Etihad gets new full-flight simulator

22 October 2008

Etihad Airways has expanded its pilot training facilities in Abu Dhabi with the arrival of its first A320 full-flight simulator from Canadian manufacturer, CAE. The new A320 FFS is equipped with state-of-the-art electric motion and control loading systems, and uses satellite imagery, as well as sophisticated weather and lighting effects, to provide realistic training scenarios for pilots. Furthermore, the advanced databases installed on the FFS provide the pilots with the exact specifications and conditions for landing and take-off at major airports throughout the Etihad network, according to a statement.

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