Aeromexico Connect Acquires Its Second Embraer E190 Full Flight Simulator from FlightSafety

NEW YORK (August 28, 2017) FlightSafety International announces that Aeroméxico Connect will acquire its second full flight simulator for the Embraer E190 aircraft from FlightSafety.

The new FlightSafety FS1000 simulator is scheduled to be installed at the Aeroméxico Training Center in Mexico City during the 2nd quarter of 2018.

“We are pleased that Aeroméxico Connect has selected FlightSafety to build a second full flight simulator for the Embraer E190 aircraft,” said John Van Maren, Vice President, Simulation Products and Services. “FlightSafety also provides the airline with pilot training for Embraer E190 aircraft at our Learning Centers. This demonstrates FlightSafety’s ability to deliver a full range of the highest quality training services and products that meet the specific needs of our Customers.”

“For Aeroméxico, safety is our number one priority. We are constantly searching for the latest technological innovations in order to train our staff with the best tools. FlightSafety allows us to access a state-of-the-art equipment to provide a highly qualified training and therefore a safer flight.  This acquisition reflects our commitment to customers and staff to deliver the best service and a modern simulator for a complete training program”, said Rafael Suarez, Vice President, Flight Operations, Aeroméxico.

The new FlightSafety FS1000 simulators are designed to replicate the exact flight and performance characteristics of the aircraft they represent.  They offer a highly modular and ergonomic design and a completely new instructor operating station. FS1000 simulators are designed for maximum reliability, ease of maintenance and support. The simulator being built for Aeroméxico Connect will be equipped with a FlightSafety VITAL 1100 Visual System that provides unprecedented fidelity, highly detailed mission specific imagery, and exceptional environmental effects. Training benefits also include a whole-Earth environment and worldwide database that incorporates latest terrain information with geo-specific satellite images.

Aeroméxico Connect is the regional airline of Groupo Aeroméxico S.A. de C.V. which also owns Aeroméxico Airlines. Aeroméxico Connect operates Embraer ERJ-145 and E190 aircraft, with crew bases in Mexico City, Monterrey, and Tijuana. The airline offers more than 300 scheduled flights daily to Mexico, the United States, Central America, and the Caribbean.

FlightSafety International is the world’s premier professional aviation training company and supplier of flight simulators, visual systems and displays to commercial, government and military organizations. The company provides more than 1.4 million hours of training each year to pilots, technicians and other aviation professionals from 167 countries and independent territories. FlightSafety operates the world’s largest fleet of advanced full-flight simulators at Learning Centers and training locations in the United States, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Japan, the Netherlands, Norway, South Africa and the United Kingdom.

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