Rockwell Collins is to provide the French Air Force FOMEDEC training program with Visual Display Systems (VDS) for its Pilatus PC-21 simulators.

Under a subcontract awarded by CAE, Rockwell Collins will develop two Spectraview Visual Display Systems in Salt Lake City, Utah, support CAE with integrating the systems at the CAE facility in Montreal, and support the final installation in France.

Rockwell Collins will also be providing training on the maintainence and operation of the VDS, as well as spares.

“This collaborative international program taps into the strengths of each team member and will provide French Air Force pilots with a highly realistic and reliable training environment to prepare them for any mission,” stated Lee Obst, managing director of Rockwell Collins in Canada.