Tag Archives: Ian Bell

CAE Hands Over Super Hercules Fuselage Trainer to Australian Air Force; Ian Bell Comments

Australian’s air force has received a C-130J Fuselage Trainer system CAE built with partners an Airbus Group subsidiary and Lockheed Martin. CAE said Friday it led the design and development of the Super Hercules FuT platform that features simulation software used in other C-130J training programs. Airbus Australian Pacific produced the trainer hardware using two airframes from …

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CAE Expands Defense & Security Business Footprint With New Australia Office

CAE‘s defense and security unit has opened a new office in Canberra, Australia, and exhibited company-built simulation products during the inauguration ceremony. The company said Wednesday Christopher Pyne, Australian minister for defense industry, and Ian Bell, vice president and general manager of CAE’s operations in Asia-Pacific and the Middle East, attended the formal …

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Australia Taps CAE for Hawk Mk127 Training System Support

CAE has received a contract from the capability acquisition and sustainment group of Australia’s defense department to provide training services for the Australian air force’s Hawk Mk127 trainer aircraft. The company said Wednesday it will deploy classroom and simulator instructors as well as perform maintenance and support work on three CAE-developed Hawk Mk127 full-mission simulators at two air …

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General Atomics Forms Reaper RPA Industry Team in Australia

General Atomics’ aeronautical systems business has partnered with four other companies to support Australia’s Air 7003 project that seeks to build medium-altitude, long-endurance remotely piloted aircraft systems and ground control stations for the country’s defense force. Team Reaper Australia is composed of General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Cobham, Flight Data Systems and the Australian businesses of CAE and Raytheon. …

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Australia’s Air Force Hits 5K-Hour Simulator Training Mark at CAE-Run Center

Australia’s air force has surpassed the 5,000-hour milestone of utility aircraft simulator training at CAE‘s Sale, Victoria-based training center in Australia which opened in 2014. CAE said Thursday the training center was established as part of a contract award received from Australia’s Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group to offer King Air 350 …

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Ian Bell: CAE, ESS Extend Visual Systems Collaboration for Eurofighter Training Program

CAE has been selected to produce additional visual systems for the Eurofighter training program under a contract with Eurofighter Simulation Systems. CAE will provide new Medallion-6000 image generators, display systems and database development tools for the Eurofighter Typhoon Aircrew Synthetic Training Aids program, CAE said Monday. ESS designed the Eurofighter …

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CAE Lands Training Equipment Subcontract from AgustaWestland for UK Navy Helicopters; Ian Bell Comments

AgustaWestland has selected CAE to provide aviation training equipment for the U.K. naval forces under the U.K. defense ministry’s Merlin Life Sustainment Program. The subcontract calls for CAE to design and assemble a rear-crew trainer, flight navigation procedures trainer and two fixed-based flight training devices for the AW101 Merlin helicopter crew of the …

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