Simcom Aviation Training, Scottsdale, AZ has taken delivery of a Frasca built Pilatus PC-12 NGX Level 6 Flight Training Device (FTD). The FTD features Honeywell Primus Apex avionics system and visual system with Frasca’s 220 degree spherical display system and is the first PC-12 NGX FTD in service. The first training session with the new FTD was held September 5 at the Simcom Training facility in Scottsdale, AZ.
SIMCOM is the exclusive factory approved training provider for the new Pilatus PC-12NGX. The new Frasca built PC-12NGX training device is built with Pilatus aircraft components and offers an extremely realistic training experience.
A privately-owned, aviation learning institution, SIMCOM provides advanced aviation training to professional pilots, owner-operators, Part 135 operators and maintenance personnel operating in general aviation, regional, military, government and cargo operations around the world. SIMCOM currently operates 45 simulators representative of a wide range of jet, turboprop and piston powered aircraft and will expand its market presence to include several premium business class aircraft types.
SIMCOM is headquartered in Orlando, Florida, where it also operates two training centers. Additional training centers are located in Arizona and in-aircraft training at TSI in Camarillo, California.
For further information, contact SIMCOM at 407.275.1050 or 1.800.272.0211 or visit its SIMCOM’s website www.simulator.com.
Founded in 1939, Pilatus Aircraft Ltd is the only Swiss company to develop, produce and sell aircraft to customers around the world: from the legendary Pilatus Porter PC-6 to the bestselling single-engine turboprop in its class, the PC-12, and the PC-21, the training system of the future. The latest aircraft is the PC-24 – the world’s first ever business jet for use on short unprepared runways. Domiciled in Stans, the company is certified to ISO 14001 in recognition of its efforts for the environment. The Pilatus Group includes two independent subsidiaries in Broomfield (Colorado, USA) and Adelaide (Australia). With over 2,000 employees at its headquarters, Pilatus is one of the largest employers in Central Switzerland. Pilatus provides training for about 130 apprentices in 13 different professions – job training for young people has always been a very high priority at Pilatus.