"Lufthansa Flight Training has been intimately involved in the product definition and design of the CAE 5000 Series, as part of CAE's customer and technical advisory boards," said Florian Hamm, CEO of Lufthansa Flight Training GmbH. "LFT is well known as a front-runner in implementing innovative technology. We are looking forward to having a 5000 Series simulator ready for training at our training centre in Berlin in 2008."
"The 5000 Series represents a breakthrough in innovative design," commented Jacques Drappier, Airbus' Vice President, Training and Operations. "It will serve well the training requirements of the customers of the CAE-Airbus training cooperation."
The new CAE 5000 Series is a complementary product between the CAE Simfinity(R) line of training devices and CAE's existing, customized Level Dsimulator, which has also been enhanced and upgraded with the latest technologies and is now called the CAE 7000 Series.
CAE 5000 Series simulators for both the B737NG and Airbus A320 will be available in early 2008. List prices will depend on the aircraft platform and configuration, and will range from C$8 to C$11 million.
For more information on the CAE 5000 Series FFS, visit www.cae.com/5000.
CAE is a world leader in providing simulation and modelling technologies, and integrated training services to the civil aviation industry and defence forces around the globe. We design, manufacture and supply simulation equipment and offer training and services. This includes integrated modelling, simulation and training solutions for commercial airlines, business aircraft operators, aircraft manufacturers and military organizations and a global network of training centres for pilots, and in some instances, cabin crew and maintenance workers.
With annual revenues of over C$1 billion, CAE operates in 19 countries around the world. CAE has sold nearly 700 simulators and training devices to airlines, aircraft manufacturers, training centres and defense forces for air and ground purposes in more than 40 countries. We have over 110 full-flight simulators in more than 20 aviation training centres, serving approximately 3,500 airlines, aircraft operators and manufacturers across the globe. CAE licenses its simulation software to various market segments and has a professional services division assisting customers with a wide range ofsimulation-based needs.
SOURCE CAE INC.
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