CAE up and running at training centre in Perth, Australia
March 12, 2014, Perth, Aus. - CAE today announced that training has commenced at its training centre in Perth, Australia. The centre currently houses three full-flight simulators (FFS) providing training for airlines in Australia and the neighbouring regions. With its three bays, the centre will be able to train approximately 2,000 crew members and cadets per year at full capacity.
"CAE is pleased to expand its presence in Australia to better serve the needs in the region" said Nick Leontidis, CAE Group President, Civil Simulation Products, Training and Services. "This new addition is in line with our strategy to leverage and expand our network in the proximity of our customers to better serve them."
The three CAE full-flight simulators are all qualified by the Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA): a Fokker 50, a Fokker 100 and an Embraer Phenom 100 FFS. The two Fokkers were relocated from other locations in CAE's global network to bring the training closer to customers. The Embraer Phenom 100 FFS is owned by a CAE joint venture flight school with China Southern Airlines located in Australia. The facility offers the benefits of briefing rooms, a multi-use classroom, offices and workshops facilities.