CAE and Bombardier today announced on the eve of the European Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (EBACE) that they are continuing to expand their Authorized Training Provider (ATP) agreement in Europe with the addition of a Bombardier Challenger 605* aircraft full-flight simulator (FFS), scheduled for delivery at the beginning of 2016. CAE currently provides Challenger 604* and Challenger 605 aircraft training in Dubai, UAE.
"Through our ATP agreement with CAE, and as part of our world-class service and support offering, we continue to provide pilot and maintenance training to our customers closer to their base of operation," said Leon Botteron, General Manager, Aircraft Training, Bombardier Aerospace.
"We are adding this FFS to the largest Bombardier ATP network, with the largest and broadest fleet worldwide, ensuring that operators have easy access to high-quality instruction and simulation as well as customer service," said Jeff Roberts, CAE Group President, Civil Simulation Products, Training and Services.
CAE is Bombardier's Authorized Training Provider (ATP) for pilot and maintenance training for all Bombardier business jets in Europe. CAE offers training for the Challenger 300* and Challenger 604 aircraft in Amsterdam, Netherlands, as well as the Learjet 40*, Learjet 45*, Global Express*, Global Express XRS*, and Global 5000* aircraft in the UK.
CAE is also Bombardier's worldwide Authorized Training Provider for Global 6000* (equipped with the Bombardier Vision* flight deck), Global 7000*, Global 8000* business jets. It is also its Authorized Training Provider for the Challenger 604 and Challenger 605 in Dubai, UAE, and the Learjet 60*, Learjet 60 XR* and Learjet 31* in Dallas, Texas.
CAE is a global leader in modeling, 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 leveraging its simulation capabilities in new markets such as healthcare and mining. www.cae.com.
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