Former Royal Air Force F-22 Raptor pilot wants augmented reality to change the way U.S. aviators train
Cockpit simulators play a critical role in training today’s pilot, but ground-based simulators can’t mimic the stresses of actual air-to-air combat.
SANTA MONICA, Calif. – Dan Robinson etched his name in aviation history in 2006 when he became the first non-American to pilot one of the U.S. Air Force’s prized jewels, the F-22 Raptor. Military Times reports. Continue reading original article
The Military & Aerospace Electronics take — Now, the former Royal Air Force Tornado pilot and graduate of the United Kingdom Fighter Weapons School — the equivalent of the U.S. Navy’s Top Gun — has his sights set on a much more ambitious target: solving the U.S. military’s pilot shortage and overextension of resources critical to training aviators to face the near-peer threats of the future.