Sim-Industries has opened its first South American flight training facility in Brazil. The Sim-Industries Brasil São Paulo Training Center provides academic and simulator instruction. Pilots from GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes will begin their academic training on the Boeing 737 and will progress to two dedicated simulators. The facility has capacity to train 335 pilots in 16 classrooms and six simulators and is 10 km from the Congonhas Airport regional hub. Training services are tailored for each airline and include initial and refresher pilot training.