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I/ITSEC 2015: Inside the V-280 simulator (video)

4th December 2015 - 16:00 GMT | by Grant Turnbull in Orlando


During this year's I/ITSEC show in Orlando, Shephard was given special access to Tru Simulation + Training's V-280 Valor technology demonstrator, which is being developed in conjunction with Textron sister company Bell Helicopter.

Steven Kihara, an ex-military pilot and now Bell Helicopter's flight performance liasion on future vertical lift, showed the special capabilities of the next-generation tilt-rotor aircraft as part of demonstrations throughout I/ITSEC.

Troy Fey, Tru Simulation + Training's VP of business and military simulation also explained to Shephard the unique aspects of the simulator and how it incorporates the real-world flight control laws of the fly-by-wire V-280.

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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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