Tuesday, November 27, 2012
ATR Pilot Training Center in Singapore Achieves EASA Certification
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has granted EU-A0015 certification to the new ATR flight training center at the Seletar Aerospace Park in Singapore.
(ATR pilots training, photo provided by ATR)
The EASA approval allows ATR to offer flight crew type rating training programs for pilots. ATR has 80 aircraft in its backlog for airlines operating in the AsiaPacific.
"Increasing our customer support capabilities and services around the globe is a strategic priority for ATR. The certification of this new and unique training facility is an important step in growing our presence in Asia Pacific region," said Mr. Lilian Braylé, senior vice-president of product support and services at ATR.
The training center will officially be inaugurated in December, the company said.