Caverton engages French agency to put in Thales simulator for coaching of pilots  


Decided to enhance the general security of helicopter flights within the Nigerian and regional aviation sector, Caverton, has chosen Thales, a French agency to produce actuality H full-flight Simulator for AW139 Pilot Coaching at its facility centre on the worldwide wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport,Lagos.

Caverton is a key supplier of aviation and marine logistics providers to companies working within the oil and gasoline sector.

The centre being the primary of its variety in Africa to advance security for the devoted women and men who fly on daily basis, is being arrange on the identical web site as Caverton’s model new purpose-built Upkeep, Restore and Overhaul (MRO) facility at Lagos airport.

The Thales Actuality H Full Flight Simulator is the world’s most superior business helicopter simulator which shall be used to supply life like scenario-based flight and mission coaching to AW139 helicopter operators within the area in addition to Caverton’s personal pilots and crews.

The event which is supposed to ship AW139 simulator coaching to pilots, is a key step ahead in Caverton’s strategic transfer into flight simulation coaching providers.

The simulator shall be put in at Caverton’s new coaching centre, designed to satisfy the elevated demand for helicopter pilot coaching and, particularly, to get rid of the challenges skilled by many pilots aiming to acquire preliminary and recurrent coaching.

The advantages out there within the simulator embody its means “to help a wide variety of coaching wants, reminiscent of Sort Score, Recurrent Coaching and Proficiency Checks for each Visible Flight Guidelines (VFR) and Instrument Flight Guidelines (IFR), together with offshore missions and VIP operations to unprepared touchdown websites.

It will likely be certified to satisfy EASA Stage D customary, the very best degree of qualification for a simulator.

“The simulator being delivered to Caverton will allow pilots that fly AW139 twin-engine helicopters – probably the most well-liked helicopter platforms in Nigeria and the area – to be absolutely immersed in a practical digital surroundings representing Nigerian operational areas, and be taught to deal with a mess of system failures and overcome very advanced malfunctions ought to they come up in the actual world.

Commenting on the feat, Chairman, Caverton Offshore Assist Group, Aderemi Makanjuola declared: “Pilots can thus prepare safely in high-risk mission eventualities in a spread of climate situations.

“We’re delighted so as to add Thales to our rising record of companions and we’re assured in offering one of the best helicopter coaching with this Full Flight Stage D Simulator. Security is our precedence at Caverton and we’re dedicated to enhancing flight security throughout our trade and the area by simulator-based coaching.”

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