CAE is expanding its pilot training capacity in the Americas through the development of three new full-flight simulators (FFSs) – one Airbus A320 FFS for CAE Montreal, one A320 FFS for CAE Mexico, and one Bombardier Q400 FFS for CAE Vancouver - the company announced at the 2018 World Aviation Training Summit (WATS).

The new CAE 7000XR Series FFSs, equipped with the CAE Tropos™ 6000XR visual system, will be delivered throughout the year. CAE is increasing its training footprint in Mexico, Montreal and Vancouver to support the growing pilot training needs of its airline customers in the Americas.

With this new training equipment addition, CAE offers pilot training capacity for commercial aviation on Airbus A310, A320, A330/340, A350; ATR 42/72-200/300; Boeing 737, 737NG, 767, 777, 787; Bombardier CRJ100/200, CRJ700/700NG, CRJ900/900NG, Q100, Q300, Q400; Dornier Do328TP; and Embraer E170/175, E190/195, ERJ145 platforms across its network in the Americas.

At WATS 2018, CAE also announced the launch of its CAE 600XR Series flight training device and that its CAE 7000 XR Series Airbus A320 FFS has been qualified for extended envelope and adverse weather training.