L-3 Communications Commercial Training Solutions (CTS) business will display its L-3 Link UK-built Airbus A350 flat panel trainer (FPT) at the Farnborough International Airshow for the first time this year.

The FPT will be operated by instructors and cadets from L-3 CTC Aviation - demonstrating the capability offered by L-3 CTS, including cadet training, qualified pilot training, and simulation and training centres.

Based on the company's RealitySeven™ simulation technology, the FPT is one element of a multifaceted training product solution offered by L-3 Link UK. The FPT which is destined for Cathay Pacific in Hong Kong, is part of a suite of A350 FFSs and FPTs provided by L-3 Link UK.

"We are excited to demonstrate the new Airbus A350 FPT at the Farnborough International Airshow this year, as it highlights the broad capabilities of our Commercial Training Solutions business," said Michael T. Strianese, L-3's chairman and chief executive officer. "We have long been an innovator in flight simulation technology, which complements the training side of our CTS business and provides us with new opportunities to extend our leadership in the evolving global aviation industry. Our focus now is on delivering more enhanced and innovative technologies that meet the diverse needs of our leading airline customers."