TRU Simulation + Training equips Exchange Income Corp of Canada with Beechcraft simulators

CPaT to provide distance learning solutions to Pakistani airline, Airblue

TRU and ERIC Handshake
Left to right: Justin Bird, TRU Simulation + Training; David White, EIC; Jerry Messaris, TRU Simulation + Training; and Jason Kendall, Keewatin Air.

Aviation FestivalTRU Simulation + Training announced the sale of two King Air flight simulators to the Exchange Income Corporation (EIC) of Canada, including a Full-Flight Simulator (FFS) and a Flight Training Device (FTD). The Level D-qualified FFS will be equipped with Garmin G1000 NXi avionics and designed to be reconfigurable between the various Beechcraft King Air 200 and 300 series aircraft. The FTD will be based on the Beechcraft King Air 360 turboprop with Collins Aerospace’s Pro Line Fusion avionics and qualified to Level 5.

The new simulators will support training for EIC’s subsidiary companies, including Carson Air, Keewatin Air and PAL Aerospace, which operate Beechcraft King Air turboprops throughout Canada. TRU will also assist EIC with its TrainOnSite services to help the organization establish in-house training capabilities.

“TRU is honoured to provide EIC with flight training devices to support their fleet operations,” said Jerry Messaris, vice president and general manager, TRU Simulation + Training. “The varying configurations in the simulators will enable EIC to fulfill their wide range of Beechcraft King Air pilot training needs.”

TRU’s TrainOnSite program supports customers throughout the process of purchasing, installing and using in-house simulators for flight training. TRU guides customers through every step of the process, including financial planning, facility requirements, training center operations, simulator operations and ongoing support. The King Air FFS and FTD both incorporate TRU’s REALFeel control loading system, producing a highly realistic flight experience. The FFS has a full-flight motion base which integrates TRU’s REALCue system, featuring electric motion with 60-inch-stroke actuators. To create an immersive training environment, the FFS is equipped with a visual system including high-definition projectors on a 200×40 degree display while the FTD has flat-panel televisions to enhance the training experience.

CPaT to provide distance learning solutions to Pakistani airline, Airblue

Airblue-AircraftCPaT Global, the world’s leading provider of distance learning for the airline and aviation industry, announced they have been awarded a new contract with Airblue. CPaT will be providing Airblue with Aircraft Systems and General Subjects training for pilots for the Airbus A320 CEO and Airbus A320 NEO. “CPaT is excited about our new partnership with Airblue,” said Capt. Greg Darrow, Vice President of Sales. “With our comprehensive Aircraft Systems and General Subjects training for the Airbus A320 CEO and Airbus A320 NEO, we are dedicated to empowering Airblue’s pilots with the knowledge and skills they need to excel in their careers.” Airblue is based out of Karachi, Pakistan. Airblue Limited is a private airline. It is Pakistan’s second-largest airline with a growing share of the domestic and regional market. Airblue’s fleet consists of next-generation Airbus A320 and A321 NEO aircraft.


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