Airbus Defense and Space has signed a contract with the Poland MoD to provide a full flight simulator (FFS) for the Polish Air Force’s C295 aircraft fleet, the company said in a statement Monday.
The FFS will be installed in the Krakow C295 Training Centre at the Balice Krakow Air Base, where the PAF´s 16 C295 is based currently the world’s biggest C295 fleet.
The FFS delivery is due in 2017 and it will be used to train about 40 PAF crews per year.
The agreement includes the associated training for the FFS instructors and maintenance technicians of the Polish Air Force.
Javier Rivera, HO Light and Medium / P3 Services of Military Aircraft business line, said: “We are very proud that the Polish Air Force is showing its trust in Airbus Defence and Space training in the same way that they trust our robust and reliable C295”.