Rockwell Collins is among the top companies in the realm of training products for the aerospace sector. It provides world’s leading aerospace and defence companies to rely on Rockwell for smart communications and aviation electronics. In an interview Jim Walker, Vice President, talks about the company’s road map.
SP’s Aviation (SP’s): Rockwell Collins is known for avionics and communications. What does your company do in the simulation and training sector?
Jim Walker (Walker): We develop comprehensive training products and solutions, including needs assessments, planning, development and ongoing reinforcement that integrate real-worldneeds with virtual-world solutions tospan the entire training continuum.
SP’s: How is Rockwell Collins providing simulation and training solutions to the Indian market?
Walker: We recently signed a strategic alliance memorandum of understanding with Zen Technologies to co-develop and build indigenous flight simulators for the Indian market.
As part of this partnership our intent is to do the following:
At Aero India, Rockwell Collins and Zen Technologies will be demonstrating a helicopter simulator jointly developed by both partners in Zen Technologies booth, Hall C, booth C2.7.
SP’s: What simulation and training systems are you currently offering globally?
Walker: Examples of our advanced training products and systems include:
SP’s: What is next for Rockwell Collins simulation and training systems?
Walker: Our Advanced Technology Centre is expanding our expertise in Live Virtual Constructive across a variety of training technologies. Our goal is to integrate numerous technologies to enable true live connectivity among virtual and constructive participants.