Flight Track receives qualification for Mechtronix FNPT II MCC flight training device



    
        Austrian New Flight Training Organization is Now Ready to Support
               Pilot Provisioning for Airlines in Austria with
                         State-Of-The-Art Equipment
    

    MONTREAL, Feb. 27 /CNW Telbec/ - Flight Track, an Austrian Flight
Training Organization, has obtained dual qualification JAR-STD 3A FNPT II &
MCC for a reconfigurable Synthetic Training Device manufactured by Mechtronix
Systems Inc. (MSI), the fast growing global provider of flight training
equipment. The flight training device is configured as a B200 reconfigurable
to Seneca 5, allowing 40 hours of credit for IR training and 15 hours for MCC.
    "We have carefully analyzed the products available on the market and
found Mechtronix' offer to be the best to match our requirements," commented
Thomas Steininger, CEO and Head of Training at Flight Track. The Mechtronix
FNPT II MCC device is flexible and to the highest standards as it uses the
same image generator as a Full Flight Simulator."
    This is a flexible solution that qualifies under both FNPT II and MCC
requirements, and allows Flight Track to provide IR and MCC training within
modular and integrated CPL and PPL. It includes Garmin 430 and panoramic
cylindrical screen as well as a high resolution level D quality Salzburg
airport visual database. The flight trainer was chosen after an extensive
selection process based on competitive prices, high quality and fast delivery
delays; Flight Track selected Mechtronix to supply its first trainer that
represents a key asset at the core of its business operations.
    This sale has confirmed and reinforced Mechtronix' position in the
European FTO market, as it has been part of a long series of successful sales
of MCC machines on the continent. "Following Flight Track's adoption of the
JAA regulations, Austria's demand for pilots has never been so high and we are
delighted to be part of this development" said Xavier Hervé, President of
Mechtronix Systems Inc. With our established leadership in the European
market, we take pride that we have become the leading provider for Flight
Training Organizations."

    About Flight Track

    Flight Track is a Flight Training Center based in Salzburg, Austria. This
FTO provides a wide range of flight training courses including ATP courses,
pilot courses and Dash 8 Type Rating. It currently operates a fleet of DA20,
DA40 and C172, as well as Piper Seneca for Multi Engine Certification. Airline
customers have already chosen Flight Track to provide Dash 8 Type Rating
courses. Flight Track also provides high quality crew training for business
aviation operators in Central Europe and will soon operate a FFS Base for
business Jets at a central European location.

    About Mechtronix Systems Inc. (MSI)

    Headquartered in the Montreal aviation hub, Mechtronix Systems Inc.(MSI)
is the fastest growing designer and manufacturer of flight simulators. Backed
by Canada's largest institutional investor, Mechtronix ranks in the top-3 of
the global flight simulator market, with presence in America, Europe and Asia.
Through 20 years of passion and dedication, Mechtronix has developed a unique
expertise and proved extensively its vision and leadership for flight
training. Worldwide customers include major airlines and training centers such
as Alitalia, Copa Airlines, Japan Airlines, Northwest Airlines and Lufthansa
Flight Training. It offers a full range of products from full flight
simulators to flight training devices setting new industry standards for
higher fidelity, reliability, cost efficiency and safety. Recent additions
include the FFT X(TM) and FFS X(TM), full flight simulator available in Non
Zero Flight Time(TM) (NZFT(TM)) and the Zero Flight Time(TM) (ZFT(TM))
configurations.




For further information:

For further information: Flight Track Aviation Training: Capt Thomas
Steininger, CEO, Head of Training, +43-660-1300 520,
tsteininger@flighttrack.at; Mechtronix Systems Inc.: Adeline Gautier,
Marketing Manager, (514) 342 0800, agautier@mechtronix.ca; Media Relations US:
Rogue Wave Creative Group, J. Dans, Director of Accounts, (914) 393 7758,
jdans@warwick.net

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