Advanced Solutions for Flight Simulation


About Us

Company Overview

Mindstar is a software developer of simulations for aircraft systems and avionics used in professional flight simulators and home-use aviation training products. Mindstar Aviation software is used onboard certified professional flight simulators worldwide.  Mindstar also specializes in cockpit-specific aircraft system simulations such as electrical systems, hydraulic systems, pneumatic systems, etc. Mindstar products are utilized in both the military and intelligence communities. Avionics products include the Garmin G1000, Rockwell-Collins Proline 21, Avidyne Entegra, and a variety of other avionics such as autopilots and GPS units. The simulated aircraft range from a simple single-engine piston trainer, up to King Air turboprops and Citation business jets.

Management Team


Stasi P. Poulos

Mindstar Aviation


Johnny C. Johnson

Mindstar Aviation
Executive Vice President

William A. Winburn

Mindstar Aviation Solutions
CEO, Aviation Solutions

Our Vision

The technical revolution that has given us smartphones and electric vehicles has brought advanced cockpit panels and inflight tools that would amaze pilots from less than a generation ago. Innovation has also come to the simulation industry. Highly realistic simulation devices and services are increasingly available to the GA pilot.   Mindstar strives to be the foremost leader in this revolution through innovation that we deliver to the aviation industry.

Our Mission

At Mindstar Aviation, we are all pilots. We believe general aviation plays a vital role in our communities across the country. We also believe that good training leads to safe flying and that quality simulation software and hardware can play a vital role in that outcome. We are in the business of developing these quality products and services.

Our Projects

Our mission is to innovate where necessary and partner where appropriate to realize both our visions and yours.  Our management team leverages multiple decades of project management experience managing worldwide software development and deployment projects for a fortune 5 company prior to Mindstar.