Simulation and training tools are at the heart of helicopter safety – and with about one in five helicopter accidents occurring during training flights, the case for simulation is clear. As well as reducing risk, simulation tools boost fleet availability by saving flight hours in the air.
Thales offers a complete set of advanced training tools, devices and services to help you fulfil your mission objectives. All our training devices are designed to enable instructors to focus on their training goals while crews are immersed in a high-fidelity virtual operational environment. Our training solutions are designed to evolve in line with your changing business needs.
Continuous availability is critical. That’s why our simulators are backed up with fully managed services, spares and repairs, so you can operate 24/7 with confidence. We can also provide a complete range of training services for you, including training hours, courseware and instruction.
Reality H ® is Thales’s flagship helicopter full-flight simulator solution with fourteen units currently in operation around the world and certified at the highest level by the international authorities.
The future is bright for the Reality H ® full-flight simulator. Aligned as it is with the mission-oriented and skills development needs of helicopter pilots, as well as with the operational requirements of operators, Reality H ® is delivering high-level performance and unparalleled levels of realism and flexibility. It’s all about providing mission-readiness to helicopter pilots and operators, and at Thales we’re proud to be delivering our Customers the solutions to make this possible on a daily basis thanks to Reality H ®.
Joël Flinois, Thales Helicopter Product Line Manager
Train as you fly in a full flight simulator and keep your fleet available for daily operations
Our training centres
Our fully-equipped training centres provide you with everything you need, from training instruction to mission rehearsal support. Training hours are offered for a large number of helicopter platforms. Our extended training services and the optimal location of our training centres across Europe, Asia Pacific and America ensure that training is delivered efficiently.
• Helisim training centre, Marseille, France
• Thales LifeFlight simulation centre, Brisbane, Australia (see the video below)
• Helisim USA training centre, Grand Prairie, USA
11,000flight hour milestone reached in 2022