Industry first from the newly launched Aero Training

Industry first from the newly launched Aero Training

12-Feb-2014 Source: Aero Training

The recently launched airborne surveillance training firm Aerotraining is offering customers a brand new modular approach to instruction. Comprehensive, structured and targeted, the new training programme covers all aspects of operating airborne EO/IR surveillance systems and is available for both rotary and fixed wing assets. This new approach allows each course to be tailored to the unique requirements of individual customers with training modules available for all aspects of operations – from the basic camera theory to the operational employment of Courses are available for numerous systems and operational mission types and are delivered by experienced operators with either Military or Police backgrounds. To familiarise students with the system, training is delivered using the ground-based Aerosimulators GIST. The mission dependant training scenarios are custom built by Aero Training for each customer and company can provide a GIST for the duration of the course. The training is also flexible enough to be delivered using alternative live systems.

The courses have been developed by Ian McCallum, a qualified course designer with a 15-year track record with UK MOD and the Royal Norwegian Air Force (RNoAF). All of Aero Training’s staff are either qualified ex-military sensor operators – from both UAV and manned surveillance platforms – or experienced Police or civil sensor operators. Each trainer provides their unique insight into how to operate the systems required for many different types of operational missions. In addition, all of Aero Training’s operators have a working knowledge of current EO systems and are available to cover shortfall in a unit’s operator staff.

Currently engaged in training programmes in both Europe and Australia, Aero Training delivers comprehensive support, from initial setup through to the ongoing development of operators and control staff. The company’s aim is the assurance of a successful mission outcome through the creation of an intelligent operator capable of confident interaction with informed mission control staff.

Based in Belgium, Aero Training will consult with any interested party and can supply the training at their location or at the Aero Training headquarters, through residential courses complete with accommodation. Training courses comply with UK DSAT convention and the company has members with DV security clearance, should this be a requirement

Current course availability and course content outline is available on request and following customer consultation will be tailored to their needs.

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