link trainer

A primitive form of generic aircraft simulator meant to train pilots in instrument flying, procedures, and radio communications. This has been superseded by advanced simulators.

Aviation dictionary. 2014.

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  • Link Trainer — The term Link Trainer is commonly used to refer to a series of flight simulators produced between the early 1930s and early 1950s by Edwin Albert Link, based on technology he pioneered in 1929 at his family s business in Binghamton, NY. These… …   Wikipedia

  • Link-Trainer — Eine Flugsimulation stellt den Flug in einem Flugzeug oder Raumschiff wirklichkeitsgetreu nach. Flugsimulationen wurden ursprünglich zur Ausbildung der Besatzungen entwickelt, mit Einführung der Heimcomputer und Personal Computer wurden auch… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Link trainer — Aeron., Trademark. a ground training device used in instrument flight training. * * * ▪ flight simulator       airplane cockpit replicated, with full instruments and controls, in such a way that it can be used in a ground location for pilot… …   Universalium

  • Link-Trainer — Lịnk Trainer   [ treɪnə; nach dem Amerikaner E. A. Link, * 1904,✝ 1981], Handelsname für einen einfachen Flugsimulator …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Link trainer — noun an early form of flight simulator • Usage Domain: ↑trademark • Hypernyms: ↑flight simulator, ↑trainer …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Edwin A. Link — Edwin Albert Link (* 26. Juli 1904 in Huntington (Indiana), USA; † 7. September 1981 in Binghamton (New York), USA) war der Erfinder des ersten Flugsimulators. Nach ihm benannte man diese Simulatoren Link Trainer. Leben Edwin Link wurde 1904 in… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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