CAE has been selected by Bombardier to provide engineering services and a flight simulator for the C Series narrowbody aircraft. The Canadian company will supply a so-called augmented engineering environment, which includes test support equipment under the hardware-in-the-loop concept. The idea is to have the tested system “believe” it is in a real aircraft. Delivery of CAE’s augmented engineering environment to Bombardier is pegged for 2011.
The prototype full flight simulator will be a CAE 7000 series. It will be ready, along with SimFinity training devices, in 2013. The