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CAE Enters eVTOL Flight Simulator Market

Our Bureau - : Jul 19, 2022 - : 6:36 am

CAE has launched the CAE 700MXR Flight Simulator which will Initially be targeted at the eVTOL market.

The company’s newest advancement in pilot training, will revolutionize flight training for complex urban settings with a compact mini-motion platform and 360⁰ field of view visuals that deliver high-fidelity, physics-based simulation tailored to single-pilot operations.

“The CAE 700MXR’s ultra-realistic simulation bridges the gap between the physical and virtual worlds to deliver an unrivalled training experience for future eVTOL pilots,” said Nick Leontidis, CAE’s Civil Group President.

CAE is developing advanced technologies and setting the training standard for the eVTOL market, and the company’s innovative approach would ensure faster, more efficient training for pilots,” Leontidis said.

As has already been previously announced, Volocopter and CAE are working together on developing, certifying and deploying a pilot training programme for operating Volocopter’s electric air taxi leveraging mixed reality. This being undertaken by CAE in support of the launch of Volocopter’s anticipated urban air mobility (UAM) services for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Paris, France.

“Pilots will play a pivotal role in launching electric air taxi services,” says Christian Bauer, Volocopter’s Chief Commercial Officer. “We must ensure that the simulators for this new aircraft conform with the highest-quality pilot training in aviation.”

“We look forward to working with the Volocopter team to ensure their pilots receive industry-leading training in the classroom and on the CAE700MXR simulator,” added Leontidis. “Volocopter is a valued partner, and CAE will be there every step of the way to support their entry into service.”

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