A perfect match
Behind the scenes, before either aircraft or ships are built, our engineers are using the very latest in simulation technology to make sure that when the two meet, it’s a seamless match.
Having a synthetic training device is paramount because it means you can practice all those things and contingency yourself to death. When it happens out there on the carrier, where you don’t have a reset button, you can say to yourself ‘I’ve been here before.
US Navy Landing Signals Officer Robert Wedertz “Weeds”
Practise makes perfect
Landing fixed wing aircraft on aircraft carriers could be revolutionised thanks to a recent piloted flight simulation trial. The trial saw UK and US partners on the F-35 programme use our world class F35 Simulation facility at Warton to test new concepts for landing. More information in the
Talking from the deck
Our F-35 Pilot Peter Kosogorin talks from the deck of the QEC Carrier. You can find out more