17 July 2017 // Announcement No. 17
► VirPil Controls at MAKS 2017
July 18-23 2017, the International Aviation and Space Exhibition MAKS 2017 will take place at the Russian Central Test Base airport (Mikhail Gromov Flight Research Institute). About 800 companies from more than 30 countries of the world are going to participate in this event.
In addition to the demonstrations of aircraft and helicopters from the event participants, eight teams are also expected to participate in a series of aerobatic displays. Undoubtedly, the attention of all aviation specialists and media will be riveted to the town of Zhukovsky over these next few days.
Of course, there will be also something interesting to see for virtual pilots as well.
In Pavilion D9 at the Constanta Design Company Stand #14, where their product lineup (software solutions in the field of image generation for next-generation imaging systems) will be shown, all spectators can try to fly at one of the two experimental setups "Aviadarts VR" which are simulators of the Su-27SM2 fighter.
The proprietary software of Constanta Design (landscape, objects of the world, visualization system, aircraft module), virtual reality helmet (VR) and control system consisting of stick, throttles and tri-axial pedals F2 (Su-35) from BRD, which became already classics and well-known by virpils from all over the world.
We are proud to announce, that together with software and devices with such high-profile names, the VPC MongoosT-50 Grip and the VPC MongoosT-50 Throttle (prototype) produced by VirPil Controls are installed in the simulators!
This is a very exciting moment for us: here, at MAKS, the first official take-off of VirPil Controls to the virtual sky will take place. We are sure that you will all feel how much time, effort and love was invested by the team to the project and we truly believe that VPC's quality products will take a worthy place in your home cockpits.
During the opening hours of the air show (10:00 - 18:00), VirPil Controls team members will work on the stand. Visitors will be able to get acquainted with VPC products, learn about future developments, ask questions and test the devices.
Welcome to MAKS 2017!