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Canada selects SkyAlyne for multi-billion-dollar Future Aircrew Training

31st July 2023 - 15:30 GMT | by Norbert Neumann in London

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SkyAlyne will provide the Grob G 120TP and King Air 260 as fixed-wing turboprop pilot trainers. (Photo: UK MoD/Crown Copyright)

The multi-billion-dollar Future Aircrew Training contract is set to span over two decades, making it one of the most significant service agreements ever awarded by Canada.

Canada has named SkyAlyne as the preferred bidder in the competition for the Royal Canadian Air Force’s Future Aircrew Training (FAcT) programme.

The contract has not been awarded yet, but it is expected to reach billions in value, spanning over two decades, making it one of the most significant service contracts ever awarded by the Canadian Department of National Defence (DND). 

The final contract award is anticipated in 2024, and work will begin immediately following.

It will cover all aspects of the required training and in-service support to train Canadian military pilots, Air Combat Systems Officers (ACSOs) and Airborne Electronic

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Norbert Neumann

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Norbert is the Aviation, Military Training & Simulation reporter at Shephard Media. Before joining Shephard in …

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