Agusta Westland announces new training services

AW1088 AW189 FTDAgustaWestland has announced a comprehensive range of training services dedicated to the GrandNew light twin helicopter model is available for global customers and supplied by AgustaWestland at the Swiss Aviation Training facility located in Zurich.

These training services are provided through a cooperation agreement with Swiss Aviation Training (SAT) for the supply of synthetic training services through the Swiss HEMS provider Rega’s Full Flight Simulator (FFS) signed earlier this year. The services are available for customers operating GrandNew light twin helicopters, with courses being carried out at the SAT Training Centre. Under this agreement a large range of services includes type rating, refresher and recurrent courses, as well as instructor training, comprising theoretical ground training and utilizing the FFS which is operated by SAT. Following the signing of the agreement the supply of this comprehensive range of training services has progressively expanded and AgustaWestland expects approximately 1300 flight hours will be logged in 2014.