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King Air sim exceeds 5,000 hours

24th February 2017 - 07:04 GMT | by Trevor Nash in Melbourne


The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) operates a fleet of 16 King Air 350 multi-role light aircraft to provide tactical air mobility, training for air combat officers and maritime aviation officers, as well as undertaking an ISR role when required.

The aircraft are operated by numbers 32 and 38 Squadrons and are flown from RAAF Bases Townsville and East Sale.

In early February the full flight simulator that provides the training for this fleet surpassed 5,000 hours of service. Operated by CAE as a contractor owned, contractor operated (COCO) service, the CASA certificated Level D device is located at Gippsland

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Trevor Nash


Trevor Nash

After a career in the British Army, Trevor Nash worked in the simulation and training …

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