EC135 simulator receives FFS Level B certification

Eurocopter EC135 simulatorEurocopter has announced
that the EC135 simulator operated by their Training
Academy in Germany has obtained full flight simulator
(FFS) Level B certification from Luftfahrtbundesamt, the German Aviation

The EC135 simulator is
located at Eurocopter in Donauwörth,
Germany. The
simulator became operational at the end of 2009 as a full-motion Level 3 flight
training device (FTD).

“Developing training
capabilities is a major step towards fulfilling Eurocopter’s commitment to
improving overall flight safety. This new Level B certification allows us to
complete our training offer in Donauwörth and to better meet our customers’
requests for comprehensive and specialized Full Flight Simulator services,”
said Charles Hebeka, senior accountable manager of the Training Academy.

Terry Spruce

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