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Tampa, Florida (February 2016) – Aero Simulation Inc. (ASI) is pleased to announce its latest contract award, the Surface Fire Fighting Trainer Programmable Logic Controller (PLC)/ Programmable Automation Controller (PAC) System Program. Awarded by the Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division, the program directly supports the U.S. Navy’s  Surface Warfare Officer School (SWOS) Engineering Learning Sites in Norfolk, Virginia; San Diego, California; Mayport, Florida; and Great Lakes, Illinois.  These trainers provide capability for surface sailors to conduct basic and advanced live-fire and get-wet damage control team training under a full range of operational situations. The trainers are the Advanced Firefighting Trainer (FFT) (Device 19F1B San Diego and Norfolk), Basic FFT (Device 19F3B San Diego and Norfolk), Multi-purpose Shipboard FFT (Device 19F3C Great Lakes), and Aviation FFT (Device 19F4A San Diego, Norfolk and Mayport),

The program requires the refurbishment, integration, testing, and delivery of the control systems to provide a new technology baseline for these devices.

“ASI is pleased with our team’s ability to provide this new and improved technology update for the Surface Fire Fighting community” said Dr. Michael McCarthy, ASI’s President. “Our proposed solution offered the best value for the U.S. Navy, and clearly provided the foundation for this contract award. We’re excited to continue our work developing great training solutions in partnership with the Navy and look forward to our successful upgrades of these important devices.”

About Aero Simulation, Inc.

ASI is recognized for innovative flight simulator design and manufacture, as well as cost- effective simulator modifications, upgrades, relocations and site support for military customers, as well as commercial airlines and aircraft manufacturers.

 

For information:

Media: Russ Shepard (813) 628-4447 ext. 147 – R_Shepard@aerosimulation.com

For more information on ASI, please visit our web site at www.aerosimulation.com

 

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Tampa, Florida (18 November, 2015) – Aero Simulation Inc (ASI) is pleased to announce its latest major contract award, the T-45C Operational Flight Trainer (OFT), Device 2F138F Technical Refresh Program. Awarded by the Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division, the $29M program directly supports the Chief of Naval Air Training (CNATRA) for Intermediate and Advanced Strike training. The six (6) T-45C OFTs are located at Meridian, MS and have a significant number of critical systems that have become obsolete due to advances in computer hardware and software technology.

The program requires the replacement of the current Image Generator and databases, replacement of the display system projectors and refurbishment of the existing dome shell structures, Host, Instructor Station, Aural Cue, Digital Control Loader computational systems, and replacement of the current Cockpit and its associated Motion Seat system, as well as correction of numerous outstanding deficiencies.

“ASI is extremely pleased with the confidence the U.S. Navy places in our team’s ability to fully meet T-45C OFT requirements” said Dr. Michael McCarthy, ASI’s President. “Our proposed solution offered Best Value for the Navy and clearly provided the foundation for this important award. We’re pleased to continue our work developing great training solutions in partnership with the Navy and look forward to our successful upgrades for these important CNATRA training devices.”
About Aero Simulation, Inc.

ASI is recognized for innovative flight simulator design and manufacture, as well as cost- effective simulator modifications, upgrades, relocations and site support services for aviation customers.

For information:
Media: Russ Shepard (813) 628-4447 ext. 147 – R_Shepard@aerosimulation.com
For more information on ASI, please visit our web site at www.aerosimulation.com

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Aero Simulation, Inc. Announces Training Systems Acquisition (TSA) Contract III

August 13, 2015

Tampa, Florida (12 August, 2015) – Aero Simulation Inc. (ASI) is pleased to announce its selection as an awardee of the Training Systems Acquisition (TSA) III contract. Awarded by the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC) at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio, this Indefinite-Delivery/Indefinite-Quantity (ID/IQ) contract provides ASI the venue for bidding on […]

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ASI in the news: “The Mentor of Coast Guard Aviation”

April 13, 2015

One of Aero Simulation’s most recently delivered trainers just received a glowing article from Pensacola Today, a newspaper out of Pensacola, FL. Pensacola Today focused their praise on our “one-of-a-kind HC-144 simulator [which] is one of many trainers at the Aviation Training Center in Mobile, the center of the universe for all things aviation when […]

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Christie Digital Has Published a Case Study on Aero Simulation’s HC-144A Simulator

June 20, 2014

One of Aero Simulation’s partners, Christie Digital, has put together an in-depth case study of their product on our HC-144A Level D Operational Flight Trainer. Christie Digital provided the 9 Christie Matrix StIM WQ Projectors that is being used on the device, which is currently the world’s largest collimated visual display system on motion. In […]

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Aero Simulation, Inc. Announces Contract Award for a CH-53E Flight Training Device

June 5, 2014

Tampa, Florida (05 May, 2014) – Aero Simulation Inc. (ASI) is pleased to announce its latest contract award, the CH-53E Flight Training Device (FTD), Device 2F239 Program. Awarded by the Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division, the $8.5M program directly supports the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves. The program requires the development, delivery and support […]

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Updated Time Lapse Assembly and Flight of the HC-144 Operational Flight Trainer

January 2, 2014

Update: Our time-lapse video of our latest trainer, the US Coast Guard’s HC-144 Ocean Sentry, has been updated with a test flight of the completed cockpit. Be sure to check it out! The HC-144 trainer, seen in this video, was assembled at ASI in Tampa, FL. It will be delivered to the U.S. Coast Guard’s […]

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Aero Simulation, Inc. Announces Contract Award for Upgrade of AH-1W Weapon Systems Trainer (WST) Program

October 22, 2013

Tampa, Florida (22 October, 2013) – Aero Simulation Inc (ASI) is pleased to announce its latest major contract award, the AH-1W Weapon Systems Trainer (WST), Device 2F136A Technical and Visual Upgrade . Awarded by the Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division, the $10M program directly supports Marine Air Group (MAG) 39 in Camp Pendleton, […]

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Aero Simulation Inc. (ASI) Announces Ownership Transition

August 16, 2013

On 10 July 2013, ASI’s founding shareholders, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Fernandez transferred ownership and formal control of ASI to the company’s management team. A new Board of Directors was also elected. No operational changes resulted from the completed transition. Since ASI’s founding nearly 30 years ago, Mr. and Mrs. Fernandez provided the leadership, guidance […]

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Fly a 60 around downtown Seattle in ASI’s booth at AAAA!

March 18, 2013

ASI will be exhibiting at the Army Aviation Association of America (AAAA) Professional Forum and Exposition at the Fort Worth Convention Center from April 10th through the 13th (www.quad-a.org).  Please visit us in Booth 1641.  We will have our H-60 Flight Training Device with new configurations and high detailed databases.  Please join us and try […]

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