KLM Flight Academy, a 100 % subsidiary of the well reputed Royal Dutch Airline KLM have chosen Alsim to provide them with a an ALX training device for their premises at the Eelde Airport, near Groningen in the Netherlands. The school operates a mixed fleet of Socata TB-10 and TB-20 singe-engine as well as Diamond DA42 multi-engine aircraft for which they need a versatile generic training device.
The Alsim ALX FSTD provides up to 4 classes of aircraft–from single engine piston, twin engine piston, twin turbine up to medium category twin jets (generic B737/A320). The device is designed and approved for ATPL, CPL/MCC and JOC in compliance with all current regulatory standards. The ALX offers advanced technology simulation equipment tailored to your specific training requirements. In addition, it has a proven track record for cost-effectiveness and helps save numerous aircraft hours.
Mr. Mark Gerritsen, Head of Training at KLM Flight Academy, explains why the ALX perfectly meets his company’s training requirements: “As KLM Flight Academy, we continuously strive for a high quality training program in order to prepare our students best for their career as an airline pilot. Therefore we use a modern training fleet, that will be extended with the Alsim ALX FNPTII MCC. This device will give us the opportunity to train our students on a high level. Beside that, it also gives us flexibility to adapt the training programme to alternative airline training programmes.”
Alsim Sales Account Manager Anna Lezoray is proud to welcome KLM as a new customer: “It is a great honour to count such an esteemed company as KLM Flight Academy among our customers. We are thrilled that our ALX simulator equipped with multi-engine piston and medium jet flight models will enhance pilot training at the academy and will help KLM Airlines to cover their constantly increasing need for pilots. Proven quality and versatility of the ALX perfectly fit with KLM Flight Academy training needs for CPL/IR and MCC training. We are confident that this is the beginning of a long-term and fruitful cooperation between ALSIM and the Academy.”
About KLM Flight Academy
The KLM Flight Academy is a preferred supplier and a 100 % subsidiary of KLM Airlines. That means that KLM preferably recruits graduates from this flight school whenever new airline traffic pilots are needed. The goal of the academy is to be able to deliver well-trained pilots at any time. This is why they adjust the selection and training to the requirements that KLM sets for its future captains.
However, not only the quality of the education is good, so is the atmosphere on campus. The teachers and staff of the flying school are involved with their students. In addition, their senior students are very helpful. You immediately feel at home and welcome!
Graduate students of KLM Flight Academy fly at KLM and other renowned airlines in the Netherlands, Europe and beyond.
For more information about KLM Flight Academy, visit https://pilootworden.nl/