Published On: Sun, Oct 7th, 2012

LAN Peru opened modern training center with CAE

LIMA - LAN Peru inaugurated, with CAE, one of the most modern training centers in Latin America which will train thousands of Peruvian pilots and cabin crew. This new store is located next to the International Airport Jorge Chavez and featured a total investment of U.S. $ 35 million, of which $ 10 million was spent by CAE to equip the center.

This training center has an Airbus 320 aircraft simulator, as well as facilities and latest equipment and everything needed to train at the highest levels for Peruvian pilots and crew. In the coming months it plans to incorporate a Boeing 767 simulator.

It has also installed a mockup (scale model) of an airplane cockpit  for crews to perform emergency service training and briefing rooms and d-briefing for lectures given before starting and completing a journey, classrooms computers so that students can review e-learning courses, slides for evacuation drills on land, swimming for shore disposal practices, door-trainer to practice opening and closing doors, and many other tools.

Nicholas Goldstein, CEO of LAN Peru, said: "With the opening of this Center we are marking a milestone in the training of pilots and crew teams in Peru, which allows us to continue to ensure the highest standards of quality, safety and we offer daily service to our passengers. "

Meanwhile, Executive Vice President and CAE Regional Business Director for the Americas, Glenn Frederick, said that "South America, particularly Peru, is one of the civil aviation markets showing one of the fastest growing in the world , and this new center in Peru will enable the training of pilots and cabin crew, who will be part of LAN ".

The opening ceremony was also attended by Minister of Transport and Communications, Carlos Paredes, the Deputy Minister of Transport, Alexander Chang Chiang, Regional President of Callao, Félix Moreno Caballero, the Director General of Civil Aviation of Peru, Ramon Gamarra and more CAE senior management and LATAM Airlines Group.

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