The TRC472-G Flight Deck is designed to be used at home or at flight schools to train students using the aircraft and to learn them to recognize the function of all instruments present in a fully Glass Cockpit equiped Cessna 172 Skyhawk aircraft and to experience all aspects of flying single engine aircraft.
The TRC472-G Flight Deck can be placed onto a table.
Flight Simulator Software
The TRC472-G Flight Deck is controlled via Microsoft Flight Simulator (version 2004/FS9 or FSX).
The TRC472-G Flight Deck Flight Simulator is so realistic that you can hardly tell the difference between the simulator and the real aircraft. Modelled after the popular Cessna 172 Skyhawk, all details are precisely reproduced according to the exact dimensions of the original panel and they can be found in exactly the same position. Using gauges and avionics modelled after the original, and designed to be driven from a Personal Computer, the TRC472-G Flight Deck is the ultimate training device for pilots. The TRC472-G Flight Deck is a product out of a complete line of training devices, and comes complete with the TRC Professional Rudder Pedals. An additional cockpit enclosure, visual and motion base are optional (not yet available, but in development). Training with the TRC472-G Flight Deck is extremely close to reality, but much more economic and fun.
The TRC472-G Flight Deck's gauges and avionics are modelled after the original gauges and avionics found in the Cessna 172 Skyhawk. They are not projected on an LCD screen like other flight simulators, but instead real instruments which feels and looks are just like the original instruments. They are redesigned from scratch to be driven from flight simulator software residing on the Personal Computer, utilizing servo motors and digital electronics. The exact position of the gauges on the panel boosts the important "panel scan" experience, so that once in the real aircraft, your attention can be fully focussed on flying safely.
The TRC472-G Flight Deck is built up to FAA/Canadian Transport/JAA so-called specifications. Therefore approvals can be achieved easy (additional Pro License Fee applies for any commercial use).
From the moment you start the engine the adventure begins! The key lock starter switch has the original 5-positions off, right, left, on and start. All switches are fully functional. Even the circuit breakers will pop out under control of an instructor, to introduce failures for realistic flight training. The realism of TRC's flight training device TRC 472-G Flight Deck gives you the thrill of flying in the real aircraft. Trim Wheel (with indicator), Throttle, Mixture with real leaning positioning (fine tuning) and the Flap Switch, with servo controlled Trim Indicator, enable you to experience flight training so realistic that you will become a better pilot.