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 a story of success
AMST wins again and again and again...
BRAZILIAN AIR FORCE: NIGHT VISION TRAINING                              HUMAN CENTRIFUGE - MAIN DRIVE SYSTEM                        I am happy to present you again our
                                                                                                                                    scenario, it will be the last one for the
SYSTEM SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED                                           UPGRADE SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED                              year 2002, which has been a very busy
     Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, October, 2002                              Main Drive Control System up-Grade provides full            one for AMST.
by Georg Demmelbauer / Wolfgang G. Lindlbauer                           Acceleration demands of Agile 4th Generation Aircraft.      We restructured        the   company
The Brazilian Air Force has now received its Integrated                        FMI Koenigsbrueck, Germany, July 2002,               successfully, as you have seen in the
Night Vision Training System - NightFox. The AMST                       by Oliver Posvek                                            previous editions. It was a tough job
team installed the NVT in October and completed                         As well as a modern PLC control, a completely new           because of complex procedures we had
successfully Site Acceptance Test to the Air Force's                    digital control system with accurate RPM feed back,         to the apply.
total satisfaction. Subsequently, to the installation of                was successfully installed. The new system, after
the hardware incl. Terrain Model Board and software                                                                                 In parallel, a lot of new employees
                                                                        extensive safety and performance checks, was                entered into AMST, their integration is
as well as the extensive range of training course                       handed over to the customer only five weeks after           one of the most important things to do,
                                                                        inception. To date, the system has registered a totally     since they will be in future a part of the
                                                                        fault free performance.                                     AMST capital.
                                                                        HYPOBARIC CHAMBER - NEW HYPOXIA                             Visitors from all around the world, some
                                                                        DEMONSTRATOR SUCCESSFULLY INSTALLED.                        of them you will find on the next page,
                                                                                                                                    came to visit us, we are always happy to
                                                                        AMST installs new Hypoxia demonstrator system in            host them at AMST.
                                                                        Koenigsbrueck Hypobaric Chamber.
                                                                                                                                    Contracts have been successfully
                                                                              FMI Koenigsbrueck, Germany, November 2002
                                                                                                                                    concluded, on time as usual.
                                                                        by Oliver Posvek
                                                                        The 6 student system provides an undetectable               It was also a great pleasure for us, to
                                                                        transition (switchover) between Oxygen and                  again be invited from the UK MoD DPA
                                                                        Pressurised Air. The associated effects at different        to bid for the Human Training Centrifuge
                                                                        altitudes can thereby be demonstrated realistically to      at Henlow and to get a contract for a
                                                                        each student pilot.                                         Risk Reduction Program, to show which
                                                                        A valuable improvement in Hypobaric training.               technology is available at AMST and how
                                                                                                                                    to understand the complex design
material developed by AMST, Dr. David Newman,                           AMST ALTITUDE DATA MEASUREMENT SYSTEM                       process of a Centrifuge.
responsible within AMST for aeromedical issues,
conducted the comprehensive instructor/operator                               FMI Koenigsbrueck, Germany, December 2002             We have been able to host the DPA
training course to the Brazilian Air Force Instructors.                 by Oliver Posvek                                            team for two days in Austria, where our
He taught them in theoretical and practical lessons                                                                                 specialists presented our latest state
                                                                        The precise feed back of Altitude Data, within the          of the art technology. I was extremely
the best way to train their own pilots.                                 Hypobaric and De-compression chambers at
Special thanks must be expressed to the specialists of                                                                              proud how our engineers presented
                                                                        Königsbrück, will be available via a new and improved       their excellent results.
Sutech Engenharia Ltda., who gave a brilliant support                   system to be installed in December 2002. Exact, and
to our team throughout the whole project period and                     instant, Pressure, Altitude and Climb Rate data - totally   I would like to thank all of you, which are
Eutiquio Calazans (Director & Owner of Sutech) for his                  compatible with the standard signal system - will then      interested in AMST. It is my personal
perfect leadership. NuIFISAL, Sutech and AMST                           be generated and displayed. This will enable a              philosophy to be able give all my
concluded their excellent personal relationship during                  smooth integration of the new technology into the           hospitality to you, This is also
the celebration of a barbecue at NuIFISAL. We wished                    existing control and measurement systems.                   manifested within the company. We like
that it had never finished, David, George and Clemens                                                                               to have friends and not only customers.
reported back home.                                                     AUSTRIAN AIR FORCE SENDS FIGHTER A/C AND
                                                                        HELICOPTER PILOTS TO AMST                                   This year will end very soon, I am a little
ROYAL AIR FORCE U.K. - RISK REDUCTION                                                                                               sad, that I was not able to get
                                                                              Vienna, Austria, September 4 th, 2002                 personally in contact with all of you,
                                                                        by Wolfgang G. Lindlbauer                                   which I would have preferred. Hopefully,
CONTRACT CONFIRMED.                                                                                                                 my schedule gets better by next year.
                                                                        The Austrian Air Force has
MoD (DPA) selected AMST for participation.                              completed its evaluation                                    Therefore I would like to use this edition
                                                                        process for the procure-                                    to wish all of you and your families
     Abbey Wood, England,Sep. 2002 by David H. Pattison                                                                             “a Merry Christmas and a Happy New
                                                                        ment of 4th generation
AMST is pleased to have been selected by the MoD                        Fighter Aircraft. As part of                                Year”.
(DPA) in the UK to participate in their Risk Reduction                  the screening and training
Programme for a new Training and Operational                            programme         for     the                               Peace, Health and Happiness.
Support Human Centrifuge, required to replace the                       forthcoming fighter pilots as
previous contract with another supplier, which was                      well as for the recently
terminated by the MoD in September 2001. After                          ordered    “Black     Hawk”
qualifying in the PQQ phase, and subsequent AMST                        helicopter pilots, the Air
presentations to the DPA, at Abbey Wood we were                         Force has decided to send                                   R. Schlüsselberger
pleased to receive an DPA evaluation visit at our                       nominated students and in-service pilots for
facilities in Austria by a DPA team, after which the                    screening, basic- and advanced disorientation
contract was confirmed. This RRP will culminate in a                    training on the AIRFOX DISO to AMST Ranshofen.
full proposal to the DPA for the Centrifuge and                         These procedures have been developed in co-
associated buildings to be installed at RAF Henlow.                     operation with the Austrian Air Force, the University of
                                                                        Graz and AMST. During an initial period of 3 years all
                                                                        pilots should go along the Spatial Disorientation Jet
                                                                        and Helicopter Pilot Training, thereafter proceeding
                                                                        with continuous refresher courses as well as motion
                                                                        sickness (desensitisation) treatment on request.
strategy & plans

           Werner K. Danda, MBA
           Chief Executive Officer

                                                 AUSTRIAN MINISTER OF                                     ILA EXHIBITION 2002
AMST Organization:                               DEFENSE VISITS AMST                                      BERLIN, GERMANY
Well prepared for the future...                        Ranshofen, Austria, November 7th, 2002                   Berlin,Germany, May, 6 nd to 12 th, 2002
                                                 by Wolfgang G. Lindlbauer                                by Carsten Braun-Seith
                                                 AMST's employees and the management enjoyed              May 6th-12th 2002; AMST displayed on this year's
Dear Friends!                                    the great honour of HE Dr. Herbert Scheibner -           ILA the wide range of products and services in the
                                                 (Minister of Defence) visit to AMST. Dr. Scheibner,      aeromedical and flight operation training area. The
We are getting closer and closer to              who is a great promotor of Austria's High-Tech           AIRFOX® DISO, the AMST Spatial Disorientation
                                                 Defence industry used this opportunity to inform         simulator and demonstrator, was a real eye-catcher
optimum Solutions. With your support we          himself on AMST's capabilities in aviation medicine      and ready for flight to many professional pilots and
are able to offer today the full range of        and flight simulators. A highlight of his visit was to   Flight Training Organisations. With this simulator,
aeromedical equipment. The AMST product                                                                   AMST demonstrates its leading position of typical
standard and philosophy is well established.

The extensive redevelopment program of
AMST is now completed. The high number of
new tenders around the world, confirm the
growing importance of flight safety and
efficient pilot selection.

The Synergy of product functions, required
training programs and acceptance by the
trainees lead consequently to a successful
solution.                                        observe a part of the AIRFOX DISO training
                                                 programme developed for the Austrian Air Force
                                                 Fighter Pilots to prepare them for the new               disorientation phenomena in an cockpit
More and more AMST is involved in the            generation fighter A/C. He was really impressed          environment. If unprepared pilots go through, this
design of training concepts. In the              with he saw during his half day visit, and promised      might result in personal injury or loss of live and
meantime 16 countries are using AMST             full support for AMST in the future.                     damage to equipment.
solutions within their institutions.
                                                 INDIAN AIR FORCE VISITED                                                           All of those, who rode the
Customer intimacy is one driving factor of                                                                                          sim were overwhelmed
AMST that new future solutions                   AMST                                                                               from the realistic and
get really happen, like the “DESDEMONA”.                                                                                            strong sense impres-
                                                      Ranshofen, Austria, August, 2002
                                                                                                                                    sions. Everybody agreed
                                                 by Wolfgang G. Lindlbauer
                                                                                                                                    that such a Spatial
Our extensive relationship with medical                                                                                             Disorientation
doctors, operators, instructors and Air          A delegation of the Indian Air Force took the
                                                 opportunity to visit AMST on the occasion of a                                     Demonstration in com-
Force authorities of different regional          European tour.                                                                     bination with AMST
cultures, generates a common under-                                                                                                 Training Programme is a
standing and international friendship. The       Pilots      and                                                                    milestone improvement
growing participation in our “AMST- Night”       aeromedical                                                                        in air safety and should
during Aeromedical Conferences is one            specialists                                                                        be standard training
positive indicator of friendship.Thank you all   enjoyed the                                                                        issue on regular base.
for that recognition.                            discussions as
                                                 well as the
                                                 possibility of
AMST has established an aeromedical              riding the DISO
department to strengthen their platform
for international scientific discussions of
                                                 and flying the
                                                 PC-7. It was a
                                                                                                          TIM OTTE -
applications. We highly appreciate your          great time we                                            TECHNICAL DIRECTOR OF
valuable inputs to this project.                 have spent together.
                                                                                                          AMST-SIMULATORS GMBH
The AMST organization is well prepared for                                                                                     As the Technical Director Tim
the challenges of the next year. We will be      AOPA GERMANY CONVINCED                                                        Otte has the overall technical
back on the 7th of January 2003.                 ABOUT AIRFOX DISO TRAINING                                                    responsibility for the entire
We wish you and your families many peaceful                                                                                    product segment of flight
                                                     Ranshofen, Austria, August 7th, 2002
days and the best of luck for next year in all                                                                                 simulators within the AMST
                                                 by Wolfgang G. Lindlbauer
your undertakings.                                                                                                             group. He is leading a group
                                                 As part of an AOPA training camp held in                                      of experienced simulation ex-
                                                 Eggenfelden, a delegation headed by Dr.                                       perts representing the Centre
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year
                                                 Michael Erb, Managing Director of AOPA                                        of Competence of Simulation
                                                 Germany, visited AMST for a demonstration of                                  (CoC) within AMST.
Werner K. Danda, MBA                             the AIRFOX DISO and discussions, how to
Chief Executive Officer                          incorporate the AMST training programme into             The whole personnel of the AMST-Group wish Tim
                                                 air safety. Pilots who flew the AIRFOX DISO were         all the best for the future.
                                                 absolutely impressed from its performance and
                                                 emphasised the necessity of regular
                                                 disorientation demonstration to general and civil
                                                 aviation pilots.
                                                                                                                                                                            A M ST - SYST E M T E C H N I K G M B H

                                                   aeromedical solutions for the 21st century
                                                                                                ASMA MEETING 2002                                    50th ICASM 2002, SYDNEY,
                                                                                                MONTREAL, CANADA                                     AUSTRALIA, AIRFOX DISO
                                                                                                     Montreal,Canada, May, 5th to 8th, 2002
                                                                                                by Wolfgang G. Lindlbauer
                                                                                                                                                     STEALS THE SHOW!
                                                                                                                                                          Sydney, Australia, September, 2002
                                                                                                The Franco-Canadian metropolis of Montreal           by David Pattison
                                                                                                was a wonderful background for the 2002 Annual
                                                                                                Scientific Meeting of the Aerospace Medical          The Golden Jubilee (50 years) of the International
                                                                                                Association. AMST's booth was again the centre       Congress of Aviation and Space Medicine, drew
                                                                                                of attention for organisations seeking high-tech     more than 300 leading representatives from the
                                                                                                                                                     Aeromedical World to Sydney, Australia in

                                                                                                                                                     The organisers cannot be complimented enough
                                                                                                                                                     for their superb efforts which resulted in a smooth
                                                                                                                                                     running and faultless congress. Our special

                                                                                                aeromedical solutions for current and future Air
                                                                                                Force requirements. Special focus was given to
                                                                                                the joint TNO/AMST DESDEMONA research
                                                                                                project, which is now officially going to proceed.

                                                                                                This year's recipient of the AMST-sponsored Kent
                                                                                                K. Gillingham award was Col. Hans Pongratz
                                                                                                from the German Air Force Institute of Aviation      thanks go to Dr. Gordon Cable (AMSANZ
                                                                                                                                                     President) and Dr. Eric Donaldson (Conference
                                                                                                                                                     Chairman) both from the Organising Committee
                                                                                                                                                     and also to Dr. David Newman (Chairman of the
                                                                                                                                                     Scientific Programme). He needs no introduction
                                                                                                                                                     here, since he is very well known and respected in
                                                                                                                                                     the international Aeromedical World.

                                                                                                                                                     AMST were very pleased that they had decided to
                                                                                                                                                     transport the AIRFOX Spatial Disorientation
                                                                                                                                                     Trainer / Simulator to the Congress. Airfox was
                                                                                                                                                     running at least 14 hours each day of the
                                                                                                                                                     conference, and literally dozens of aeromedical
                                                                                                                                                     experts from around the World took the
                                                                                                                                                     opportunity to “fly”it. Their extremely positive
                                                                                                Medicine at Fürstenfeldbrück. The presentation       comments are on record, and, without exception,
                                                                                                of AMST's unique plaque to Col. Pongratz was a       were highly flattering, leading us to believe that our
                                                                                                highlight of the Honours Night Banquet award         engineers and designers have got it right.
                                                                                                ceremonies.                                          Importantly, several new prospective customers
                                                                                                                                                     were identified as a result. Special marks to Martin
                                                                                                                                                     Scharfetter, who literally flew each of the 14 hour
                                                                                                Apart from the                                       days, and our team of technicians (Reinhard Kreil,
                                                                                                congress,        the                                 Helmut Daxecker, Markus Wührer) who, under
                                                                                                world's leading                                      difficult circumstances (in the middle of a wedding
                                                                                                aeromedical                                          celebration in the Grand Ballroom) unpacked,
                                                                                                doctors met at the                                   assembled and tested the AIRFOX overnight and
                                                                                                traditional AMST                                     in record time.
                                                                                                reception. Friends
                                                                                                from 14 countries
                                                                                                and 6 continents                                     Sydney proved to be an impressive and
                                                                                                enjoyed this fan-                                    hospitable venue for the congress, providing an
                                                                                                tastic evening of                                    amazing stage on which to renew old friendships
                                                                                                superb food and                                      and make new ones, especially at the now
                                                                                                fine wine at “Il                                     traditional AMST Night, hosted by our CEO Mr.
                                                                                                Campari Centro,”                                     Werner K. Danda, MBA.
                                                                                                a leading Italian
                                                                                                restaurant         in                                I can still hear the erie strains of the Didgeridoos
                                                                                                Montreal.                                            drifting across Sydney Harbour, not to mention the
                                                                                                The restaurant's owner, Pietro, personally           magic tones of Dr. Bagshaw's violin (British
                                                                                                ensured the evening was a complete success,          Airways)!
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P Box 3 / A-5282 Ranshofen
Austria / Europe                                                                                     October 5th - 9th, 2003, 51st Annual International Congress of Aviation & Space Medicine
(c) 2002 AMST Systemtechnik GmbH                                                                     (ICASM), Madrid, Spain
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