From 2017: Immersive Experience Makes Simulated Flying Feel Real Virtual Reality, or VR, is one of the latest innovations in flight simulation. Rather than a full mockup cockpit, the pilot wears VR goggles to give him or her an immersive experience for flight training. One of the companies developing VR flight simulators is Talon Simulations. At the Interservice Industry Training Simulation & Education Conference in Orlando, FL late last year, Brandon Naids, CEO of Talon Simulations told ANN CEO and editor in chief Jim Campbell that the Talon system reduces the cost and the footprint needed for an immersive flight simulation experience. Along with the VR goggles and proprietary training software, the system includes a 2-degree of freedom motion simulator.
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