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CAE wins deals for four full-flight simulators worth $65M

Contracts include the world's first FFS for the new AVIC transport aircraft.


June 14, 2012
by PLANT STAFF

MONTREAL: CAE has landed contracts worth more than $65 million for four full-flight simulators that are going to customers in China, Singapore and Europe.

The Montreal-based aerospace company said it will be sending the world’s first full-flight simulator (FFS) for the new AVIC Medium-Sized Transport aircraft to the Aviation Industry Corp. of China, an A330 FFS to Singapore Airlines, an A320 FFS to Zhuhai Flight Training Center, a joint venture of China Southern Airlines and CAE,
and an Embraer ERJ 190/195 to an undisclosed European customer.

Simulator updates and a series of training devices, including CAE Simfinity Integrated Procedures Trainers, Airbus Procedures Trainers, and CAE Simfinity Virtual Simulators were also sold to “various customers.”

The company said its CAE 7000 Series FFS will incorporate the new third-generation CAE Tropos-6000 visual system and will be ready for use at AVIC’s facility in Yan Liang, China in the spring 2013 and ready for training by the end of 2014.