S812 Convertible Piper/Cessna FNPT II

The ELITE S812 FNPT II Flight Simulation Training Device is a single-seat, autopilot, Analog or Glass cockpit (or both) equipped Flight Simulation Training Device capable of representing all aspects of the operational envelope.

The model-specific nature, combined with the accuracy of the hardware and software, allows for comprehensive aircraft training to be conducted in the device using in most cases the factory Operating Manual for flight and ground training as well in most cases the actual checklists and Quick Reference Handbooks.

The provided Instructor Operator Station is ergonomically laid-out to allow observation of flight deck activity. The Instructor Operator Station software allows for intuitive manipulation of aircraft

systems and failures with customizable event triggers. The instructor can trigger an event immediately, after a predetermined interval of time, or even randomly between two periods of time.

In addition, ground operations training can be executed by utilizing the highly accurate 3D airport add-on sceneries, respectively the Lockheed Martin P3D enhanced VFR scenery option. By adding either of these options, the actual airport being replicated is closely matched, so close in fact, that actual airport diagrams can be used in training. Pilots will find runways, taxiways, buildings, jet-ways, pads, hangars, etc. correctly placed. Runway and taxiway signs, as well as airport markings, are also detailed and accurate. Rehearsal and familiarization training at a specific airport is possible by adding either of these options, hereby greatly increasing the transfer of learning to the real world.

With systems simulation and integration, all phases of ground and flight operations, including normal, abnormal, and emergency scenarios can be trained in detail.

A detailed and accurate global Jeppesen Navigation database greatly enhances the mission capability of the device.

These features are ideal for IFR and partial VFR training (full VFR training enhanced by adding the optionally available scenery packages).

Features of the S812 FNPT II:

  • Totally Integrated System
  • Single Electro-Mechanical Dynamic Control Loading Yoke and Pedals
  • Twin Engine Piston Aircraft Configuration (convertible to other Twin Engine Piston and Single Engine Piston aircraft)
  • Full autopilot capability with flight director and navigation coupling to GPS and VORs
  • External projected visuals with up to 200° x 46° FOV
  • Full integrated enclosed Instructor Station
  • Full Size Cockpit enclosure
  • 2 years full warranty
  • Graphical instructor’s station
  • Easy maintenance

Optional enhancements available on all models:

  • Various visual display options such as single-channel, three-channel & 3-channel curved screen
  • Glass cockpit upgrade (based on Garmin G500/600 series, available for Seneca, Arrow, C172)
  • Original Garmin GPS receivers such as GTN650/750
  • Additional Twin and Single Engine aircraft (up to 8 configurations to choose from)
  • Extended warranty coverage
  • Bespoke airport and airfield visual sceneries and other visual software enhancements

Instructor Operator Station

The Instructor Operator Station by ELITE provides the following components and functionalities:

· Instructor Station Control Panel with intuitive touch-screen GUI

· Instructor station enclosure with Instructor desk, two 21” Flat panel monitors, intuitive and ergonomic layout and functionality

· Instructor station Software capable of

Ø easily repositioning the aircraft to a variety of ground and Flight positions instantly

Ø adjusting the time to include dawn, day, dusk, night

Ø adjusting the weather such as: winds, cloud cover, visibility (rain and snow with LM P3D add-on installed)

Ø activating Pause, Reposition and playback

· Loading saved scenarios include: aircraft position, aircraft configuration and weather parameters

· Track and Departure/Approach plots are recorded, displayed, stored and printable

· Simulation of a variety of failures which include, but are not limited to: engine failures, receiver failures, gear malfunctions, electrical failures as well as minor system faults

· Display of a moving map that shows aircraft position, surrounding airports, and navigational aids

· QTG tests can be run directly from the IOS



Maximum credits available:


  • Log 5 Hrs Basic training towards PPL
  • Log 40 Hrs Instrument training towards ATP (Integrated)
  • Log 40 Hrs Instrument training towards CPL / IR (Integrated)
  • Log 5 Hrs Instrument training towards CPL (Integrated / Modular)
  • Log 5 Hrs Basic Instrument training towards IR (Modular)
  • Log 35 Hrs Instrument training towards IR-SE (Modular)
  • Log 40 Hrs Instrument training towards IR-ME (Modular)
  • Log 25 Hrs Instrument training towards IR-SE (Competency-based Modular)
  • Log 30 Hrs Instrument training towards IR-ME (Competency-based Modular)
  • Log 25 Hrs Experience towards ATPL
  • Log 50 Hrs IFR Experience towards FI
  • Log 5 Hrs Instrument Instructor training / Flight Instructor training towards FI
  • Log 10 Hrs Instructor Training towards IRI
  • Log 3 Hrs Instructor Training towards STI


  • Log 2.5 Hrs towards the PRIVATE
  • Log 20 Hrs towards the INSTRUMENT
  • Log 25 Hrs towards the ATPL
  • Log 50 Hrs towards the COMMERCIAL
  • Recent Flight Experience (maintain currency)
  • Instrument Proficiency Check (partial)
  • Instrument Practical Test (partial)


  • 20 out of the 40 hours required for Instrument Rating
  • Cross-country instrument flight
  • All approaches including GPS non-precision approaches
  • Recency (includes two out of the three hours per 90 days and all approaches)

The names Garmin, Piper, Cessna as well as related names, marks, emblems, and images, are registered trademarks of their respective owners. ELITE is not affiliated with any brand.

Pictures and setups may differ from the actual product, and depend on the options selected. All pictures and documents available on this website are strictly nonbinding.


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