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ITEC 2017: USAF aeromedical on motion

16th May 2017 - 13:00 GMT | by Trevor Nash in Gilze Rijen

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CAE has confirmed that the C-130 Aeromedical Evacuation Training System (AETS) for the US Air Force at Dobbins Air Reserve Base is now on-motion, fully operational and ready-for-training.

The company said that the addition of a six degrees-of-freedom motion platform for an AETS fuselage trainer is believed to be the first-of-its-kind in the world and will now provide US Air Force aeromedical evacuation personnel with a more realistic training environment.

The AETS device allows aeromedical teams to undertake, pre-flight, normal and emergency procedures and in-flight patient care training.

The electric motion system that has now been fitted to the trainer

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

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