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AI drives new approach to pilot training

28th April 2020 - 12:30 GMT | by Trevor Nash in Holsworthy


The FlightSmart integrated pilot performance evaluation and training tool from FlightSafety International (FSI) has completed acceptance testing with the 14th Flying Training Wing at Columbus AFB in Ohio.

FlightSmart was developed by FSI in conjunction with IBM, which provided analytics and AI for the project.

The company received a contract for FlightSmart from the USAF's Air Education and Training Command (AETC) in November 2019.

Although the contract covers the implementation of FlightSmart at Columbus AFB on 16 T-6A training units, including initial and operational flight trainers, the USAF has other requirements where the device could be suitable.

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Trevor Nash


Trevor Nash

After a career in the British Army, Trevor Nash worked in the simulation and training …

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