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USAF Taps CAE for Irish Air Corps Military Pilot Training Services

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CAE's U.S. business arm has secured a contract of an undisclosed sum from the U.S. Air Force to provide and manage the military pilot training activities of 14 Irish Air Corps students over an 18-month period. The initial phase of the pilot training program will be overseen by CAE USA subcontractor SkyWarrior Flight Training and will be conducted in Pensacola, Florida.

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CAE Receives CBP Contract for Aircraft Pilot Training Services

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CAE's U.S. subsidiary has received a prime contract to train aircraft pilots of U.S. Customs and Border Protection at the company's Dothan Training Center and other business aviation facilities. CAE USA will provide training on fixed-wing and rotary-wing aircraft in classroom, simulated and actual flight environments to help pilots meet requirements imposed by CBP and the Federal Aviation Administration, CAE said Tuesday.

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L3 Begins Texas Pilot Training Center Expansion Project; Christopher Kubasik Comments

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L3 Technologies has broken ground on a 40,000-square-foot expansion at a multipurpose pilot training center in Arlington, Texas, operated by the company’s link training and simulation business unit. The company said Tuesday the existing facility offers instructional and simulation tools to both military and commercial customers. L3 will expand the training center to …

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Rockwell Collins to Supply Display Tech for Intl F-16 Training Programs

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Lockheed Martin has selected Rockwell Collins to provide display systems for F-16  flight training programs of two international customers. Rockwell Collins said Monday it will supply custom configurations of the Griffin rear-projection dome equipped with an ingress and egress system, a projector and updated night vision goggle capacities for nighttime training …

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Northrop Unveils North Dakota-Based Autonomous Tech Facility

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Northrop Grumman has unveiled a new 36,000-square-foot facility in Grand Forks, North Dakota, that is built to foster the use of autonomous systems. The company said Friday the facility is located the Grand Sky Unmanned Aerial Systems Business and Aviation Park and focused on research and development, operations and mission analysis, aircraft maintenance, maintainer, …

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Boeing, Saab to Use 2 Production Units of T-X Trainer Aircraft in Air Force Demo

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Boeing and Saab are set to demonstrate the performance and maintainability of their entry to the U.S. Air Force‘s T-X trainer aircraft program using the first two production units. The Boeing T-X features one engine, twin tails, stadium seating and a cockpit designed to provide ground-based training, Boeing said Tuesday. The company added …

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1st Predator A Pilots Graduate From General Atomics’ UAS Flight Training Academy

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A General Atomics subsidiary has produced the first batch of graduates from its North Dakota-based Unmanned Aircraft System Flight Training Academy on Aug. 12. The graduating class of General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc.‘s training academy includes three pilots who are now qualified to operate the Predator A UAS and will join approximately 230 globally deployed GA-ASI aircrews, General …

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Boeing, Mahindra Launch C-17 Training Center for India’s Air Force

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Boeing and Mahindra Defense Systems have launched a new facility at the Flight Simulation Technique Center in Gurgaon, India, to support C-17 pilot and loadmaster training for the Indian air force. The full-service center is designed to train  C-17 aircrews for military airlift operations, humanitarian missions, aerial refueling and emergency procedures through simulation, courseware and computer-based training, Boeing said Friday. The …

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