CAE designs and manufactures some of the most complex full-mission
simulators in the world. A full-mission simulator (FMS) accurately simulates
the aircraft and the mission environment it will operate in. The simulator will
recreate sounds, motion, visual scenes, instrument presentations and all other
systems in order to create a realistic flight training environment. The aircrew
will be able to train for landing, takeoff, weapons delivery, night flight,
formation flight and cockpit familiarization in normal, adverse and emergency
situations. The handling characteristics of the simulator represent actual
aircraft characteristics based on available flight data and input from
experienced pilots. In addition, CAE’s full-mission simulators have the ability
to network with other synthetic training devices in a distributed mission
operations environment so military forces can "train as they fight".
Note that different militaries around the world
use various names for a full-mission simulator. Some of these include
operational flight trainer (OFT), dynamic mission simulator, combat mission
simulator (CMS), weapon systems trainer (WST), or full-flight and mission
simulator (FFMS). For example, the U.S. Air Force refers to all of their
full-mission simulators as "WSTs" regardless if the aircraft platform
carries weapons or not, while the Australian Defence Forces use the term FFMS.
CAE has designed and developed some of the most sophisticated training systems in the world for combat aircraft, and is a leading provider of training systems for trainer aircraft, including lead-in fighter trainers such as the Aermacchi M-346 and BAE SYSTEMS Hawk. CAE is also part of the Eurofighter Simulation Systems ...
Today, as our customers look to increase and extend their use of simulation-based training to contend with tightening budgets and operational demands, CAE is playing a key role in preparing flight and rear crews to effectively operate and employ state-of-the-art maritime aircraft, which include fixed-wing aircraft such as the P-8A Poseidon ...
CAE offers an unequaled breadth of experience, expertise, and technology leadership in helicopter simulation, training and mission rehearsal. In fact, no other company has designed training systems for a greater variety of rotary wing platforms, such as the NH90, CH-47, MH-60S/R, AW101, AW139/169/189, UH-60/S-70i and many others...
For decades now, transport and tanker aircraft have been used by defence forces around the world for combat, humanitarian, disaster relief, medevac and air drop missions. These aircraft have the capacity to transport troops, military equipment and other oversized cargo quickly and efficiently into almost any area...