Mechtronix Systems Inc.

Mechtronix Systems Inc.

April 13, 2005 12:45 ET

Mechtronix Sells Additional Full Flight Simulator to China

Civil Aviation Flight University of China Orders a Citation Jet 1 Ascent FFS X Full Flight Simulator Attention: Business/Financial Editor MONTREAL--(CCNMatthews - April 13, 2005) - Mechtronix Systems, a leading provider of Flight Simulation Technology worldwide, announced they have received a firm order for a second Ascent(r) FFS X(tm) CJ1 flight simulator from the Civil Aviation Flight University of China (CAFUC). The Ascent(r) FFS X(tm) CJ1 simulator will be installed at the CAFUC Simulation Training Center in Guanghan, Sichuan Province, P.R. China.

This multimillion-dollar deal closely follows CAFUC's original order of Mechtronix' Ascent(r) FFS X(tm) Full Flight Simulator last December. This unit recently received level D certification, the highest quality designation for full flight simulators.

"This second order from China is a testimony to the fact that we have got the technology, innovations and the business model right," said Fernando Petruzziello, Mechtronix' CEO. "We look forward to continue building upon our success with the Civil Aviation Flight University of China and working with a growing number of airlines that seek to bring their pilot training programs in-house."

Executive Vice President Li Shuwen of CAFUC said, "Mechtronix' products are innovative and extremely reliable. Our partnership shall be further strengthened with this second order for a full flight simulator."

About the Ascent(r) FFS X(tm)

Mechtronix Ascent(r) FFS X(tm) is a complete line of technologically advanced Full Flight Simulators swiftly becoming the next advancement in flight training solutions. The Ascent(r) FFS X(tm) simulators can reduce overall cost of ownership, maximize reliability and ensure ease of maintenance. The FFS XTM models have been manufactured and tested to provide training in full compliance with regulations under FAA, JAA and ICAO. Each model deploys "intelligent machine" technology with a unique blend of machine robotics, electronics, and software intelligence, enabling them to provide sophisticated simulator solutions at significantly lower prices.

About Mechtronix Systems

Headquartered in Montreal, Canada, one of North America's aerospace clusters, Mechtronix Systems is a world-leading provider of Flight Simulation Technology with customers throughout the world including Alitalia, Japan Airlines and Northwest Airlines. Mechtronix is an integrated corporation with in-house full design and manufacturing operations and offices in the United States, France, the Netherlands and China. Mechtronix Systems' best in class specialists include experts in software engineering, electronics, control systems, automation, mathematical modeling, industrial networks, mechanical design and manufacturing. This dedicated team's core competency is the translation of innovative designs into unique business models: A World of Intelligent Machines. Mechtronix Systems Inc. (MSI) is a privately held company.

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Contact Information

  • Xavier Herve, President, Mechtronix Systems
    Primary Phone: 514-342-0800 ext. 287