Friday, February 1, 2008
From the Field: CHC Orders Training Device From ELITE Simulation
CHC Global Operations has placed an order with ELITE Simulation Solutions for an ELITE Evolution S623 Eurocopter Training Device to be installed at its Lagos, Nigeria location.
The ELITE Evolution will feature a three-channel visual system, Garmin GNS430, and the Bendix/King EFIS navigation system. It is to be used to provide pilots flying on the African continent with VFR and IFR training as well as training operating to offshore oil and gas platforms.
The trainer is to be equipped with dual controls, a full-size cockpit enclosure, and a professional instructor station, avionics stack with flight director system, and fully-coupled autopilot system.
ELITE says the Evolution S623 Eurocopter is designed for navigation and procedures training and meets JAR-STD 3(H) FNPT 2 certification criteria as well as Australian CASA regulations as a Level B FSD2 and New Zealand CAA Requirements.
CHC Helicopter is the world’s largest provider of helicopter services to the global offshore oil and gas industry, with aircraft operating in more than 30 countries around the world.