AirVenture 2014, Oshkosh, WI (July 28 2014) - X-Copter, Prescott's newest aviation business and helicopter aviation's newest simulation company, is exhibiting and demonstrating its next generation helicopter flight simulator at the world's largest airshow in Oshkosh, Wi., AirVenture 2014. The airshow will bring in over 500,000 spectators and 10,000 aircraft between July 28 - August 3rd.
After thousands of flight testing hours, X-Copter pre-viewed its generation-one helicopter training device during HELI-EXPO 2014, the helicopter industry's largest trade show. There, X-Copter is sharing features and capabilities of their simulator while anticipating approval from the Federal Aviation Administration.
The X-Copter is a primary flight training device for helicopter student pilots, private owners, and organizations who use helicopters in their daily operations. The simulators boast three massive 60" inch high definition screens outside the cockpit (outside view), two high definition touch screens in the cockpit, and highly customized cockpit controls.
"In addition to recent FAA approval, we are very excited about our new leasing and financing options for our customers. We will make it very easy for a flight school or individual to acquire an X-Copter," stated Brandon Frett, Dir. of Simulation.
Based at the Prescott Municipal Airport (KPRC), the company has already produced and delivered fourteen (14) production units with an additional 10 units on order and in production. "We are excited about our recent success and our presence at AirVenture 2014. There are both domestic and international opportunities and we look forward to what the future holds. Most importantly, we look forward to growing our business and bringing hi-tech jobs to the region," remarks Frett.
X-Copter currently offers helicopter flight simulation models for the Robinson R22 and R44 helicopters. In development are the popular Robinson R66, Bell, and Schweizer models.