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Civil Aviation Flight University of China (CAFUC) orders six flight simulators from Euramec

Civil Aviation Flight University of China (CAFUC) orders six flight simulators from Euramec

01 June 2018

Strong endorsement from largest civil aviation university in Asia

 

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Guanghan City, CHINA/Hamme, BELGIUM June 1, 2018 -- Euramec, a European provider of advanced flight simulation solutions, announced today that it was awarded a fixed-price program order for a total of six Flight Simulators by the Civil Aviation Flight University of China (CAFUC).

CAFUC, based in Guanghan City, Sichuan Province, is the world’s largest flight training institution with more than 16,000 full-time students, 5 airports and 262 aircraft.

Students enroll from China as well as from Japan, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Iran, Mongolia, Cambodia, Hong Kong and Macao. CAFUC is under the direct leadership of the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC).

Bert Buyle, CEO of Euramec: “I am delighted to announce we won a three-way pitch with our partners Harbin Wright Brothers (HWB) to deliver Diamond DA-42 and Cessna 172 Flight Simulators to distinguished flight training university CAFUC. We deeply value their trust in Euramec.”

“Euramec’s in-house design and production allows us to carefully customize and produce flight simulators to meet CAFUC’s specific requirements. We are proud to be able to deliver six flight simulators to CAFUC on time and on budget.”

"This is a great result for a contract that we have not held in the past, and we look forward to competing on additional opportunities to support our client's missions."

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David Li, CEO of Harbin Wright Brothers said: “"This is a great win for Euramec and HWB;  it underscores our ability to rapidly respond and deliver world-class Flight Simulators to the largest flight training organisation in Asia.

Our winning bid for two CAAC Level 5 flight training devices (FTD) represents a unique opportunity to establish us in the Chinese flight training market and to show our real potential. We continue to expand our presence in China with CAFUC and with other parties.”

EURAMEC will supply the first systems but is training HARBIN WRIGHT BROTHERS to handle maintenance and servicing as well as future assembly and installation of future devices.

 

About Euramec

Euramec designs and manufactures professional pilot training devices and simulator parts. The Euramec line of aerospace solutions include basic training aids for cockpit familiarisation all the way to EASA- and CAAC-certified fully functional glass cockpit solutions for A320 and B737, as well as customized real-time flight motion simulation.

Euramec builds flight simulators and delivers integrated services to commercial flight training centers, military and government agencies as well as private flying schools - providing a turnkey high-fidelity flight simulation solution to customers worldwide.

Euramec is based in Belgium with sales offices in Europe, Shanghai, Harbin, Hong Kong and Singapore.

About CAFUC

Civil Aviation Flight University of China (abbreviated CAFUC) is the largest civil aviation university in Asia and the world's largest flight training institution. It is under the direct leadership of Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC). With its motto of Lofty Aspiration, Far-reaching Flight, Profound Knowledge and Great Perseverance, CAFUC describes itself as being dedicated to academic excellence, the well-being to Chinese civil aviation development. Consistently ranked as the top civil aviation institution in China, CAFUC enjoys the reputations of "the Cradle of Chinese Civil Aviation Pilots".

CAFUC is the only full-time regular institution of higher education mainly for civil aviation pilots and controllers, from which nearly 90% civil aviation captains and 50% air traffic controllers graduated.

With its headquarter located in Guanghan City, Sichuan Province, CAFUC, covering a total area of 10.66 square kilometers (2636 acres), owns five airports as its sub-colleges for flight training, which are Xinjin AirportGuanghan AirportLuoyang AirportMianyang Airport, and Suining Airport.

CAFUC is the first integrated institution for Private Pilot License (PPL), Commercial Pilot License (CPL) and Airline Transport Pilot License (ATPL). Authorized by Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC), it's also the training and test center of examiners for International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) license tests for pilots and air traffic controllers. CAFUC also offers technological supports for the Legislation of Chinese Civil Aviation.

For more information, please contact Bert Buyle, CEO at bertb@euramec.com or call direct at 32 473 88 56 24.

For Media enquiries, please contact Eric Dauchy, The Constellation Group, eric.dauchy@theconstelaltiongroup.eu or +32 498 513 077.

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