Rotor & Wing Magazine :: Training :: Simulators

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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...
May 25, 2011
Tyumen, Russia-based UTair Aviation has become the newest certified training facility for Eurocopter...
May 19, 2011
Boise, Idaho-based Aviation Specialties Unlimited has reached an agreement to distribute L-3 Warrior Systems...
May 18, 2011
AgustaWestland has inked a deal with the European Defence Agency to create an interim helicopter tactics training...
May 1, 2011
CAE and AgustaWestland consortium Rotorsim is planning to incorporate a new CAE 3000 Series AW139 fill flight simulator...
April 11, 2011
Australia’s Manufacturers Monthly has named the Ryan Aerospace Helimod helicopter simulator a...
April 7, 2011
Boeing Defence Australia has reached a memorandum of understanding with Thales to design a training system for the Australian...
April 4, 2011
This month I decided to take a different direction in discussing aviation safety by writing about HAI’s Heli-Expo in March. I was part of the Rotor & Wing editorial team covering the event and spent much of my time at the magazine’s booth talking to pilots, manufacturers, safety officers and other aviation safety enthusiasts. All one has to do is walk around the display areas to see how...
April 1, 2011
CAE to Provide S-76 Sim Training Under a partnership with Brazil’s Líder Aviação, CAE is planning to form a joint venture dedicated to providing simulation-based pilot training in South America. The venture will employ a Level D CAE 3000 Series full flight simulator to train on the Sikorsky S-76C++ starting in early 2012. The FFS, which will also supply S-76A, B and C+ training...
March 28, 2011
CAE and AgustaWestland consortium Rotorsim is planning to incorporate a new CAE 3000 Series AW139 fill flight simulator into...
March 22, 2011
Lake Charles, La.-based Era Flight Training Center is planning to establish two AgustaWestland AW139 flight simulator...
March 5, 2011
CAE has finalized the acquisition of CHC Helicopter’s rotorcraft flight training operations. The agreement calls...
March 1, 2011
Eurocopter officially opened its North Sea support and service center on February 1 in Aberdeen, Scotland. The complex represents a £10 million investment by Eurocopter and took two-and-a-half years to complete. It covers 53,820 square feet (5,000 square meters). The manufacturer designed the center with expansion in mind, and there is space for a second simulator (possibly an EC175 sim) alongside...
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