Business course

John Deere Introduces New Full Tree Forestry Training Simulator

John Deere has announced the release of the new and innovative Forestry Full-Tree Training Simulator. This development provides cost-effective and efficient operator training in a risk-free environment, while avoiding wear and tear on equipment.

The training simulator allows operators to explore interactive virtual logging sites as if they were in the cab of a real John Deere machine. This product offers realistic, realistic controls that can be swapped out to quickly convert the simulator to another type of John Deere forest machine in minutes. The simulator is equipped with interchangeable John Deere controls, allowing quick swapping of joysticks and foot pedals to multiple machine types.

Operators can view the simulation on a single-screen 55-inch television. The display screen offers highly detailed and realistic graphics allowing operators to create custom environments, switch between machines in the same environment, or mimic material flow from stump to stump. ‘other.

“Our primary focus for all operators is the safety, comfort and control needed to tackle any forestry job. This forestry simulator will be able to provide all three,” said Justin McDermott, John Deere Forestry Sales and Tactical Marketing Manager, USA and Canada. “We built the Forestry Simulator based on the needs of operators. The Mississippi Loggers Association, Mississippi Forestry Commission and Stribling Equipment are the first groups to adopt the technology to advance their training program. This will provide a safe and advanced training solution for their operators. »

The Forestry Simulator provides training for a number of Deere machines including the 953M/959M Track Feller Buncher with FR22B Head, 953MH/959MH Track Feller Buncher with H480 Head, 953ML Shovel Logger /959ML with grapple and FL85 head, 843L-II wheeled Feller-buncher with FD22B head and 848L-II skidder.

This technological advancement is compatible with construction simulator controls and software, and is also available in desktop simulators.

To learn more about the Full Tree Forestry Simulator, customers can contact their local dealer.