New CAE-built Airbus A320 full-flight simulators (FFS) to be delivered to CAE Mexico and CAE Montreal, and Bombardier Q400 FFS to CAE Vancouver in 2018

CAE announced today at the 2018 World Aviation Training Symposium (WATS) the expansion of its pilot training capacity in the Americas through the deployment of three brand new full-flight simulators (FFSs) across its network - one Airbus A320 FFS for CAE Montreal, one A320 FFS for CAE Mexico, and one Bombardier Q400 FFS for CAE Vancouver. The new CAE 7000XR Series FFSs, equipped with the innovative CAE Tropos™ 6000XR visual system, will be delivered throughout the year.

CAE is increasing its training footprint in Mexico, Montreal, and Vancouver to support the growing pilot training needs of its airline customers in the Americas.

“We are delighted to expand our training footprint across our network in the Americas, to support our longstanding airline partners and regional customers’ increasing pilot training needs,” said Nick Leontidis, CAE’s Group President, Civil Aviation Training Solutions. “This investment highlights our commitment to delivering a superior training experience to all of our customers through innovative, high-quality training equipment as well as professional, dedicated CAE instructors”.

With this training equipment addition, CAE now offers pilot training capacity for commercial aviation on Airbus A310, A320, A330/340, A350; ATR 42/72-200/300; Boeing 737, 737NG, 767, 777, 787; Bombardier CRJ100/200, CRJ700/700NG, CRJ900/900NG, Q100, Q300, Q400; Dornier Do328TP; and Embraer E170/175, E190/195, ERJ145 platforms across its network in the Americas including Charlotte, USA; Dallas, USA; Lima, Peru; Miami, USA; Minneapolis, USA; Montreal, Canada; Phoenix, USA; Santiago, Chile; Sao Paulo, Brazil; Toluca, Mexico; Toronto, Canada; and Vancouver, Canada.

About CAE

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 8,500 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.

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