"MENTOUR 360 SC has just released "Mentour Aviation", a completely new type of aviation training application seen as a first step on the road towards virtual reality training.
This application mixes 360 instructional courses with exclusive YouTube briefing videos in order to give a comprehensive training experience for aviation enthusiasts.
Barcelona - February 2017 - MENTOUR 360 SC has just released its third mobile application aimed at aviation enthusiasts all over the world. This time in cooperation with Travancore Analytics.
"Mentour Aviation" is is a comprehensive training application that includes state of the art 360 degree instructional videos which can be used on all devices byfinger swiping the screen or by using Google Cardboard VR headsets. In Virtual reality mode there is a VR-menu system that will let the user choose videos from inside the headset as well as pausing and resuming play without removing the headset.
The app also features detailed instructional YouTube videos from the Mentour Pilot YT channel of which some are exclusive to the application. The instructional videos are designed to be used together with the Virtual Reality courses in order to gain maximum understanding of the content. The VR courses are downloadable from a server and once bought can beremoved and downloaded again without extra cost to save space on the device. The YT instructional videos are streamed from YouTube. There is a chat function where users can discuss related topics and also a feedback channel where users are encouraged to provide constructive feedback as well as suggestion of new content.
The courses are not intended to be used for actual airline training in this first step but as an effective example of how things are done, it is aimed at aviation enthusiasts primarily.
The app will continuously evolve with new content being added based on userfeedback and the hope is that it will be used as a starting point and a portal into the life and work of a professional pilot. New content will be advertised to users via a "push" function from the app and new events will be posted regularly.
"This opens a whole new way of teaching early stage procedural airline training and gives an excellent window into the world of airline pilot training for enthusiasts. With this app we are hoping to start a completely new aviation community built on constructive instruction and positive feedback" -Petter Hornfeldt, Training Captain and co-founder of Mentour 360 SC.
Mentour Aviation is FREE to download and contains paid training courses inside the app.
The company MENTOR 360 SC is owned and run by Training Captain and Youtube profile Petter Hornfeldt, owner of the YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/mentourpilot
The courses for sale are all priced below $5 and most of the content, and the app itself, is completely free.