Flight sim training provider, Virtual Aviation has launched a base at Cambridge Airport, where the company will operate its new Bpeing 737 Next Generation Flight Simulator, to be used to train airline pilots. This is the first professional flight simulator to be based in the region.
Cambridge Airport Deputy Chairman, Terry Holloway, said, “We are delighted to welcome Virtual Aviation to Cambridge Airport. They are operating a very impressive flight simulator and we look forward to a very long and happy relationship with them.”
In addition to being used for professional pilot training, the simulator is also available to members of the public to experience flying a large passenger aircraft under the instruction of professional pilots.
The simulator began operations on 1 December and will be open 16 hours a day, 7 days a week.