Kazan helicopters has received certification for
the Ansat helicopter simulator by the Central Aerohydrodynamic
Institute named after N.E. Zhukovsky (TsAGI).
The simulator was tested for its compliance with
the requirements of the International Civil Aviation Organization
(ICAO). Evaluated characteristics included the layout and design
of the cockpit, simulation of flight and engine dynamics,
controlling on ground, helicopter systems, acoustic, visual and
vibration effects and navigation. The assessment result was
"We consider the certification of the Ansat
helicopter simulator according to ICAO standards as one of the
important achievements of our company," said Managing Director of
Kazan Helicopters, Yuri Pustovgarov. "Our Aviation Training Center
is now waiting for the first intake of students to pass the
simulator training in August 2020. The training will be organized
to foreign customers: pilot training is included in the price of
the helicopter in all export orders."
The cockpit and interior of the simulator are
completely authentic. Instrumentation has been replaced with simulator
devices, but their appearance and functionality fully correspond
to the originals.
The Ansat simulator is equipped with a
visualization system that provides full visibility from the
pilot's seat. It can be used to reproduce two distinct areas: the
city of Kazan along with the Kazan Helicopters flight test center,
as well as the city of Sochi.
A vibrating platform and audio
system help to simulate the vibrational and acoustic effects of
flight. Using the simulator, trained pilots will be able to
maneuver the helicopter model in various conditions, including in
dangerous and emergency situations.
The Aviation Training Center of Kazan Helicopters
was established in 1995 and today provides courses on
retraining and professional development for pilots, engineers and
technical specialists. In more than 20 years it has trained almost