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Serco awarded extension to helicopter pilot training contract

Serco awarded extension to helicopter pilot training contract

Serco has been awarded an eight-year extension to its contract with leading simulation technology specialist CAE to deliver helicopter pilot training and provide facilities management services for the Medium Support Helicopter Aircrew Training Facility (MSHATF) at RAF Benson. The state-of-the-art simulated training facility is used to train Royal Air Force and Royal Navy helicopter aircrew,… Read more »

Source: Serco, 31-Oct-17

CAE extends British military contract

CAE extends British military contract

CAE announced that it has agreed to a contract amendment with the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence (UK MOD) on the aircrew training services provided at CAE’s Medium Support Helicopter Aircrew Training Facility (MSHATF). The agreement and contract amendment continues the 20-year partnership that CAE and the UK MOD have established under a private finance… Read more »

Source: CAE, 30-Oct-17

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Polish Air Force​ puts ​​CAE-built SW-4 ​fu​ll-flight simulator e​n​ters service

Polish Air Force​ puts ​​CAE-built SW-4 ​fu​ll-flight simulator e​n​ters service

At the MSPO International Defence Industry Exhibition, CAE announced that the Polish Air Force has accepted into service a CAE 3000 Series SW-4 full-flight simulator (FFS). The CAE 3000 Series SW-4 helicopter simulator is located at the 41st Air Base School in Deblin, Poland, and will be used by the Polish Air Force as part… Read more »

Source: CAE, 07-Sep-17

CAE completes upgrade of German Navy Sea King simulator

CAE completes upgrade of German Navy Sea King simulator

Today at the International Training and Education Conference (ITEC), Europe’s largest show for military training and simulation, CAE announced that the company has completed a major upgrade on the German Navy’s Sea King MK41 helicopter simulator ahead of schedule and it has re-entered service at the Nordholz Naval Airbase in Germany. Previously, Sea King training… Read more »

Source: CAE, 17-May-17

CAE-Lider joint venture strengthens its training partnership with Leonardo Helicopters

CAE-Lider joint venture strengthens its training partnership with Leonardo Helicopters

CAE-Líder, the joint venture between CAE and Líder Aviação, and Leonardo Helicopters announced today at the 2017 Heli Expo the signature of an agreement to designate CAE-Líder as the Recognised Flight Simulation Centre (RFSC) for the delivery of OEM quality AW139 flight simulator hours supporting training in South America. The recently deployed AW139 full-flight simulator… Read more »

Source: CAE-Líder, 10-Mar-17

CAE USA wins Army contract to provide rotary-wing flight training instructor support services

CAE USA wins Army contract to provide rotary-wing flight training instructor support services

CAE today announced that CAE USA has been awarded a United States Army contract to provide rotary-wing flight training instructor support services. Under terms of the contract, which was awarded as a cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for over US$50 million for the transition and base one-year period, CAE USA will provide classroom, simulator, and live flying instructor support… Read more »

Source: CAE, 16-Jan-17

CAE and Abu Dhabi Aviation expand commercial and business aviation training agreement

CAE and Abu Dhabi Aviation expand commercial and business aviation training agreement

CAE and Abu Dhabi Aviation (ADA) announced today at the 7th Middle East Business Aviation Association Show the expansion of their commercial, business, and helicopter aviation training agreement to support growth in the region. The contract also includes the sale of two full-flight simulators (FFS) as well as CAE instructor-led training, including training courseware. Through this… Read more »

Source: CAE, 12-Dec-16

Helicopter simulator is first with CAE Medallion-6000XR image generator

Helicopter simulator is first with CAE Medallion-6000XR image generator

Today at the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC), the world’s largest military simulation and training event, CAE launched its next-generation CAE Medallion-6000XR image generator. Demonstrations of the CAE Medallion-6000XR image generator are being held throughout the show from November 28 to December 1 at the CAE booth (#1533). The CAE Medallion-6000XR was developed… Read more »

Source: CAE, 28-Nov-16

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CAE to upgrade two US Navy simulators

CAE to upgrade two US Navy simulators

CAE today announced that it has won defence contracts valued at more than C$120 million to provide a range of training services and simulation product upgrades for global military customers. One of these sees the United States Navy has exercised additional contract options as part of the MH-60R/S Tech Refresh and Procurement of Simulators (TRPS)… Read more »

Source: CAE, 14-Sep-16

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CAE confirms sale and details of seven FTDs for UK

CAE confirms sale and details of seven FTDs for UK

CAE was awarded a contract by Lockheed Martin to provide Airbus Helicopters H135/H145 synthetic training equipment in support of the United Kingdom’s Military Flying Training System (UKMFTS) program. CAE will provide a total of seven flight training devices (FTDs) and one command and tactics trainer (CTT) for the Airbus Helicopters H135/H145 family, which were recently… Read more »

Source: CAE, 08-Jul-16

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New Helicopter Training and R&D Centre opens in Newfoundland and Labrador

New Helicopter Training and R&D Centre opens in Newfoundland and Labrador

The Hibernia Management and Development Company Ltd. (HMDC), the Research & Development Corporation (RDC) and CAE today inaugurated a new helicopter training and research and development (R&D) centre in Newfoundland and Labrador. Fully funded by HMDC and RDC, the centre features the first civilian Level D helicopter simulator with night vision in Canada and hosts five… Read more »

Source: CAE, 29-Jun-16

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CAE picks Esterline displays for US Navy MH-60 simulators

CAE picks Esterline displays for US Navy MH-60 simulators

Esterline Simulation Visual Systems has been awarded a contract by CAE USA to provide collimated display systems for the U.S. NAVY MH-60 Technical Refresh and Procurement of Simulators (TRPS) Program. The total program includes nineteen TREALITY® solid mirror, collimated display (CD) systems that will be installed over a four-year period. Each display system includes support… Read more »

Source: Esterline, 08-Jun-16

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CAE to upgrade two Royal Air Force Chinook simulators

CAE to upgrade two Royal Air Force Chinook simulators

The United Kingdom Ministry of Defence (MOD) has awarded a contract amendment to CAE to upgrade two of the CH-47 Chinook dynamic mission simulators at CAE’s Medium Support Helicopter Aircrew Training Facility (MSHATF) at RAF Benson. CAE will install the digital automatic flying control system (DAFCS) in each of the simulators to ensure concurrency with… Read more »

Source: CAE, 06-Apr-16

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Airbus approves CAE Oslo Simulation Centre

Airbus approves CAE Oslo Simulation Centre

Airbus Helicopters has designated CAE’s Olso helicopter training centre an Airbus Helicopters Approved Simulation Centre for H225 recurrent training. This is the culmination of a process that included a rigorous evaluation of the centre’s H225 simulator verifying its fidelity based on Airbus Helicopter’s simulation package, and completion of an Airbus-led training program for CAE instructors…. Read more »

Source: CAE, 02-Mar-16

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CAE awarded contract to provide Bell 412/429 helicopter simulator to Canadian Coast Guard

CAE awarded contract to provide Bell 412/429 helicopter simulator to Canadian Coast Guard

CAE today announced it has been awarded a contract by Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) to provide the Canadian Coast Guard with a CAE 3000 Series helicopter simulator that will feature cockpits for both the Bell 412EPI and Bell 429 helicopters. The CAE 3000 Series helicopter simulator will feature CAE’s revolutionary roll-on/roll-off cockpit… Read more »

Source: CAE, 26-Feb-16

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CAE gets approval for US Navy MH-60R/S Tech Refresh program

CAE gets approval for US Navy MH-60R/S Tech Refresh program

CAE today announced that CAE USA is authorized to proceed on the United States Navy MH-60R/S Tech Refresh program. Under terms of the contract, which was awarded as a base contract plus exercised options, CAE USA will perform a technology refresh on a range of U.S. Navy MH-60 Seahawk helicopter simulators and training systems. The initial… Read more »

Source: CAE, 10-Feb-16

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New Zealand commences SH-2G simulator training

New Zealand commences SH-2G simulator training

Today at the New Zealand Defence Industry Association (NZDIA) annual forum, CAE announced it has commenced the provision of maintenance and support services on the New Zealand Defence Force’s (NZDF) SH-2G(I) helicopter synthetic training devices. The NZDF recently recommissioned a SH-2G(I) Full-Mission Flight Simulator (FMFS), which was acquired as part of the acquisition of ten… Read more »

Source: CAE, 18-Nov-15

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CAE-Lider JV to expand with AW139 full flight simulator

CAE-Lider JV to expand with AW139 full flight simulator

CAE, a world leader in aviation training, and Lider Aviacao, the largest helicopter operator in Brazil, today announced the expansion of the joint venture training program between CAE and Lider with the purchase of a CAE 3000 Series full-flight simulator (FFS) replicating the AW139 aircraft. The new AW139 FFS will be jointly developed by CAE… Read more »

Source: CAE, 21-Oct-15

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CAE Lider JV to launch AW139 simulator in Brazil

CAE Lider JV to launch AW139 simulator in Brazil

CAE has announced a series of training solution contracts including the sale of 9 full-flight simulators and training programs with over 15 global airlines valued at more than C$300 million. The diversity of these agreements highlights the span of CAE’s full range of training equipment and programs that cover the entire career life cycle of… Read more »

Source: CAE, 16-Oct-15

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EASA approves CAE Brunei Training Centre

EASA approves CAE Brunei Training Centre

The CAE Brunei Multi-Purpose Training Centre (MPTC), a joint venture of CAE and the Ministry of Finance of Brunei Darussalam, today announced that the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has formally certified the CAE Brunei MPTC as an Approved Training Organisation (ATO).  The CAE Brunei MPTC was certified under the ATO held by CAE’s Oslo… Read more »

Source: CAE, 13-Oct-15

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CAE launches H225 training at Oslo training centre

CAE launches H225 training at Oslo training centre

CAE announced today, on the eve of Helitech International, that its Airbus Helicopters H225 full-flight simulator (FFS) located in its Olso, Norway, training center was qualified to Level D, the highest qualification for flight simulators by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), and is now ready for training. The H225 training program, conveniently located adjacent… Read more »

Source: CAE, 06-Oct-15

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CAE Brunei Multi-Purpose Training Centre plans to become ATO

CAE Brunei Multi-Purpose Training Centre plans to become ATO

The CAE Brunei Multi-Purpose Training Centre (MPTC), a joint venture of CAE and the Ministry of Finance of Brunei Darussalam, today announced that it plans to become an Approved Training Organization (ATO) according to the guidelines and procedures established by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). The CAE Brunei MPTC will be adding a turnkey… Read more »

Source: CAE, 01-Sep-15

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CAE appoints VP Washington Operations – Defense & Security

CAE appoints VP Washington Operations – Defense & Security

CAE today announced the appointment of Andrew “Andy” Jazwick as Vice President, Washington Operations for its Defense and Security business unit. In this newly established position for the company, Mr. Jazwick will serve as the senior executive for CAE Defense and Security in Washington, DC and have responsibility for all CAE worldwide efforts involving the… Read more »

Source: CAE, 10-Jul-15

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CAE to manufacture two more UH-72A flight training devices

CAE to manufacture two more UH-72A flight training devices

CAE was awarded a contract by Airbus Defense and Space, Inc. to manufacture two additional UH-72A Lakota flight training devices (FTDs). These UH-72A FTDs, the seventh and eight being produced by CAE for the U.S. Army, will be delivered to Fort Rucker, Alabama during the spring of 2016. These training devices, which are Federal Aviation… Read more »

Source: CAE, 09-Jul-15

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CAE to develop an MH-60R composite maintenance trainer for Australia

CAE to develop an MH-60R composite maintenance trainer for Australia

CAE was awarded a contract to develop an MH-60R composite maintenance trainer (CMT) as well as procure an MH-60R rear crew trainer (RCT) for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) under the United States foreign military sale (FMS) program.  CAE USA will be the prime contractor responsible for the design and development of the MH-60R CMT… Read more »

Source: CAE, 09-Jul-15

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Helicopter Procurement Provides new Business Opportunities for Terma

Helicopter Procurement Provides new Business Opportunities for Terma

In connection with Denmark’s procurement of nine U.S. Navy MH-60R multirole SEAHAWK® helicopters, Terma has successfully pursued several business opportunities with the companies providing the helicopters. The team, known as Team Seahawk, includes Sikorsky Aircraft, General Electric, CAE, and Lockheed Martin. “Our collaboration with Team Seahawk includes advanced composites structures, mission-critical space technology and aircraft… Read more »

Source: Terma, 17-Jun-15

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CAE to support UK MoD Merlin Life Sustainment Programme

CAE to support UK MoD Merlin Life Sustainment Programme

CAE today announced it has been awarded a contract by AgustaWestland to support the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence’s Merlin Life Sustainment Programme. The contract was signed in CAE’s fourth quarter of fiscal year 2015 and included in the value of contracts announced on April 8, 2015. AgustaWestland is the prime contractor responsible for the… Read more »

Source: CAE, 04-Jun-15

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UK military invests £80M In New Synthetic Helicopter Training Equipment

UK military invests £80M In New Synthetic Helicopter Training Equipment

The Ministry of Defence is investing £80 million in new specialist equipment to help train the Royal Air Force and Royal Navy helicopter pilots and rear crews of the future. A £51million contract with Lockheed Martin UK will support Chinook Mk 6 training and a £29 million contract has been awarded to AgustaWestland to provide… Read more »

Source: RAF, 03-Jun-15

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Hibernia Project and RDC Investing in New Helicopter Training and R&D Centre

Hibernia Project and RDC Investing in New Helicopter Training and R&D Centre

The Hibernia Management and Development Company Ltd. (HMDC) and the Research & Development Corporation (RDC) are investing approximately $16 million in a new helicopter training and research and development (R&D) centre in Newfoundland and Labrador. HMDC will contribute $13 million to the centre and its helicopter simulator system, and RDC will contribute $3.3 million to… Read more »

Source: RDC, 01-Jun-15

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CAE launches Canadian Chinook training centre

CAE launches Canadian Chinook training centre

Today at CANSEC, Canada’s premiere defence trade show, CAE announced that a comprehensive suite of CH-147F Chinook simulators and training devices have completed on-site acceptance testing at Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Petawawa and are now ready-for-use by the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF). The RCAF has begun interim pilot training using the CH-147F weapon systems… Read more »

Source: CAE, 28-May-15

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CAE provides update on recently (and soon-to-be) available helicopter training

CAE provides update on recently (and soon-to-be) available helicopter training

CAE today announced at the European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE) that two helicopter aviation training programs are, or will soon be, ready for training Training for Sikorsky S92 helicopter in Zhuhai, China In support to the growing helicopter market in Asia, CAE and China Southern are offering a Sikorsky S92 helicopter training program in their Zhuhai… Read more »

Source: CAE, 20-May-15

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3D Perception delivers display to CAE for UH-72A FTDs

3D Perception delivers display to CAE for UH-72A FTDs

3D perception, Inc. (“3DP”) today announced further deliveries of their Northstar™ immersive visual displays for CAE-built UH-72A Lakota Flight Training Devices (FTDs). In April, 3DP delivered two systems to the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence (USAACE) in Fort Rucker, Alabama. Since 2013, this totals three deliveries to Fort Rucker and two to the Western… Read more »

Source: 3D perception, 30-Apr-15

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NATO contracts CAE for maintenance of Lynx full-mission flight trainer

NATO contracts CAE for maintenance of  Lynx full-mission flight trainer

The NATO Support Agency (NSPA) has contracted CAE to provide maintenance and support services on theCAE-built Lynx full-mission flight trainer (FMFT) based at Naval Air Station (NAS) Nordholz in Germany. Under terms of the three-year contract, which includes an additional two option years, CAE will provide on-site maintenance services as well as logistics support and visual database development services…. Read more »

Source: CAE, 29-Apr-15

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CAE appoints Global Leader-Training Strategy for Civil Aviation

CAE appoints Global Leader-Training Strategy for Civil Aviation

CAE today announced the appointment of Torbjorn Wischer as Global Leader – Training Strategy for Civil Aviation, responsible for maintaining and developing CAE’s position as the recognized global training partner of choice for customers in Civil Aviation. By leveraging CAE’s decades of training expertise and industry credibility, he will further enhance the Company’s value proposition… Read more »

Source: CAE, 02-Apr-15

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Royal Australian Navy formally begins MH-60R Seahawk training

Royal Australian Navy formally begins MH-60R Seahawk training

CAE today announced that the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) has accepted into service the first of two MH-60R Seahawk Tactical Operational Flight Trainers (TOFT) along with an MH-60R Avionics Maiintenance/Weapons Load Trainer (AM/WLT). The MH-60R simulators are located at HMAS Albatross, which is near Nowra in New South Wales and home of the Royal Australian… Read more »

Source: CAE, 02-Apr-15

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AW169 Flight Training Device Ready for Training

AW169 Flight Training Device Ready for Training

AgustaWestland announced today the availability of a new AW169 Flight Training Device (FTD) at its A. Marchetti Training Academy in Sesto Calende, Italy. The device has been certified by a jointEuropean Aviation Safety Agency (EASA ) and Italian Civil Aviation Authority (ENAC) team to FTD Level 2 as per CS-FSTD(H), the certification specification for Helicopter… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 01-Apr-15

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AW, CAE and PWN Excellence may put AW169 & AW189 Full Flight Simulators in Malaysia

AW, CAE and PWN Excellence may put AW169 & AW189 Full Flight Simulators in Malaysia

AgustaWestland announced today the signature at Langkawi International Maritime & Aerospace (LIMA) exhibition of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with PWN Excellence Sdn Bhd and CAE to evaluate the introduction of both AW169 and AW189 Full Flight Simulators (FFS) in Malaysia. Under the MoU the companies will evaluate the market for AW169 and AW189 helicopters… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 18-Mar-15

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AgustaWestland Opens Regional Supply Centre in Aberdeen

AgustaWestland Opens Regional Supply Centre in Aberdeen

AgustaWestland celebrated the official opening of its new Regional Supply Centre in Aberdeen, Scotland on March 13th. The opening ceremony was held in the presence of local dignitaries and representatives from major operators and industry. Located close to Aberdeen Airport, the new facility has been operational 24/7 since January this year delivering spare parts to… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 17-Mar-15

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Erickson Announces CEO Transition

Erickson Announces CEO Transition

Erickson Incorporated (NASDAQ:EAC) announced today that its President and CEO Udo Rieder informed the board of directors of his desire to retire from the Company (including his role as an Erickson board member) effective March 31st, 2015. The board of directors has appointed Jeff Roberts as new President and CEO of Erickson effective April 1st,… Read more »

Source: Erickson, 04-Mar-15

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Toll to build and operate Australia’s first AgustaWestland-authorised training centre

Toll to build and operate Australia’s first AgustaWestland-authorised training centre

Australia’s largest provider of transport and logistics, Toll Group, has announced a deal with one of the world’s leading helicopter companies, Finmeccanica – AgustaWestland, to build and operate Australia’s first AgustaWestland-authorized training center. In December Toll announced it had secured a 10-year aeromedical contract with the NSW Health to service the southern half of NSW… Read more »

Source: Toll, 26-Feb-15

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CAE teams with Northstar Aviation on training solutions for Bell 407

CAE teams with Northstar Aviation on training solutions for Bell 407

Canadian training giant CAE has joined forces with helicopter modifier Northstar Aviation to jointly develop training solutions for the Abu Dhabi-based company’s potent little NSA 407 multirole machine, my Defense News colleague Andrew Chuter writes. See Full Story

Source: Ottawa Citizen, 24-Feb-15

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Helicopter simulators have saved Britain’s taxpayers £1 billion

Helicopter simulators have saved Britain’s taxpayers £1 billion

A huge white cloud envelops the cockpit of the Chinook helicopter as it settles into a hover ready for landing, blowing snowflakes from the ground into the air around the aircraft. See Full Story

Source: This is Money, 08-Jan-15

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CAE wins OCCAR-EA/Tiger Helicopter Program training analysis contract

CAE wins OCCAR-EA/Tiger Helicopter Program training analysis contract

The Organisation conjointe de cooperation en matiere d’armement (OCCAR-EA), a European organization responsible for managing the through-life support of cooperative European defence programs, has awarded CAE a contract for the analysis of training needs for the German-French Tiger Helicopter Technical School located in Fassberg, Germany. The technical school is responsible for the theoretical and practical… Read more »

Source: CAE, 16-Dec-14

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CAE to expand training network in high-growth Middle East region

CAE to expand training network in high-growth Middle East region

CAE today announced at the Middle East Business Aviation Convention (MEBA 2014) details of the next phase of expansion of its training network in the high-growth Middle East region. In conjunction with its partners in the region, CAE will expand its fleet coverage and market reach by deploying additional full-flight simulators (FFSs) and training programs… Read more »

Source: CAE, 08-Dec-14

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CAE and Lider Aviacao launch Sikorsky S-92 training in Sao Paulo

CAE and Lider Aviacao launch Sikorsky S-92 training in Sao Paulo

CAE, a world leader in aviation training, and Lider Aviacao, the largest helicopter operator in Brazil, today announced that they are now offering S-92 Sikorsky aircraft training at CAE’s Sao Paulo training centre near Congonhas downtown airport. CAE and Lider already offer S-76 training in Sao Paulo. The S-92 training program is an extension of… Read more »

Source: CAE, 05-Dec-14

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First U.S. Army UH-72A flight simulator at Ft. Rucker now ready-for-training

First U.S. Army UH-72A flight simulator at Ft. Rucker now ready-for-training

Today at the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC), the world’s largest modelling, simulation and training event, CAE announced that the United States Army has accepted for training the first UH-72A flight training device (FTD) to be located at the U.S. Army’s Aviation Center of Excellence (USAACE) at Ft. Rucker, Alabama. Under subcontract to… Read more »

Source: US Army, 03-Dec-14

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Second Australian Army MRH90 full-flight and mission simulator accepted for training

Second Australian Army MRH90 full-flight and mission simulator accepted for training

CAE today announced that the Commonwealth of Australia has accepted into service the second MRH90 full-flight and mission simulator (FFMS) located at Royal Australian Air Force Base Townsville in Queensland. CAE also announced the MRH90 FFMS has been certified by the Australian Defence Force (ADF) Airworthiness Authority to Level D under the Australian Civil Aviation… Read more »

Source: CAE, 06-Nov-14

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CAE contracted to support New Zealand Seasprite synthetic training devices

CAE contracted to support New Zealand Seasprite synthetic training devices

Today at the New Zealand Defence Industry Association (NZDIA) annual forum, CAE announced it has been awarded contracts by the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) to support its SH-2G(I) Super Seasprite helicopter synthetic training devices. Under terms of the contracts, CAE will perform updates to an existing SH-2G(I) Full Mission Flight Simulator (FMFS) and SH-2G(I)… Read more »

Source: CAE, 21-Oct-14

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Global Commercial and Military Flight Simulation Industry

Global Commercial and Military Flight Simulation Industry

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Commercial and Military Flight Simulation in US$ Million by the following Product/Service Segments: Commercial Flight Simulation (Commercial Full Flight Simulators, Commercial Flight Training Devices, & Commercial Flight Training Services) and Military Flight Simulation (Military Full Flight Simulators, Military Flight Training Devices, & Military Flight Training Services). The report… Read more »

Source: Report Buyer, 17-Sep-14

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CAE Brunei launches new training facility

CAE Brunei launches new training facility

The CAE Brunei Multi-Purpose Training Centre (MPTC) today announced it has officially started training at the new training facility in Rimba, Brunei Darussalam. The official Launch of Training ceremony and celebration was attended today by the Guest of Honour Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Laila Setia Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Abdul Rahman bin Haji… Read more »

Source: CAE, 08-Sep-14

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Brunei-based S-92 full-flight simulator now ready-for-training

Brunei-based S-92 full-flight simulator now ready-for-training

The CAE Brunei Multi-Purpose Training Centre (MPTC), a joint venture of CAE and the Ministry of Finance of Brunei Darussalam, today announced that its new CAE 3000 Series S-92 full-flight simulator (FFS) was certified by the European Aviation Safety Authority (EASA) to Level D, the highest qualification for flight simulators, and is now ready-for-training. “This… Read more »

Source: CAE, 10-Jul-14

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Rotorsim surpasses 100,000 hours of simulator training

Rotorsim surpasses 100,000 hours of simulator training

Rotorsim, the joint venture owned equally by CAE (NYSE:CAE)(TSX:CAE) and Finmeccanica – AgustaWestland, today announced that it has recently surpassed 100,000 hours of simulator training. Rotorsim was established in 2003 and officially welcomed its first class of students in June 2006. The joint venture of Finmeccanica – AgustaWestland and CAE was initially established to provide… Read more »

Source: CAE, 26-Jun-14

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Three new CAE-built MH-60R tactical operational flight trainers enter service for US Navy

Three new CAE-built MH-60R tactical operational flight trainers enter service for US Navy

USA today announced that over the past few months, three new MH-60R tactical operational flight trainers (TOFT) built by the company for the United States Navy have been declared ready-for-training and entered service for the Navy. One of the MH-60R TOFTs entered service at Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville, another entered service at Naval Station… Read more »

Source: CAE, 19-Jun-14

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CAE signs agreement with Caverton Helicopters for AW139 training centre in Nigeria

CAE signs agreement with Caverton Helicopters for AW139 training centre in Nigeria

CAE (NYSE:CAE)(TSX:CAE) today announced that it has signed an agreement with African-based Caverton Helicopters to provide training centre operation services over six years. The pioneer training centre will be located in Lagos, Nigeria and is scheduled to be ready for operation in mid-2015. CAE will be providing turnkey solutions that include the start-up, maintenance and… Read more »

Source: CAE, 12-Jun-14

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CAE and Líder Aviacao to launch S-92 training in São Paulo

CAE and Líder Aviacao to launch S-92 training in São Paulo

CAE, a world leader in aviation training, and Lider Aviacao, the largest helicopter operator in Brazil, today announced the launch of a new helicopter pilot training program in Sao Paulo for operators of the S-92 Sikorsky aircraft. The purchase of the S-92 CAE-built simulator by the CAE-Lider Aviacao joint venture was announced by CAE on… Read more »

Source: CAE, 01-May-14

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World’s first AW189 full-flight simulator ready for training

World’s first AW189 full-flight simulator ready for training

Rotorsim, the joint venture owned equally by CAE (NYSE:CAE)(TSX:CAE) and AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, today announced that a joint team from ENAC (the Italian Civil Aviation Authority) and the European Aviation Safety Authority (EASA) has certified the world’s first AW189 full-flight simulator (FFS) to Level D, the highest qualification for flight simulators. The new CAE… Read more »

Source: CAE, 19-Mar-14

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CAE to provide UH-60L/M Black Hawk simulator for Mexican Federal Police

CAE to provide UH-60L/M Black Hawk simulator for Mexican Federal Police

CAE today announced it is designing and manufacturing a UH-60 Black Hawk full-mission simulator to be used by the Mexican Federal Police. ACADEMI, a security services company and prime contractor, awarded CAE USA a subcontract in late September 2013. ACADEMI was contracted by the United States Department of Defense Counter Narcoterrorism Program Office (CNTPO) to… Read more »

Source: CAE, 05-Mar-14

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Rotorsim to launch first AW169 full-flight simulator and add AW189 simulator in UK

Rotorsim to launch first AW169 full-flight simulator and add AW189 simulator in UK

Today at the Helicopter Association International Heli-Expo show, Rotorsim, owned equally by CAE (NYSE: CAE; TSX: CAE) and AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, announced that it is continuing to expand with the purchase of two CAE 3000 Series Level D helicopter simulators. Rotorsim will add the world’s first-ever AW169 full-flight simulator to the Rotorsim Training Centre,… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 26-Feb-14

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Global Helicopter Simulators Market 2014-2018

Global Helicopter Simulators Market 2014-2018

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:  Global Helicopter Simulators Market 2014-2018 TechNavio’s analysts forecast the Global Helicopter Simulators market to grow at a CAGR of 2.80 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the growing demand for commercial aircrafts…. Read more »

Source: Reportlinker, 21-Jan-14

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CAE to develop an MH-60R mission operational flight trainer for Denmark

CAE to develop an MH-60R mission operational flight trainer for Denmark

CAE was awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy to develop an MH-60R mission operational flight trainer (MOFT) for the Royal Danish Navy under the United States foreign military sale (FMS) program. CAE USA will be the prime contractor responsible for the design and manufacture of an MH-60R MOFT that will be delivered in 2016 to Karup Air… Read more »

Source: CAE, 13-Jan-14

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Royal Netherlands Air Force begins training on upgraded Chinook simulator

Royal Netherlands Air Force begins training on upgraded Chinook simulator

CAE today announced it has completed a major upgrade to one of the Chinook dynamic mission simulators located at CAE’s Medium Support Helicopter Aircrew Training Facility (MSHATF) and the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) is now training its Chinook aircrews to both the CH-47D and CH-47F standards. The upgrade was done over the past two… Read more »

Source: CAE, 22-Oct-13

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New VP/GM appointed at CAE Canada

New VP/GM appointed at CAE Canada

CAE today announced the appointment of Mike Greenley as Vice President and General Manager of CAE Canada, Military. With this appointment, CAE will now be operating its defence and security business activities within the Canadian market as a regional business unit. Mr. Greenley will be responsible for the general management and operation of CAE Canada,… Read more »

Source: CAE, 18-Oct-13

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CAE and Eurocopter to set up EC225 training centre in Norway

CAE and Eurocopter to set up EC225 training centre in Norway

CAE and Eurocopter today announced an agreement for an EC225 training facility in Norway, including a CAE 3000 Series Level D flight and mission simulator that will begin operation in 2015 as part of the Eurocopter-approved simulation center. The center’s new EC225 simulator will provide an unprecedented level of realism for pilot mission training –… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 25-Sep-13

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Australian Army MRH90 full-flight and mission simulator accepted for training

Australian Army MRH90 full-flight and mission simulator accepted for training

CAE today announced that the Commonwealth of Australia has accepted into service the first MRH90 full-flight and mission simulator (FFMS) located at the Army Aviation Training Centre Oakey in Queensland. CAE also announced the MRH90 FFMS has been certified by the Australian Defence Force Airworthiness Authority to Level D under the Australian Civil Aviation Safety… Read more »

Source: CAE, 01-Sep-13

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Coptersafety signs for AW139 full flight simulator

Coptersafety signs for AW139 full flight simulator

Coptersafety Ltd is pleased to announce that it has signed a contract for a CAE 3000 Series AW139 full-flight simulator (FFS). The Level D AW139 FFS, to be jointly developed by CAE and AgustaWestland, will be delivered to Coptersafety in September 2014. The purchase of this high-end simulator underlines Coptersafety’s commitment to deliver world-class training… Read more »

Source: Coptersafety, 02-Jul-13

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CAE wins AW139 and A129 simulator contracts

CAE wins AW139 and A129 simulator contracts

CAE announced it has won approximately C$100 million worth of military contracts from customers in more than 15 countries. They include a contract to design and manufacture a CAE 3000 Series AW139 full-flight simulator for Coptersafety, a foreign military sale contract from the United States Navy to provide KC-130R aircrew and maintenance training services to… Read more »

Source: CAE, 28-Jun-13

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CAE breaks ground on new training centre in Brunei

CAE breaks ground on new training centre in Brunei

The Government of Brunei Darussalam, represented by the Ministry of Finance; the Brunei Economic Development Board (‘BEDB’) and CAE today held a groundbreaking ceremony to officially celebrate the construction of the new CAE Brunei Multi-Purpose Training Centre (MPTC) in Rimba. The groundbreaking, marked by a ceremonial concrete pouring for the first footing, was attended by… Read more »

Source: CAE, 10-Jun-13

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CAE upgrades visuals on Royal Navy Lynx Mk8 full-mission simulator

CAE upgrades visuals on Royal Navy Lynx Mk8 full-mission simulator

CAE announced today at the International Training and Education Conference (ITEC), Europe’s leading showcase for military simulation and training, that the Royal Navy’s Lynx Mk8 full-mission simulator located at Royal Navy Air Station (RNAS) Yeovilton is now in-service and ready-for-training following a major visual system upgrade. The visual system upgrade, which included the addition of… Read more »

Source: CAE, 22-May-13

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CAE-built Lynx full-mission flight trainer celebrates 25 years of service

CAE-built Lynx full-mission flight trainer celebrates 25 years of service

On the eve of the International Training and Education Conference (ITEC), Europe’s leading showcase for military simulation and training, CAE announced that the Portuguese Navy recently completed 20,000 incident-free flight hours for its fleet of Lynx Mk95 helicopters. The Portuguese Navy has been training its Lynx helicopter pilots for the past 19 years at the… Read more »

Source: CAE, 21-May-13

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Upgraded US Navy MH-60S operational flight trainer re-enters service

Upgraded US Navy MH-60S operational flight trainer re-enters service

CAE USA today announced that the United States Navy has declared an updated MH-60S “Sierra” operational flight trainer (OFT) as ready-for-training at Naval Air Station (NAS) North Island near San Diego, California. This MH-60S OFT, originally manufactured by Lockheed Martin, was completely upgraded by CAE to add new technologies and ensure concurrency with other MH-60S… Read more »

Source: CAE, 30-Apr-13

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Upgraded MH-60S trainer for US Navy re-enters service at NAS North Island

Upgraded MH-60S trainer for US Navy re-enters service at NAS North Island

CAE USA today announced that the United States Navy has declared an updated MH-60S “Sierra” operational flight trainer (OFT) as ready-for-training at Naval Air Station (NAS) North Island near San Diego, California. This MH-60S OFT, originally manufactured by Lockheed Martin, was completely upgraded by CAE to add new technologies and ensure concurrency with other MH-60S… Read more »

Source: CAE, 24-Apr-13

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New AW139 Simulator Obtains ENAC Certification to Level D

New AW139 Simulator Obtains ENAC Certification to Level D

CAE 3000 Series Level D simulator for AW139 is located at Rotorsim training centre in Sesto Calende, Italy Rotorsim, the joint venture owned equally by CAE (NYSE:CAE)(TSX:CAE) and AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, today announced that ENAC (the Italian Civil Aviation Authority) has certified a CAE 3000 Series AW139 full-flight simulator (FFS), jointly developed by AgustaWestland… Read more »

Source: CAE, 21-Mar-13

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CAE to upgrade US Navy MH-60S training devices

CAE to upgrade US Navy MH-60S training devices

CAE today announced it has won a series of services and upgrade contracts during the first two months of its fiscal year 2013 fourth quarter valued at approximately C$90 million. They include contracts to provide C-130 training support services, upgrades for the United States Navy’s MH-60S helicopter simulators and training devices, maintenance and support services… Read more »

Source: CAE, 07-Mar-13

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CAE customizes helicopter pilot training curricula for offshore ops

CAE customizes helicopter pilot training curricula for offshore ops

CAE today announced at the Helicopter Association International (HAI) Heli-Expo conference that it has significantly enhanced pilot training for helicopter operators serving the oil and gas market, customizing aircraft training curricula for offshore operations. Working with partner CHC Helicopters, CAE subject matter experts have integrated offshore elements of standard operating procedures, checklists and other operational… Read more »

Source: CAE, 06-Mar-13

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UK military awards CAE two simulator contracts

UK military awards CAE two simulator contracts

The United Kingdom Ministry of Defence (MoD) has recently awarded CAE two contracts for simulator upgrades and training services at CAE’s Medium Support Helicopter Aircrew Training Facility (MSHATF). A contract to provide both ground school and simulator aircrew training services at MSHATF for the Royal Air Force (RAF) on the Puma HC2 helicopter has been… Read more »

Source: CAE, 05-Feb-13

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