According to Fabi Riesen, CEO of VRM Switzerland, the simulator offers a ‘representative flight behaviour, a 3D VR visual system and sophisticated motion cueing’, alongside full in-simulation body representation, a full replica cockpit and a ‘common tablet’ to enable the ‘working through of checklists and to read charts’.
Mountainflyers says that it has also incorporated use of the simulator into several courses which ‘enhance pilot competencies’.
“We are particularly pleased with the recent qualification of the H125 simulator,” said Christoph Graf, CEO and owner of Mountainflyers Ltd. “Thanks to the ability to perform Licence and Operator Proficiency Checks on the simulator, pilots can now train specific scenarios. This will significantly reduce costs for operators and further improve aviation safety.”
The Airbus H125 VR device was previously presented at the European Rotors convention in Cologne in November 2021.
Mountainflyers was previously one of several launch customer for a similar VR training device developed by VRM Switzerland, which simulates the Robinson R22 to a Flight and Navigation Procedures Trainer (FNPT) Level II standard. The R22 device was introduced by Mountainflyers following its certification by the European Union Aviation Safety Authority (EASA) in April 2021.