Tag: virtual reality

FL Technics Implementing Next Generation Mechanics Training Using VR

Reading Time: 2 minutes FL Technics, a global provider of integrated aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul service, which is part of Avia Solutions Group, has begun implementing VR modules for the basic training of aviation mechanics. The company has presented its first VR module, which covers the opening of the reverse thrust engine of a Boeing 737NG, and is […]

VR Simulators – The Future of Pilot Training?

Reading Time: 3 minutes There is no doubt that flight simulators have been a useful tool for pilots who need to learn how to fly. While there are countless benefits, there are also some concerns regarding the fact that the pilots know that they are not really in the air. In other words, and unlike real life if they […]

Real Benefits to Aviation from a Virtual Source

Reading Time: 3 minutes From video games to aviation, and even video games about aviation, virtual reality has a strong foothold in society; and thanks to rapidly developing technologies virtual reality is earning an invaluable place in the very real field of aviation. More effective training for pilots and mechanics In the purest sense, virtual reality is already implemented […]

IATA Launches First Virtual Reality Training Tool For Ground Operations

Reading Time: 1 minute The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the launch of RampVR, the industry’s first virtual reality (VR) training platform for ground operations, at the IATA Ground Handling Conference (IGHC) in Bangkok. “Improving ramp safety and reducing damage to aircraft and ground equipment through better education and training is an industry priority, but training in this […]

UK Cabin Crew Trainer Turns To Virtual Reality

Reading Time: 1 minute UK-based cabin trainer manufacturer EDM has introduced virtual reality (VR) headsets in cabin crew training to meet an increasing demand from airlines for the modern technology. The headsets will be used in conjunction with EDM’s existing fuselage mock-ups. EDM’s product range also includes replicas of aircraft doors to instruct flight attendants on how to open […]