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New Boeing 737-800 simulator at S7 Training


The S7 Training aviation training centre has signed a contract for purchase of a Boeing 737-800 Full Flight Simulator with the manufacturing company L-3 Link Communications Training & Simulation.

The Simulator is designed to offer pilots training in any flights skills. It is equipped with a state-of-the-art electro-hydraulic mobility system to imitate the flight dynamics and the latest Rockwell Collins EP8000 Image Generation System. The simulator cabin is identical to a pilot cabin in a real aircraft and satisfies the latest Boeing standards.

The simulator is scheduled to be commenced at the “S7 Training” centre in June 2014. At the moment the final tests are being conducted at the facility.

The Full Flight Simulator meets the highest European certification requirements1. The simulators manufactured by this company have been widely used at S7 Training and have been recognized as a safe and modern means of pilot training.

“The new Boeing 737-800 Full Flight Simulator will give additional opportunities for various kinds of flight staff training both at S7 Airlines and other airline companies operating flights on the aircraft of this type. The specialists at our centre have profound knowledge of the simulators manufactured by this company, and we have already been receiving first applications for the training”, Natalia Katkova, S7 Training Director, noted.

S7 Training is the largest aviation staff training centre in Russia, the CIS and Eastern Europe. Five Full Flight Simulators have already been installed at S7 Training, including those enabling training and retraining of pilots to operate the Boeing 737, Airbus A320 and Аn-148 aircraft.


S7 Training is an aviation training centre owned by S7 Airlines and certified for 80 courses of flight staff training and qualification upgrades for the most widespread aircraft types in Russia: Airbus 319/320/321; Boeing 737-300/400/500; Boeing 737-600/700/800/900. The training centre has the most modern technical facilities available in Russia and offers a full training course.