CAE and low-cost Indonesian carrier Lion Air have unveiled an agreement at the show for the provision of five full flight simulators (FFS) for the airline's mixed aircraft fleet.
The contract was signed in January and includes the provision of three Boeing 737 Maxs simulators, one for the Airbus A320neo and one for the ATR 72-600. The first FFS will be delivered in February 2017.
CAE will also provide an EASA-compliant ATPL ground-school training programme for Lion Air’s three flight schools located in Indonesia.
This takes to 17 the total number of FFS ordered for the airline.
“We have delivered every type of simulator that they operate in the fleet,” Nick Leontidis, group president for civil aviation training solutions at CAE, says. “The first one will go into Jakarta in February 2017."
Lion Air has training centres at a number of locations in Asia, and simulators will be located in Bangkok, Jakarta and Kuala Lumpur.
“They have a number of airlines, so they’ve distributed the simulators in the different countries where they operate them,” Leontidis says.
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Source: Flight Daily News