Lets make some simple stuff more complicated and more powerful. Below is a cute command to emulate your cordova app on ios simulator or device.
cordova run ios
cordova emulate ios
First shell command will search for the connected device and if not found just deploy the app to the default emulator and run it.
Well in my scenario, I want to deploy my app to to iPhone 6 emulator image which uses IOS 8.4. To do that I first wants to know what are the available emulator images I have installed. Below script will do that
Following output is from my machine
Just in case if you don't find emulator image of your choice. You can go to Simulator -> Hardware -> Device -> Manage Devices .
And then click on the (+) button below and then select add simulator
Once you have devices listed in terminal using the shell given above. Below is how you can now deploy your app on specific IOS image
cordova emulate ios --target="iPhone-6, 8.4"