Airbus renews its trust in Thales to train pilots of the A400M military transport aircraft
As part of a long-standing relationship between the two companies, Airbus has awarded Thales a contract for a further two new A400M military training simulators (Nos. 7 and 8). The French and German air forces will benefit from these new simulators respectively in 2019 and 2020.
DID YOU KNOW?
Thales is the main supplier of the Airbus A400M’s avionics system, covering Cockpit displays systems, Head-up displays, Flight management systems, Integrated Modular avionics and Enhanced Vision System.
The Full-Flight Simulators employ state-of-the-art visual and motion technology developed and produced by Thales that represents the current production cockpit configuration of the Airbus A400M aircraft and simulates the ground and flight operations of the aircraft in a range of environments. It includes an enhanced field-of-view visual system that can support training in all aircraft manoeuvres, including air-to-air refuelling and low-level tactical operations. Also provided are on-board and off-board instructor stations and a record and replay system to aid crew briefing and debriefing.