Built in-house by QinetiQ, our bespoke flight simulator enables us to replicate both rotary and fixed wing aircraft in one system, through a cockpit swapping system . The simulator immerses the pilot with a wide field of view projected onto the inside of the dome, and a six degree of freedom motion system.
This training platform ensures that students understand vital flight test principles before they proceed to the airborne domain. We use the simulator for a wide variety of exercises, including:
Learning about variations in flying control mechanical characteristics
Learning how to assess deficiencies in aircraft handling qualities the design and evaluation of higher order flight control systems, and
The introduction and practice of flight test techniques, such as control response testing and frequency sweeps.