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Virtual Simulation-Based Training for Aviation Maintenance Technicians: Recommendations of a Panel of Experts

2021-03-02
2021-01-0038
It garnered data from a panel of experts to discover if virtual simulation-based training can be used instead of the traditional training techniques to train maintenance technicians. ...This paper investigated the effectiveness of virtual simulation-based training in the aviation maintenance. It garnered data from a panel of experts to discover if virtual simulation-based training can be used instead of the traditional training techniques to train maintenance technicians. ...Experts were asked 9 questions seeking their opinions on utilizing the virtual reality technology on the aviation maintenance training, and if it can overcome the limitations of utilizing traditional methods while providing the needed skills.
Technical Paper

The Potential for Improving Maintainer, Equipment and Flight Safety through Virtual Maintenance Training

2009-11-10
2009-01-3225
This paper provides justification for these improvements to the maintenance training processes and discusses how a virtual maintenance trainer avoids unsafe work environments and damaged equipment, and reduces instructor workloads while still enabling direct feedback to students. ...This paper explores how Virtual Maintenance Trainers (VMTs), which are software-based simulated maintenance environments, have the potential to mitigate these risks, while reducing training time and costs. ...This paper explores how Virtual Maintenance Trainers (VMTs), which are software-based simulated maintenance environments, have the potential to mitigate these risks, while reducing training time and costs. By providing a safe environment through which the maintainer can make otherwise dangerous or costly mistakes, VMTs improve the maintainer's ability to avoid these mistakes during actual maintenance.
Technical Paper

Utilization of Virtual Environments for Astronaut Crew Training

2000-07-10
2000-01-2361
A unique application of virtual environments to crew training is envisioned at NASA Ames Research Center which combines state of the art technology with haptic feedback to create a method for training crewmembers on critical life sciences operations which require fine motor skills. ...This paper describes such a concept, known as the Virtual Glovebox, as well as surveys other applications of virtual environments to astronaut crew training. ...The development of virtual environment technology at NASA Ames Research Center and other research institutions has created opportunities for enhancing human performance.
Standard

SIMULATED AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL ENVIRONMENTS IN FLIGHT SIMULATION TRAINING DEVICES

2016-09-08
CURRENT
ARINC439A
This document provides guidance on provision of an SATCE system in Flight Simulation Training Devices (FSTD) for the benefit of flight crew training. This guidance recommends a more mature set of requirements, and provides commentary on system scope, currently available technologies, integration, qualification, and maintenance.
Training / Education

DO-178C Practical Training

This three-day practical training will provide attendees with an in-depth dry run of producing DO-178C compliant With the development of Chinese civil aviation industry, more and more people realized the importance of airborne software.  ...However, even after attended some DO-178C training courses, many people still lack of experience and still find it difficult to produce DO-178C compliant airborne software in real applications. 
Standard

SYNTHETIC TRAINING DEVICE (STD) LIFE CYCLE SUPPORT

2006-01-20
CURRENT
ARINC434-1
The purpose of ARINC Report 434 is to provide practical recommendations, based on the collective experience of the Synthetic Training Device (STD) community, for improving operational reliability and maintainability throughout the life cycle of a training device. ...The purpose of ARINC Report 434 is to provide practical recommendations, based on the collective experience of the Synthetic Training Device (STD) community, for improving operational reliability and maintainability throughout the life cycle of a training device. It is hoped that formulating industry guidelines will lead to mutually defined (customer and supplier) goals for STD reliability, maintainability, and overall life-cycle cost management.
Standard

SIMULATED AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL ENVIRONMENTS IN FLIGHT SIMULATION TRAINING DEVICES

2020-08-31
CURRENT
ARINC439B
This document provides guidance on provision of SATCE systems in Flight Simulation Training Devices (FSTDs) for the benefit of flight crew training. This work builds upon that originally undertaken by International Air Transport Association (IATA) Flight Simulator Working Group in 2002, and further developed in the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Doc. 9625 Vol 1, Part 2, Editions 3 and 4.
Technical Paper

Advanced Simulation and Training

1994-10-01
942179
The Global Positioning System, real-time data links, interactive visualization tools, advanced simulation techniques, and advanced computer systems create the training environment of the future and will include simulations and surrogates representing advanced threat systems, computer controlled forces, and live air, land, sea, and, quite possibly, space based systems. ...Interactive virtual to realworld participant links provide significant opportunities to satisfy the demanding testing and training needs. ...Interactive virtual to realworld participant links provide significant opportunities to satisfy the demanding testing and training needs.
Standard

GUIDANCE FOR DESIGN OF AIRCRAFT EQUIPMENT AND SOFTWARE FOR USE IN TRAINING DEVICES

2009-09-11
CURRENT
ARINC610C
This report sets forth the general philosophy and basic design guidance for using aircraft equipment (hardware and/or software) in training devices. It specifies unique simulator functions that shall be supported by this equipment. ...A goal of this report is to promote common understanding between aviation and simulation groups for the use of aircraft equipment in training devices. Use of this document is recommended for any new or derivative aircraft or retrofit of a system to an existing aircraft, where aircraft hardware or software may be used in the associated training device. ...Use of this document is recommended for any new or derivative aircraft or retrofit of a system to an existing aircraft, where aircraft hardware or software may be used in the associated training device. Airframe manufacturers and aircraft equipment designers are encouraged to take advantage of this guidance information, starting in the earliest phases in the design of aircraft equipment by defining requirements to be compliant with the simulator functions capabilities; i.e., to be compliant with this report.
Technical Paper

Collaborative 3D Training: From Astronauts to Automotive Techs

2004-07-19
2004-01-2593
Although this technique will not totally replace all hands-on training hardware, millions of dollars can be saved in time, travel, and support equipment while advancing the level of training effectiveness. Training capabilities to support remote, complex equipment are also found in many highly competitive commercial markets. ...As spaceflight hardware becomes increasingly complex, ever greater demands are placed on astronauts’ training capacity. In addition, astronauts are being asked to conduct unplanned operations with minimal or no training, and long duration operations preclude the ability to thoroughly train before flight on many operations. ...In addition, astronauts are being asked to conduct unplanned operations with minimal or no training, and long duration operations preclude the ability to thoroughly train before flight on many operations.
Standard

GUIDELINES FOR TRAINING FACILITIES

2012-11-07
CURRENT
ARINC437-1
The purpose of ARINC Report 437 is to provide guidance when planning a new training facility, extending an existing training facility, or adding new equipment to an existing facility.
Standard

GSE Training Videos

2021-04-08
CURRENT
AIR4730A
This document provides information on the preparation and use of video for operational and maintenance training of qualified personnel associated with GSE.
Technical Paper

Embracing Live-Stream Video: A Virtual Conundrum

2021-03-02
2021-01-0013
The data were analyzed with a binomial logistic regression to establish predictive behavior and employee markers that can be used by industry to create training and education. The Likert 5-point scale results were also contrasted between the streaming usage and no streaming usage groups with an independent samples t test, with significant differences found between the 2 user groups when considering effectiveness on building trust, engaging team members, and ultimate team performance. ...Conclusions about the necessary employee mindset required for streaming adoption will be discussed, thereby allowing organizations to establish training needed for full acceptance of live streaming and the interactive benefits associated with the communication method.
Standard

TRAINING REQUIREMENTS FOR FLIGHT TRAINING EQUIPMENT SUPPORT PERSONNEL

2014-11-19
CURRENT
ARINC432-2
This standard is a guide for flight training equipment operators and manufacturers to define the scope and content of support personnel training courses. ...This standard is a guide for flight training equipment operators and manufacturers to define the scope and content of support personnel training courses.
White Paper

REDUCING DOWNTIME THROUGH THE USE OF PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS AND TECHNICAL TRAINING ADVANCEMENTS

2018-01-05
WP-0007
Another major challenge is ensuring maintenance personnel are trained effectively; technology like augmented reality and Virtual Maintenance Trainers (VMTs) may provide safe and efficient training in lieu of live, instructor-led arrangements. ...Reducing Downtime Through Predictive Analytics And Technical Training reviews the major areas of opportunity to reduce downtime through big data and predictive analytics, simulating maintenance procedures and operational availability, and virtual maintenance training....Reducing Downtime Through Predictive Analytics And Technical Training reviews the major areas of opportunity to reduce downtime through big data and predictive analytics, simulating maintenance procedures and operational availability, and virtual maintenance training.
Standard

GUIDANCE FOR CABIN TRAINING DEVICES

2016-08-31
CURRENT
ARINC435-1
This report sets forth guidance for the design, development, and installation of Cabin Training Devices. It includes operational and handling characteristics for establishing minimum data required for reliability and maintainability.
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