ORLANDO, Fl. – December 12, 2013 – The FAA awarded AATD certification to a new Model S623T twin turbine engine rotary wing trainer by ELITE Simulation Solutions. The S623T is a full cockpit, dual pilot flight training device based on the performance of the twin engine turbine Eurocopter AS355. Features include control loading that enables a fully coupled Automatic Flight Control System (AFCS), Electronic Flight Information System (EFIS), Garmin® GNS 430 WAAS GPS, radar altimeter, DME, ADF, Flight Director, Autopilot, WIFI tablet support, optional wheel carriage with retractable gear and a high definition world-wide visual scenery database.
“The S623T is the most sophisticated, feature rich and comprehensive rotary wing trainer for ELITE to date. In addition to AATD IFR accreditation, the high fidelity aero model and quality of the display and scenery makes the S623T an excellent procedural trainer for rotary wing specific maneuvers such as hover taxi, quick stops, confined area landings, pinnacle landings, autorotations, max performance take off, running landings, just to name a few. It is also a tremendous emergency procedure trainer for loss of tail rotor, loss of tail rotor thrust, hot starts, hung starts, power, static system and electrical emergencies. In addition to IFR, Commercial and ATP flying credits, all ELITE helicopters are approved for 7.5 VFR flying credits,” said Wayne Keyes, ELITE’s Director of Business Development.
About ELITE Simulation Solutions
ELITE Simulation Solutions has been providing high-quality flight training equipment, software and hardware to academic, commercial, government and home markets world-wide for over two decades. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland and Orlando, Florida, with offices in Brazil, Australia and India, the company is dedicated to developing best-in-class products, systems, clearly demonstrating The Evolution of Flight Training Technology. Additional information about ELITE Simulation Solutions is available at www.FlyElite.com.
ELITE S623T Twin Engine Helicopter AATD
The S623T is a twin engine turbine, dual pilot rotary wing trainer with FAA certification as an Advanced Aviation Training Device (AATD). The AATD is based on the form, function and performance of the Eurocopter AS355.