Link trainer


Link trainer
Aeron., Trademark.
a ground training device used in instrument-flight training.

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      airplane cockpit replicated, with full instruments and controls, in such a way that it can be used in a ground location for pilot training. The cockpit responds to the controls as though it were an airplane in flight. The Link Trainer was the first effective flight simulator (q.v.).

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Universalium. 2010.

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