The group

A global, independent provider of flight simulator training to airlines, training organizations.

We at a Glance

Simaero is a global and experienced provider of flight simulator training to airlines, training organizations, and commercial pilots. Established in 2002, the group operates in France, South Africa, India, and China with a network of 30 flight simulators and over 250 civil and military customers from more than 80 countries.

Headquartered in Paris, France, Simaero’s Approved Training Organisation for pilots is certified by EASA and approved by many other Civil Aviation Authorities including South Africa, Saudi Arabia, India, Malaysia, Nepal, Brazil, Senegal, Ivory Coast, and UAE, among others.

The Full Flight Simulators and training solutions cover 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, Fokker 100.

Simaero also provides Simulator Engineering Services to numerous clients across the world. The services include simulator relocation, repair, and upgrade as well as simulator preparation for certification and operation. In Joint Venture with HNCA, Simaero is providing simulator engineering and maintenance services in China.

Since 2018, Simaero is owned by Rive Private Investments, alongside company founders and management.

Our Vision and Mission

We are committed to carry out all activities in accordance with international laws and regulations

Our Vision

Simaero’s Vision is to be the worldwide leader in pilot training services.

Our Mission

Simaero's Mission is to provide the highest quality and innovative pilot training services for the best customer value. Simaero further aims at providing its services in an ethical manner that contributes positively to the rest of society.

Our Values & Quality Commitment


  • EXPERTISE: The aviation training & simulation industry is a world of state-of-the-art technology and high regulatory requirements. We aim at reaching excellence through innovation and discipline.
  • TRUST & CONFIDENCE: Simaero aims at meeting and exceeding the very high regulatory and safety standards of our industry, as well as the strong operational efficiency expectations of our customers.
  • FLEXIBILITY: In a very standardized and regulated industry, our customers still face highly changing and challenging markets. Our flexibility answers the need of our clients to meet these opposite needs.


Simaero aims for the highest standard of Quality for training, maintenance, and engineering activities and to deliver professional and reliable training devices. Our Quality standards are based on EASA regulations and requirements, and Simaero strives to adhere to and implement the demands of other authorities and clients.

Feedback from customers and operational key performance indicators are critical to ensure an ongoing improvements to our procedures, simulators operations, and pilot training syllabus.

Our Quality System is based on applicable regulations:

  • A one-year audit program covering all the aspects of simulators’ operation, and pilot training organization.
  • On a monthly basis, we measure simulators’ availability, mean time to repair, number of open defects, and, for the ATO organization, rate of success at the first attempt for ground school tests and for simulator skill tests.
  • Investigations resulting from reported snags, non-conformities, or worldwide incidents.
  • Investigations based on feedback from our clients.

Our Quality Department under the authority of our Quality & Compliance Post Holder is audited every year by the French Civil Aviation Authority (DGAC) as well as other civil aviation authorities from various countries of our customers. 

Simaero’s Quality is the core of our activities ensuring ongoing enhancement of the business, and aiming for excellence in everything we do.

Simaero is committed to carry out all activities in accordance with international laws and regulations related to the protection of personal data & confidential information, prevention of corruption and fraud as well as to comply with Export and Anti-Money Laundering Laws.

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