CAE receives certificate from Dassault validating highest-level training standards for business aircraft pilots and maintenance personnel
Montreal, Canada, January 22, 2013- (NYSE: CAE; TSX: CAE) - CAE today announced that
Dassault Aviation has awarded its business aviation training
centres worldwide a Falcon Training Policy Manual (FTPM)
certificate, which validates that CAE is delivering superior
quality training services for Falcon pilots and maintenance
personnel. The FTPM is the highest level attainable by a Dassault
Authorized Training Provider (DATP).
"The FTPM certificate demonstrates to Dassault Falcon clients
that CAE is totally committed to ensuring that courseware,
simulators, training devices, instructor skills and customer
service excellence are always current with Dassault standards,"
said Jeff Roberts, CAE Group President, Civil Simulation Products,
Training and Services.
CAE's rigorous and responsive change management process
continuously addresses updates to aircraft, aircraft operations and
aviation regulations, as well as training needs defined by
CAE was the first Dassault Authorized Training Provider for the
Falcon 7X. CAE was also the first in the industry to provide EASA-
and FAA-approved simulator training for the new Dassault EASy II
cockpit, on the Falcon 900EX EASy II aircraft, and will be
implementing additional EASy II training programs in the coming
In May 2012, CAE launched a new training location for aircraft
maintenance personnel near Dassault's largest facility in Little
Rock, Arkansas USA, home to Falcon jet production, the main
aircraft completion centre and the Dassault Aircraft Services
centre. CAE had previously initiated maintenance personnel training
courses near Dassault headquarters in Bordeaux, France, enabling
students to receive in one training trip Part 147 approved type
training with integrated classroom, computer-based and
simulator training at CAE together with approved on-aircraft
Practical Training provided by DassaultSince its inception in 2010,
the Bordeaux program has been increasing capacity and course
frequency to accommodate growing customer demand.
Responses to an extensive post-training survey consistently rate
CAE training as world-class for key indicators which are most
important to business aircraft operators.
Pilots award some of the highest ratings to the knowledge and
preparation of CAE instructors, the quality of instruction in the
classroom, and the responsiveness of instructors to questions.
Other high scores include customer service as well as delivery and
quality of training records.
For maintenance personnel, clients rate instructor knowledge,
course content, quality of instruction, ground school course tests
and simulator or training device performance and reliability as
outstanding elements of CAE training programs.
CAE delivers training for more than a dozen Dassault Falcon
aircraft models and variants, including the Falcon 10, 50, 50EX,
100, 900B, 900C, 900EX, 900EX EASy, 900EX EASy II, 2000, 2000EX,
2000EX EASy, and 7X.
The Dassault FTPM certificate applies to CAE business aircraft
training locations in Bordeaux, France; Little Rock, Dallas and
Morristown, USA; Burgess Hill, UK; and Dubai, UAE.
CAE is a global leader in modelling, simulation and training for
civil aviation and defence. The company employs approximately 8,000
people at more than 100 sites and training locations in
approximately 30 countries. CAE offers civil aviation, military and
helicopter training services in more than 45 locations worldwide
and trains approximately 100,000 crew members yearly. In addition,
the CAE Oxford Aviation Academy offers training to aspiring pilot
cadets in 11 CAE-operated flight schools. CAE's business is
diversified, ranging from the sale of simulation products to
providing comprehensive services such as training and aviation
services, integrated enterprise solutions, in-service support and
crew sourcing. The company applies simulation expertise and
operational experience to help customers enhance safety, improve
efficiency, maintain readiness and solve challenging problems. CAE
is now leveraging its simulation capabilities in new markets such
as healthcare and mining. More information can be found at www.cae.com
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