UAC Develops VR Simulator to Train Su-57, Su-35 Aircraft Technicians

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UAC Develops VR Simulator to Train Su-57, Su-35 Aircraft Technicians
Virtual Reality Simulator for Su-57 stealth aircraft

Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) is creating a Virtual Reality (VR) simulator for training technical personnel involved in the servicing the Su-57 and Su-35 aircraft systems.

System tests are scheduled to be completed in 2022, A statement from Rostec, the parent of UAC said today.

The VR simulator consists of a virtual reality helmet, hand controllers and a computer with a training program that recreates the aviation complex in detail. Thanks to this, ground personnel can virtually study and work out all technological processes and increase the efficiency of maintenance of a real machine.

“Rostec pays great attention to improving aircraft after-sales service. The new VR simulator will provide aircraft technicians with enhanced hands-on skills. The complex is intended for testing the processes of servicing aircraft of the fifth generation Su-57 and generation 4 ++ - Su-35. The tests of the complex are planned to be completed in 2022, ”commented Vladimir Artyakov, First Deputy General Director of Rostec State Corporation.

The VR simulator can be supplied either separately or as a set with new aircraft. The complex is being developed by Sukhoi specialists.

“Implementation of the system will allow obtaining significant advantages in terms of reducing financial and time costs for performing maintenance, restoration and repair tasks for aviation equipment,” said Mikhail Strelets, First Deputy Managing Director - Director of the Sukhoi Design Bureau.

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