Rotor & Wing Magazine :: Training :: Simulators

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January 1, 2012
CAE has an unparalleled breadth of experience in helicopter simulation, training and mission rehearsal. In fact, no other company has designed training systems for a greater variety of rotary-wing platforms. CAE has simulated helicopters from virtually all the major manufacturers, including AgustaWestland, Bell Helicopter Textron, Boeing, Eurocopter, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), Kaman, MD...
December 27, 2011
The U.S. Navy has begun using its first virtual reality training device, a Sikorsky MH-60S aircrew virtual environmental trainer (AVET). MH-60S and HH-60H crew members will practice aerial gunnery, cargo...
December 20, 2011
Lake Charles, La.-based Era Training Center (ETC) has received FAA Level 6 certification for its AgustaWestland AW139 flight simulator...
December 13, 2011
The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) has taken delivery of an AS350 training helicopter from Eurocopter Canada. The...
December 2, 2011
Eurocopter opted for a sunset in the foothills of the Andes near Santiago as the backdrop for the 10th anniversary of the company’s establishment in Chile, which was attended by over 300 guests. During these 10 years this subsidiary has...
December 1, 2011
The Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) has incorporated a new AgustaWestland AW109 simulator into its training portfolio. The sim training will prepare pilots for flying...
December 1, 2011
Helicopter crewmembers try out the virtual reality environment of Virtalis’ HCR training system. Virtalis Virtalis Introduces Helicopter Crew Reality Training UK-based Virtalis has provided three helicopter crew reality (HCR) systems to the Defence Helicopter Flying School and FB Heliservices. The HCR units are operational at the Royal Air Force (RAF) Shawbury and Valley stations. HCR allows the...
November 29, 2011
Englewood, Colo.-based AeroSimulators has completed delivery of a Eurocopter EC135 simulator to Air Methods. The...
November 15, 2011
AgustaWestland has designated Horizon Flight Academy’s joint venture with Abu Dhabi Aviation (ADA) as an authorized training center for the AW139 in Abu Dhabi. Horizon is a subsidiary of Mubadala...
November 10, 2011
American Eurocopter selected HELISIM as a satellite flight training facility for its Training Center for medium/large twin-engine helicopters. Co-located with Eurocopter’s facility at Marseille Airport in Marignane, France, HELISIM provides...
November 9, 2011
Bristow Group has inked a deal with Frasca International to purchase a Sikorsky S-76 Level B full flight simulator (FFS). The simulator will...
October 10, 2011
FlightSafety International s planning to launch AgustaWestland AW139 training starting in 2013 at its Learning Center...
August 11, 2011
AgustaWestland has selected Spanish IT company, Indra, to develop AW159 Lynx Wildcat simulators for the British Ministry of Defence. Both the...
August 1, 2011
This month’s issue features a variety of themes from different sectors of the helicopter industry—new airframes and updates on existing models from the Paris Air Show (see Rotorcraft Report); offshore (“Training Profile: Bristow Academy,” and “Inside FlightSafety Lafayette,”); firefighting (“Dousing the Flames,” and “Around the World: Australia Preps...
August 1, 2011
Sikorsky Improves Colombian Training Sikorsky Aerospace Services has broken ground on a helicopter training complex at the Melgar Air Force Base in Colombia. The UH-60 Black Hawk flight training center, scheduled for completion later this year, will feature a full-motion, high-fidelity simulator to provide training for the Colombian Armed Services and other Latin American Sikorsky operators. Two pilots...
August 1, 2011
In February 2009, FlightSafety International made a move to the offshore helicopter training market in a big way. This is the opening date for the company’s 78,000-square-foot training center in Lafayette, La. Up and running are two Level D full flight motion simulators, both for Sikorsky helicopters—the S-92 and the S-76C+, convertible to the C++. Also installed and running are two Bell...
July 26, 2011
FlightSafety International has partnered with Aviation Specialties Unlimited (ASU) to add a night vision goggle...
July 22, 2011
In response to a recent NTSB training recommendation to the Airborne Law Enforcement Association (ALEA), Eurocopter has introduced...
June 3, 2011
CAE and Hindustan Aeronautics joint venture Helicopter Academy to Train by Simulation of Flying (HATSOFF) has received...
June 1, 2011
Elbit Systems has won a contract to launch a helicopter pilot training center for Macedonia’s...
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