Air - Military Simulation & Training Magazine

ECS wins M-SHARP Contract

ECS has been awarded a three-year, firm-fixed-price (FFP), $19-million contract to support the Marine Sierra Hotel Aviation Readiness Program (M-SHARP). Managed by the United States Marine Corps (USMC) Training and Education Command (TECOM) Aviation...  Read more

Bell 407GXi Earns IFR Certification

407GXi
Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. company, announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued an Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the Bell 407GXi. The certification is a requirement for the Navy...  Read more

7th Fleet P-8A Poseidon Aircraft Visits New Zealand

New Zealand
A U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon aircraft from Patrol Squadron (VP) 5, the “Mad Foxes,” visited Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) Base Ohakea, and its crews conducted joint training operations. “We are honored to have the opportunity to visit New...  Read more

How pilot training has changed over the years

pilot training
2nd Lt. Joe Stara (center), a student pilot currently assigned to the 71st Student Squadron, poses by a T-37 Tweet with retired Col. Jim Faulkner (left) and retired Lt. Col. Jim Mayhall (right). Pilot training is constantly changing to ensure students...  Read more