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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.
Technical Paper

Training Systems for TAV Operations

1992-04-01
921042
The training system design process begins with a structured crew information requirements analysis. Training system objectives are formulated. A preliminary set of candidate training requirements are identified. ...This paper describes a training system approach suggested for supporting an operational fleet of trans-atmospheric vehicles. ...This paper describes a training system approach suggested for supporting an operational fleet of trans-atmospheric vehicles. The training system design process begins with a structured crew information requirements analysis.
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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.
Training / Education

DO-178C Practical Training

2021-10-20
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. 
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.
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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.
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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

Knowledge Navigation for Virtual Vehicles

2004-11-02
2004-01-3121
A virtual vehicle is a digital model of the knowledge surrounding a potentially real vehicle. Knowledge consists not only of the tangible information, such as CAD, but also what is known about the knowledge – its metadata. ...This paper is an overview of technologies relevant to building a virtual vehicle, and an assessment of how to bring those technologies together.
Technical Paper

Development of a Virtual Flight Simulator

2003-11-18
2003-01-3744
We present the development of a flight simulator that allows the user to interact in a created environment by means of Virtual Reality devices. This environment simulates the sight of a pilot in an airplane cockpit.
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

2016-05-20
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

A Comparison of Remote Operations Training Methods

1997-07-01
972403
The purpose of this study was to evaluate and identify the most effective techniques for self-guided remote training. Nine subjects were trained on the use of a personal videoconferencing system and the use of a Web-based multimedia program. ...Each subject performed two tasks with both training techniques: one assembly task and one instrumentation task. It was found that task times using the multimedia application were greater than the task times using videoconferencing. ...However, for complex tasks, participants preferred multimedia training. With multimedia, participants preferred to use video clips over diagrams and photos during assembly tasks.
Technical Paper

Emergency Response Personnel Training for Aircraft Accidents

1999-04-13
1999-01-1450
Aircraft accident responder training is a critical factor in accident victim crash survivability and successful life-safety outcomes. ...A blend of academic classroom investigation, exposure to airworthy/ unairworthy aircraft including operating systems and components, computer accident simulations, “hands-on” (destructive) extrication protocol training, and participation in simulated in-the-field accident scenarios was used as an instructional delivery model.
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