Air - Military Simulation & Training Magazine

C-130 Training Enhancements

Aspiring and current aircrews and maintainers of C-130 aircraft in the US and in other nations benefit frrom new technologies and other training enablers, reports Group Editor Marty Kauchak. The C130 is ubiquitous. All told, Lockheed Martin has delivered...  Read more

M&S and Air Force Medical Training

MS&T’s Chuck Weirauch interviewed Col. Meletios Fotinos. Col Fotinos is the Chief, Medical Modernization Division, Directorate of Medical Services and Training, Headquarters Air Education and Training Command (AETC), Randolph Air Force Base, Tx. He...  Read more

Early Flight Training in the United Kingdom

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Need and effectiveness drove the development and use of flight training devices in the UK. Walter F Ullrich tells the story. In 1909 the French engineer and inventor Léon Levavasseur began operating his Learning Barrel at the Antoinette Flying School on...  Read more

Low Cost: COTS and Targeted Fidelity

The Interim Support Helicopter Tactics Course (ISHTC) trains in a flexible and targeted fidelity synthetic environment. MS&T’s Dim Jones reports. Tucked away in corner of a hangar at RAF Linton-on-Ouse in North Yorkshire, and sharing space with a...  Read more

Flight Simulator Census

Compiled by Ian Strachan With drawdown of military forces from combat areas and decreasing military budgets, one might think that flight simulation activity would also decrease. However, the census results indicate continued support for training by...  Read more

The Path to Combat Ready

In Part 1, Dim Jones covered the initial training of the RAF’s Typhoon pilots, through the Operational Conversion Unit, No 29(R) Squadron, at RAF Coningsby, from which students emerged as LCR(QRA), or Limited Combat Ready (Quick Reaction Alert); this...  Read more