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Rockwell Collins to Establish Chinese Flight Sim JV

By | January 16, 2014
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Rockwell Collins has a final agreement with Beijing Bluesky Aviation Technology to establish a joint venture flight simulation company. 
LeAnn Ridgeway, vice president and general manager, Simulation and Training Solutions for Rockwell Collins, (right front) and Mr. Jin Dongsheng, chairman, Beijing Bluesky Aviation Technology (left front) shake hands on the ACCEL Flight Simulation joint venture. Photo, courtesy of Rockwell Collins.
The new joint venture, ACCEL (Tianjin) Flight Simulation Co., will create a "simulation and training center of excellence in China," Rockwell Collins said in a statement. ACCEL will be located at Tianjin Airport Economic Area, and will use CORE Simulation Architecture technology and visual systems for flight training. 

“It marks the strongest collaboration yet between our two organizations, and is a monumental step in developing the fastest growing region in the world for commercial simulation and training," said LeAnn Ridgeway, vice president and general manager of simulation and training solutions for Rockwell Collins.  

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