23/05/2017 CAE EXTENDS BUSINESS AVIATION PILOT TRAINING PROGRAM WITH ELIT’AVIA

CAE EXTENDS BUSINESS AVIATION PILOT TRAINING PROGRAM WITH ELIT’AVIA

CAE announced at the 2017 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) its continued and growing relationship with Elit’Avia with whom it has signed an exclusive 4-year pilot training program. The customized training program will feature classroom software, distance learning, a tablet application for course materials and pre-study tools. CAE will also extend its business aviation pilot training program to include the latest Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT) module.

“Elit’Avia has experienced significant growth over the years. We recently added a new Gulfstream G650 to our fleet and CAE has been a tremendous training partner, supporting our growing needs and delivering high-quality training”, said Puja Mahajan, CEO, Elit’Avia. “As our exclusive our partner of choice, CAE is providing excellent customized training programs for 14 of our different aircraft types, including models for Bombardier, Gulfstream, Dassault and Hawker. They have been providing an exceptional training experience and we are looking forward to the next 4 years”.

“We are particularly pleased with the extension of this training program to include the UPRT, it is a testament to CAE’s ability to provide its customers with global customized pilot training programs and complementary training solutions tailored to their specific needs”, said Nick Leontidis, CAE’s Group President, Civil Aviation Training Solutions. “We’re honored to be selected as Elit’Avia’s exclusive training partner and we look forward to support their growing training needs long into the future”.

Training will continue to be conducted in 5 locations of CAE’s global training network, including Amsterdam, the Netherlands; Burgess Hill, United Kingdom; Dallas, Texas, USA; Dubai, United Arab Emirates; and Morristown, New Jersey, USA.