SIMAERO has confirmed the relocation of its Fokker 100 Full Flight Simulator to Dinard training center in the region of Brittany in northwestern France.
The simulator is planned to obtain EASA certification by the end of 2019.
The decision has been made after acquisition of a a CAE Full Flight A330 Simulator, which is already installed in SIMAERO’s Paris Training center near CDG airport of France.
Historically, Dinard is a birthplace of SIMAERO. This is where the company SIM sas has been founded back in 2002 by Mr Eric Renault and his business partner Mr Jean Marc Petit. Being former professionals of the airline “Air Liberte” the two have started the business by operating Fokker Full Flight Simulators: F100, F28 and F27.
“We are very glad to be able to keep Fokker 100 full flight simulator in our fleet and to continue long lasting cooperation with our loyal customers”, comments Eric RANAULT, former President and current member of SIMAERO management board.
“The ability to serve our niche customers with simulator services which they still need is in line with our business value of trust and confidence and one of the key indications making SIMAERO different among its competitors”, adds Ivan Bailly, Commercial and Strategy EVP of SIMAERO.
Nicolas Mouté, CEO of SIMAERO, admitted, that the group will continue to develop its training centers and simulators’ fleets in local and international markets in the way which allows to keep long lasting clients relationships as long as possible.
SIMAERO operates 18 full flight simulators and a Training Organization for pilots, which is certified by EASA and other civil aviation authorities including South Africa, China, Russia, UAE to name a few. The group serves over 100 civil and military clients from more than 65 countries by providing a comprehensive range of training solutions for Airbus A320, A330, A340; Boeing 737, 757, 767; ATR 500, 600; ERJ 145; Beech 1900; Dash 8; MD80/82; Beech 1900, Fokker 100.