Saturday, July 24th, 2021

Orbis Flying Eye Hospital comes to life in Microsoft Flight Simulator


We are pleased to announce today that we are collaborating with Orbis International, a non-profit organization that changes lives through the treatment and prevention of avoidable blindness, giving flying enthusiasts the opportunity to explore Orbis Flying Eye Hospital in a virtual way.

Orbis is having a profound impact on people’s lives, and we are proud to support them in the fight against avoidable blindness; this is a big but solvable problem that affects millions of people around the world who do not have access to eye care. people. According to the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness, 43 million people are blind and 295 million people have moderate to severe vision loss, of which 77% are completely avoidable.

Orbis Flying Eye Hospital is a unique aircraft, an incredible engineering feat. It is a modified MD-10 freighter, now a fully accredited teaching hospital, equipped with state-of-the-art operating rooms, laser treatment rooms, simulation centers, classrooms, and AV kits, and can carry out training programs worldwide.

We recognize the opportunity to raise awareness of the Orbis business by incorporating the Flying Eye Hospital into the Eye Hospital Microsoft Flight Simulator experience.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Users can visit the Flying Eye Hospital with stunning real details in the complete hospital mode, and access the plane for free through the news link in the game to learn more about Orbis’ mission, which is to train and inspire local teams to save their community’s vision , Or directly through Microsoft Flight Simulator market. However, this aircraft is currently unable to fly.

Orbis Flying Eye Hospital demonstrates how aviation can be a force for good. Since the first-generation DC-8 took off in 1982, Orbis has flown to 97 countries to implement vision protection programs. This third-generation MD-10 Microsoft Flight Simulator Users can experience donations from FedEx employees and launched in 2016.

The first simulation technology in aviation; now Orbis and the wider medical community are rapidly adopting it. Just as simulation has been teaching pilots how to fly for decades, it is now helping doctors, anesthesiologists and nurses save vision and improve patient care. On the plane, Orbis uses virtual reality, artificial eyes and human models, and uses simulation to teach and train eye care teams around the world. Facts have proved that during the global pandemic, as practical training opportunities decrease, simulation becomes more important.

Passion for aviation and realistic simulation is the combination of Orbis and Microsoft Flight Simulator Together, so we are proud to showcase this unique aircraft.

Flying Eye Hospital is free for everyone to download Microsoft Flight Simulator Users start to visit today, and will be downloaded for free on the Xbox Series X|S market on July 27th. The sky is calling!

access orbis.org Learn more about their mission or visit orbis.org/Flying Eye Hospital Learn more about the aircraft.