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Dr Savern Reweti

Senior Lecturer

School of Aviation

Professional

Contact details

  • Ph: X 84221
    Location: CV 8.05, Colombo Village
    Campus: Manawatu

Prizes and Awards

  • Won the Best Written Paper in Operation and Support session in 17th Australian International Aerospace Congress, February, 2017 with co-author Rose Davies i. The Title of the paper is "Development of motion and force feed-back for a low cost PC based aviation based training device" . - 17th Australian International Aerospace Congress (2017)
  • Won the Best Written Paper in Operation and Support session in 17th Australian International Aerospace Congress, February, 2017 with co-author Savern Reweti. The Title of the paper is "Development of motion and force feed-back for a low cost PC based aviation based training device" . - 17th Australian International Aerospace Congress (2017)
  • The helicopter PCATD developed by the researcher for the Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust was awarded the CAA Certificate No. STD 34326 Synthetic Training Device Certification. The PCATD was certified for twenty hours Instrument Ground Training Time towards an Instrument Rating and also received seven other ratings and approvals - NZ Civil Aviation Authority (2010)
  • The Diamond DA 40 PCATD developed by the researcher for the Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust was awarded CAA Certificate Massey University School of Aviation Diamond DA 40 S/N 046878-2 Synthetic Training Device Certification. The PCATD was certified for ten hours Instrument Ground Training Time towards Instrument Rating and also received six other ratings and approvals. - NZ Civil Aviation Authority (2011)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

My research focuses on the design and implementation of low cost flight simulation devices for pilot training; the design and development of low cost force-feedback flight control systems for flight simulators; the development of remotely piloted aerial systems to assist isolated communities; and the development of mobile development applications for pilot training.

Research Opportunities

  • Flight Simulation  (01/01/2017) Development of Low cos01t PC Based Aviation Training Devices

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Aerospace Engineering (090100): Aircraft Performance and Flight Control Systems (090104):
Computer-Human Interaction (080602):
Engineering (090000):
Information And Computing Sciences (080000): Information Systems (080600)

Research Outputs

Journal

Reweti, SL. (2017). Nearpod - Magnetism. : Nearpod
[Internet publication]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL. (2017). Nearpod -Uniform Circular Motion. : Nearpod
[Internet publication]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, S., Gilbey, A., & Jeffrey, L. (2017). Efficacy of low-cost PC-based aviation training devices. Journal of Information Technology Education: Research. 16(1), 127-142
[Journal article]Authored by: Gilbey, A., Jeffrey, L., Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL. (2016). Nearpod - Basic Kinematics. : Nearpod
[Internet publication]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL. (2016). Flight training with PC based simulators. KiwiFlyer Magazine. 1(44), 6-7
[Journal article]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL. (2015). Nearpod - Work, Energy ,Power. : Nearpod
[Internet publication]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SAVERN., Henderson, J., & Henderson, I. (2015). Commercial Potential and Applications for Low Cost Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. AIAA journal.
[Journal article]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL. (2015). Nearpod - Heat & Temperature. : Nearpod
[Internet publication]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL. (2015). Nearpod - Dynamics. : Nearpod
[Internet publication]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL. (2015). Nearpod - Fluids. : Nearpod
[Internet publication]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL. (2014). Nearpod -Electric Circuits. : Nearpod
[Internet publication]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL. (2014). Nearpod - Ideal Gas Law. : Nearpod
[Internet publication]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL. (2014). Nearpod - Waves. : Nearpod
[Internet publication]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL. (2014). Nearpod Integration. : Nearpod
[Internet publication]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL. (2014). Massey’s Savern Reweti designing low-cost flight simulators. : Tertiary Education News & Views
[Internet publication]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL. (2014). Nearpod - Kinematics in two Dimensions. : Nearpod
[Internet publication]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL. (2014). Nearpod Calculus - Differentiation. : Nearpod
[Internet publication]Authored by: Reweti, S.

Book

Reweti, S., & Davies, R.(2015). Technical submission to Callaghan Innovation, a government agency that helps companies succeed through technology. They have been working with a group of UAV manufacturing and technology companies and have recently launched a competition to promote the development of “next generation UAV technology for the movie industry”..
[Discussion Paper]Authored by: Davies, R., Reweti, S.Contributed to by: Reweti, S.

Creative Work

Reweti, SL., Coughtrey, K., & Reweti, W. (2017). Wingman - P Chart - Automated Take off & Landing Chart-Cessna 152 - IPAD APP software.
[Design]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL., Coughtrey, K., & Reweti, W. (2017). Wingman - P Chart - Automated Take off & Landing Chart-Diamond DA 42 twin engine - IPAD APP software.
[Design]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL., & McKibbin, R. (2017). Development of IPAD/IPHONE Application -Automated P charts (Take Off and Landing Charts).
[Design]Authored by: McKibbin, R., Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL., Coughtrey, K., & Reweti, W. (2016). Wingman - P Chart - Automated Take off & Landing Chart- Diamond DA 20 - IPAD APP software.
[Design]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL., Coughtrey, K., & Reweti, W. (2016). Wingman - P Chart - Automated Take off & Landing Chart-Diamond DA 40 - IPAD APP software.
[Design]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL. (2015). Development of customised UAV quadcopter and software model to be used in UAV Training Software - Heli-X for RPAS course candidates.
[Software / Code]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL. (2015). Enhancement and modification of SYMA low cost unmanned aerial vehicle to extend range, altitude, and endurance. Massey University
[Design]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL. (2014). Design of Force feedback hybrid Flight controller for use in Diamond DA 40 2 DOF PCATD.
[Design]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL. (2014). Enhancement and Modification to FSFlying School software for Remedial VFR flight Training on Diamond DA 40/42 PCATD. School of Aviation, Massey University
[Software / Code]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL. (2014). Design of Motorised Trim Assembly for Diamond DA 42 PCATD with 2 DOF Motion Simulator.
[Design]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL. (2014). Diamond DA 42 Twin Throttle Modification and Design for Diamond DA 40 2 DOF Motion Simulator. School Of Aviation, Massey University
[Design]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL. (2014). Design of Independent Autopilot Design for Diamond DA 42 PC based Aviation Training Device (PCATD) with 2 DOF (Degrees of Freedom) motion platform,. Massey University
[Design]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL., & Chesterman, T. (2013). ADAPT and Lockon Modification and testing software - Pilot selection and Psychometric Testing. School of Aviation , Massey University
[Software / Code]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL. (2012). Development of Microsoft FSX compatible weather generation and visibility modification software. Palmerston North: Massey University School of Aviation
[Software / Code]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL. (2012). Failure Generation Module for Diamond DA 40 PC Based Aviation Training Device.
[Design]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL. (2012). Development of Microsoft FSX Diamond DA 40 Flight Emergencies Training Software. Palmerston North: Massey University School of Aviation
[Software / Code]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL. (2012). Development of Microsoft FSX compatible Diamond DA 42 Flight Model for Diamond DA 40 PCATD. Palmerston North: Massey University School of Aviation
[Software / Code]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL. (2012). Development of Microsoft FSX compatible synthetic terrain terrain (Manawatu Region) for Diamond DA40 PC Based Aviation Training Device. Palmerston North: Massey University School of Aviation
[Software / Code]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL. (2011). Development of NZ Airport Instrument Approach Data for utilisation in Diamond DA 40 PC Based Aviation Device (PCATD). Palmerston North, NZ: School Of Aviation. MASsey University
[Software / Code]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL. (2011). Prototype Software Interface - Link TracMap GPS Head unit to Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004. Palmerston North: School of Aviation , Massey University
[Software / Code]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL. (2011). Prototype Software interface - Link TracMap GPS Head unit to Microsoft FLight Simulator FSX. Palmerston North: School of Aviation , Nassey University
[Software / Code]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL., Baunton, D., Butler, S., & Diebold, R. (2010). Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004 Auckland City Airports Scenery Upgrade. USA: FlightSIm.com The World's No. 1 Website
[Software / Code]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL. (2010). Research and Development of the SAV2 PC Based Aviation Training Device (PCATD)for Visual FLight Rules (VFR) Training at School of Aviation. Massey University (2010). Palmerston North NZ: School of Aviation, Massey University
[Design]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL. (2010). Research and development of Diamond DA 40 PC based Aviation Training Device (PCATD) with 2 DOF (Degrees of Freedom) motion platform, for Instrument Flight Rules and Visual Flight Rules Training at School of Aviation. Massey University. ( 2010 -2011). Palmerston North: School of Aviation
[Design]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL., Whitaker, B., Bors, T., & Coles, G. (2007). Hamilton NZ Airport Scenery (Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004 compatible).. Palmerston North: Massey University School of Aviation
[Software / Code]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL. (2007). The design and development of three PC based Aviation Training Devices (PCATDs)for simulated Umnanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)training by NZ Army UAV operators. 2007. Linton Army Canp , Palmerston North: NZ Army ISTAR ( Intelligence, Surveillance, Targeting, Acquisition, Reconnaisance ) BAttel Lab
[Design]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL. (2006). Development of Mobile PC Based Aviation Training Device (PCATD) designated SAV3 - for utilisation at Careers Expos, University Open Days and other promotional events.. Palmerston North, NZ: School of Aviation. Massey University
[Design]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL. (2006). Development of Royal New Zealand Air Force Squadron PC Based Aviation Training Devices For Instrument Flight Training (2006-2011). Pilot Training Squadron , RNZAF BASe Ohakea
[Design]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL., Baunton, D., & Butler, S. (2005). Flight Simulator 2004 scenery package: Auckland 2005, New Zealand.
[Software / Code]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL., & Chase, S. (2004). Flight Simulator 2004 scenery package: Maui oil/gas rigs V1.0.
[Software / Code]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL., & Chase, S. (2004). Flight Simulator 2004 scenery package: NZ South Basin V2.0.
[Software / Code]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL., & Bishop, G. (2002). Flight Simulator 2002 scenery package: Kapiti Island, New Zealand, V3.0.
[Software / Code]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL. (2002). Flight Simulator 2002 scenery package: Waiouru Military Camp Airfield, New Zealand.
[Software / Code]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL. (2001). Flight Simulator 2002 scenery package: Tararua Wind Farm V3.0.
[Software / Code]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL. (2001). Flight Simulator 2002 scenery package: Feilding Airfield V4.0 NZ.
[Software / Code]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL. (2001). Flight Simulator 2002 scenery package: FoxPine Park Airfield V1.0.
[Software / Code]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL. (2001). Flight Simulator 2002 scenery package: Wanganui Airfield V3.0 NZ.
[Software / Code]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Ravanello, M., Probst, R., & Reweti, SL. (2001). Flight Simulator 2000 scenery package: ADF 2 project gauges.
[Software / Code]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL. (2001). SAV1 PC-Based Aviation Training Device for Ab-Initio Pilot Training (2001-2004). Palmerston North: Massey University, School of Aviation
[Design]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL.Development of Prototype Desktop PC based Aviation Training Device to interact with GPS Mapping System for the largest agricultural aviation GPS company in NZ - TracMap NZ Ltd. Palmerston North NZ: School Of Aviation , Massey University
[Design]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL.The development of a PC based Training Device (PCATD) for Helicopter Currency Training at Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust (ARHT). Mechanics Bay , Ackland: Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust
[Design]Authored by: Reweti, S.

Thesis

Reweti, SL. (2014). PC-Based aviation training devices for pilot training in visual flight rules procedures; development, validation and effectiveness. (Doctoral Thesis, Massey University, New Zealand)
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: Reweti, S.

Report

Reweti, SL.(2015). Force Feedback Joystick Hybrid Design. The Director – Business Development & Commercialisation (Commercial Office) ,Massey University
[Technical Report]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL.(2011). Commercial Potential of Diamond DA 40 PC Based Aviation Training Device (PCATD) for Glass Cockpit Instrument Training. Palmerston North: School of Aviation, Massey University
[Technical Report]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL.(2011). Development of Microsoft Flight Simulator Compatible Scenario Based Training Modules for Ab-Initio Pilot Training. (Report No. 013). Palmerston North, NZ: School oF Aviation , Masse Uinversity
[Technical Report]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL.(2011). Development of Electronic Interfaces For Low Cost PCATD Simulation. (Report No. 009). Palmerston North: Managed Busines Digital Data Solutions NZ
[Technical Report]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL.(2011). Development of UAV Training Program Utilising Glass Cockpit PC Based Aviation Training Device (PCATD) - Hawkeye UAV Ltd. (Report No. 012). Palmerston North, NZ: School of Aviation, Massey University
[Technical Report]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL.(2011). Development of Training Module for TracMap GPS. (Report No. 011). Palmerston North: School of Aviation
[Technical Report]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL.(2011). Helicopter PC Based Aviation Training Device (PCATD) - Development of Low Cost PCATD Technologies. (Report No. 010). Palmerston North: School of Aviation Massey University
[Technical Report]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL. (2009). Development of Operations Officer Theory Course Report. ( Report No. 015). Massey University School of Aviation.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Reweti, S.

Conference

Reweti, S., & Davies, RYG. (2017). Development of motion and force feedback for a low cost PC based aviation based training device. In . Engineers Australia (Ed.) Proceedings of AIAC 17. (pp. 171 - 176). Melbourne, Australia: 17th Australian International Aerospace Congress AIAC
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Davies, R., Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL. (2011, July). PC-Based Aviation Training Devices (PCATD’s) Research, Development & Certification. Presented at Aviation Industry Association of New Zealand. Palmerston Nirth.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL. (2011). PC-Based Aviation Training Devices (PCATD’s) Research, Development & Certification. Aviiation Education and Research Proceedings. Vol. 3rd Symposium (pp. 5 - 18). Massey University: NZ Aviation Industry Association Conference
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL. (2010, July). The development of a PCATD for helicopter currency training in a NZ aviation organisation. Presented at 2nd Aviation Industry Association of NZ Conference. Palmerston North, NZ.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL., & Jeffrey, L. (2010). The development of a PCATD for helicopter Ccurrency training in a NZ aviation organisation. Aviation Education and Research Symposium. Vol. Symposium 2 (pp. 66 - 71). Massey University Palmerston North: Aviation Industry Association of New Zealand
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL. (2008, August). The development & utilisation of synthetic flight training devices in New Zealand flying training organisations. Presented at AIAA Modeling and Simulation Technologies Conference and Exhibit. Honolulu Hawaii.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL. (2008). The development & utilisation of synthetic flight training devices in New Zealand flying training organisations. In R. Yaansah, & A. Gilbey (Eds.) AIAA Modeling and Simulation Technologies Conference and Exhibit Proceedings. (pp. 1 - 40). Honolulu Hawaii: AIAA Modeling and Simulation Technologies Conference and Exhibit
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, S., Yaansah, R., & Gilbey, A.(2008). The development & utilisation of synthetic flight training devices in New Zealand Flying Training Organisations. Paper presented at the meeting of AIAA Modeling and Simulation Technologies Conference and Exhibit
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Gilbey, A., Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL. (2007, July). Flight Simulators, PC-Based Aviation Training Devices Research & Development. Presented at Aviation Industry Association of NZ. Auckland NZ.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL. (2007). Flight Simulators, PC-Based Aviation Training Devices Research & Development. Aviation Education and Research Proceedings. (pp. 3 - 9). Massey University: Aviation Education and Research Symposium - Aviation Industry Association of NZ
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Reweti, S.

Other

Reweti, SL. (2017, February). Development of motion and force feedback for a low cost PC-based aviation training device. In 17th Australian International Aerospace Congress - Innovation into Aerospace Future. Presented at Melbourne, Australia. : Australian International Aerospace Congress.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Reweti, SL. (2015, May). Connected classroom Nearpod Teaching technology. In Macpherson, Terry CoB Teaching and Learning Programme Leader Wright, Malcolm CoB Matthews, Claire CoB Martis, Clive Director ITS Watts, Mareen Associate Director ITS Parkinson, Tim Director Vet School. : Nearpod.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Reweti, S.
Ruwhiu, LA., Haeata Ruwhiu, N., Erueti, H., & Reweti, SL. (2004). Ano ra te u o te kaupapa nui: How firm is your foundation: Growing with rangatahi. Health-Promoting Schools Association Aotearoa Conference
[Other]Authored by: Reweti, S.

Supervision and Teaching

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
CoSupervisor 2 0

Current Doctoral Supervision

CoSupervisor of:

  • Alexander Murrie - PhD
    Pathways and barriers to employment: Perceptions & experiences of Airline Pilots in New Zealand
  • Martina Daskova - PhD
    Switching between languages and communication issues

Media and Links

Media

  • 25 Mar 2015 - Online
    New recruitment programme impresses young Māori
    Twelve year-13 Māori pupils from Manawatū schools are part of a new year-long recruitment programme that kicked off this week. ne of the lecturers who presented to the participants, Dr Savern Reweti f
  • 23 Mar 2015 - Online
    Low Cost Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS)
    It is exciting to see a couple of our Bachelor of Aviation students assisting Dr Savern Reweti with his research into "Low Cost Unmanned Serial Systems (UAS)" - or RPAS. Connor McKinnon and Ethan Walm
  • 19 May 2014 - Online
    Massey caps Maori scholars
    Maori scholarship just got another boost with the graduation of seven new Maori doctors from Massey University. They include former Royal New Zealand Air Force member Savern Reweti of Ngati Tuwhareto
  • 15 May 2014 - Magazine
    Massey Lecturer honoured
    Massey Lecturer honoured and conferred with PhD for work on flight simulator
  • 14 Aug 2014 - Television
    Te Karere: Maori in Aviation:
    We meet Māori whose dreams of being a pilot are becoming a reality. We catch up with student pilots Te Reweti Graham (Te Arawa) & Davidson Taylor (Ngāi Tāmanuhiri/Ngāti Porou) , flight instructor Ivan
  • 13 May 2014 - Newspaper
    Lecturer honoured for simulator High flyer
    Lecturer honoured for simulator High-flyer Reweti had his doctoral degree conferred after designing low-cost flight simulators customised for Kiwi pilots with a price tag between $15,000 and $90,000
  • 09 Dec 2014 - Online
    Savern Reweti Premier Simulation Design
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