Swiss Aviation Training upgrades Embraer ERJ 145 full-flight simulator to CAE Tropos 6000 XR visual system

Zurich Airport, 20 June 2015 – Swiss AviationTraining (SAT) successfully upgraded the visual system of their Embraer ERJ 145 full-flight simulator to CAE Tropos™ 6000XR – the latest technology available in the simulator market. As part of the upgrade the Cathode Ray Tube (CRT) projectors were replaced by Liquid Crystal on Silicon (LCoS) technology in order to deliver a high resolution image. Besides better image quality most of the improvements have been achieved in the extensive increase of details. This includes an enhanced generic airport database, realistic runway layouts, terrain situations and weather conditions. SAT now operates the most advanced full-flight simulator for Embraer Regional Jet type rating trainings worldwide.

Feature Highlights:

  • New high performance LCoS projectors
  • Enhanced generic airport database
  • More details
    • Runway layout of every airport worldwide
    • Realistic terrain situation
  • Library with more than 250 customized airports with an extensive airport clutter simulation engine.
  • Worldwide high resolution (15 meter) terrain database
  • Realistic weather conditions

Swiss AviationTraining (SAT) is a fully-owned subsidiary of Swiss International Air Lines Ltd. The company has operations in Zurich, Grenchen, Munich and Frankfurt focuses on providing initial and further training for commercial pilots, cabin personnel, aircraft mechanics and corporations.

SAT is an Approved Training Organisation (ATO) and EASA Part 147 organisation whose courses are approved by the Swiss Federal Office of Civil Aviation (FOCA) in accordance with the rules and regulations of the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).
For further information please contact:

Uschi Roth

Head of Corporate Communications

Swiss AviationTraining Ltd.

CH-8058 Zurich Airport

Phone +41 44 564 5803

Mobile +41 79 820 1174