Royal Danish Air Force becomes VRflow launch customer
The Royal Danish Air Force becomes launch customer for VRpilot’s virtual reality procedure trainer
Lystrup, August 21, 2020:
The Royal Danish Air Force (RDAF) becomes launch customer for VRpilot as it takes delivery of 25 Oculus Quest devices with VRflow, the interactive cockpit procedure trainer, customized for the T-17 basic trainer aircraft. VRflow will be used by new recruits at the Royal Danish Air Force Flying School for cockpit procedure training.
Major General Anders Rex, Commander, Air Command Denmark, says: “We see virtual reality as a key element of future flight training as it has the potential of improving and accelerating our pilot training. VRpilot is able to understand our needs and has tailored their software to our procedures and aircraft. We are looking forward to future collaborations with VRpilot.”
Thor Paulli Andersen, partner at VRpilot, says: “We are extremely pleased and honored that the Royal Danish Air Force has chosen VRpilot to deliver next-gen training capabilities to the RDAF Flying School. The choice of VRflow by RDAF confirms the capabilities of our training platform. We are looking forward to getting operational experience with VRflow and to put some numbers on the gain of using VRflow in flight training.”
In addition to the T-17 VRflow procedure trainer, VRpilot will deliver services and software to support other VR flight training activities at the RDAF Flying School.
About VRpilot: VRpilot ApS is a Danish company headquartered in Lystrup, Denmark. It designs and manufactures flight training devices for professional flight training at flying schools and aircraft operators. Web: https://vrpilot.aero.
About Royal Danish Air Force Flying School: The RDAF Flying School is based at Karup Air Base. The primary purpose of the Flying School is to select qualified pilot students for subsequent training to become a pilot with the Royal Danish Air Force. The RDAF Flying School operates a fleet of 27 SAAB T-17 Supporter aircraft. Web: RDAF Flying School (Danish).