CAE achieves a key milestone in its Gulfstream G650 training program
Geneva, Switzerland, May 24, 2016 (NYSE: CAE; TSX: CAE) - CAE announced today at the 2016 European Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (EBACE) that the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has qualified its CAE 7000XR Gulfstream G650 full-flight simulator (FFS) to Level D, the highest qualification for flight simulators. The training program for the Gulfstream G650 will be located at the Emirates-CAE Flight Training centre in Dubai, UAE.
The program will utilize the latest and innovative training tools including CAE Simfinity XR Series ground school training solutions, featuring classroom software, distance learning and a tablet application for course materials and pre-study tools. CAE already offers Gulfstream training in Dallas, USA: New York, USA; London, UK; Shanghai, China and Dubai, UAE.
"The addition of the training program for the Gulfstream G650 to the Emirates-CAE Flight Training centre in Dubai will provide convenient training to satisfy customer demand and complement CAE's portfolio of training for Gulfstream aircraft," said Nick Leontidis, CAE's Group President, Civil Aviation Training Solutions. "We will be better positioned to provide the fleet addressability our customers need and deliver the exceptional training experience they deserve."
CAE delivers Gulfstream training around the world for the G200/Galaxy, GII, GIII, GIV, G300, G350, G400, GV, G450, G500, and G550. CAE offers business aviation training on more than 80 different aircraft platforms and operates over 75 business jet full-flight simulators in a global network of seven locations, including Amsterdam, Netherlands; Dallas, USA; Dubai, UAE; London, UK; New York, USA; São Paulo, Brazil; and Shanghai, China.
CAE is a global leader in the delivery of training for the civil aviation, defence and security, and healthcare markets. We design and integrate the industry's most comprehensive training solutions, anchored by the knowledge and expertise of our 8,000 employees, our world-leading simulation technologies and a track record of service and technology innovation spanning seven decades. Our global presence is the broadest in the industry, with 160 sites and training locations in 35 countries, including our joint venture operations, and the world's largest installed base of flight simulators. Each year, we train more than 120,000 civil and defence crewmembers, as well as thousands of healthcare professionals. www.cae.com
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