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DiSTI Awarded Subcontract for PC-12NG Virtual Maintenance Training Software

The DiSTI Corporation

The DiSTI Corporation, a leading provider of graphical user interface software and customized 3D virtual maintenance training solutions announces a subcontract award from Fidelity Technologies Corporation for the development of digital animated system schematics and bench maintenance components for the Pilatus PC-12NG aircraft.

DiSTI’s comprehensive suite of 3D virtual environment development tools, VE Studio, will create the Bench Maintenance Components (BMC) and Full Color Schematic Boards (FCSB).

The digital BMCs encompass the hydraulic, electrical, landing gear, propeller, the anti-ice/de-ice systems, and the hydraulic reservoir. The digital FCSBs include animated schematics for many of the same systems, in addition to the engine, fuel, pressurization, pneumatic, fire detection, and flight control systems. The digital BMCs and FCSBs will be delivered to Fidelity in 2016 for integration into the full PC-12NG training system.

“We’re pleased that Fidelity saw beyond producing these schematics as hardware-based panel boards and decided to implement a digital solution,” said Joe Swinski, President and CEO of The DiSTI Corporation. “This approach will ensure a better end-user experience and improve trainer maintainability.”

David Gulati, President of Fidelity states, “As a leading provider of integrated training systems, Fidelity strives to provide our customers with training solutions which leverage current state of the art, supportable technologies. The DiSTI VE Studio is an innovative, cost effective training aid which benefits both the user and maintainer by providing consistent and effective training.”

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About DiSTI

DiSTI is a global leader in the development of User Interface software for businesses, governments and the military. The company’s flagship product, GL Studio, enables programmers and developers to build high-fidelity graphics, 3D simulations and fully interactive controls into their models, enhancing the level of realism and sophistication, while improving learning and retention.

More than 700 customers worldwide, including BAE Systems, Boeing, Dassault, FedEx, Lockheed Martin, Honeywell, Raytheon and Thales, use DiSTI solutions to build maintenance trainers, create PC and Internet-based courseware and to develop components for safety-critical applications. As a full service provider, DiSTI offers a complement of customer programming and development services, and is the recognized leader in training solutions for the global simulation and training community. For more information, visit

About Fidelity Technologies

Fidelity Technologies Corporation is a leader in providing services and products to government clients in the areas of simulation and training systems, live and virtual training services, and military and aerospace manufacturing. For more information, visit: