Credit By: HiDubai Focus
Ansett Aviation Training (AAT), a global operator of pilot simulator training centers based in Australia, has inaugurated its ATR 72-600 full flight simulator at Dynamic Advanced Training at the Mohammed bin Rashid Aerospace Hub (MBRAH) in Dubai. The launch event occurred during the Dubai Airshow 2023 and was attended by officials from MBRAH, AAT, and industry stakeholders.
Certification by EASA:
The ATR 72-600 full flight simulator has received accreditation from the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). This marks a significant milestone as it becomes the first EASA-certified ATR72-600 full flight simulator in the Middle East.
The new pilot training center is strategically located a short distance from Al Maktoum International Airport, providing easy accessibility for airlines worldwide. The EASA certification allows AAT to offer EASA training for airlines, and the center can also provide training under future approvals from regional National Aviation Authorities (NAAs).
Enhanced Training Infrastructure:
The addition of AAT’s training center improves the regional pilot training infrastructure and strengthens the aviation ecosystem at MBRAH. The hub aims to contribute to solidifying Dubai’s position on the global aviation map.
Ansett Aviation Training Dubai’s center is fully functional and is actively engaging with regional airlines to support their training requirements in 2023 and 2024.
Support from MBRAH:
Tahnoon Saif, CEO of MBRAH, expressed support for the launch, stating that it complements the hub’s ecosystem of advanced services. MBRAH offers high-level connectivity and serves as a free-zone destination for leading aerospace entities.
Mark Delany, Group CEO of Ansett Aviation Training, highlighted the company’s commitment to delivering world-class training outcomes and expressed enthusiasm for extending quality training services to regional airline customers in Dubai.
The establishment of Ansett Aviation Training’s pilot training center at MBRAH, with the first EASA-certified ATR72-600 full flight simulator in the region, reflects the ongoing efforts to advance aviation capabilities in Dubai. The center’s operational readiness and engagement with regional airlines underscore its significance in meeting training requirements and contributing to Dubai’s global aviation prominence.
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