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How the USAF trains pilots of the future with XR

Join Varjo as we host government and industry experts for an exploration into the immersive solutions powering the USAF’s training programs.

Hear from Vertex Solutions and Defense Innovation Unit as they provide an insider’s look into the evolution of the Pilot Training Next (PTN) extended reality (XR) training solutions, and what’s coming for the future of pilot training.


Originally aired:
26 July 2023

Explore the immersive training solutions that are revolutionizing USAF pilot training

The Panelists

John Burwell
Global Lead, Simulation & Training

TJ Moser
Aviation Business Unit Lead
Vertex Solutions

Alex Horn
Major, US Air Force
Defense Innovation Unit

Learn how the US Air Force Pilot Training Transformation (PTT) program is saving $3m on more traditional training systems by implementing virtual and mixed reality technologies.

You’ll hear from our partners and XR training experts, Vertex Solutions and Defense Innovation Unit, as they share an insider’s look into the evolution of the PTN training philosophy from early conception to highest-resolution implementation at scale.

Take a deep dive into the world of pilot training innovation, learn about the challenges and successes, and gain insight into what’s coming next for these game-changing pilot training solutions. Is there a pathway to FAA certification? Will commercial aviation benefit from this dual-use technology? Get answers to these questions and more