Tag: Simulator

PFA Orders New Simulators and Aircraft for 6 Million Euros

Reading Time: 1 minute Pilot Flight Academy will before the end of 2018 have more than 300 cadet pilot students and are now investing for further expansion. Following a newly signed contract with L3 CTS for training of cadets, PFA are in talks to sign contracts with other players and Airlines for ab-initio pilot education. PFA are expanding their […]

Assembly of a Full Flight Simulator. How to Prepare the Facility?

Reading Time: 4 minutes A full flight simulator is like an iceberg floating inside the training centre. With a huge cabin visible to an ordinary eye, and with a dozen of features hidden all over the area around the simulator known only to engineers or manufacturers. Therefore, installation of a FFS is a complex process which, first of all, […]

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

Reading Time: 1 minute 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 […]

Morocco Aviation Private Academy Chooses Alsim ALX Light Turboprop

Reading Time: 1 minute 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 […]

Lithuania Buys Saab’s RBS 70 Simulators

Reading Time: 1 minute 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 […]

L-3 Selected By All Nippon Airways To Supply Airbus A320 FFS

Reading Time: 1 minute L-3 Commercial Training Solutions (L-3 CTS) has been awarded a contract by All Nippon Airways (ANA) to build and deliver an Airbus A320 Full Flight Simulator (FFS). Based on L-3’s RealitySeven flight training simulation solution, the device will be installed at ANA’s flight training facility in Tokyo, Japan, and ready to deliver training in September […]

Israeli Fighter Pilots Head to US for F-35 Training

Reading Time: 3 minutes Israel’s first cadre of F-35 pilots are headed next month to the United States to begin simulator and ground-based training on the new stealth fighter, the first two of which are scheduled to arrive here by the end of the year. Led by the commander of the Israeli Air Force’s (IAF) first F-35I “Adir” squadron, […]

Alaska Airlines With First FAA-Approved Flight Simulator

Reading Time: 2 minutes Last week, Alaska Airlines became the first commercial airline in the world to receive FAA certification of an enhanced full-stall model in a flight simulator, which helps pilots train to recognize and recover from a full aerodynamic stall. While this type of mid-air stall is extremely rare, simulator training helps pilots prepare for worst-case scenarios. […]

Airbus Approves CAE H225 Simulator in Norway

Reading Time: 1 minute The helicopter training centre run by CAE in Norway has been awarded as an Airbus Helicopters approved simulation centre for H225 recurrent training. To maintain this approval going forward, CAE must adhere to a schedule of audits and regular monitoring. CAE is the first independent simulation training provider to receive this distinction. Nick Leontidis, group […]

Sky Fantasy- Home-based Motion Simulator

Reading Time: 1 minute Simulator technology with motion has developed rapidly in the past few decades, but until now the price of motion sims has been too expensive for most pilots to go out and buy. That may change now that a company in Sun City Center, Florida, has developed a sim called Sky Fantasy. For $3,395, you can […]