CAE has announced the deployment of a new Bombardier CRJ900 full flight simulator in Phoenix, Arizona, USA, which is now ready for training. The new CAE 7000XR Series FFSs will be equipped with the CAE Tropos 6000XR visual system. Furthermore, a CAE-built Embraer ERJ-145 FFS will be delivered to the centre by the end of the year.

CAE is increasing its training footprint in Phoenix to support the growing pilot training needs of its North American customers, including Endeavor Air and Mesa Airlines.

With this training equipment addition, the CAE Phoenix Training Centre will provide pilot training for Bombardier CRJ200, CRJ700, CRJ900 and Embraer ERJ 145 platforms, bringing the total number of simulators available to four.