Exail, previously ECA Group, and Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Upkeep (AFI KLM E&M) have signed a significant new contract for the provision of a Full Flight Simulator (FFS), designed to coach crews on the E-3F AWACS (Airborne Warning and Management System) plane utilized in airspace protection by the French Air Pressure. This Full Flight Simulator (FFS) will present an an identical duplicate of the forthcoming redesign of the E-3F AWACS cockpit, offering the crews from the French Air Pressure with entry to a contemporary flight simulator that’s completely tailored to their coaching wants and challenges, and is obtainable on dwelling soil.

Dominique Giannoni, CEO of Exail mentioned: “We’d wish to thank the DGA and AFI KLM E&M for selecting our distinctive experience and expertise, developed over greater than twenty-five years within the subject of flight simulation. Touchdown this contract ensures sustained exercise for the Exail groups in Lannion over the approaching three years, and we’re proud to be supporting the French Air and House Pressure with this new, cutting-edge simulator.”


Exail Full Flight Simulator (FFS)

Anne Brachet, EVP Air France-KLM Engineering & Upkeep mentioned: “The AFI KLM E&M groups have been taking care of AWACS for over 30 years and have developed a ardour for this work, with out ever dropping sight of the operational challenges confronted by an plane of this sort. The cockpit renovation is a strategic objective for our buyer, and together with Exail we’re placing our experience to work for the pilots of the French Air and House Pressure, from coaching by means of to operations.”

The sourcing of this Full Flight Simulator (FFS) on behalf of the French Air Pressure falls throughout the contract awarded to Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Upkeep (AFI KLM E&M) by the French Route générale de l’armement (DGA) for the renovation of the cockpit on the E-3F AWACS strategic plane. The DGA is about to certify the simulator in late 2025, along side the cockpit renovation venture. This settlement is testomony to the arrogance the DGA holds in each AFI KLM E&M and Exail, and highlights the main experience demonstrated by each teams of their respective fields.