Bombardier Launches Redesigned Challenger 605 and Challenger 650 Recurrent Training Course to Optimize Pilots' Time
The new redesigned Challenger 605 and 650 aircraft Recurrent Training course optimizes pilots' time with online courses for ground school, reducing on-site training time while providing OEM expertise and renowned professional instruction
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May 1 2018
- Pilots can now cover 15-hours of FAA-certified recurrent course material for ground school online at their own pace
- Bombardier offers pilots the most up-to-date insider knowledge and technology at their fingertips
- With more than 1,100 deliveries and counting, the Challenger 600 series business jets represent the best-selling large business jet platform of all time
Bombardier has made it easier for pilots to undergo recurrent training for its leading Challenger 605 and Challenger 650 business jets with an online remote training available for the ground school FAA-certified course. The new program delivers the same comprehensive and professional instruction that Bombardier is known for, while reducing the length of on-site training.
With more booking flexibility and a wider range of simulator time slots, pilots can now complete the simulator component of the course at Bombardier's training centres in Montreal and Dallas. The updated ground school component, comprising of 15 hours of self-paced online training, can be completed at the pilot's own convenience.
Once pilots complete the online component, they are welcomed by an instructor at the training centre to answer any training questions they may have, are provided the latest operational requirements and undergo a one-hour validation exam.
Bombardier offers in-house OEM-developed courseware for flight and technical training, allowing operators to have the most up-to-date, insider knowledge and technology at their fingertips.
"Our commitment to an exceptional customer experience is the complete package. Not only do we design, build and maintain the world's leading business jets, we maximize our customers' investment through our world-class training programs," said Andy Nureddin, Vice President, Customer Response and Training, Bombardier Business Aircraft. "As an OEM that develops its own pilot and technician training programs, our customers appreciate the added value of our first-hand knowledge and our innovative pedagogical approaches. With more than 1,100 deliveries and counting of our Challenger 600 series business jets, we expect this course to benefit many flight departments and operators."
Combined, Challenger 600 series aircraft are the best-selling business jets of all time in the large segment. The aircraft offer the ultimate value proposition, combining a stylish interior and widebody cabin comfort with worldwide reach, unmatched dispatch reliability and the lowest direct operating costs in the category.
The Challenger 650 aircraft's advanced wing has been engineered to provide passengers with an exceptionally smooth ride, while a state-of-the-art cabin management system, an immersive sound system and available lightning-fast Ka-band Wi-Fi combine to deliver the category-leading comfort and productivity in the cabin that is so appreciated by customers.
Bombardier Business Aircraft operates two world-class training centres equipped with 11 business aircraft simulators – six in Dallas, five in Montreal.
With over 69,500 employees across four business segments, Bombardier is a global leader in the transportation industry, creating innovative and game-changing planes and trains. Our products and services provide world-class transportation experiences that set new standards in passenger comfort, energy efficiency, reliability and safety.
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