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Aeroméxico gets Level D SIM clearance: Flight Safety International

July 9, 2013, La Guardia Airport, N.Y. - FlightSafety International has announced that its Embraer 190 full flight simulator built for Aeroméxico, has been qualified to Level D by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation in Mexico.

July 9, 2013  By Carey Fredericks

The new Embraer 190 simulator is located at Aeroméxico’s Training Center in Mexico City, Mexico. It will support Aeroméxico Connect, the largest operator of Embraer 170 and Embraer 190 aircraft in the region. FlightSafety has designed and manufactured 15 Level D qualified full flight simulators for Embraer 170 and Embraer 190 aircraft to date. The simulators are in service with airlines and at FlightSafety Learning Centers around the world.

“We appreciate the opportunity to serve Aeroméxico and are pleased that their Embraer 190 full flight simulator is the first to receive Level D qualification from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation in Mexico,” said John Van Maren, vice president, simulation.

“The FlightSafety simulator provides Aeroméxico with the quality and value we require, helps to ensure our pilots receive the highest quality training, and enables us to support our expansion and the current destinations we serve with our Embraer 190 aircraft fleet.” said Andres Conesa, CEO of Grupo Aeroméxico.

Aeroméxico’s Embraer 190 simulator is equipped with FlightSafety’s latest technology including electric motion and control loading, and the VITAL X visual system. The 60-inch electric motion and control loading system contributes to the simulator’s high level of fidelity, enhanced performance and increased reliability. It also offers environmental advantages compared to previous generation motion systems. FlightSafety’s VITAL X Visual System provides continuous global high-resolution satellite imagery capable of presenting environmental conditions experienced during all phases of flight, from taxi and takeoff to landing.



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