L-3 Technologies and AZAL to build jointly a pilot training center


September 25, Fineko/abc.az. Azerbaijan Airlines’ president Jahangir Asgarov has met today with Robin Glover-Faure, the president of Commercial Training Solutions at L-3 Technologies.

The Company reports that the parties discussed prospects of cooperation at the meeting.

"Thanks to its innovative developments, L-3 Technologies will provide Azerbaijan Airlines with the most modern technologies in the field of personnel training, flight simulation systems, as well as combined theoretical and interactive training programs. The parties covered the questions of supply of training complexes "Full Flight Simulator" for Boeing-737 MAX and Embraer 190 for training of the flight crew of AZAL and Buta Airways," AZAL said.

The construction of a new pilot training center in cooperation with L-3 Commercial Training Solutions was also discussed during talks at the National Aviation Academy. The signing of the contract is scheduled for mid-October. The new simulators are expected to start operating by mid-2020.

The acquired simulators of L-3 Technologies comply with the requirements of International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO DOC 9625-1) and EASA (Certification Specification CS-FSTD(A)) on the highest Level D.