THE PC-21 FLIGHT TRAINING DEVICE (FTD) ENABLES THE STUDENT PILOT TO LEARN, DEVELOP AND PRACTISE AIRCRAFT HANDLING AND SYSTEM MANAGEMENT SKILLS. THESE SKILLS ARE ESSENTIAL FOR UNDERSTANDING AND OPERATING TODAY'S MODERN INTERACTIVE NAVIGATION AND AVIONICS SYSTEMS WHICH CONTRIBUTE TO SUCCESSFUL MISSION EFFECTIVENESS.
Instructions in-flight manoeuvres, radio navigation, instrument approaches and landing
From basic to operational conversion training
Pilot instructor training
Simulates normal, abnormal and emergency conditions for ground operation, take-off and landing
Crew Resource Management (CRM) and Mission Management
The PC-21 has an ultra-modern cockpit
Has three large colour Liquid Crystal Displays (LCD), a Head-Up Display (HUD) and Hands on Throttle and Stick (HOTAS) controls
Built in cooperation with Pilatus Aircraft Ltd. and Airbus Defence and Space
COCKPIT AND CONTROLS
The cockpit has three large colour Liquid Crystal Displays (LCD), simulated HUD with HUD projector, original HOTAS and original aircraft front section. Electrical three-axis control loading system for aileron, elevator and rudder and for secondary controls such as gear and flap levers.
VISUAL SYSTEM and SOUND System
Mini Dome SEER 5/8 (BARCO) with a Field of View (FOV) up to 240° x 180° and large area high/medium detailed visual database. Advanced stereo sound system, high realistic turboprop sound, and environmental sound effects like thunder, rain, hail and crash effects.
INSTRUCTOR OPERATOR STATION - IOS
The IOS has crew coordination capability to operate mission computer in instructor mode on 30” mimic panel display. Advanced record/replay facility including face camera. Linked mode of two FTD for formation flight and front/rear cockpit configuration.