Helicopter-Ship Interface

Our company heritage is rooted in the engineering analysis of ship helicopter operations. We provide operational limits analysis (SHOL), ship motion analysis, handling qualities analysis, simulation, optimisation and mathematical modelling for both defence and commercial customers.
 

SHOL Limit Analysis

SHOL Limit Analysis

Lashing Optimisation

Lashing Optimisation

Clearance Analysis

Clearance Analysis

Landing Analysis

Landing Analysis

Fatigue Analysis

Fatigue Analysis

Handling Qualities

Handling Qualities

Ship Motion Modelling

Ship Motion Models

OnDeck Validation

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The continued enhancement and application of the OnDeck helicopter-ship interface simulation program forms the basis of this capability. Our expertise has enabled us to be selected as a preferred supplier of helicopter-ship analysis services, procurement advice and risk assessment to various Australian Defence agencies, foreign navies and commercial organisations.

 

Maritime Helicopter Aid

The Maritime Helicopter Aid (MHA) system uses real-time helicopter-ship interface simulation software and ship motion and wind sensor input to estimate limit proximity. 

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What is OnDeck?

OnDeck is dynamic simulation software specifically optimised for the development of Ship Helicopter Operating Limits and the analysis of on-deck interface issues.

Initially developed by the Australian Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO), AVT has been responsible for maintaining, developing and validating the software since 1997.

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