Aerospace Solutions

For over fifty years, ETC Aircrew Training Systems has been designing, manufacturing, installing, and supporting aircrew training systems to the world's aeromedical community.

MILITARY
AVIATION

Military flight training products.

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CIVIL
AVIATION

Civil aviation flight training products.

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SPACEFLIGHT
TRAINING

Spaceflight training products.

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AEROMEDICAL CENTERS

Turnkey aeromedical centers.

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NEWS AND EVENTS

Helicopter Simulator to make UND a Training Destination
Helicopter Simulator to make UND a Training Destination
Adam Kurtz | Grand Forks Herald | November 23, 2021

They're all trying to fix this problem of spatial disorientation in helicopters,” said Tom Zeidlik, director of aerospace physiology at UND. Once we get it, we will have the only one in existence outside of the military. Once it’s installed, Zeidlik said he anticipates an increase in the number of corporate helicopter pilots coming to UND for training.

GAT-HELO Rotary Wing Spatial Disorientation Trainer for University of North Dakota
ETC Awarded Contract from the University of North Dakota’s John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences
November 17, 2021

ETC's Aircrew Training Systems (“ATS”) unit, announced it was awarded a contract from the University of North Dakota’s John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences (“UND”) for its GAT-HELO, Rotary Wing Spatial Disorientation (“SD”) Trainer. The GAT-HELO is ETC’s most cost-effective, helicopter simulator capable of delivering general flight and spatial disorientation training. The specialized GAT-HELO motion platform is designed to create in-flight illusions authentically and safely.

Spaceflight training at the NASTAR Center
ETC's ATFS-400 Featured in Netflix's Countdown: Inspiration4 Mission to Space

ETC's ATFS-400 featured in episode three of Netflix's Countdown: Inspiration 4 Mission to Space. At ETC's NASTAR Center and utilizing an ATFS-400 human centrifuge, the crew underwent centrifuge training to prepare for the various dynamic situations encountered during spaceflight.

Protecting Aircrews Through Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT)
By Noemi Distefano | August 10, 2021

In this video, Noemi Distefano speaks to Glenn King, COO and director at the NASTAR Center, a division of training equipment manufacturer ETC, to obtain the company’s perspective on high-G and spatial disorientation training.

Inspiration4 crew completes centrifuge training
Inspiration4 crew completes centrifuge training
By John Kraus | April 11, 2021

At ETC's NASTAR Center, the crew underwent centrifuge training to prepare for the various dynamic situations encountered during spaceflight — including launch, reentry, ocean splashdown, and a potential in-flight abort scenario.

Space Training with human centrifuge
This is how (almost) anyone can train to be an astronaut
MIT Technology Review | March 24, 2021

Private astronaut missions are set to begin this year. But how do you prepare a civilian for spaceflight?

ATFS-400-31 AFRL human centrifuge part of NASA’s history-making launch
AFRL centrifuge part of NASA’s history-making launch
June 1, 2020

This centrifuge is the DoD’s only human-rated centrifuge, and it was designed to be agile and rapidly adaptable for any possible customer. Nearly two years ago, NASA was its first customer outside the DoD.