This video was taken July 07, 2017 during Hon. Kabir Hashim`s flight simulator experience at the Srilankan Head Office in Katunayake.
Aircraft flying training enters a new dimension in Sri Lanka, with the opening of SriLankan Airlines Flight Simulator Centre, with its first Airbus A320-200 and A330-200 full flight simulators, located in the SriLankan Airline’s – Airline Centre at Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA), offering a total flying experience on ground, to facilitate training for pilots not only in Sri Lanka but in the region. The centre also comprises of an Airbus A320 Family – Integrated Panel Trainer delivering fixed based simulator training for pilots.
The Airbus simulators will be able to provide the required flying training for SriLankan Cadet Pilots, First Officers and Captains as well as provide training time to Guest Pilots from other airlines in the region. The new simulators already gained an exceptional mileage of training excellence at SriLankan and these simulators will work around the clock, 24-hours a day, delivering full flight simulator training exposure to all customer airlines including SriLankan Airlines and Mihin Lanka.
All SriLankan Airlines Flight Simulator Training Devices (FSTDs) are of ‘Level D’ standard, the highest level of certification which makes it identical to that of an aircraft, and are qualified by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka. Whilst saving time, energy and money, it enables a total flying experience on ground, qualifying the pilots to take on a direct ‘Simulator to Aircraft’ capability. SriLankan Airlines Flight Simulator Centre delivers flight simulator training that has unsurpassed realism, user friendliness, safety, reliability and performance.