Air - Military Simulation & Training Magazine

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

Training Transformation 2.0

Training Transformation
Group Editor Marty Kauchak reports the US military services are expanding and fine-tuning their training readiness portfolios to better support a wider range of operational environments. As US forces withdraw from Iraq and Afghanistan, and the nation’s...  Read more

Easy to Fly: Complex to Operate

MS&T’s Dim Jones describes RAF Typhoon training system that addresses the new adage: aviate, assimilate, disseminate. This is the first part of a two part series. The Eurofighter Typhoon, a 4th-generation multi-role fighter, now in service with 6...  Read more

Leveraging Simulation

The IAF Flying Camel Squadron is improving ISR training and readiness with a new ISR training centre. The “Flying Camel” squadron is one of the primary Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) squadrons in the Israeli Air Force,...  Read more

NATO’s TLP – Live and Constructive

Combining the best of live flying and constructive generated training is the goal of the Tactical Leadership Programme. Major Bram Remmelzwaal, Royal Netherlands Air Force, writes. The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has been conducting live...  Read more

Duxford and the Warbirds

In issue 6-2012, Dim Jones reported on training for the RAF’s Battle of Britain Memorial Flight at Coningsby in Lincolnshire, a unit formed, in the words of the current Chief of the Air Staff, to be “very much part of both the RAF’s and the...  Read more