Steenokkerzeel, 02 October 2007 - Sabena Flight Academy’s (SFA) acquired B737-700/800 Full Flight Simulator (FFS) from Sim-Industries was granted a JARSTD1A Level D certificate by the Belgian Civil Aviation Authorities. “With the arrival of the B737-NG in Sabena Flight Academy’s Full Flight Simulator family, we also welcome our first Indian customer in Brussels besides our existing 70 mainly European & African based customers” said Jacques Waldeyer, Chairman & CEO of Sabena Flight Academy. This brings the total number of FFS up to six (6) and offers a whole spectrum of training possibilities. SFA shall considerably reinforce its market position in the commercial aviation training. The academy offers already training possibilities on Airbus A319/320 and 321, Airbus A330/340, Boeing B737-200, B737-300/400/500 and also on AVRO RJ85/100.
The second built B737-700/800 simulator manufactured by the Dutch simulator manufacturer Sim-Industries is equipped with a 14 ton electrical motion system, EP1000 image generator supplied by Rockwell Collins and SEoS projectors (200° x 40°). This State of the Art new “D Level FFS” will be equipped with the new Motion Method Lm2, providing the most realistic zero flight training device available on the market.
Sim-Industries was founded in 2003. Sim-Industries’ strategy is based on integration of the best available solutions to build the highest fidelity Full Flight Simulator (JAR-STD1A Level D) based on standardization and line production of proven technology solutions.
Through the activities of the subsidiary Sabena Airline Training Center (SATC) in Arizona, USA, SFA will be able to offer ab-initio up to B737NG type rated firstofficers.
Source: Sabena Flight Academy
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