FlightSafety to build new flight training devices for AH-1Z, UH-1Y

FlightSafety International has been selected by the Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (NA WCTSD) to design and manufacture flight training devices for the AH-1Z and the UH-1Y. The devices will be installed at the Marine Air Corps Station Futenma in Okinawa, Japan.

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FlightSafety will build flight training devices for the AH-1Z and UH-1Y
FlightSafety’s flight training devices for the AH-1Z and UH-1Y will feature the company’s latest advances in simulation technology. Flight Safety Photo

They will feature FlightSafety’s latest advances in simulation technology. This includes FlightSafety VITAL 1100 Image Generators, a dome visual display with 270 x 80 degree field of view (+30 degrees up and -50 degrees down). The devices will also feature Microsoft Windows 10, advanced Cybersecurity, daily operational readiness test software as well as other computational system upgrades.

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In addition, FlightSafety will modify four existing AH-lZ and UH-IY flight training devices located at Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base in Southern California. The modifications to these devices, which were manufactured by FlightSafety, include a new aft entry area, instructor operating system position and design, a visual display dome and visual turret structure, as well as an expanded vertical field of view and 6-axis degrees of freedom secondary motion system.

FlightSafety currently supports other important government programs. They include the KC-46 Aircrew Training System; Training Systems and Contractor Logistics Support for the KC-10; T-38 Talon Training System and Contractor Logistics Support; T-1 Jayhawk Contractor Logistics Support; T-6A Texan II Joint Primary Aircraft Training System and T­IA avionics modernization program.

One thought on “FlightSafety to build new flight training devices for AH-1Z, UH-1Y

  1. Wow, outstanding work supporting our military! I recommended FSI to everyone I meet as I have trained with FSI for many years at the old Bell site and later at the DFW training site. Best training ever.

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