Simcom’s Eclipse sims get FAA nod

Eclipse Aerospace, in conjunction with SimCom Training Centers, has earned FAA Level D certification of the EA500 full motion simulators located in Orlando, Fla. SimCom also received FAA approval for its Eclipse 500 pilot training program that includes Initial, Recurrent, Differences and Mentor training. Eclipse 500 pilots will be able to schedule factory approved training provided by SimCom as early as October.

The EA500, a Very Light Jet, has a cruising speed of 425 miles per hour and is capable of a distance of over 1,100 non-stop nautical miles. The twin-engine jet is able to fly at a 41,000 foot ceiling.

SimCom and Eclipse Aerospace, Inc. initially announced the strategic partnership to provide pilot training for EA500 owners and operators earlier in the year. The agreement established SimCom as the exclusive provider of factory authorized simulator based training for Eclipse.

For more information: Simulator.com or 800-272-0211 or 407-275-1050.

About SimCom

SimCom Training Centers is a premier General Aviation, Business and Regional Airline training provider offering simulator training programs for a wide array of piston twin, turbo prop, light and mid-size jet aircraft. In addition to the Eclipse, SimCom is the exclusive factory authorized training provider for the Pilatus PC-12 (in the Americas), Socata TBM (in North America and Mexico), Mitsubishi MU-2 and the Piper Meridian, Mirage, Malibu, Matrix, Seneca and Saratoga aircraft.

Headquartered in Orlando, Fla. SimCom operates training facilities in Orlando, Fla.; Glendale and Scottsdale, Ariz. Visit SimCom on the Web at: http://www.simulator.com/

About Eclipse Aerospace, Inc.

Eclipse Aerospace, Inc. began full operations to support the fleet of 260 Eclipse 500 Jet aircraft. Adhering to the motto “Customer First,” Eclipse Aerospace is focused on providing a superior customer experience for existing and future owners, operators and pilots of the revolutionary Eclipse 500 aircraft by providing factory upgrades to deliver robust, fully functional and feature rich Eclipse 500 aircraft.

Eclipse Aerospace corporate offices are based in Charleston, SC. Principle operations are located in Albuquerque, N.M. and Chicago, Ill. Eclipse Aerospace is located on the Web at www.eclipseaerospace.net.

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