CAE has completed construction and received the occupancy certificate for its new Dothan Training Center.Over the next two months, CAE and subcontractor personnel will transition from interim facilities to the Dothan Training Center located at the Dothan Regional Airport in Alabama.
CAE also announced that the first training device in the facility, a Grob G120TP flight training device (FTD), has been installed and is ready-for-training. CAE-built C-12 King Air full flight simulators (FFSs) will begin arriving by the first quarter of calendar 2017.
"The completion of our new Dothan Training Center ahead of schedule and less than nine months after groundbreaking is a major milestone," said Ray Duquette, president and general manager, CAE USA. "We are now in the final stages of preparing to welcome our first class of Army students when we will begin providing the Army with a modern, flexible and cost-effective training program specifically deisgned for fixed-wing aviators."