Heli Aviation, LLC, located at the Sarasota International Airport, has significantly enhanced its helicopter flight training capabilities with a twin-turbine, dual control, advanced training device (AATD) from ELITE Simulation Solutions.

The ELITE® S623T is a full crew resource management (CRM) trainer and features an enhanced visual system, fully enclosed cockpit, autopilot, automatic flight control system (AFCS), and advanced avionics including an EFIS and Garmin 430WAAS. The S623T, modeled after the Airbus AS355, is certified by the FAA and can provide the maximum allowable flying credits toward the instrument rating, 25 hours toward the ATP rating, 50 hours toward the commercial rating and 7.5 hours toward the Private rating.