New PAVES Virtual Simulator Enhances Cabin and Maintenance Crew IFE Training Experience
Rockwell Collins today unveiled its new virtual training simulator for its PAVES™ seat-centric and overhead in-flight entertainment (IFE) systems. The interactive, easy-to-use computer-based training simulates a wide variety of scenarios to help cabin and maintenance crews become proficient at operating PAVES IFE systems.
“Our PAVES IFE training solution goes beyond a simple ‘how-to’ tutorial and provides airlines with a more effective training environment for ensuring crews are prepared for any situation,” said Greg Irmen, vice president and general manager, Flight Controls and Information Systems for Rockwell Collins.
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The PAVES IFE virtual training simulator enables cabin and maintenance personnel to practice operating a PAVES system without having to purchase extra equipment or schedule time on an aircraft. As trainees use the simulator, it instantly shows resulting changes to the entertainment control panel, in-seat monitors and broadcast monitors. The simulator also indicates changes to audio coming from control panel headphones, in-seat headphones and cabin speakers.
An airline that takes delivery of a PAVES IFE system receives a customized virtual training simulator with the same configuration and branding as the actual onboard IFE system.
The new virtual training simulator is part of Rockwell Collins’ complete portfolio of PAVES™ IFEC (IFE and Connectivity) solutions, which meet the passenger engagement needs of any airline and include seat-centric IFE, broadcast and wireless IFE, high-speed broadband connectivity, moving map, and passenger services systems.
Source : Rockwell Collins - view original press release
Nov 2 - 4, 2016 - San Antonio, United States