Pilatus signs agreement with Rockwell Collins for simulation and training systems
Pilatus Aircraft Ltd. has selected Rockwell Collins to provide simulation and training products and systems as part of a long-term agreement announced today. The first programs to launch under the agreement will include Rockwell Collins providing its EP-8000 and EP-80 image generators and SpectraView™ displays for customers in Asia and the Middle East.
“Pilatus chose Rockwell Collins based on our track record as a proven integrator of the most advanced simulation and training products,” said LeAnn Ridgeway, vice president and general manager of Simulation & Training Solutions for Rockwell Collins. “We back that up with our flexible approach and by supporting our systems with the global reach of our engineering and operations teams.”
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The Rockwell Collins EP®-8000 image generator system introduces a new paradigm for high-end training applications. It combines groundbreaking realism and performance with a scalable, adaptable design that meets the most complex training requirements now and in the future – at the lowest life-cycle cost.
The Rockwell Collins EP®-80 employs breakthrough, second-generation EP2 (environment processor) real-time software to provide full functionality within a high-resolution, round-earth environment. Compatible across the complete line of EP image generators, the EP-80 enables customers to combine COTS PC training devices with high performance systems, yielding a wide array of training capabilities that share common real-time software, databases and host interfaces.
SpectraView displays are ideal for fast-jet, wide-body and rotary-wing flight simulation applications. Its scalable solutions range from small radius, compact projection systems to sophisticated multi-channel full field-of-regard domes.
At the forefront of technology, Rockwell Collins continues to enhance training effectiveness by providing the most advanced training solutions with the lowest cost of ownership. By leveraging strengths in avionics systems development and training systems design, Rockwell Collins delivers total integrated solutions. The company’s diverse portfolio spans the entire training life cycle, from instructional systems design through fully integrated, high fidelity training systems and support.
Source : Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE: COL)
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