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Pilot Training System, LLC

Our mission is to produce SMARTER PILOTS MORE EFFICIENTLY using advanced simulation, centralized data management, and robust data analytics.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Software
  • Location Madison, WI, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2011
  • Employees 1
  • Website

Company Summary

Pilot Training System is the world's first virtual flight school that was developed with $873K in academic funding from the FAA to train SMARTER PILOTS MORE EFFICIENTLY. The Founder, Dr. Johnson, is an instructor pilot whose research was funded by the FAA to mitigate weather-related accidents, and the system's core technology is a high-fidelity weather simulation system that offers the most advanced flight simulation experience in the industry.


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    Chris Johnson

    Dr. Johnson has been developing advanced simulation and flight training for over 5 years in collaboration with pilots, engineers, psychologists, and computer scientists. He is an instructor pilot with a PhD in Systems Engineering. As an expert in information technology, human factors, pilot performance and behavioral analytics, flight training and flight simulation development, his professional network extends to the top of the aviation industry.


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    Lawrence Burnett, JD (Reinhart - Madison, WI) and Joseph Murphy, JD (Meyer Capel - Champaign, IL)
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    Roger Orlady, CPA (RNO Ventures, Inc. - Neenah, WI)

Previous Investors

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    Federal Aviation Administration = $873,000
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    University of Wisconsin - Madison = $100,000
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    Friends & Family Investment, State Awards and Contest Winnings = $100,000