Dyess receives first-of-its kind $26 million C-130J simulator

U.S. Rep. Mike Conaway operates the new C-130J Super Hercules simulator April 22, 2014, at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas. The cost to run the simulator is an estimated $850 an hour, a savings of $1,500 compared to an approximated flying cost of $2,300 an hour, which will allow the 317th Airlift Group to save an approximate $3 million annually. Additionally, the simulator will save the 317th Airlift Group approximately $400,000 annually in personnel and travel costs by conducting required training onsite. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kedesha Pennant/Released)

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