Tuesday, May 21, 2013
AW139 Simulator Begins Operations at FlightSafety Lafayette
FlightSafety International has incorporated its new Level D-qualified AgustaWestland AW139 full flight simulator (FFS) into the initial pilot training courses at its learning center in Lafayette, La. The simulator comes with a Honeywell Primus Epic avionics suite for single and dual-pilot use. It can be configured for a number of applications, including offshore, EMS, law enforcement, SAR and firefighting. Other features include FlightSafety’s Vital X visual system, four-axis autopilot, enhanced ground proximity warning system (EGPWS), GPS with wide area augmentation system (WAAS) capability, and enhanced ground proximity warning system (EGPWS). The FFS is also qualified for night vision goggles (NVGs).