November 15, 2021. Urbana, IL. Fly 7 Training located in Lausanne, Switzerland, has received FNPTII MCC / FTD2 approval by the FOCA (Switzerland’s Aviation Agency) for their FRASCA built Pilatus PC-12 NGX FSTD (Flight Simulation Training Device) which was delivered earlier this year.
The FSTD is installed at the Fly 7 Training facility in Lausanne and is being used for initial and differential training and commercial company courses. Starting in January of 2022, FLY 7 and Pilatus will offer initial PC-12 NGX training and the FSTD will be leased to European AOCs.
The device features a three-channel 220 degree Frasca visual system with various European custom visual databases as well as original Honeywell Advanced Cockpit Environment (ACE) System.
“This is the first PC-12 NGX simulator in Europe, and another milestone for the future of the PC-12. Pilatus is proud to have partnered with Fly 7, to further enhance the PC-12 training possibilities and increase the Pilatus customer experience,” said Matthias Luder, Director Sales & Marketing, Pilatus Aircraft Ltd.
About Fly 7/Jetfly:
Founded in 2011, Fly 7 joined the Jetfly Group in 2019. The company is based in Lausanne, Switzerland and is specialized in Pilatus PC-12 & PC-12 Aircraft Management, Charter as well as Training. Fly 7 Finland is the first Pilatus PC-12 commercial operator in Europe. In 2021, Fly 7 Training inaugurated its first Simulator and looks forward to welcoming amateur as much as professional pilots. The Swiss ATO has been qualifying Pilatus PC-12 pilots for more than 10 years thanks to an innovative digital ground courses as well as an experienced team of full time employed instructors. As an operator of more than 30 Pilatus PC-12s, Fly 7 is employing close to one hundred pilots through their AOC and ATO. www.fly7-training.com