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March 1, 2011
Recognizing spatial disorientation, especially when using night vision goggles (NVGs), is a key skillset that every pilot needs to learn. The effect of spatial disorientation when flying during daytime can be alarming and confusing. Spatial disorientation occurs when pilots lose their perception of direction and motion relative to the ground. It is especially likely to happen when a pilot flies into...
February 8, 2011
Aero India 2011, the 8th annual international aerospace and defense exhibition—billed as “Asia’s premier air show”—starts Wednesday and runs through Sunday, Feb. 13 at Air Force Station Yelahanka, Bengaluru in southern India. Organized primarily by the Indian Ministry of Defence in association with the Confederation of Indian Industry, the event is expected to draw military...
February 4, 2011
CAE and Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. joint venture Helicopter Academy to Train by Simulation of Flying (HATSOFF)...
February 2, 2011
Officials from Eurocopter hosted a ceremony Tuesday to inaugurate its new EC225 North Sea Service Center in Aberdeen, Scotland. The...
February 1, 2011
Sikorsky Uncovers CH-53K Virtual Reality Center Sikorsky’s new “virtual reality” center in Stratford, Conn. will help designers address assembly and maintenance issues for the CH-53K. Stratford, Conn.-based Sikorsky Aircraft has opened a new 3D “virtual reality” center for the U.S. Marine Corps CH-53K. Situated within engineering labs at the company’s primary facility in...
January 27, 2011
The U.S. Navy has issued a $44-million contract for CAE to build two Sikorsky MH-60R tactical operational flight trainers (TOFTs)...
January 24, 2011
AgustaWestland has obtained a contract to supply Switzerland-based SAR and air medical...
January 10, 2011
American Eurocopter has finished course work for the first customer of its new AS350 flight and mission simulator—Utah...
December 20, 2010
Canada’s CHC Helicopter has reached an agreement transfer all of its helicopter flight training...
December 1, 2010
L-3's SRVIVR CVR Meets Mandate L-3 Electrodynamics is introducing the SRVIVR family of cockpit voice flight data recorders (CVFDRs), a state-of-the-art crash survivable recorder designed to meet FAA’s mandate for flight recorders. Offering the smallest and lightest CVFDR on the market today, SRVIVR is available with a variety of air vehicle interfaces, providing flexibility on a broad range of...
December 1, 2010
Eurocopter Introduces Full Mission Trainer American Eurocopter has introduced a new dimension in flight simulators at its Grand Prairie, Texas training center. Referred to as the AS350 Full Mission Trainer, the one-of-a-kind system takes simulated flying two steps past the usual fare of pilot training, by adding fully interactive positions that permit a tactical flight officer or copilot (left seat), and a...
December 1, 2010
Russia’s Center for Scientific and Technical Services (CSTS) Dinamika is partnering with Russian Helicopters to develop and produce technical training units (TTUs) for helicopter pilots and maintenance...
November 29, 2010
Commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) supplier Presagis has introduced HeliScene, a helicopter application that provides a...
November 1, 2010
Senior program manager Bonnie Berg assumes a crew position at Rockwell Collins Virtual Avionics Procedures Trainer (VAPT). Rockwell Collins is unveiling a new cockpit procedures trainer for the Boeing CH-47 Chinook. Mark Harris, the manufacturer’s senior director of training and information solutions services, says the Chinook Virtual Avionics Procedures Trainer (VAPT) is scheduled to be operational...
November 1, 2010
FAA has qualified CAE to offer pilot training ground school for the Eurocopter AS350 through its Simfinity e-learning program. Students are able to complete a...
October 28, 2010
UIC Oboronprom subsidiary Russian Helicopters has inked a cooperation agreement with the Russian Center for Scientific and Technical Services Dinamika to develop and produce...
October 27, 2010
FAA has granted Level 7 qualification for FlightSafety International’s Bell 407 flight training device (FTD) in Lafayette...
October 1, 2010
Bell Boeing’s V-22 Program has handed over the last of six MV-22 Osprey containerized flight...
September 3, 2010
CAE has obtained FAA Level 7 qualification for its CAE 3000 helicopter mission simulator—a Eurocopter AS350B2 flight training device (FTD) based at Sky...
September 2, 2010
Europe’s Joint Aviation Authorities (JAA) has issued dual qualification for Frasca’s Eurocopter...
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