TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 12, 2019 â A CAE-built (NYSE: CAE) flight simulation platform for General Atomics‘Â Predator B/MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft has received approval from Italy’s air armaments and airworthiness directorate for use at Amendola Air Base, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday.
CAE said Feb. 5Â itsÂ Predator Mission Trainer has been qualified to provide “zero flight time” training to the Italian air force in operating the Predator B, a year after the service began using the trainer’s Predator A variant.
“We believe this Predator Mission Trainer is the first Level D equivalent simulator for an unmanned aircraft,” added Gene Colabatistto, president of CAE’s defense and security group and a past Wash100 awardee.
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