Navigation Links
ETC's Aircrew Training Systems Completes Factory Acceptance Tests for Highly Advanced Suite of Training Equipment for the Republic of Korea Air Force Aeromedical Center
Date:11/29/2011

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., Nov. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation (ETC) (http://www.etcusa.com/) announces the successful completion of the Factory Acceptance Tests of the suite of the advanced aeromedical training devices purchased by the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) of the Republic of Korea Air Force (RoKAF).  The suite of training devices were designed and manufactured for the Korean Air Force by the Aircrew Training Systems (ATS) business unit of ETC.  The training devices provide the opportunity for air force personnel to train for high G, hypoxia, spatial disorientation, night vision, ejection seat preparedness and recompression.

This turnkey aeromedical center, which marks ETC's largest contract in the East Pacific region of the world, includes the six (6) high performance trainers further described below: 

The ATFS-400 Phoenix, like ETC's prior trainers, integrates high fidelity virtual tactical simulation and creates a fully flyable human training and research centrifuge.  The 25-foot spinning arm is capable of generating up to 15 G's, and the device comes with two interchangeable cockpit modules supporting F-15K and KF-16 aircraft.  All cockpits feature HLA connectivity and can be inserted as full mission simulators inside the ATFS-400 or used as standalone trainers outside the ATFS-400.

The GYROLAB Model GL-4000 is a Spatial Disorientation, Motion Desensitization and Upset Recovery Trainer for both fixed and rotary wing aircrew.  The continuous pitch, roll and yaw axis provide sustained G (up to 3 G's) and motion cueing for motion desensitization training. 

The Falcon Altitude Chamber, Model 24/8 is a hypobaric chamber that is designed to demonstrate and train for the effects of hypoxia in high altitude conditions.  The chamber is ASME PVHO-1 compliant and can support up to 32 students and 6 instructors in the Main and Lock / R/D compartments respectively. Add on equipment such as aircraft specific regulators, specialized air conditioning units and breathing air systems have been included. 

ETC's Hyperbaric Chamber, Model 6/2/6, is used as a high pressure training environment and for medical treatment.  The multi-occupant high pressure chamber is ASME PVHO compliant.  Additional accessories include medical monitoring, CCTV recording, and an oxygen system.

ETC's Ejection Seat Simulator (ESS) combines procedures and decision making training.  The simulator presents the student with a profile that forces a decision of whether or not to eject.  The pilot then performs the emergency response checklist, makes the decision to eject or not, positions him or herself and ejects.  All movements and decisions are recorded with high speed cameras for later debriefing.

Night Vision Training System/Night Vision Goggle Training System (NVTS/NVGTS) is a classroom based training system that simulates visibility restrictions encountered in real world situations.  The Night Vision Training System consists of automated training programs for unaided and aided vision at night and the use of customized 12ft x 6ft Terrain Model Board representing South Korean terrain. The ROKAF will now have the capability to demonstrate and train pilots in mishap prevention associated with night flight.

These tests are the culmination of two years of intense design and manufacture to create one of the world's most comprehensive training facilities. Shipping will begin in early December to be installed in Korea's new state of the art Aeromedical Training Center.  All of ETC's training devices are manufactured in accordance with ISO 9001 Quality Standards.

More detailed specifications for any of the products listed above and other products associated with ETC are available by contacting:

Robin Valinski, rvalinski@etcusa.com,
Sales and Marketing Coordinator,
ATS at ETC, 125 James Way,
Southampton, PA 18966, USA. Phone:  215 355 9100 extn.1501

About ETC:

ETC (OTCQB:  ETCC)  designs, manufactures and sells software driven products and services used to recreate and monitor the physiological effects of motion on humans and equipment and to control, modify, simulate and measure environmental conditions. These products include aircrew training systems (aeromedical, tactical combat and general), disaster management systems, sterilizers (steam and gas), environmental testing products and hyperbaric chambers and other products and services that involve similar manufacturing techniques and engineering technologies.  ETC's unique ability to offer complete systems, designed and produced to high technical standards, sets it apart from its competition. ETC is headquartered in Southampton, PA. For more information about ETC, visit http://www.etcusa.com/.

Forward-looking Statements:

This press release contains forward-looking statements, which are based on management's current expectations and are subject to uncertainties and changes in circumstances.  Words and expressions reflecting something other than historical fact are intended to identify forward-looking statements, but are not the exclusive means of identifying such statements.  The Company's actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in forward-looking statements as a result of a variety of factors, including those discussed in "Risk Factors" included in the Company's most-recent Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.  We caution you not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements.

CONTACT: Bob Laurent, CFO         Tel: 215-355-9100 (Ext. 1550)         Email:  rlaurent@etcusa.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE Environmental Tectonics Corporation
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. D1 Sports Training Facilities Adopt TurfAide(TM) Antimicrobial to New Synthetic Turf Fields from AstroTurf(R)
2. Oregon Tourism Commission Unveils New Online Customer Service Training Program
3. New Evidence That Brain-Plasticity Based Training has Broad Impact: Improved Cognition in Boomers, Improved Motor Control in Older Adults
4. Brain Training Improves Memory and Attention and the Effects Last
5. Roche Diagnostics Opens State-of-the-Art Training Center in California
6. Anthem Blue Cross Takes BMI Training Virtual with New Online Capability
7. Slumps in Pharmaceutical Profitability Tied to Insufficient Management Training
8. New ALS Patient Simulator Advanced Provides Valuable Training for EMS Teams and In-Hospital Emergency Personnel
9. Hutchinson Center to Build First U.S. Cancer Clinic and Training Facility in Africa Thanks, in Part, to a Grant From USAID
10. Simbionix Introduces the Next Generation in Bronchoscopy Training
11. Laerdal Medical and Medical Simulation Corporation Partner to Offer Integrated Training Courses for SimMan(R) Patient Simulators
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/28/2017)... TAIPEI, Taiwan , March 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... medical device company, is pleased to announce ... Series A investment of Panther Orthopedics, Inc., a ... pioneering innovative dynamic fixation solutions for orthopedic extremity ... market continues to expand rapidly, primarily due to ...
(Date:3/27/2017)... , March 27, 2017 The National ... health and data analytics company, signed a Memorandum ... improving healthcare delivery in the region. ... Global Health Research and Technology (BIGHEART) at NUS ... several topics related to healthcare IT and medical ...
(Date:3/27/2017)... Summary This report provides all the ... partnering interests and activities since 2010. Description The Partnering ... into the partnering activity of one of the world,s leading ... prepared upon purchase to ensure inclusion of the most up ... will be delivered in PDF format within 1 working day ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:3/28/2017)... ... March 28, 2017 , ... Neurotechnology , a ... time and attendance tracking products: the new NCheck Cloud Bio Attendance cloud-based service ... uses biometric face recognition to enable users to check in and out from ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... ... ... Columbus OH. Dr. Justin Harper, Founder of Juvly Aesthetics in Ohio and ... to sit on the 2017 National Advisory Board for Allergan’s Facial Aesthetics National Advisory ... propel the clinic from a small start-up to number 78 in the country based ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... ... March 28, 2017 , ... ... Conference in Atlantic City March 13-16, was a busy spot this year. Liz ... staff discussed strategies for preventing outbreaks among camp communities during the upcoming 2017 ...
(Date:3/28/2017)... ... 28, 2017 , ... Nurse practitioners and physician assistants are ... in the healthcare workforce, according to a survey recently released by PracticeMatch ... candidate leads to healthcare employers of physicians and advanced practice clinicians. , Only ...
(Date:3/27/2017)... Claire, WI (PRWEB) , ... March 27, 2017 ... ... accepting new patients for custom smile makeovers without requiring a referral. ... including orthodontics, gum disease treatment, cosmetic dentistry and dental implants. Whether patients have ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):