Cirrus Aircraft’s SR20 aircraft has been selected by the Civil Aviation Flight University of China (CAFUC) as an aircraft that will be used to train its pilots. CAFUC is the largest flight university in the world with more than 8,000 full-time students studying civil aviation and related subjects. It is the only full-time regular institution of higher education for civil aviation pilots in China.
The fleet of 20 Cirrus SR20 aircraft will join the existing CAFUC fleet of 200 airplanes on the Luoyang sub-college campus. In addition, CAFUC is becoming a training center for Cirrus Aircraft, where it will train technicians to perform maintenance and other service work on Cirrus Aircraft.
Headquartered in Guanghan City, Sichuan Province, CAFUC has four flight training colleges operating over 200 aircraft. CAFUC’s additional seven campuses specialize in areas of flight technology, air traffic control, aviation engineering, air transport management, computer science, foreign languages, and aircraft cabin management. It also houses training centers for simulation flight, aero engine maintenance, and aircraft repair as well as the Sanxing General Airline Co., Ltd., and Chinese Civil Aviation Scientific Research Base.
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