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Kuwait Signs Eurofighter Jet Deal

5:05 p.m. EDT April 5, 2016 Kuwait’s delayed deal to buy 28 Eurofighter jets was signed Tuesday, giving the European fighter program a much-needed shot in the arm and providing Italy’s Finmeccanica with its largest contract. Kuwait has ordered its aircraft equipped with an electronically scanned radar, which is being developed for the aircraft but has […]

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FIGHTING TALK

A Brigadier, who led the first Spanish Air Force deployment of Eurofighters on Baltic Air Patrol, was a key speaker at a London Fighter Conference, where he told delegates about the crucial role the Eurofighter Typhoon was playing in protecting national interests, the value of simulation training – and the value of pre-deployment exercises. BRIGADIER […]

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New FINMECCANICA

On 1 January 2016, the activities of AgustaWestland, Alenia Aermacchi, Selex ES, OTO Melara and WASS were merged into the new Finmeccanica, operating as One Company. The new Finmeccanica is the culmination of a radical renewal and transformation process: from a financial holding company to a great integrated industry focused on four activity sectors: Helicopters; […]

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Ein letzter Looping über Las Vegas

Allein der Einstieg ist ein Abenteuer. Denn der funktioniert nicht wie in dem gewohnten Kleinwagen, der die Testpilotin sonst von A nach B befördert. Da ist keine Tür. Zuerst muss man ins Cockpit kraxeln, sich dann auf den Sitz stellen und abschließend die Beine in den Fußraum quetschen. Doch das ist wahrlich noch das einfachste, […]

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Training the Frisian Flag Exercise with ASTA Simulators

  REVISTA DE AERONÁUTICA Y ASTRONÁUTICA / Octubre 2014 / Comandante Juan de Dios Saldaña Molero Friday, December 20th, 2013. Morón Air Base, Group 11, Pilots Club, Christmas informal event. Statement from the Major, Chief of the 111 Squadron to the Head of ASTA: “It seems to be confirmed that we go to the Frisian […]

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Kostensenkung: Piloten üben Luftkampf am Boden

Weniger Lärm und weniger Kosten: Piloten des Kampfflugzeugs Eurofighter sollen jetzt am neuen Simulator im ostfriesischen Wittmund trainieren. Kreischende Triebwerke und Kerosinfahnen am Himmel gibt es dann nicht mehr. Der neue Flugsimulator für das Kampfflugzeug Eurofighter, hier der Full Mission Trainer steht im Fliegerhorst in Wittmund Wittmund. Kampfpiloten in Ostfriesland üben jetzt den Luftkampf am […]

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Mission-ready: Anytime – Anywhere

ASTA – Aircrew Synthetic Training Aids Copyright: Geoffrey Lee, PLanfocus Ltd The world’s most advanced new generation multirole/swing-role combat aircraft comes with the unrivalled training capability of the ASTA (Aircrew Synthetic Training Aids) system. This high-quality, high-fidelity training system for pilots is an integral part of the Eurofighter Typhoon system. ASTA has been designed for […]

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ASTA Deployment 2013

General The Eurofighter ASTA product family provides a comprehensive portfolio of high fidelity devices addressing the full spectrum of User training tasks and needs. Full Mission Simulator (FMS) Cockpit Trainer/Interactive Pilot Station-Enhanced (CT/IPT-E) – Unit Level Trainer (ULT) Cockpit Procedural Trainer (CPT) Aircrew Part Task Trainer (APTT) Through commonality of sub-systems and components across the […]

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