TRU announces several OEM and Airline/ATO milestones with the 737 MAX program.
Boeing Flight Services Training Center in Shanghai receives Level D qualification for China’s first-ever 737 MAX full flight simulator. The device received Level D qualification in October 2018 by the Civil Aviation Administration in China.
Boeing Flight Services Training Center in London-Gatwick receives its second 737 MAX FFS from TRU. The first device was updated and qualified to Level D by the Civil Aviation Authority in August 2018, while the second device is expected to receive Level D qualification and be ready for training by the end of 2018.
Icelandair’s training center in Reykjavík receives a 737 MAX FFS, which is one of the first FFS of this aircraft type to be provided to an airline. It is expected to be qualified to Level D status by the European Aviation Safety Agency and covers upset recovery training, full stall training and icing manoeuvres.
Shandong Airlines in China signs contract with TRU for two 737 MAX FFS. The first FFS is expected to be ready for training by end of 2019.
Oman Air signs contract with TRU for 737 MAX FFS, which is expected to be delivered in 2019. This will be the third FFS delivered to Oman Air, who takes advantage of TRU’s Train@Home model, allowing crews to stay in-country and close to home for training.