Category: Simulators Industry

What Do You Know About the Evolution of Full Flight Simulators?

As experienced pilots and instructors say, the sense of flight is unnatural for a human being. Therefore, the methods of pilot training have been relevant since the appearance of the first aircraft. Nowadays, flight simulation is critical to the operation of civil and military aircraft organisations. Much of training previously done in aircraft now is […]

Boeing to Deliver the U.S. Navy’s First Deployable P-8A Poseidon Trainers

Boeing will deliver the U.S. Navy’s first deployable P-8A Poseidon trainers, allowing aircrew and operators to improve their mission readiness even while serving away from home. Under a recently signed contract, Boeing will provide seven Deployable Mission Readiness Trainers (DMRTs) to the Navy, starting in 2019. “Training ensures the Maritime Patrol Reconnaissance community is proficient […]

How Can Flight Schools Increase Aviation Safety?

Despite the advancing technology and improved aircraft reliability, crew decision making also known as a human factor remains the most important factor in aviation safety. For that reason, the quality of pilot training remains the critical factor in accident prevention. Professional training, first of all, requires qualified instructors and proper training devices. For instrument rating, […]

First Boeing 737 MAX Flight Simulator is FAA Certified

FAA has certified the first-ever Boeing 737 MAX full-flight simulator (FFS), located at Boeing’s Miami training center. The FSS, made by TRU Simulation & Training, was certified to FAA Level C standard. Pilots can start training on an interim level C simulator. The qualification level will be upgraded to the level D standard once all […]

Thales Delivers Training Simulator To The Royal Malaysian Air Force

Thales was selected to deliver an FNPT II (Flight and Navigation Procedures Trainer) simulator to the Royal Malaysian Air Force for the purposes of initial pilot training. The simulator, delivered to the company Gading Kasturi, has been in operation since December. Key Points: Delivery of this flight and navigation training simulator marks the first flight […]

FlightSafety International To Offer Training For The Gulfstream G650

FlightSafety International announces that training for the Gulfstream G650™ aircraft will be offered at its Learning Center located at the Farnborough airport in the United Kingdom. Training is expected to begin in March 2017 following Level D qualification of the simulator. This will be the fourth training location and fifth simulator for Gulfstream G650. Two […]

Morocco Aviation Private Academy Chooses Alsim ALX Light Turboprop

Alsim has announced the sale of an ALX Light Turboprop to the Morocco Aviation Private Academy (MAPA), located in Benslimane, Morocco. The device will be delivered to the academy this spring. Mohammed Fayyad Matar Khawaldeh, Morocco Aviation Private Academy’s CEO, said: “We had the opportunity to use an Alsim ALX at the Royal Jordanian Air […]

Boeing Continues Growth in International Training Portfolio

Reflecting continuing momentum in its international training business, Boeing has received a two-year, $18.7 million contract from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to provide C-17 Globemaster III logistics support and training simulator maintenance. Boeing, which originally manufactured the C-17, will support the UAE’s inventory of realistic, motion-based training devices used to train aircrews and support […]

Lithuania Buys Saab’s RBS 70 Simulators

Lithuania has placed an order for Saab-made RBS 70 simulators in a move the company says will enhance the country’s air defense capabilities. The RBS 70 is a portable air defense system used for anti-aircraft warfare. Lithuania has been procuring the systems since 2004. Under the new contract, Saab says the country will be more […]

Ryanair Uses FSTDs to Help Pilots Train Themselves

Most airline pilots approach their annual recurrent training simulator time with apprehension. They perceive the exercise to be more about testing than training or learning, and with most airlines there is a lot of truth in that perception. Some airlines provide more recurrent training than regulations require because flight operations data monitoring (FDM) – a […]