scale airplanes as well as model flight simulators for desktop computers and mobile devices like smartphones and tablets – for example the flight simulator Aerofly FS2, an advanced flight simulator for Microsoft Windows, Apple iOS and Google Android.

Jeroen Doorman

Jeroen Doorman has had a fascination for aviation ever since he was little and is into flight simming since 2006. In 2007 he started making video’s as a hobby and since 2011 he has been making them for Aerosoft and other big and small companies in the flight sim community.

Jeffrey Stähli

Jeffrey Stähli learned programming during his electro technology studies; he’s interested in PC flight simulation since the days of the FS98. During his time at the university he was a scenery designer for FlyLogic (Switzerland Professional X, among others). After finishing his studies, he completed airline pilot training at Swiss. Today he is Senior F/O in A330s/A340s on long-haul flights, but he always stayed committed to the flight sim scene. While he is no longer an active designer, Jeffrey now mainly develops modules (SODE).


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