CAE today announced at the World Aviation Training Conference and Tradeshow (WATS) in Orlando the introduction of the CAE 7000XR Series full-flight simulator (FFS), the latest evolution of CAE's industry benchmark FFS. Designed in collaboration with our customers, the CAE 7000XR Series sets a new standard in level D full-flight simulators.
Leveraging the latest advancements in technology and training capabilities, the CAE 7000XR Series is designed to optimize life-cycle costs for our customers and to address new and future training requirements. Enhanced features include a re-designed instructor office with support for mobile devices and real-time data analysis and feedback, embedded training capabilities to address the new FAA regulation related to Upset Prevention and Recovery Training, and the CAE Flightscape Insight™ debriefing station with the Simulator Operational Quality Assurance (SOQA) system to assess training effectiveness. The CAE 7000XR Series also introduces the new CAE Sentinel diagnostic application, designed to optimize life-cycle operation by real-time monitoring, preventive and predicative maintenance, and advanced capabilities for support and troubleshooting.
"At CAE, we have a longstanding heritage of technology leadership and innovation. With the CAE 7000XR Series, we are taking the industry benchmark to the next level, offering our customers intuitive solutions that enhance the efficiency of their training operations and provides a platform for future technological advancements," said Nick Leontidis, CAE Group President, Civil Simulation Products, Training and Services. "This new product demonstrates our commitment to be the airlines' training partner of choice."
The CAE 7000XR Series will become the common platform for all CAE civil aircraft full-flight simulators. The first CAE 7000XR Series FFSs, built for the B737NG and for the A320 aircraft types, will be ready for training during the third quarter of 2014.
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 50 locations worldwide and trains approximately 100,000 crew members yearly. In addition, the CAE Oxford Aviation Academy offers training to aspiring pilot cadets in 10 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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For more information, visit CAE's booth, # 121, at WATS in Orlando, April 1-3. CAE is hosting a launch reception at 3:45 p.m. on April 2.
A high-resolution photo of CAE 7000XR Series full-flight simulator is available in our photo gallery at www.cae.com/photos.
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