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Title Airbus A320 Flight Training Device and Instructor Operating Station
Date 04/2001
Collection Aircraft & Flight Simulators
Object Name Simulator, Air Flight
Catalog Number 2016.17.1
Description Fixed-base (not full motion) replica of an A320 flight deck for pilot training. Faros A320 Flight Training Device (FTD) Serial Number 005, Type 4100. Manufactured April 2001.
The FTD is made of 10 major part assemblies: pedestal, left wing, right wing, overhead panel, left side console, right side console, left rudder, right rudder, left seat, right seat, front floor and rear floor. The frame, which includes the global pedestal is the basis on which the different elements are fixed.
The Instructor Operating Station (IOS) allows the instructor to manage the various functions of the FTD. The IOS consists of one independent computer and one full-color touch screen monitor. It allows the instructor to control the different functions of the A320 FTD such as positioning, services, freezes, resets and malfunctions. The IOS can also be operated with a computer mouse.
The FTD and IOS software applications run on the following operating systems: Windows 95, 98, 2000 and XP.
For more information, see the Operating Manual.
Artist/Maker Faros (ECA Faros)
Provenance Used to train Northwest Airlines pilots from c. 2002-merger with Delta. Trained Delta pilots from c. 2008/2010 - c. 2015. Relocated from Delta Operations Control Center 3 (OC3) to the Delta Flight Museum on February 11, 2016

Search Terms Delta Air Lines
Airbus A320-200
Subjects Flight simulators
Flight training
Training, Vocational
Airline pilots
Credit line Delta Air Lines