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Tom Wilksch’s Portable Gliding Simulator offers two improvements over a traditional simulator installed in a fixed location. Built on a trailer base, this can be towed to public events to serve as a recruiting tool – offering a taste of soaring to many more people. And since it folds up tidily, it doesn’t require dedicated storage space when not in use.

portable gliding simulator Transportable Gliding Simulator

I love how the aerodynamic cover doubles as a large curved projection screen.

More pictures & info at The Design Blog and at Tom’s entry page for the Australian Design Award.

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