Flight Simulation Technique centre (FSTC) has taken the next big step to service Spice Jet airline and country’s requirement to support the training for pilots on Bombardier Q400 simulator. Countries’ first Level D Q400 simulator is ready for training to extend simulator services to Q400 operators in India and entire South East Asia operating Dash8 aircraft.
The new Level DFS1000 simulator is scheduled to offer its services at the FSTC’s newly opened training centre at Rajiv Gandhi International airport, Hyderabad from 01st March 2019. This is the first training facility of the country located at airport vicinity to extend simulator services in India.
“We welcome the addition of the Bombardier Q400 to our diversified simulator profile. This Simulator & our training programs will further enhance aviation safety in India and help to meet the growing demand for Q400 training in the country and the region. The new simulator will enable us to provide our existing and future airline partners with an excellent level of fidelity. We look forward to adding more such simulators in the future as demand grows for training in India,” said Sanjay Mandavia, Managing Director, FSTC.
Also, for the region’s requirement to train pilots on the Airbus A320 Neo Aircraft, FSTC receives countries first state of the art A320 NEO simulator at FSTC’s newly opened Hyderabad centre. The simulator shall be ready for Training (RFT) from April 01st, 2019. FSTC had placed the confirmed order with CAE, Canada for two Airbus A320 Neo simulators end of 2018. CAE will deliver second Airbus A320 Neo full-flight simulators (Level D) at FSTC’s facilities in their Hyderabad Centre during the second quarter of 2019. As part of this deal, CAE shall also deliver a number of complementary lower-level training devices including an IPT that will be ready-for-training during the second quarter of 2019.
07/03/19 Deccan Chronicle