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Starspeed calls on RS Flight Systems for H145D3 training
The F-light Line H145D3 FTD3 that Starspeed is taking on is equipped with leading-edge technology that replicates real flight scenarios and provides a realistic experience for pilots to practise and perfect their flying.
Sally Jones, director of Starspeed and Group CFO and Maximilian Rommel, CEO RS Flight Systems.

Germany's RS Flight Systems has been selected by Starspeed Training in the UK to provide the latest version of the H145D3 FTD3 F-light Line training device.

As an ATO (Authorised Training Organisation) Starspeed has a proven track record in helicopter training for all pilots for more than a decade. After a comprehensive market analysis, Starspeed selected the F-light Line to enhance its pilot training programmes and provide students with a more immersive learning experience.

“This leading-edge technology is set to revolutionise pilot training,” says Patrick Hansen, CEO of parent company Luxaviation.

“The F-light Line H145D3 FTD3 is equipped with leading-edge technology that replicates real flight scenarios and provides a realistic experience for pilots to practise and perfect their flying skills. It comes with advanced features, including a cockpit simulator, flight dynamics and original Garmin navigation systems, allowing pilots to train in a safe and controlled environment,” states Maximilian Rommel, RS Flight Systems CEO.

“The modular trainer is powered by Reiser's Level D full slight simulation software to guarantee the highest fidelity of flight model and avionics replication,” adds Dr. Roman Sperl, CEO Reiser Simulation and Training GmbH. “We are proud to have found the right partner in RS Flight Systems and look forward to expanding our cooperation in the future.”

Starspeed Training is renowned for delivering the very best advanced helicopter pilot training. Not only will implementing the new F-light Line training device enhance our training capabilities for our trainee helicopter pilots through real-life flight simulation experiences, it will further allow us to extend the reach of our services and welcome new customers. Whether an experienced HEMS pilot or first-time civilian flyer, we look forward to experiencing the enhanced capability of the new device,” says Steve Godfrey, head of training at Starspeed. “Our commitment to delivering quality for our diverse range of customers is at the core of Starspeed's ethos and is an extension of the values at Luxaviation Group in which we operate.”

The F-light Line H145D3 FTD3 is scheduled to go in operation in Q2 2024 at Starspeed Training's facility at Kemble Aerodrome, Gloucestershire in the UK.

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