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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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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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RAF sets new training balance

Source: Flightglobal, Mar 2014, By: Craig Hoyle As with other advanced fourth-generation fighters, the Eurofighter Typhoon is expensive to buy and fly, meaning that operators must seek to get the best efficiency from their training activities. The Royal Air Force has twice sent some of its Typhoons and Panavia Tornado GR4s to Red Flag-series exercises […]

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ASTA – high-quality, high-fidelity training system for Eurofighter pilots

Col. Andreas Pfeiffer Former Wing Commander FW 74, Neuburg/Germany: “The preparation in ASTA for the Alaska Red Flag exercise was so real, that pilots came back and reported a “déjà vu” already after the first mission. ASTA is best preparation training possible, as close to reality as it can be.” Daniel Kraus Head of Training […]

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El Centro de Entrenamiento de Pilotos del Ala 11 ya cuenta con el tercer simulador de vuelo del Eurofighter

Defensa.com Viernes 22 de Noviembre de 2013, 10:41 El tercer simulador ASTA (Aircrew Synthetic Training Aids) ya está operativo en el Centro de Instrucción en la Base Aérea de Morón del Ala 11. Del tipo “Full Mission Simulator” (FMS), el más completo, está dotado de un sistema visual de 360 grados en forma de domo […]

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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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