Airbus Helicopters Team to Design, Deploy H160 Flight Simulator; Bernard Fujarski Comments

acquisitionAirbus Helicopters, Thales and Helisim have teamed up to design and deploy the full flight simulator (FFS) for the H160 helicopter.

The partnership is intended to provide H160 operators a suite of training services based on a level D flight simulator, Thales said Wednesday.

“This partnership is an essential milestone in the H160 program and key to meeting the needs of our customers in order to prepare the smooth introduction of H160 into their operations” said Bernard Fujarski, head of the H160 program at Airbus Helicopters.

“The first FFS will be installed at the Helisim simulation centre in Marignane, France, and additional simulators will be deployed worldwide in line with market needs” Fujarski added.

The twin-engine helicopter is designed for various applications such as oil and gas operations, emergency medical services, public service and private and business aviation.

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