FSTDs

EASA Qualified FSTDs – What Are They?

2022-01-03

Almost every future pilot uses at least one of the FSTD devices at some point in their training. The abbreviation stands for “flight simulation training devices.” It is an umbrella term for various equipment used to simulate flights during pilot training. The FSTD concept encompasses full flight simulators (FFSs), flight training devices (FTDs), flight navigation procedures trainers (FNPTs), and basic instrument training devices (BITDs). Full Flight Simulator (FFS) An FFS is the most widely used training device in pilot training and the most advanced and in terms of its design and functionality. FFS training constitutes practicing in a highly innovative virtual environment for completing Type Rating, recurrent training and licence proficiency checks. Completely accurate replication of...

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