Successful FNPT II MCC qualification at DSA for Mechtronix Ascent(R) Flight Trainer(TM)



    FNPT enables air school to offer modular MCC and integrated ATPL

    MONTREAL, June 9 /CNW Telbec/ - Mechtronix Systems ("Mechtronix") a
division of Mechtronix World Corp., the fastest growing and one of the leading
providers of flight training equipment in the world, today announced the
successful certification of the Ascent(R) Flight Trainer(TM) acquired by DSA
a.s. for its training facility based in Hradec Kralové, Czech Republic. The
air school received JAR FSTD A FNPT II MCC qualification for the device from
the Czech Republic CAA under JAA regulations. The FNPT ll MCC is based on a
twin turboprop and is reconfigurable to piston aircraft Piper Seneca V and
Cessna 172R.
    The Ascent(R) Flight Trainer(TM) features a 150 x 35 degree visual system
providing its users with exceptional fidelity. The unit is equipped with
autopilot technology Garmin 430 providing precision to the students'
navigation. Additionally, the device features an ergonomic environment
designed to increase the instructor's comfort level, efficiency and for easier
interaction between the instructor and the student. DSA also benefits from
high performance aerodynamic models and FFS Level D compliant airport
databases and PC-based Image Generator developed by Redifun Simulation Inc.
(RSI). The air school plans to use the highly reliable device to widen its
training capabilities by offering Instrument Rating and Multi-Crew Cooperation
(MCC) training.
    "We look forward to offer the latest technologies to our students and
having in-house IR & MCC capabilities offered on the Mechtronix simulator,"
said Thomas Suchanek, DSA's CEO. "The purchase of the Ascent(R) Flight
Trainer(TM) will allow us to provide both our students and instructors with a
highly reliable device. Mechtronix offers a high-end product at an affordable
price featuring a high quality visual system, highly realistic flight training
environment and ease of operation and maintenance."
    "We are grateful that DSA has chosen our Ascent(R) Flight Trainer(TM) for
their first simulator and congratulate them on the qualification they recently
received. We are convinced that DSA is now well equipped to offer the latest
and best technologies there is for flight training", said Mechtronix'
President Xavier Hervé. "This sale to DSA reinforces Mechtronix leadership on
the Czech market with units installed in all major air schools in the country
as well as with Czech Republic's national carrier CSA Czech Airlines."

    About DSA a.s.

    DSA Inc. is in the air business since 1992. The company's main business
activity has become providing air service in medical system from repatriation
flights to air rescue service in the Czech Republic since 1993. The company
disposes of the biggest air school within the Czech Republic which is
providing trainings of professional pilots on airplanes as well as helicopters
up to Air Transport Pilots qualification. Its own aircrafts are also used for
air transportation, air-taxi and aerial works. The company uses its own
maintenance centre for all the maintenance work. It also provides the
maintenance for all other air operators in Czech Republic and EU.

    About Mechtronix World Corporation

    Headquartered in Montreal, Mechtronix World is the fastest growing
designer and manufacturer of flight simulators. Backed by the Caisse de dépôt
et placement du Québec , Canada's largest institutional investor, as well as
Richardson Capital Limited, a leading Canadian private equity firm, Mechtronix
World ranks in the top-3 of the global flight simulator market, with a
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, training centers and training organizations such as CAFUC,
Center Air, Copa Airlines, IFTC Istanbul (Gözen Group), JAL training center,
Japan Airlines, Lufthansa Flight Training, Oxford Flight Training, Northwest
Airlines, TACA Airlines and University of North Dakota. Mechtronix 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. Mechtronix World is also the only manufacturer which
actively provides services for both commercial and general aviation including
support for customers to set-up their own tailor made training solution at
home. For more details on Mechtronix World, please visit www.mechtronix.com.




For further information:

For further information: DSA a.s.: Thomas Suchanek, CEO, +420 495 407
406, office@dsa.cz; Mechtronix Systems Inc.: Adeline Gautier, Marketing
Director, (514) 342-0800, agautier@mechtronix.com; Media Relations US: J.
Dans, Rogue Wave Creative Group, (914) 393-7758, jdans@warwick.net

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