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August 2006 edition

CAE to design and manufacture new training simulator

CAE is designing and manufacturing an AW139 helicopter flight simulator for the AgustaWestland training centre in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

The AW139 will feature new simulation technologies, including an architecture based on the CAE strivetm simulation framework and a CAE MedallionTM visual system. The visual system will feature advanced weather and lighting effects to produce virtual environments for pilots, including operation-specific training scenarios such as offshore operations and search and rescue.

This will be the second AW139 developed by CAE and it will be delivered in early 2008. The world’s first AW139 simulator will be delivered later this year to the Rotorsim Training Centre in Sesto Calende, Italy. Rotorsim is the consortium owned equally by CAE and AgustaWestland.

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