Simaero is pleased to announce the Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT) additional
capability on its ATR 42/72 Full-Flight Simulator (FFS) located in Johannesburg, South Africa,
has received the EASA certification.

This major upgrade occurs less than a year after the EASA certification on this Full-Flight
Simulator, which is convertible for 2 versions of the ATR aircraft: ATR 42-500 (EASA Level D –
EU-FR9107), ATR 72-500 (EASA Level D – EU-FR9108).

“Having this new upgraded ATR 42/72 full-flight simulator approved by the EASA proves our
customers our steady effort to always provide them with flight training equipment and programs in line with the latest requirements,” says Daniela Orecchioni, Simaero Group Quality & Compliance Director.


This UPRT upgrade should also be certified by the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) in the coming months, to ensure advanced pilot training solutions for all Simaero
Johannesburg Training Center customers.

ATR 42/72 Full-Flight Simulator specifications:
Visual system: RSI, Raster XT4, DLP-LED projectors, FOV 180degx40deg
Motion system: TTS, M6X, 60-inch, hydraulic, 6 DOF
Engine fit: Pratt & Whitney PW127F with HS568F propellers
ACAS fit: TCAS II (ver. 7.1)
Windshear profiles available
UPRT, high altitude cruise approach-to-stall event, icing according to CS-FSTD(A) issue 2




Simaero is a leading actor in Full Flight Simulators operations and Pilot Training worldwide. Headquartered in Paris, France, Simaero gives its customers access to over 30 Full Flight Simulators in its four Training Centers, located in Paris CDG and Dinard, France, Johannesburg, South Africa, and Zhengzhou, China. Simaero is an Approved Training Organization for pilots, certified by EASA as well as by many other civil aviation authorities including South Africa, Senegal, Ivory Coast, UAE, Nepal, Malaysia, Mongolia, and Kazakhstan. Its academy offers a complete set of Type Rating training solutions covering a comprehensive range of aircraft types, including Airbus A320, A330, A340, and A350; Boeing 737, B757, B767, B777, B787; ATR 42/72-500/600, ERJ 145, Beech 1900, Dash 8, MD80/82, and Fokker 100. Simaero also provides Simulator Engineering Services to numerous customers across the world. The service includes simulator relocation, repair, and upgrade, as well as preparation for certification and operation. In Joint Venture with HNCA, Simaero is providing simulator engineering and maintenance services in China.



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