Flight Simulator

TP200 King Air Simulator

Flight Test NZ operates a King Air simulator at Ardmore for IFR training, approach aid currency, ILS issue, and Garmin G1000 issue.

Our instructors and examiners will guide your through the operation of this synthetic training device.

  • CAA approved  flight synthetic training device to log instrument time towards a Part 61 instrument rating.
  • ILS issue
  • Garmin G1000 rating and currency
  • Fully enclosed cockpit
  • Functional avionics, engine instruments, flaps, under carriage selector, warning systems, and more
  • Variable weather inputs
  • Programmable engine failure
  • Emergency situation functionality
  • EFIS training
  • Flight Director
  • King Air procedural training
  • Pilot employee assessment
  • Recurrent training
  • Experienced simulator instructor with separate instructor console

Please note, this simulator is a synthetic training device therefore it is not approved for zero flight time King Air type endorsements.

Simulator Sales

Flight Test NZ has proudly partnered with Simutech to provide sales and operating support of high quality IFR simulators.  These are designed to provide a  versatile IFR training platform based upon a light piston twin engine aircraft with G1000 panel.  For more information click to go to their website https://www.simutech.co.nz

Simutech simulators can be certified and approved by the Civil Aviation Authority of New Zealand as a synthetic training device for:

  •  2 hours instrument time towards a PPL
  •  5 hours instrument time towards a CPL
  •  5 hours instrument time towards a B or C cat instructor rating
  •  20 hours instrument time towards an instrument rating issue
  •  2 hours towards currency for continued competency instrument rating
  •  NDB, VOR ILS/LLZ approach aid currency
  •  Cross country and associated approaches for continued competency of an instrument rating
  •  Additional GNSS aid G1000

A user friendly instructor station can be positioned near the simulator.
It allows the instructor to set and control:

  •  Airport and runway location
  •  Re-positioning of the aircraft
  •  Pre-set flights – upon start up the aircraft is positioned at a preferred gate or runway
  •  Weather
  •  Simulator stop, pause and freeze
  •  Systems failures: engine, fire, avionics, navigation, undercarriage
  •  Control navigational aids and communications
  •  Tracking of flight
  •  Printout of track and flight profile along with event points
  •  Speed up or slow down simulation rate