S7 Airlines started using new Full Flight Simulator E170

27.11.2018

S7 Airlines started using new Full Flight Simulator E170

The Aviation S7 Training Center began operating the Embraer 170 complex simulator manufactured by FlightSafety International. S7 Airlines pilots are already training using the new simulator.

FFS (Full Flight Simulators) complex flight simulators are designed for practicing the necessary skills for pilots in conditions as close as possible to a real flight. They are equipped with a cabin that fully corresponds to the cabin of a real aircraft.

The simulator is equipped with a Moog digital electric mobility system with six degrees of freedom to simulate flight dynamics, and it also has a Rockwell Collins EP-8100 visualization system with JVC VS-2500 laser projectors. The viewing angle is 200 degrees in the horizontal plane and 40 degrees in the vertical one. These characteristics allow you to recreate the feeling of a real flight.

The new simulator is certified by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) according to the FFS Level D highest standard. This is the very first simulator of this type of aircraft certified in accordance with the requirements of EASA CS-FSTD(A) Issue 2, including the capability of conducting training on bringing the aircraft out of a difficult spatial position and stalling, as well as critical flight modes.

The instructor’s workplace is equipped with LCD touchscreen monitors and auxiliary buttons for quick function input which makes it possible to change flight conditions and hone all the necessary skills during training.

Currently, S7 Training Center has the ability to carry out all types of training for pilots and flight attendants on E170/175/190/195 aircraft using the FFS Embraer 170 and Door Trainer Embraer 170 simulators.

In 2017, S7 Airlines became the first Russian operator of aircraft Embraer 170-LR. Now there are 17 such planes in the airline’s fleet. Aircraft Embraer 170-LR operate flights from Moscow, Novosibirsk, and St. Petersburg.

S7 Training Center (part of the S7 Group holding) is the S7 Airlines aviation training center certified in 80 areas of training and advanced training for flight technical personnel for the most common types of aircraft in Russia: Airbus 319/320/321; Boeing 737-300/400/500; Boeing 737-600/700/800/900, Embraer E170/175/190/195. The training center has the most up-to-date technical literature in Russia and provides a full training cycle.

Air tickets can be purchased at s7.ru, through the iPhone app or the Android app, and at any S7 sales office. You can also learn accurate flight information, book and buy tickets by calling our Contact Centre at 8 800 700–0707 (free for Russia).


S7 Airlines (“Siberia” airlines brand, s7.ru) is a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance.

The airline has a wide internal route network, created on the basis of air transport hubs in Moscow (Domodedovo) and Novosibirsk (Tolmachevo). S7 Airlines also performs regular flights to countries of the Commonwealth of  Independent States (CIS), Europe, the Near East, Southeast Asia and countries of the Asia-Pacific region.

In 2007 the company received an official IATA certificate as an IOSA (IATA Operational Safety Audit) operator, becoming the second air carrier in Russia to have successfully passed the full international audit procedure for compliance with operational safety standards.

S7 Airlines is one of the most reliable airlines of Russia, it implements latest achievements of the world's industry in passenger services and develops its own services dynamically.

Today S7 Airlines has the newest and one of the most modern aircraft fleets on the Russian air transportation market. All flights of the airline are performed by the aircraft of the world’s leading manufacturers.

S7 Airlines is in top 100 of the best airlines of the world and ranks third in the Eastern Europe, as indicated by the authoritative international rating Skytrax.

S7 Airlines is among the top 5 of the most reputable Russian companies of 2017 and ranks the fourth among the most desirable Russian employers.

S7 Airlines is a Safety Leaders Award winner in “Transportation Safety: Flight Safety” category.

S7 Airlines was a multiple winner of the Wings of Russia National Aviation Awards in different categories.

S7 Airlines was a multiple winner of the Cannes Lions advertising festival awards for implemented projects, and My Planet National Awards for discoveries in travel sphere.

S7 Airlines won “Best Russian Airline” at 2015 National Geographic Traveler Awards.

At the end of 2016, S7 Airlines became the winner of Skyway Service Award aviation award in three categories: the best airline in category “Economy Class, Domestic Scheduled Services”, “Best Loyalty Program” and “Best Online Customer Services”.

The airline is a member of the S7 Group of companies. In 2017 Group member airlines carried more than 14.2 million passengers.

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