Pave Hawk Simulator Enters Service | 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

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Airborne On ANN

Airborne 09.26.16

Airborne 09.27.16

Airborne 09.28.16

Airborne 09.29.16

Airborne 09.30.16

Airborne Hi-Def On YouTube

Airborne 09.26.16

Airborne 09.27.16

Airborne 09.28.16

Airborne 09.29.16

Airborne 09.30.16

Tue, May 29, 2012

Pave Hawk Simulator Enters Service

Level D Flight Model Includes Weapons Systems Trainer

A new Sikorsky HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter simulator has entered service at Kirtland Air Force Base in New Mexico as part of the U.S. Air Force’s Aircrew Training and Rehearsal Support (ATARS) program. ATARS prime contractor Lockheed Martin and FlightSafety designed the weapons systems trainer to prepare HH-60G aircrews for combat search and rescue missions. Students first began training on the device in April 2012.

“This is the first simulator built for the Sikorsky HH-60G aircraft to feature two side domes for aerial gunner stations equipped with simulated weapons,” said Rick Armstrong, Vice President, Simulation. “This technology enables pilots, flight engineers and aerial gunners to train together for the first time as a complete crew during training and mission rehearsal scenarios.”
 
“The HH-60G weapons systems trainer enhances the ATARS environment to effectively prepare Air Combat Command aircrews for their critical missions,” said Vic Torla, director of the ATARS program for Lockheed Martin’s Global Training and Logistics business. “Teamwork is imperative for successful combat search and rescue missions, and the HH-60G training effort at Kirtland Air Force Base delivers immersive and collaborative preparation for aircrews.”
 
The simulator features a Level D flight model, electric motion and control loading technology, and VITAL X visual system with three image generators and 19 projectors. The Level D flight model was developed jointly by FlightSafety, U.S. Air Force and U.S. Army under a separate contract. This provides tanker and receiver flowfield and wake turbulence effects by modifying the aerodynamic models.
 
The simulator also provides simulation for the survivability equipment installed on the Pave Hawk helicopter. FlightSafety’s Electronic Warfare Simulation allows operation of on-board systems that can detect missile launches and contains threats and friendly mission physics based models developed with real-world data to immerse the crew in a realistic training environment. (USAF Photo)

FMI: www.flightsafety.com, www.af.mil

Advertisement

More News

Missing PilotÂ’s Remains Bring Sister Closure After 51 Years

Mag. Dean Klenda Laid To Rest Sept. 17 Maj. Dean Klenda, an F-105 Thunderchief pilot, went to Vietnam in 1965. He never returned. His sister, Deanna, has been searching for answers>[...]

Airborne 09.30.16: ForeFlight/SiriusXM, FAA Takes On SMO, MH17 Shootdown

Also: Lynx Grounding, Drone Shooters, N Korean AirShow, Alaska Airlines, King Stallion, Embraer EMB 120, Pilot Arrested ForeFlight and SiriusXM have introduced SiriusXM Aviation we>[...]

Airborne 09.29.16: SpaceX Raptor, FAA v KSMO, First A330neo

Also: ISU Plane Mess, Redbird-NBAA-Deland, 1st Inuit Female Pilot, NTSB on Reno, Rotorwash, Air Tanzania Q400s, Av-Appreciation It looks like the concept of presidential candidates>[...]

Airborne 09.30.16: ForeFlight/SiriusXM, FAA Takes On SMO, MH17 Shootdown

Also: Lynx Grounding, Drone Shooters, N Korean AirShow, Alaska Airlines, King Stallion, Embraer EMB 120, Pilot Arrested ForeFlight and SiriusXM have introduced SiriusXM Aviation we>[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (10.01.16)

How To Make A Spaceship The story of the bullet-shaped SpaceShipOne, and the other teams in the hunt for the XPrize, is an extraordinary tale of making the impossible possible.>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2016 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC