May 2016, New Orleans - Simlat received a purchase order for the delivery of advanced UAS simulation to be employed in LDCC’s Agriculture Aviation Training. The delivery will include a turn-key UAS simulator including Hardware, Software and add-on Civil UAS application packages (e.g. agriculture, offshore, utilities inspection, and more). This special program is in association with Flying Tiger Aviation leads students to Ag pilot endorsement.
Delivery is expected by the end of second quarter, 2016.
"We are very pleased and proud to support this special program, and to have our simulators in the able hands of the Flying Tigers Aviation crew. Simulation of civil UAS applications has been a continuous growth factor for Simlat and we are glad that customers appreciate Simlat's high-value and comprehensive proposal in this regard", says Mr. Peshin, Simlat's President.
About Louisiana Delta Community College (LDCC):
Louisiana Delta Community College (LDCC), in association with Flying Tiger Aviation, is now offering both fixed wing (airplane) and rotary wing (helicopter) agriculture aviation training. Additionally, pilots can learn both forms of aerial application. LDCC becomes the only college in the United States offering a work force training program leading to an Ag pilot endorsement. The program, provided through LDCC’s Workforce Development Department (DeltaWORKS), includes a wide range of FAA certificates, ratings and endorsements.
About Flying Tiger Aviation:
Flying Tiger Aviation offers courses for a wide range of FAA certificates, ratings and endorsements. For our ag students, we use Citabrias for tail-wheel training, ag turns, work patterns and GPS. Flight training in ag operations centers around our dual-control Ag Cat. Turbine Transition is accomplished in our twoseater Turbine Thrush. Ground school includes preparation for the Commercial Pesticide Applicators’ Test, FAA, EPA and OSHA regulations, aerodynamics, engines, record keeping and, above all, safety and good decision-making. From ag operations like crop dusting to forestry work like fire bombing, Flying Tiger Aviation offers flight training geared to help you meet your objectives. Flying Tiger Aviation has an excellent record of training ag pilots and stands ready to work with you to further your career in agricultural aviation.
About Simlat-UAS Training:
Simlat is a leading provider of next generation training solutions for unmanned vehicle systems (UAS). Simlat’s solutions enable training for any Platform, Payload & Mission. Simlat's systems are available as stand-alone, embedded/integrated to control stations, as well as customized to specific platforms Simlat support over 50 UAS programs & training centers in 25 countries To learn more about Simlat, please visit www.simlat.com