Boeing has selected TRU Simulation + Training Inc. as it’s supplier for full flight training suites for the B737 MAX. The initial suite will include a full flight simulator, a flat panel training device and 10 desktop trainers, which are anticipated to be ready for training in 2017 for customers new to both the Next-Generation 737 and 737 MAX. Current Next-Generation 737 customers who will begin operating the MAX can continue training new pilots on one of 14 Next-Generation 737 FFS’s within the Boeing Flight Services training network, followed by a short differences training course for the 737 MAX.
TRU S+T has also established the first full flight simulator for the ATR-600 series aircraft in Latin America. ATR selected the company's FFS X™ Level D full flight simulator for its Avianca training facilities in Bogota, Colombia. The FFS X is configured for training on the ATR 72-600 aircraft and is being supported by ATR.