As simulation experts, we know firsthand how important it is to pass the National Simulator Program (NSP) qualification test successfully – and how devastating a failure could be. A qualified simulator is a vital component of any aviation program. Delays in qualification can cause schedules to slide, budgets to be overrun, and for the value of your simulator to decrease in the eye of the operator.
What if there was a way to prepare for the NSP qualification with confidence? That’s exactly what our flagship suite of courses, Methods of Simulation, provides. With over thirty years of FAA NSP management and qualification experience, we’re here to help organizations that want to increase the operational efficiency and effectiveness of their flight simulation devices. Methods of Simulation courses will equip technicians and managers with the tools they need to meet with the challenges and demands of operating, maintaining, and qualifying their Flight Simulator Training Devices (FSTD).
Methods of Simulation is equally applicable to commercial, government and military applications. We designed and built the course based upon widely accepted evaluation practices used by the FAA and other simulator qualification authorities worldwide. We take each student through an in-depth analysis of the latest methods, techniques and processes, so that they can feel confident going into their simulation qualification test.
The Methods of Simulation course suite is comprised of three courses, uniquely tailored to the student's skillset and educational requirements.
Our flagship offering is the Advanced Methods of Simulation course, a comprehensive, eight-day experience which includes both classroom learning and time in the simulator for advanced personnel seeking to refine their skillset. We also offer five-day courses at the introductory level, as well as a classroom-only course for students who don't need the time in the simulator. Visit the links below to learn more about each course.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is the format of the course?
Students will receive a combination of instructor lead classroom based tutorials, discussions and case studies. At key points throughout the course, our instructors will reinforce the classroom based learning with hands on practical exercises in a FSTD.
What will I get out of the course?
• For Simulator technicians: The course will cover the fundamentals of simulator design elements such as aerodynamic modelling, control loading and motion, data sources, visual systems, audio systems, objective and subjective testing.
• For operations and management: All of our courses aim to prepare your management and operator staff with best practices for preparation and conduct of FAA Simulator Evaluation activities. You’ll also cover aspects such as Qualification Test Guides, simulator hardware & systems, validation data challenges and regulations as they pertain to FSTDs.
Where and when are courses held?
Courses can be conducted at your facility or ours and are scheduled on an on-demand basis. At this time, the in-person course is only available in the US. Worldwide offerings may be available in the future.
How is the learning maximized?
We limit student numbers to maximize teacher / student ratios and comprehensive learning experience. This also ensures appropriate attention is afforded to each student during the hands-on practical exercises.
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