F-16 Flight Simulators-Helping Pilots Stay Sharp

Much like any job, it is vital for employees to stay up- to- date with what is new in their field. The same is for pilots who are in the Air Force.

There are going to be a new breed of flight simulators that are very much needed by fighter pilots. Flight simulators are important for these fighter pilots because it is their way of keeping up with the new technology and improving their skills in the cockpit. With these flight simulators, pilots are able to ensure their own safety as well as others.

South Korea is in the process of developing a dozen of these own F-16 flight simulator by 2014 in order to aid pilots keep up with their fighter upgrades and conduct sustainable flight learning the mist of high oil prices.

The Defense Acquisition Program Administration awarded Korea抯 only aircraft maker, Aerospace Industries, a-130 billion dollar contract to expand and update flight simulators. It was also done for them to provide unit training strategies for F-16 and KF-16 pilots, along with upgrading simulation systems.

These new systems will help pilots to coach and sharpen their skills in tactical flight, take-off and landing, as well as emergency landings. Production is said to start after the development of the F-16 flight simulators when it is completed, sometime throughout November 2014.

The advancements and developments of the simulators are believed of, to greatly help solve a number of the issues which the Air Force is facing. Hopefully, the upgrade of simulators will resolve the situation of failing to have enough training for pilots, which is a result of the high oil prices. There are great chances that they can support the pilot抯 effort in improving their aircraft operational skills and capabilities, which are had a need to fly their planes with expertise.

It is important that pilots get these new F-16 flight simulators for them to do their job the easiest way possible.