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I/ITSEC 2015: Helicopter sim is rocking well (video)

7th December 2015 - 16:00 GMT | by Grant Turnbull in Orlando


Motion systems manufacturer D-Box teamed up with Rockwell Collins at this year’s I/ITSEC to present a low-cost, high-fidelity helicopter simulator that was developed in just six weeks.

The simulator on display utilises Rockwell Collins’ CORE open simulation architecture, which has been in development for around seven years, linked with a basic helicopter cockpit on D-Box’s motion system.

With use of the motion simulator, the trainee can experience the bank and pitch of the aircraft, as well as vibrations from the rotorblades.

‘What we are doing now is expanding it to see how modular [the architecture] really is and how open

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Grant Turnbull


Grant Turnbull

Grant Turnbull was the editor of Land Warfare International and Digital Battlespace magazines with Shephard …

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