The Alpha Aviation Group Philippines, Inc (AAG), a world-class pilot training school in Clark Freeport, Pampanga has announced its $10 million investment on a brand new Airbus A320 full flight simulator (FFS) and simulator training center expansion.
The projects will be undertaken through the financing agreement with Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) and BPI Century Tokyo Lease and Finance Corporation.
“The twin projects are in line with AAG’s continuing commitment to provide world-class training solutions to its partners,” AAG Regional Director for Asia Pacific Cristopher Magdangal said in the groundbreaking rights of AAG’s soon to rise state-of-the-art training facility located at Clark Polytechnic in Clark, Wednesday, July 11.
The Airbus 320 FFS is the newest addition to AAG’s current fleet of flight simulation training devices, making it the largest in the Philippines.
The new flight sim is expected ready for training by 2019. This comes with a full upset prevention and recovery training, A320 New Engine Option (NEO) and Current Engine Option (CEO).
Currently, AAG operates the Alsim Flight Navigation Procedure Trainer II, Aerosim A320 Basic Instrument Training Device/ Integrated Procedure Trainer, Fixed Base Simulator, CAE A320 Full Flight Simulator EASA Certified Level D and CAE A330/340 Full Flight Simulator EASA Certified Level D.
Alpha Aviation Group, an Approved Training Organization and certified Type Rating Training Organization, is a provider of aviation training solutions specializing in cadet assessment, selection type ratings and ab-initio training programs tailored to its clients’ operational needs.
Headquartered in United Kingdom, the aviation training hub serves domestic and Southeast Asian market from the Philippines and the Middle East region.
“Every year we train hundreds of new pilots for our airline partners. We currently have in training more than 300 pilots and most of our more than 800 graduates are now flying with leading regional airlines including Philippine Airlines, Cebu Pacific, Air Asia Philippines and VietJet Air,” said in a statement released by AAG.