Powered by MOMENTUM MEDIA
Powered by MOMENTUM MEDIA

Website Notifications

Get notifications in real-time for staying up to date with content that matters to you.

CAE talks changing skills training methods

cae talks changing skills training methods

Contemporary flight training methods focus more on technologies and advancements in visual systems, rather than muscle training, according to Ian Bell, vice president and general manager at CAE Middle East and Asia-Pacific.

Contemporary flight training methods focus more on technologies and advancements in visual systems, rather than muscle training, according to Ian Bell, vice president and general manager at CAE Middle East and Asia-Pacific.

"I think when I was a young pilot, and it's more years ago than I can remember, the training aids were either the live aeroplane or very rudimentary ground-based training equipment," Bell told Defence Connect. "It was nothing more really than practising emergencies and different procedures."

Today, he explained, the focus is no longer on the muscle training but on using advanced visual systems, which allow the company to incorporate brain training.

"So training the young kids to understand the requirements of integration and interoperability, and that's really the biggest step forward, I think, over the last decade or so," he said.

Meanwhile, CAE director of marketing communications Chris Stellwag cast simulation as a great learning environment, enabling students to practice and rehearse over and over again.

"You do that before you're actually using operational assets, or before you're in harm’s way," he said. "It's a great environment for repetition and teaching the kind of skills [and] co-ordination you're going to need when you go to combat."

CAE talks changing skills training methods
CAE-medallion.jpg
lawyersweekly logo

more from defence connect

Aug 7 2020
Defence to acquire new anti-submarine training capability
Defence Minister Linda Reynolds has announced an $11 million acquisition of the new Saab AUV62-AT, ...
Aug 7 2020
Aussie sovereign C4 SMEs secure Army contract for new defence industry co-operative model
Seventeen Australian companies have joined the C4 EDGE (Evolutionary Digital Ground Environment) Com...
Aug 7 2020
Billion-dollar cyber boost: A cash cow for defence SMEs?
While the release of the national Cyber Security Strategy 2020 yesterday reflects an uptick in finan...
FROM THE WEB
Recommended by Spike Native Network