CAE today announced that is has received approval from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) for its Gulfstream 450/550 program at the Shanghai Eastern Flight Training Center (SEFTC) located in Shanghai, China. This program had already been approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Hong Kong's Civil Aviation Department (HKCAD).
"CAE is proud to be the first fixed-wing business aviation training provider in China," said Nick Leontidis, CAE Group President, Civil Simulation Products, Training and Services. "China is an emerging business aviation market and we are delighted to continue helping business aviation operators in the region achieve their pilot training safety goals."
CAE delivers Gulfstream training around the world for the G200/Galaxy, GII, GIII, GIV, G300, G350, G400, GV, G450, G500, and G550.
CAE offers business aviation training on more than 80 different aircraft platforms and operates over 60 full-flight simulators in a global network of eight locations, including Amsterdam, Netherlands; São Paulo, Brazil; Shanghai, China; Dubai, UAE; London, UK; New York, Phoenix, and Dallas, USA.
CAE is a global leader in modeling, simulation and training for civil aviation and defense. 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 crewmembers 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 leveraging its simulation capabilities in new markets such as healthcare and mining. www.cae.com
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