ICARE selects Exail’s Flight Training Simulator
Published on June 20, 2023 – News
Paris-Le Bourget, France, 20/06/2023 – ICARE, a benchmark in aviation training for more than 30 years, has selected Exail’s next generation EASA FTD2/FNPT II simulator for the training of its customers’ A320 pilots. The contract was signed today during Paris Airshow by Philippe Goetz, CEO of ICARE SAS, and Dominique Giannoni CEO of Exail.
ICARE, a benchmark in aviation training for more than 30 years, has selected Exail’s next generation EASA FTD2/FNPT II simulator for the training of its customers’ A320 pilots. The contract was signed today during Paris Airshow by Philippe Goetz, CEO of ICARE SAS, and Dominique Giannoni CEO of Exail.
“We would like to thank ICARE for their trust in our advanced training simulation solutions. We are convinced that this state-of-the-art training simulator, designed according to the most stringent standards and regulations, will support ICARE’s growth throughout the years and bring increased operational safety and efficiency to their customers, declared Dominique Giannoni.
This flight simulator is the turnkey solution we’ve been looking for in order to deliver our customers the high-quality training they deserve in terms of Type Rating, Multi Crew Coordination and Recurrent Training. It will be a perfect complement to our future Level D Full-Flight Simulator which is due to be certified before year end, explained Philippe Goetz.
Exail’s EASA FTD2/FNPT II training simulator is expected to be delivered on July 6 before obtaining its DGAC (French Direction Générale de l’Aviation Civile) certification in July.
Exail’s expertise in the design and manufacture of flight simulators is today widely recognized. The company’s clients incidentally include airlines, ATO’s, the French ENAC (Ecole Nationale d’Aviation Civile) and Eurocontrol. More recently, Exail has been selected by Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance to design and deliver a full flight simulator for the training of the French Air and Space Force Aircrews flying the E-3F Awacs (Airborne, Warning and Control System) as a part of its cockpit upgrade program.
Created in 1991 as the Training centre of BritAir, a French regional airline based in Morlaix, France, ICARE is an EASA approved ATO (Approved Training Organization) and MTO (Maintenance Training Organization), providing training to Cockpit Crews, Instructors, Cabin Crews, Maintenance engineers and other Ground Personnel for airlines, airports and individual customers. The company operates full flight simulators and other training devices in its Morlaix (Brittany, France) facility. It also provides engineering services, such as simulator housing and maintenance, and VR based aviation learning solutions design and development services. Leveraging on its longstanding reputation as the European specialist for the Bombardier-Mitsubishi CRJ-200/700/900/1000 aircraft types, ICARE will extend its range of services in 2023 to the Airbus A320 family.
Exail is a leading high-tech industrial company specializing in cutting-edge robotics, maritime, navigation, aerospace and photonics technologies. Leveraging 25 years of experience in aviation simulation, Exail offers a wide range of simulators dedicated to flight and maintenance training. From Desktop Trainers and Full Flight Simulators to maintenance training solutions, Exail’s user-friendly simulators are specifically designed to meet aviation training centers, airlines, and aviation schools highest training requirements. Thanks to Exail’s flight and maintenance simulation solutions, pilots, cabin crew and maintenance personnel benefit from improved operational safety and efficiency.