1-2. This operator's manual contains complete operating instructions and procedures for the CH-47D (Chinook) Flight
Simulator. This manual is to be used by the instructor operator to train pilots (PLT) and/or copilots (CPLT) in normal and
emergency flight techniques, and tactical maneuvers of the Chinook helicopter.
1-4. The simulator consists of a cockpit (trainee station), with a six-degree of-freedom motion system and a visual
system that simulates the natural helicopter environment. A central computer system controls the operation of the
1-5. The simulator provides normal and emergency procedural mission training, navigation instrument flight operation,
and day, dusk and night visual flight operations.
1-6. REPORTING OF ERRORS.
1-7. Report of errors or omissions and recommendations for improving this publication by the user are encouraged.
Reports should be submitted on DA Form 2028, Recommended Changes to Publications, and forwarded directly to
Commander, U.S. Army Aviation Systems Command, ATTN: AMSAV-MMD, 4300 Goodfellow Boulevard, St. Louis,
MO 63120-1798. A reply will be furnished directly to you.
Standard and nonstandard abbreviations and acronyms used in this manual are contained in the Glossary.