MIG 29K training simulater inaugurates

Wednesday, Jul 1, 2015,19:03 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Kochi | A MiG 29K Aircraft Training Simulator Facility was commissioned by Vice Admiral Sunil Lanba, the Flag Officer, Commanding-in-Chief, Southern Naval Command at Naval Institute of Aeronautical Technology (NIAT) inside the naval base here today.
The simulator training facility, set up by the Indian Navy as part of the MiG 29K Aircraft contract, would provide a platform for smooth transition of air crew and maintenance personnel from training environment to actual maintenance and operation scenario, a defence release said here today.
The personnel trained at this facility would be adept in handling maintenance challenges/operational evolutions.
The MiG 29K Simulator Training Facility has state-of-the-art Training Stations for imparting real time training to air crew and technical personnel on all systems of the aircraft and associated maintenance requirements, it said adding an urgent, emergent training requirement of the navy, post Induction of INS Vikramaditya which carries the fourth generation fighter aircraft MiG 29K, onboard, was being addressed by this facility.
The ceremony was attending byNaval personnel and Russian specialists.