TYSONS CORNER, VA July 1, 2015 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has chosen CAE to build hardware for four operational flight simulators to its P-8A Poseidon aircraft for the U.S. Navy and Australian air force, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday.
According to Ray Duquette, president and general manager of CAE USA, the two OPTs for delivery to the Royal Australian Air Force is the first of their kind to be sold abroad.
“The Navy has significantly increased the amount of synthetic training it does as part of the P-8A training program, and the high-fidelity P-8A operational flight trainers developed by CAE and Boeing play a key role in the overall P-8A training curriculum, ” Duquette said Monday.
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