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Updated: July 8th, 2008 05:26 PM CDT

INTERSAT Introduces Virtual Reality Simulator

via PRNewswire

INTERSAT's partner, STC Sistemas e Tecnologia Ltda( is already using the Virtual Reality Simulator for training Brazilian and Colombian Air Force pilots.

STC Sistemas e Tecnologia is responsible for producing Brazil's first flight simulator. Founded in 1995, STC is located in Sao Jose dos Campos, SP, the center of Brazilian Aeronautical and Defense Industries. STC was established as a technological cooperation agreement with a simulator manufacturing firm to maintain and install all simulators developed in Brazil . Today the company is dedicated to operating, installing, and applying technical training for the Tucano family of simulators.

EMB-312 Tucano is a worldwide recognized light military aircraft manufactured by EMBRAER ( The EMB-312 Tucano is primarily used as an advanced flight trainer, but can also be adapted as a light strike aircraft, due to its excellent maneuverability, payload and range capabilities.

"Virtual Reality Simulator reproduces the real and functional panels and console using a 16-bit computer. Simulation covers the aircraft systems, allowing for training in the same operation conditions of the real aircraft," said Luiz Otavio Bernardes of STC.


INTERSAT -- Satellite Images ( is a Brazilian company specialized in the commercialization of images obtained by many satellites, and is now recognized in the market for the wide range of offered products, the high quality of its products and, especially, by the high value it adds to the solutions presented to its clients. Based in the city of Sao Jose dosCampos, SP, Brazil , INTERSAT started its activities in 1995, with the purpose of offering the maximum quality in services based on geographical information obtained from satellite images. The company's working team, consisting of highly specialized technicians, guarantees its clients well fitted solutions for their specific needs, achieving results that add high value to planning and decision-taking processes in a practical and straightforward way, with the best possible cost-to-benefit ratio.

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