KF Aerospace Defence Programs,received a contract award from Canada’s Department of National Defence (DND) to provide anew Bell 206 Level 7 Flight Training Device (FTD) for the Contracted Flying Training andSupport (CFTS) Program located in Southport, Manitoba.  This new capability, representing acapital investment of over CAD $6.5 million, is part of a larger scope of work by KF AerospaceDefence Programs to provide the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) with Primary, Basic,Rotary-Wing, and Multi-engine pilot training at CFTS until 2027

.Built by Frasca International Inc., the new Level 7 FTD will provide helicopter pilot trainees andinstructors with the most up-to-date flight training simulator available.  The Frasca FTD systemis the first configuration of its kind in Canada, and is equipped with a 220-degree field of viewvisual system, and six degrees of freedom (6-DoF) cueing and vibration systems.  The devicealso incorporates Frasca’s proprietary SimAssist™ software which provides varying levels of automatic instructor assistance during the earliest phases of helicopter flight training. Read More