ATFS-400

With the reduction of in-aircraft flight hours and an increase in flight simulator use, it is imperative that the next generation of flight training include a complementary system that provides full motion—G on demand and sustained G forces—for pilots to optimally maintain their requisite G Tolerance and G Readiness. Training in the ATFS-400 human centrifuge provides an alternative, realistic, G on demand and sustained high G flight environment that allows pilots to maintain requisite G Tolerance and G Readiness without the use of a live aircraft.

ATFS-400

Training in the ATFS-400 human centrifuge provides an alternative, realistic, G on demand and sustained high G flight environment that allows pilots to maintain requisite G Tolerance and G Readiness without the use of a live aircraft.

Dynamically generates G-forces in all axes

The ATFS-400 dynamically generates G-forces in all desired axes simultaneously to authentically replicate the stresses of the tactical flight environment. 


Ultimate versatility in a high-G trainer

With aviation and space training applications available, along with high definition and night vision compatibility, the ATFS-400 provides the ultimate versatility in a high-G flight simulator. The ATFS-400 system leverages on advanced simulation capabilities to recreate a wide variety of training and operational scenarios, from entry level to advanced tactical flying, exposing the aviator to a realistic flight environment with physiological stressors.


Interchangeable, linkable cockpits

Interchangeable, linkable cockpits modules provide for unprecedented training flexibility, whether as standalone operational flight simulators (OFS), part of a network of data-linked cockpit modules operating in a common battlespace, or integrated into the ATFS-400.


Recognize and combat the effects of GLOC

ETC's human centrifuges provide a realistic training environment in real time so aircrews can learn how to recognize and combat the effects of G-Induced Loss of Consciousness (GLOC), a serious problem for high performance aircraft pilots.


Fifty years continuing the mission

Through four product generations, ETC has transformed the human centrifuge from a passive G trainer into an authentic operational flight simulator.


Applications

Tactical Flight

Pilots experience the actual physical stresses of flight in the entire flight envelope providing confidence and a point of reference when adverse flight conditions are experienced in a tactical environment.

Spaceflight

The ATFS-400 accurately replicates the unique stresses of a spaceflight environment for training and testing orbital nominal and off nominal trajectories for humans and payloads.

Testing and Research

A highly controllable environment for High-G acceleration (high-G onset, multi-axes, sustained G) and motion and spatial disorientation (multi-Axes, sustained G) testing and research

ATFS-400 High-G Human Centrifuge

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