Portable V-22 virtual reality trainer introduced by Raytheon

ORLANDO, Fla. Raytheon Company debuted a virtual reality version of its portable V-22 trainer. Aircraft Functional V-22 Trainer-Virtual Reality is a fully immersive system intended to provide hyper-realistic training across all experience levels, including early-career aviation maintenance students and those engaged in continuing education.

According to the product description, students can access integrated interactive electronics technical manuals and 41 different operational aircrew and maintainer checklists to help them navigate the fully interactive cockpit, cabin, and exterior.

Raytheon claims that instructors can insert up to 81 unique system failures, such as electrical power, navigation, blade-fold, and electronic warfare, into the training scenarios. The trainer also supports multiplayer collaboration with directional audio and two-way communications with instructors and other students.