17/04/2013 CAE-BUILT CHALLENGER 604 AND 605 SIM CERTIFIED IN MIDDLE EAST AND ASIA

CAE-BUILT CHALLENGER 604 AND 605 SIM CERTIFIED IN  MIDDLE EAST AND ASIA

Emirates-CAE Flight Training announced at the Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE) that its dual configuration full-flight simulator for Bombardier(i) Challenger 604(i) and Challenger 605(i) business jets, the only one of its kind worldwide, has received certification from the Hong Kong Aviation Civil Aviation Department (HK CAD), the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), the United Arab Emirates General Civil Aviation Authority (UAE GCAA), the General Authority of Civil Aviation of Saudi Arabia (GACA), and the Qatar Civil Aviation Authority (QCAA). The CAE-built simulator is located at Emirates-CAE Flight Training (ECFT) in Dubai.

"The multiple certifications and proximity to Asia allow us to serve our customers close to where they operate," said Walter Visser, Managing Director of Emirates-CAE Flight Training and CAE business leader Middle East & India. "We expect this platform to be very successful and a great contributor to the training requirements of Challenger 604 and Challenger 605 aircraft operators."

It was previously announced that CAE has signed a long-term agreement with Qatar Executive, Qatar Airways' corporate jet subsidiary, who will be the anchor customer and first to train pilots on the Challenger 605 jet.