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October 20, 2016
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Pinnacle Solutions, Inc. Awarded Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Aerial Robotics Virtual Laboratory Follow-On Contract

Pinnacle Solutions, Inc. Awarded Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Aerial Robotics Virtual Laboratory Follow-On Contract     On October 20, 2016 Pinnacle Solutions, Inc. was awarded a follow-on contract to the Embry Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) Aerial Robotics Virtual Laboratory (ARVL).  ARVL was developed to support the Program Objectives of multiple degree programs at ERAU Worldwide, from Bachelors level degrees to Masters level degrees. In the lab, students are challenged to identify, test, integrate, and use various airframes and components commonly utilized in the design and development of Unmanned Arial Systems (UAS).  ARVL has three main components, or areas. The first […]
September 23, 2016
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Pinnacle Solutions President Mike Durant Serves as Keynote Speaker at Barron’s 2016 Top Advisors Summit

Pinnacle Solutions President Mike Durant Serves as Keynote Speaker at Barron’s 2016 Top Advisors Summit Huntsville, Alabama (September 23, 2016) Pinnacle Solutions President and Chief Executive Officer Mike Durant served as a keynote speaker at Barron’s 2016 Top Advisors Summit on Friday, September 23 in Palm Beach, Fla. Mr. Durant spoke about his experience as a soldier and as a hostage and what it taught him about being an American and a leader in a speech that coincides with his New York Times best-selling book, “In the Company of Heroes”. During his speech, he provided insight to companies and individuals […]
July 7, 2016
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Pinnacle Solutions, Inc. Awarded USAF KC-10 Training System Aircrew Training Device Host Computer Replacement Option

Pinnacle Solutions, Inc. Awarded USAF KC-10 Training System Aircrew Training Device Host Computer Replacement Option On July 7, 2016 Pinnacle Solutions, Inc. was awarded the KC-10 Training System (TS) Aircrew Training Device (ATD) Host Computer Replacement (Rehost).  The ATD Rehost is an option of the KC-10 TS base contract with a period of performance through March of 2019.  The total option value is approximately $10M.  CymSTAR LLC is the major subcontractor for the ATD Rehost. The purpose of this effort is to replace the current host computer systems and sub-systems interfaces, as well as the Instructor Operator Station (IOS) computers, […]
May 13, 2016

Pinnacle Solutions, Inc. Awarded USAF KC-10 Training System Boom Operator Trainer Visual System Replacement Option

Pinnacle Solutions, Inc. Awarded USAF KC-10 Training System Boom Operator Trainer Visual System Replacement Option On May 13, 2016 Pinnacle Solutions, Inc. was awarded the KC-10 Training System (TS) Boom Operator Trainer (BOT) Visual System Replacement (VSR).  The BOT VSR is an option of the KC-10 TS base contract with a period of performance through March of 2018.  The total option value is approximately $2M.  FlightSafety Services Corporation (FSSC) and Q4 are the major subcontractors for the BOT VSR. The purpose of this effort is to provide a replacement visual system for each of the KC-10 BOTs (one at Travis […]
March 1, 2016
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Alumnus and Embry-Riddle Take Virtual Learning to New Level

Alumnus and Embry-Riddle Take Virtual Learning to New Level By Lacey McLaughlin (http://lift.erau.edu/alumnus-embry-riddle-take-virtual-learning-new-level/) By bringing virtual learning to Embry-Riddle students, retired U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer 4 Michael Durant (’95, ’97, WW) sees an opportunity to educate future leaders for the aviation and commercial space industry. The founder of Pinnacle Solutions, an engineering and training services company based in Huntsville, Ala., Durant is bringing virtual technology to Embry-Riddle’s Worldwide Campus students through the development of online laboratories. In 2014, his company partnered with Embry-Riddle to develop a virtual crash lab for students to learn crash investigation. In 2015, it developed the […]