Aerosim to Provide Innovative Solution to Flybe Training Academy
Burnsville, Minnesota – February 27, 2013 – Aerosim, a global aviation training company, today announced the agreement with Flybe Training Academy for an Embraer 170/190 & Dash 8 Q400 convertible Aerosim Virtual Procedure Trainer (VPT). This will be Aerosim’s first procedure training device that will have the ability to convert between two different aircraft types. Flybe will also receive Aerosim’s Virtual Flight Deck and Flight Management System Trainers (FMST) for ground school training.
“This is an exciting new venture for Aerosim and we are thrilled to be working with Flybe Training Academy to deliver a procedure training solution for their ground school training,” said Simon Newcombe, Commercial Director for EMEA. “The convertible virtual procedure training device we are delivering is a testament to the innovation at Aerosim and providing a customized device like this will ensure successful procedure training in the future.”
The procedure training solution provided by Aerosim will assist in the high quality training delivered by Flybe Training Academy. The flexible solution will provide cost savings through: Student proficiency, reduced travel/accommodation costs, and optimization of full flight simulator time.
“We conducted research that included demonstrations and feedback from some of the industry’s most prominent global training providers. Aerosim’s product was clearly best suited for our requirements offering a high quality training solution coupled with an extremely competitive package,” said Jacqui Hepburn, Flybe Training Academy Director. “Aerosim’s VPT is the perfect solution for allowing us to complete our pilot training and enables us to operate fully endorsed CAA approved type rating courses. Ultimately, this will increase our simulator optimization and revenue generation, minimize pilot productivity loss and enhance the Flybe Training Academy’s global reputation as a high quality training provider.”
About Flybe Training Academy
The Flybe Training Academy, as part of Europe’s largest regional airline, is committed to making sure all training is delivered to an extremely high and regulated standard. This philosophy is firmly rooted in all training and continues to meet and exceed customers’ expectations by providing a safe, seamless, affordable and world-class quality service. For more information on Flybe Training Academy, visit www.flybetraining.com.
Flybe Training Academy Contacts
Aerosim delivers leading edge training services and technologies that provide value through customized training solutions. The company is dedicated to innovation that is supported by a strong foundation of simulation-based training products in use with commercial air carriers, government agencies and training organizations worldwide. Headquartered in Burnsville, MN, Aerosim has three major focus areas that include: Primary Pilot Training through Certified Flight Instructor at Aerosim Flight Academy, type rating services for initial and recurrent training through Aerosim Training Solutions and simulation-based technologies provided by Aerosim Technologies, which supports pilot training curriculums. For more information, please visit www.aerosim.com.
Simon Newcombe, Commercial Director, Europe, Middle-East & Africa, Aerosim Technologies +44 7800 894842, email@example.com