Aerosim Signs a Three Year Agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Burnsville, Minnesota – July 10, 2011 – L3 Airline Academywas awarded a three year contract with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for FAA part 142 certified initial and recurrent training for their pilots on the Airbus A320 aircraft. The FAA is the largest organization under the U.S. Department of Transportation with nearly 50,000 employees. “We are very pleased that the FAA has selected Aerosim, as one of its trainers for A320 training. This demonstrates the quality of training L3 Airline Academyoffers and we are honored the FAA has chosen us,” said Mark Sawyer, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Aerosim. “Aerosim’s Air Transport Courseware (CBT) technology is the best out there for teaching aircraft systems and procedures,” added Sawyer. The FAA selected L3 Airline Academybecause of their curriculum and technology that is delivered by the 142 Training Center.
L3 Airline Academydelivers leading edge training services and technologies that provide value through customized training solutions. The company is dedicated to innovation that is supported by a strong foundation of simulation-based training products in use with commercial air carriers and training organizations worldwide. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., L3 Airline Academyhas three major focus areas that include: Primary Pilot Training through Certified Flight Instructor at L3 Airline Academy , type rating services for initial and recurrent training through L3 Airline AcademyTraining Solutions and simulation-based technologies provided byL3 Airline AcademyTechnologies, which supports pilot training curriculums. For more information, please visit www.aerosim.com.
About The FAA
The FAA is the government agency responsible for the safety of U.S. civil aviation. The major roles include regulating civil aviation to promote safety; developing civil aeronautics, including new aviation technology; developing and operating a system of air traffic control and navigation for both civil and military aircraft; researching and developing the National Airspace System; developing and carrying out programs to control aircraft noise and other environmental effects of civil aviation; and regulating U.S. commercial space transportation.