Friday, July 1, 2011

GARUDA INDONESIA purchased two FLIGHT simulators


In line with the development and modernization of fleet, Garuda Indonesia purchased two flight simulators, type A330-200 simulator and type B-737-800 NG from CAE. Two simulators are a type of CAE 7000 Level D and CAE 7000 Tropos 6000.

Purchase simulator is intended to support the operation of Garuda Indonesia, especially to carry out training for the pilots of Garuda Indonesia.

President Director of Garuda Indonesia Emirsyah Satar said that in anticipation of increased aviation industry market quite rapidly, Garuda Indonesia has implemented the program "Quantum Leap 2015" in which Garuda Indonesia will operate as many as 153 aircrafts in 2015 including the A330-200 and B-737-800NG.

"Cooperation procurement simulator A330-200 and B-737-800NG with CAE will assist Garuda Indonesia in meeting the availability of pilots in a timely manner. In addition, the simulator will also give Garuda Indonesia’s pilots the best training in Garuda Indonesia Training Center, Jakarta, "said Emir.

President of Civil Simulation Product CAE, Jeff Roberts said that in line with the development of Garuda Indonesia is quite rapid, especially in network development and improvement of its service, Garuda Indonesia will need more pilots.

"These new flight simulators will help pave the pilot needs to set up as planned with the best training equipment," said Jeff Roberts. Garuda Indonesia operates 44 aircraft B-737-800 NG aircraft type A330-300/200 and 12 of a total 87 aircraft owned Garuda Indonesia today. CAE is an international company based in Montreal Canada engaged in the manufacture of civil aviation training equipment and military technology-based.