Initial and Recurrent Training for Turboprop and Piston Engine Aircraft

Flight Training With a Focus on Safety!

Initial and Recurrent Simulator Training for Turboprop and Piston Single & Multi Engine Aircraft

We provide insurance approved initial and recurrent proficiency flight training in our FAA approved flight simulators.

We do not train like the other facilities that just check boxes to meet basic insurance requirements. Our mission is graduate safe, competent pilots who have the knowledge and confidence to fly multi-engine aircraft and handle any abnormal or emergency situations!

Personalized Flight Training

At Aircraft Simulator Training, we understand that each pilot brings a unique set of experiences and knowledge. Our focus is to provide you with an exceptional training experience tailored to your individual needs.

Our training programs are designed to be flexible and to build on your prior experience. This results in your having the knowledge, confidence and ability to recovery from any problem scenario that may arise.

Simulator Training Aircraft

Aircraft Simulator Training provides flight instruction for these high-performance, turboprop and piston single- and multi-engine aircraft

  • Cessna Twin Engine Piston Aircraft
  • Beechcraft Twin Engine Travelaire & Baron Aircraft
  • Cessna Conquest 340, 421, 425 and 441
  • Beechcraft King Air 90, 100, 200 and 300 Series
  • Pilatus PC-12

Aircraft Simulator Training Also Provides the Following Courses

  • Airline Prep Course (APC)
  • Advanced Aircraft Maneuvering Program (AAMP)
  • Second in Command (SIC) Course
  • Intro to Cessna Turboprop 340 and 421C Aircraft For Prospective Buyers
  • Emergency Training – Loss of Control and Spin Training

What makes AST Different?

Aircraft SIMULATOR Courses

in our state-of-the-art simulators
Building Time in a Flight Simulator

Six Degrees of Motion SIM

Our custom built full six degrees of motion simulator is fully enclosed and creates total movement and actual flight characteristics. It is used for high end training in our high performance aircraft. This includes jet training, turboprop training, large twin engine training and complex aircraft training. We wanted to give an actual aircraft feel that some sims just do not do.


New turboprop facility at Georgetown Texas (KGTU). Booking for training slots beginning August 1, 2022. A totally new facility and full motion turboprop simulator. Contact Jim Minton, turboprop manager for information.

512-234-0045 (24/7)

Aircraft Training Courses

we fly the aircraft we train in


What Pilots have to say about our Simulator and Instructors.


National Business Aviation Association
Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association

Latest Articles

Cessna 421C Engine Start the Right Way

Cessna 421C Engine Start the Right Way

Rick McGuire, an instructor at Aircraft Simulator Training, shows you the right way to start the geared engines in the Cessna 421C. Aircraft Simulator owns, trains and teaches the systems on the Cessna 421C and starting the engines must be done a specific way.

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AST Video of Cessna 340 Engine Start

Aircraft Simulator Training instructor Rick McGuire shows how we start our twin engine Cessna 340 – and there is no such thing as “hot starts” in our aircraft – it’s First Time – Every Time. In the video, Rick shows a student the basic procedure of starting a twin engine piston aircraft.

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Oh, Those Terrible Twin Cessna Gear “Swings”

It is simple to swing that gear and get it working perfectly.  Just follow the video on the Internet.  Anyone can do it and after you get it “swung” it all works perfectly and you will have three greens on the gear each time you put that gear down.   Don’t believe that. There is more to a

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Explore the Texas Hill Country

Bring your family for extra days. We are just a little over an hour out of Austin and we are loaded with recreation sites. Below are some of the most iconic towns in the area that make up the Texas Hill Country.

  • San Marcos
  • Marble Falls
  • Boerne
  • New Braunfels
  • Wimberley
  • Canyon Lake/Spring Branch
  • Fredericksburg
  • Kerrville
  • Luckenbach

Even Burnet has Park Road 4 and the Longhorn Caverns just 10 miles from Aircraft Simulator Training. We have Lake LBJ and Canyon Lake as well as Lake Buchanan. The Hill Country of Texas has some of the most glamorous views and scenery in the United States. It is known for its water recreation and camping.

One hour from our school Fredericksburg has vineyards, wine tasting and old world charm of German shops and restaurants. We have great overnight facilities from very reasonable to five star hotels and resorts. Three days extra will let you cover a lot of beautiful Texas Hill Country.

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