Wednesday, December 16th 2020, Le Loroux-Bottereau, France

ALSIM is extremely pleased to announce the win of the latest tender of the Civil Aviation Flight University of China (CAFUC) for the supply of five ALSR20 and one AL172 simulators. This win is a further testament of the partnership between the French company and one of the most renowned flight universities in the world and the most renowned in China.

This latest purchase increases the CAFUC’s fleet of Alsim simulators to a total of 15 devices, already composed of AL42s, specific Diamond DA42 and AL172s, specific Cessna 172 Skyhawks.

In total, this latest deal brings the total contract value between ALSIM and the CAFUC to over 3,2 million €, in the last two years.

The ALSR20 is the brand-new simulator manufactured by ALSIM and is the exact replica of the Cirrus SR20 aircraft. This Flight Training Device (FTD) Level 5 is specifically designed for PPL and IR training needs. The device reproduces the Cirrus SR20 specific interior cockpit and flight deck and comes along with a Garmin GDU 1050A and GFC 700 Autopilot. The ALSR20 is equipped with a Garmin® GMA 350C® – All digital Audio Panel and a Garmin® GCU 479®. The device can also simulate the Cirrus Airframe Parachute System® (CAPS®).

Mr. Mike Tonkin, ALSIM’s Global Business Development Director, commented: “We are so pleased that the CAFUC renewed its confidence in ALSIM and we are honored to build this strong relationship with them. We would also like to thank PCAT, our exclusive partner in China, which worked closely with us to win this tender.”

“We are grateful to our teams, which are remarkably adaptive and continue to actively offer the best solutions to our customers. For instance, the distance Factory Acceptance Tests (FATs) for the CAFUC will take place over live conference due to the current COVID-19 situation,” adds Mr. Tonkin.

About Civil Aviation Flight University of China

Civil Aviation Flight University of China (CAFUC) is the only full-time regular institution of higher education for civil aviation pilots, as well as technicians of other civil aviation specialties and high-quality applied professionals in engineering, management and arts required by national economy, under the direct jurisdiction of CAAC. The CAFUC currently has more than 23 000 full-time students, including more than 10 000 student pilots. It has formed an educational pattern of “flight orientation and comprehensive development” and become the largest “university of civil aviation” in Asia with world reputation.

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