8 Day Advanced Methods Simulator Course

8 Day Advanced MethodsPAC Sim Course Dates

Classroom – Lecture

Course Introduction – 1 Hour

Lesson 1         Introduction to Flight Simulators – 7 Hours

  • Section 1              Simulator Overview and History
  • Section 2              Types of FSTD’s
  • Section 3              FSTD Evaluation

Lesson 2         Rules and Standards – 6 Hours

  • Section 1              International Standards
  • Section 2              14 CFR Part 60 – Contents and Rule
  • Section 3              Part 60 – QPS
  • Section 4              Part 60 – Appendix A & C for Full Flight Simulators
  • Section 5              Part 60 – Appendix B & D for Flight Training Devices

Lesson 3         Simulator Hardware Overview – 3 Hours

  • Section 1              Common Hardware
  • Section 2              Simulated Instruments

Lesson 4         Sound Systems – 1 Hour

Lesson 5         Software Modeling – 2 Hours

  • Section 1              Software Systems
  • Section 2              Aerodynamic Modeling

Lesson 6         Control Loading and Motion – 4 Hours

  • Section 1              Control Loading Systems
  • Section 2              Control Loading Testing
  • Section 3              Dynamic Control Tests
  • Section 4              Motion Systems

Lesson 7         Visual Systems – 4 Hours

  • Section 1              Description of Visual Systems
  • Section 2              Visual Systems Checking

Lesson 8         Qualification Test Guide – 4 Hours

  • Section 1              QTG Preparation
  • Section 2              QTG Testing

Lesson 9         Data Sources – 2 Hours

Lesson 10       Objective Testing – 6 Hours

  • Section 1              Performance Testing
  • Section 2              Handling Qualities

Lesson 11       Flight Testing for Simulators – 2 Hours

  • Section 1              Flight Test
  • Section 2              Data Acquisition Equipment

 

Lab Sessions

Lesson 12       Control Loading and Motion Lab – 4 Hours

Lesson 13       Visual System Lab – 4 Hours

Lesson 14       QTG Lab – 4 Hours

Lesson 15       Subjective Evaluation Lab – 4 Hours

Lesson 16       Objective Testing Lab – 4 Hours

Critique and closing questions – 2 Hours

 

Total Classroom Time – 44 Hours

Total Lab Time – 20 Hours

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