Redbird Announces Joint Venture With China | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

AMA Drone Report

Airborne-Monday

Airborne-Tuesday

Airborne-Wednesday

Airborne-Thursday

Airborne-Friday

Airborne-Unmanned w/AUVSI

Airborne On ANN

AMA 07.20.17

Airborne 07.24.17

Airborne 07.25.17

Airborne 07.19.17

Airborne 07.20.17

Airborne 07.21.17

Airborne-Unmanned 07.18.17

Airborne-YouTube

AMA 07.20.17

Airborne 07.24.17

Airborne 07.25.17

Airborne 07.19.17

Airborne 07.20.17

Airborne 07.21.17

Airborne-Unmanned 07.18.17

NEW!!! 2017 AirVenture Innovation Preview -- YouTube Presentation / Vimeo Presentation

Wed, Jul 25, 2012

Redbird Announces Joint Venture With China

Redbird To Ship And Support Flight Training Devices

John and Martha King moderated a flurry of announcements to a packed room today at Redbird Flight Simulation's press briefing. King Schools is acting as the exclusive Marketing and Design partner for Redbird simulators. King Schools, Continental Engines and Bad Elf are teaming up to supply Simulator Training devices to China. Redbird company officials have developed their Zulu model of training which is customized to bring flight training to the customer so they can complete a good portion of their training before they even set foot in an airplane, at a great economic savings to the pilot. Zulu will be implemented first in Alabama and then in New York, Atlanta, Los Angeles, Beijing and possibly Shanghai.

Redbird offers a full line of flight training devices from an RD table mounted trainer for less than $7000 to a FMX full-motion flight simulator. The FMX is the flagship of the Redbird line offering a fully enclosed cockpit with +200 degree visuals and yaw, pitch and roll motion. The FMX starts at $59,800.

Rhett Ross, of Continental Motors, announced the Memorandum of Understanding with the Chinese to sell, repair and train pilots in Redbird simulators. Though several governmental entities have to agree on the implementation of the training, Ross anticipates China to be an extremely important emerging market.

Bad Elf in cooperation with Redbird and King Schools, has developed software called Cygnus, to be used with the iPad. Cygnus tricks the tablet into thinking the flight tracking software is in the same physical location as the simulator. So lets say you want to shoot approaches at JFK but are training in Redbird's San Marcos facility. Cygnus allows you to use the full capacity of your inflight software so you can both learn the tablet and the airplane at the same time.

(ANN Staff Photo)

FMI: www.redbirdflightsimulations.com, www.kingschools.com/flight-simulators

Advertisement

More News

ONE Aviation Provides Singular Support For Coverage of AirVenture 2017!

Having Re-Energized Personal Jet Flying Already, One Aviation Prepares To Do It Again! ONE Aviation delivers innovative access to general aviation by bringing together a line of pr>[...]

Progressive Aerodyne's Searey, the World's Best Sport Amphib, Presents OSH17!

Check Out The New Progressive Aerodyne Searey Elite and Searey Adventure at OSH Display #193 Progressive Aerodyne was founded in 1991 by Kerry Richter and his business partners, Wa>[...]

Trig Avionics Stacks The Deck To Provide ANN's OSH17 Special Event Coverage

High-Tech, Light-Weight Trig Avionics Delivers Their Latest Innovations to Oshkosh! Trig Avionics are experts in the design and manufacture of compact and innovative certified avio>[...]

Sonex Aircraft Steps Up As An AirVenture 2017 Special Coverage Sponsor

Sonex Aircraft and AeroConversions Products exhibit at AirVenture 2017 -- Located in booth 605/622 in the North Aircraft Display Area Be sure to catch the Sonex Aircraft Open House>[...]

They Deliver! Sportys Pilot Shop Brings You Oshkosh 2017

Sporty's Pilot Shop Is A Pivotal GA Resource! Sporty’s Pilot Shop was founded over 50 years ago by a flight instructor, and ever since has been for pilots and by pilots. Hal >[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2017 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC