Mohammed Bin Rashid Aerospace Center (MBRAH), Dubai’s aerospace platform dedicated to the advancement of the aviation industry, has welcomed Ansett Aviation Training (AAT), Australia’s global pilot simulator training center operator, which installed its ATR 72-600 full flight simulator at Dynamic Advanced Training at the Mohammed bin Rashid Aerospace Center in southern Dubai, to improve infrastructure regional pilot training. The launch event took place during the Dubai Airshow 2023 and attended by senior officials from MBRAH, AAT and industry stakeholders.
The ATR72-600 full flight simulator has been certified by the European Union aviation safety agency (EASA), marking a significant milestone for AAT and the region as the simulator is the first EASA-certified ATR72-600 full flight simulator in the Middle East.
The strategic location of this new pilot training center, located just a few minutes’ drive from Al Maktoum International Airport, provides airlines with a training infrastructure that is easily accessible from all parts of the world. As the full flight simulator is EASA certified, Ansett Aviation Training will be able to offer EASA training for airlines. Besides, Ansett Dubai Aviation Training may provide training under future approvals from regional NAAs.
“Ansett Aviation Training is recognized for its exceptional delivery of world-class training results to our valued airline customers. We are delighted to extend this exemplary quality of training to our regional airline customers here in Dubai. With our state-of-the-art EASA certified ATR72-600 full flight simulator, newly updated with a 3.1 update, we are fully equipped to provide you with a truly extraordinary training experience.”
saying Mark Delany, Group CEO of Ansett Aviation Training.
Tahnoon Saif, CEO of the Mohammed bin Rashid Aerospace Center, saying:
“We are pleased with the launch of the new Ansett Aviation Training center as it complements the ecosystem of advanced services provided by our partners. “We offer our full support to the team to provide their unique training services and thrive as part of MBRAH so that we can all contribute to cementing Dubai’s position on the global aviation map.”
Khaled Hares, Center Director at Ansett Aviation Training Dubaisaying:
“Our team is excited and fully prepared to welcome our inaugural group of pilots for training. “We look forward to providing our esteemed clients in Dubai with the highest quality training.”
Ansett Dubai Aviation TrainingThe center is fully operational, supporting a number of operators and is in active discussions with regional airlines on how to best support their training requirements in 2023 and 2024.
MBRAH offers high-end connectivity to global aerospace players and is a free zone destination for the world’s leading airlines, private jet companies, MRO and associated industries. Located and developed in Dubai South, MBRAH also houses maintenance centers and training and education campuses. It seeks to strengthen engineering industries to foster the emirate’s vision of becoming a leading aviation hub.
News source: Dubai Press Office