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Loft Dynamics Delivers Another VR Simulator to Italy, Partnering with Sky Aviation to Revolutionize Its Pilot Training

Sky Aviation Selects Loft Dynamics to Enhance Safety, Efficiency, and Training Quality

Loft Dynamics’ Recent EASA-approved HESLO Simulation Offers Significant Benefits for Sky…

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Marshall University launches new helicopter pilot training program

On a warm, clear afternoon in May a momentous event happened in Charleston, WV. At the Aviation Campus for Marshall University speakers from the University leadership were honoring…

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Newsletter July 2024

Loft Dynamics Qualifies World’s First VR Helicopter External Sling Load Simulation

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Loft Dynamics works with Mountainflyers to develop a unique helicopter training concept

Mountainflyers, located at Bern Airport in Switzerland, is a renowned helicopter company known for its innovation. The Mountainflyers flight school recently introduced a…

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Loft Dynamics Taps Experienced Aviation Executive Ray Lamas to Accelerate North American Growth

Seasoned North American VP to play an integral role in driving continued expansion following Loft Dynamics’ opening of its North American HQ and growing customer base

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Loft Dynamics Qualifies World’s First VR Helicopter External Sling Load Simulation

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency’s approval allows pilots to practice mirror and vertical reference techniques more realistically, efficiently, and safely than ever…

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May 2024

Loft Dynamics is proud to announce a new partnership with Dufour Aerospace to develop the first VR eVTOL aircraft simulator for training future pilots.

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Loft Dynamics’ Inaugural Loft Fest Welcomes Aviation Innovators from Around the World

The first-ever Loft Fest concluded on Saturday, and we are so grateful to all the speakers, guests, and Lofties who made it such a wonderful and illuminating experience. Pilots,…

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Loft Dynamics Brings Industry-Leading Virtual Reality Flight Simulation Technology to eVTOL Aircraft

Loft Dynamics partners with Dufour Aerospace to develop its first VR eVTOL simulator and meet surging pilot demand. Loft Dynamics produces the only helicopter VR simulators to…

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AERO Friedrichshafen 2024: A rounded up Exhibition

119 pilots have flown our Airbus H125 VR simulator and gave excellent feedback. From aviation enthusiasts to families and experienced pilots, everyone was there.

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Current Mixed Reality Head-Mounted Displays Are Unsuitable for Pilot Training, Stanford University Study Reaffirms

Dangers uncovered in the study cement why virtual reality remains the only extended reality pilot training solution with regulatory approval. Loft Dynamics' CEO urges aviation…

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April 2024

Take the opportunity to experience the first and only EASA qualified Virtual Reality Flight Simulation Training Device (FSTD) for professional pilot training, featuring the Airbus…

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SAF Aerogroup Enhances Global Air Operations with Loft Dynamics’ VR Simulators

ANAHEIM, California, February 29, 2024 — SAF Aerogroup—a leading multinational aviation conglomerate providing pilot training, aircraft operations, sales, and maintenance services…

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HMotion to Receive Two H145 VR Flight Simulators

ANAHEIM, California, February 28, 2024 — Loft Dynamics is announcing a partnership with HMotion — a joint venture between Airbus Helicopters and ADAC HEMS Academy — through the…

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Can Loft Dynamics’ VR Flight Simulator help solve America’s pilot shortage?

A smaller, more affordable VR helicopter flight simulator from the Swiss start-up has taken off in Europe and is on track for FAA approval—turning a passion project into a paradigm…

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Virtual Reality Simulator Provides Realistic Training Scenarios

The Loft Flight Simulation Training Device (FSTD) allows pilots to practice routine, abnormal and emergency procedures efficiently, especially the critical maneuvers of…

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February 2024

We invite you to visit our booth #4606 at HAI HELI-EXPO 2024, from February 26 - 29 at the Anaheim Convention Center in California. Fly our Airbus H125 glass cockpit training…

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EPNER Selects Loft Dynamics’ Virtual Reality Simulator to Train Highly Qualified Test Pilots

Loft Dynamics, a leading virtual reality (VR) flight simulation training device (FSTD) manufacturer, announced today that EPNER, the world-renowned and highly selective test pilot…

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Sabrina Barbera joins Loft Dynamics as Chief Services Officer to Drive the Expansion of Training Services

ZURICH, February 08, 2024 - Loft Dynamics announces that Sabrina Barbera has joined the leadership team as Chief Services Officer to support the company’s rapid growth. Sabrina…

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Kelly O'Grady tests out virtual reality flight simulator designed to help train pilots

FOX Business correspondent Kelly O'Grady joins 'The Big Money Show' to discuss what it was like to fly Loft Dynamics's virtual reality flight simulator.

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Loft Dynamics Opens First Virtual Reality Flight Simulation Hub in North America

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 1, 2024 / Loft Dynamics (formerly VRM Switzerland), a leader in virtual reality (VR) flight simulation devices for pilots worldwide, today announced the…

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European Rotors 2023: Pilots were excited after their flight in our new Garmin Glass Cockpit Airbus H125 VR Simulator

Loft Dynamics presented its new Airbus H125 Training Device with VR Glass Cockpit for the first time to the public at European Rotors in Madrid. The enthusiasm and feedback from…

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Simplon Air and Loft Dynamics join forces

The collaboration between Simplon Air and Loft Dynamics has been finalized: the helicopter company from Gondo will puts its first VR flight simulator, the R22 FSTD, into operation…

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Mountainflyers Introduce Revolutionary Training Modules Facilitated by a Loft Dynamics FSTD

Becoming a helicopter pilot demands significant investments of time and money, coupled with patience and perseverance. Loft Dynamics and Mountainflyers paved the path for pilots to…

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Loft Dynamics invited to this year’s UP.Summit in Dallas

Last week, a team of our company had the privilege of attending this year’s UP.Summit in Dallas, Texas and presented our VR flight simulator H125 among more than 250 of the most…

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Can You Fly a Real Helicopter After an Hour in a VR Simulator?

The challenge for the latest episode of Hello World was this: Could I go to Zurich, sit in a newfangled flight simulator for an hour or so and then fly a helicopter the next day…

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August/September 2023

Loft Dynamics is expanding its presence in North America. Among other initiatives, the FAA has partnered with us to use our Robinson R22 and Airbus H125 VR Training Devices to…

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Fascination VR Simulator Flying: Excited Pilots at CONNECTED

In co-creation with Cisco, we showcased our Airbus H125 in the Trailer Version at CONNECTED. Approximately 100 individuals left our professional training device excited and…

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Loft Dynamics Unveils Airbus H125 Training Device for Law Enforcement at APSCON 2023

We recently debuted our Airbus H125 virtual reality flight simulator at the annual Airborne Public Safety Association (APSCA) conference in July. The event, held in Orlando, drew…

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ICAO Air Navigation World 2023 – Shaping the Skies of Tomorrow

ICAO is organizing the first of these ICAO Air Navigation World brand of events with a theme of “Shaping the Skies of Tomorrow: Addressing Key Issues and Technologies in Air…

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Private Pilot Training Concept Using Loft Dynamics Simulators to Enhance Flight Safety

Loft Dynamics' advanced simulators enable pilots to regularly train for abnormal situations in a safe environment at any time of the day. The specially developed modern training…

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FAA Eyes VR from Swiss Startup to Train Chopper Pilots

A small Swiss technology startup has been chosen to rethink how helicopter pilots are trained in the US with VR headsets. The FAA will evaluate the techology in flight simulators…

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FAA Taps Loft Dynamics' VR Flight Simulators to Advance Aviation Goals

Loft Dynamics' EASA-Approved Simulators Chosen for FAA's First Evaluation of VR-powered Pilot Training Technology. FAA-used Airbus H125 VR Flight Simulator to Exhibit at APSCON…

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June/July 2023

Regulatory authorities in aviation, including the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the Federal Office of Civil Aviation (FOCA) in Switzerland, are increasingly…

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The pilot's well being during simulator training is essential

The pilot’s well being during simulator sessions is an important pillar for successful trainings. Loft Dynamics has optimized their devices by synchronizing the interaction of the…

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Executing Proficiency Checks In Loft Dynamics’ Simulators Is Now Common Practice As Aviation Authorities Embrace VR Training Technology

Zurich, Switzerland, July 12, 2023 – Loft Dynamics AG (formerly VRM Switzerland), creator of the world's first and only virtual reality (VR) simulator authorized by a major…

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First Loft Dynamics H125 Simulator in Italy on Sicily at Helixcom

Caltanissetta and Zurich, Switzerland, July 05, 2023 – Loft Dynamics AG (formerly VRM Switzerland), creator and operator of the world's first and only virtual reality (VR)…

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Flight Days 2023: Enthusiastic Simulator Pilots and Air Show at its Best

The Flight Days 2023 on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the Flugsportgruppe Zürcher Oberland showed aviation at its best. A variety of oldtimer aircrafts, the demonstration…

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Blackcomb Helicopters Secures Loft Dynamics VR Flight Simulator To Enhance Its Operations

Loft Dynamics Expands to Canada. Leading Helicopter Company in Pacific Northwest Taps Loft’s H125 Simulator to Advance Safety, Sustainability, and Growth Initiatives.

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Loft Dynamics hires Jean Auclair as CFO to support the company’s growth

ZURICH, June 12, 2023 – Loft Dynamics today announced that Jean Auclair has joined the company’s leadership team as their new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Jean, an experienced…

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Mountain rescue pioneer Air Zermatt is using Loft Dynamics’ training device to train and check their pilots

Air Zermatt has always been at the forefront of innovation, developing various rescue techniques to save lives throughout its 55-year history. Now, the company has taken a…

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FAMEX 2023

Loft Dynamics exhibited the Airbus H125 virtual reality training device at the booth of Airbus Helicopters just next to the physical H125 helicopter for the first time. This…

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May 2023

Loft Dynamics is offering customers a comprehensive FSTD service. This service relieves operators of Loft Dynamics training devices from tasks required to run the simulator. As a…

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Jens Westh joins Loft Dynamics as COO to drive global expansion

ZURICH, May 15, 2023 – Loft Dynamics announces that Jens Westh has joined the leadership team as COO to support the company’s rapid growth. Jens will lead after-sales services to…

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Loft Dynamics was presenting their VR simulator used for professional pilot training to the public at the SHA Helicopter Day

On the first "Helicopter Day" organized by the Swiss Helicopter Association (SHA), helicopter bases in Switzerland opened their hangar doors. Employees of the helicopter industry…

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AERO Friedrichshafen 2023: Excited simulator pilots

Loft Dynamics was invited to present its Airbus H125 training device at the booth of the German Helicopter Association. Together with Vertical Mission Training, a company of Heli…

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Avoiding negative training

Train from the beginning the right thing. Scientific research has proven that it is essential to learn the right thing to be able the apply learned in situation under pressure or…

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Spotlight May 2023

The VR 360° and 3D view is incredibly lifelike to focus your visual references. Feel the movements and ground contact with our Highly Dynamic 6DoF Motion System. The Full Replica…

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April 2023

Loft Dynamics' training devices open doors to new training concepts. Foster your pilot competencies by executing a spring refresher on our professional simulators. If you are about…

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Heli Academy Student passes PPL(H) Skill Test with minimum required Training Time utilizing the Loft Dynamics R22 Simulator

SITTERDORF and ZURICH, March 22, 2023 - Tino Caspar learned the basics of helicopter flying on the Loft Dynamics Robinson R22 FNPT II. He was able to benefit from this advantage…

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Loft Dynamics proves its training device concept for basic helicopter flight training in a scientific research project

In cooperation with the Centre of Aviation of the Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Loft Dynamics conducted a scientific research project to evaluate the benefits of the VR…

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A true revolution in pilot training

Loft Dynamics, formerly VRM Switzerland, goes global with the world's first — and only — qualified VR Full-Motion Simulator. By Treena Hein

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HAI Heli-Expo 2023

Last week's HAI Heli-Expo trade show in Atlanta was a huge success! The event drew in a record number of attendees from across the country and around the world. From the impressive…

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Loft Dynamics Appoints Industry Veterans Scott Firsing and Woody McClendon To Support Expansion in North America

ATLANTA and ZURICH, March 6, 2023 – Loft Dynamics AG, creator of the world's first and only virtual reality (VR) simulator authorized by a major aviation regulator, today announced…

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March 2023

We invite you to our booth #C2610 at HAI HELI EXPO 2023, from March 7th to the 9th 2023 at the Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta Visit us and learn more about our latest…

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Loft Dynamics strengthens the support for customers to be successful with their training device

It is important that you as customer can take the maximum advantage out of your EASA qualified VR training device. Loft Dynamics meets this need by creating a 100% position: From…

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How virtual reality is helping train pilots amid shortage

Investor and entrepreneur Sky Dayton provides insight on a new virtual reality pilot training on 'The Claman Countdown.'

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Air Greenland and Loft Dynamics Partner to Bring VR Flight Training to Greenland for the First Time

Loft’s Airbus H125 simulator helps the flag carrier enhance flight safety and expertise while advancing sustainability initiatives

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Loft Dynamics raises $20M to tackle pilot shortage with VR training

Loft Dynamics, a Swiss startup creating virtual reality (VR) simulation technology for helicopter pilots, has raised $20 million in funding from U.S. venture capital (VC) firms,…

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Loft Dynamics, Formerly VRM Switzerland, Raises $20M to Transform Virtual Reality Pilot Training

First-of-its-kind Technology Addresses Worldwide Pilot Shortage, Escalating Demand for Flight Schools and Urgent Need to Reduce Air Pollution

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Realistic Simulation Training

Loft Dynamics is once again working with Airbus Helicopters to co-develop a virtual reality training device for the twin-engine H145 Helicopter. By Ben Forrest

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Loft Dynamics receives AVIATION WEEK Laureate Award

Loft Dynamics (formerly VRM Switzerland) has been named a winner of Aviation Week Network’s 65th Annual Laureate Awards. Award Honors Outstanding Achievements in Aviation,…

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First Airbus H125 Training Device established in Germany by Meravo Helicopters and Loft Dynamics

After Switzerland and Norway, Germany is the third country to receive an EASA qualified Airbus H125 FTD Level 3 at Meravo Helicopters. The virtual reality based device used for…

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Wanna Fly Like Me - an Air Zermatt Success Story

Air Zermatt and Loft Dynamics (formerly VRM Switzerland) collaborated to offer one week simulator flight sessions to the public as a special offer. 28 enthusiastic “pilots”…

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Airbus Helicopters and Loft Dynamics to develop the world’s first H145 Virtual Reality simulator

Airbus Helicopters and Loft Dynamics (formerly VRM Switzerland) are co-developing a Virtual Reality (VR) training device for the twin-engine H145 helicopter. This innovative new…

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Mountainflyers Ltd. completes their Simulator Center with a qualified Airbus H125 FTD 3 from Loft Dynamics

Mountainflyers Ltd. in Bern adds an Airbus H125 VR Training Device produced by Loft Dynamics (formerly VRM Switzerland) to their Simulator Center located directly on the own base…

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Loft Dynamics and Airbus Helicopters cooperate and qualify under EASA regulations the world’s first H125 Virtual Reality Flight Training Device Level 3

EASA, Loft Dynamics (formerly VRM Switzerland) and Airbus Helicopters open the door to new standards in helicopter pilot training by qualifying an Airbus Helicopters H125 flight…

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Helitrans to operate Loft Dynamic’s first qualified H125 Virtual Reality Flight Training Device EASA Level 3

Loft Dynamics (formerly VRM Switzerland) and Norway’s largest inland helicopter company Helitrans qualify under EASA regulation the first VR FTD3. Helitrans will use the simulator…

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HÉLICO Cholet 2022

Loft Dynamics (formerly VRM Switzerland) had an amazing weekend in Cholet, France at Hélico 2022. Our mobile VR H125 trainer wowed the crowd that took part in our demo sessions.…

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Mountainflyers is the first helicopter flight school offering training on an EASA qualified VR simulator

The in Berne, Switzerland, located helicopter flight school Mountainflyers is the world’s first training organisation operating a VR training device qualified by an aviation…

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AERO Friedrichshafen 2022

What an event! 90 guests tested our H125 VR Simulator at the AERO Friedrichshafen 2022 and all of them had a smile on their face after they flew with our unique VR Simulator. Also…

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«Everything Below 30 Knots Is So Realistic»

According to Gerold Biner, the recently retired CEO and tenured flight instructor of Air Zermatt, Loft Dynamics' simulator is "the best he's ever flown," praising its effectiveness…

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HAI Heli-Expo 2022 in Dallas

Loft Dynamics (formerly VRM Switzerland) wants to say thank you to all visitors at our booth at the Helicopter Association International HAI Heli-Expo 2022. We were thrilled to see…

Picture Credit: Christian Pfammatter

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A brilliant partnership

Loft Dynamics (formerly VRM Switzerland) works closely with Airbus Helicopters test pilots and instructors to ensure maximum fidelity for its new virtual reality simulator for the…

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Loft Dynamics delivers an Airbus H125 VR Training Device to the first US operator

The world leading Virtual Reality Helicopter Training Device manufacturer Loft Dynamics (formerly VRM Switzerland) delivers its Training Device to Colorado Highland Helicopters…

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Merry Christmas, fantastic holidays and a happy new year wishes you The VRM Switzerland-Family.

We wish you a happy holiday season and only the best with your loved ones.

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Virtually Immersed

VRM Switzerland’s EASA qualified virtual reality helicopter simulators are redefining traditional pilot training.

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Virtually Immersed

VRM Switzerland, the leading manufacturer of VR helicopter simulators, is presenting its latest development, the Airbus H125 training device, at European Rotors in Cologne. Pilots…

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Simulation for safety

At the 2021 European Rotors rotorcraft trade show in Cologne, Germany, Airbus Helicopters and VRM Switzerland announced that they have been cooperating during the development phase…

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VRM Switzerland’s Simulator will be used for research at ZHAW

Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) has selected VRM Switzerland as the most suitable company for a research partnership and has purchased a virtual reality helicopter…

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Heli Austria Flight Academy is going to operate two Virtual Reality Helicopter Flight Simulators

Dübendorf, July 16, 2021: Heli Austria Flight Academy is going to operate a Robinson R22 and an Airbus H125 Training Device from VRM Switzerland. The Robinson R22 Training Solution…

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The first EASA-qualified virtual flight simulator with Varjo VR: Live Q&A

We hope you enjoyed the Varjo webinar “How VRM Switzerland achieved the first EASA-qualified VR flight simulator using Varjo virtual reality” featuring our collaborator VRM…

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Colorado Highland Helicopters is the first US customer

Colorado Highland Helicopters (CHH), based in Durango, CO, is the first US helicopter operator to order a VRM H125 VR Training Solution. This purchase opens the door for US pilots…

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Virtual Reality Helicopter Simulator

"Schweiz aktuell" tried out the world's first virtual flight school simulator for small helicopters in Stettbach. Host Sabine Dahinden puts it to the test.

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World’s first qualified Virtual Reality Training Device allows time to be credited towards flight training.

DÜBENDORF, April 26, 2021 – As a world premiere, EASA qualifies a type-specific Robinson R22 Virtual Reality Training Device developed and built by VRM Switzerland. The version for…

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Helitrans - Strong belief of commercial operators

Customers have already responded positively to the qualification of the simulator solution. Today the Norwegian company Helitrans has reserved two spots of the AS350/H125 out of…

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Press Release VRM Switzerland completes second funding round

VRM Switzerland raises CHF 9 Mio. in Series B funding Schaffhausen, 25 May 2020 – VRM Switzerland is excited to announce completion of its latest CHF 9 Mio. funding round with a…

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Realistic helicopter flight simulation

Flight simulators from VRM Switzerland enable flight experiences and the training of difficult flight situations in a level of realism never before achieved.

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Air Zermatt Reaches New Heights in Simulator Training with VRM Switzerland’s H125 Trainer

Air Zermatt has selected VRM Switzerland as its supplier for an innovative training solution based on virtual reality (VR) technology. The simulator’s visual system provides 3D…

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VRM-Switzerland Season's greetings 2019/20

Best wishes for a happy and prosperous New Year from the VRM-Switzerland team!

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First flight in a real helicopter after VR motion simulator training

Four friends without any aviation experience have been exclusively trained on our Virtual Reality Motion Simulator. A certified flight instructor taught them virtually how to take…

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Learning to fly with VR glasses and flight simulator with motion platform

A special prize was awarded to Prof. Dr. Guido Schuster from the ICOM Institute for Communication Systems. Together with VRMotion AG from Schaffhausen, the ICOM Institute for…

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First launching customer: Mountainflyers integrates the VRM Flight Training Solution into helicopter training

Rain or shine, day or night – in the simulator you can fly at any time.

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Newly-signed strategic alliance with kopter

Heli-Expo 2019: Kopter Group will exhibit its SH09 helicopter in a passenger transport configuration and unveil an innovative flight training solution.