Simulation

May 4, 2010 - 7:56am

FlightSafety International (Booth No. 1643) plans to begin offering Dassault Falcon 7X training at its Dallas/Fort Worth Learning Center, starting in January 2011.

The syllabus will include comprehensive training programs, full-flight simulator time and the Matrix integrated system. It will offer an enhanced flight visual system, head-up guidance, emergency vision assurance and electronic flight bag.

May 3, 2010 - 9:26am

Bombardier’s training network will employ five additional business jet simulators in the U.S., Europe and the Middle East by early next year, according to Bombardier Aerospace vice president of customer services James Hoblyn. This includes the first full-flight simulator for the Learjet 40/40XR and Learjet 45/45XR that was qualified last month at CAE’s Burgess Hill Training Centre in the UK.

April 28, 2010 - 7:40am

Since last year’s EBACE show, Canada-based training provider CAE (Booth No. 1063) has expanded its offerings by adding eight new full-flight simulators to its training centers in Dallas, New York, London and Dubai. It is currently preparing to install another eight new civil simulators among its global facilities.

April 28, 2010 - 7:40am

With accumulated flight time approaching 10,000 hours, some 350 pilots have been trained to fly Embraer’s new Phenom 100 very light jet, more than 100 of which have been delivered, including around 30 to Europe. The Brazilian airframer’s backlog includes 600-plus Phenom 100s and the larger Phenom 300 light jets.

February 22, 2010 - 6:11am

Several law enforcement agencies recently completed Night Flight Concepts’s (Booth No. 1024) “Turn Green, Turn-Key” night-vision-goggle training. The agencies included the Atlanta Police Department and the Broward County (Fla.) Sheriff’s office for the MD 500E, and EC130 and EC135, respectively.

February 21, 2010 - 3:58pm

CAE and Bell Helicopter announced here yesterday that Bell is providing aircraft systems and performance data and technical support for the Bell 412 training programs that CAE will begin offering this summer in Mexico and Bangalore, India.

February 21, 2010 - 10:07am

FlightSafety International (Booth No. 4606) announced here yesterday that its new Eurocopter EC135 simulator is scheduled to enter service by the end of this year at the company’s Rotorcraft Learning Center in Lafayette, La. This is the first EC135 simulator designed by FlightSafety to win level-D approval from the FAA.

February 20, 2010 - 6:18am

CAE of Saint-Laurent, Quebec, is showing the first example of its newest simulator line, the CAE 3000 series designed specifically for light and medium helicopters at Heli-Expo. Configured for the Eurocopter AS350, the Level 7 flight training device, which can also accommodate motion to qualify it as a simulator, is on display at CAE’s booth (No. 2045).

November 24, 2009 - 6:39am

Responding to concerns from pilots and training providers, among others, the FAA on October 20 corrected its earlier final rule that would have significantly increased requirements and restrictions on using a flight simulator for training and testing for additional pilot ratings. The revised final rule became effective the same day.

November 11, 2009 - 10:27am

CAE is offering a new professional troubleshooting skills (PTS) tool for training maintenance technicians that offers hands-on practice. The instructor-led PTS course teaches maintenance technicians to isolate, identify and fix suspected problems more quickly, thereby reducing the cost of repair and getting the aircraft back in the air sooner.

 
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