BEIJING, April 5 (Xinhua) -- A new A350 full flight simulator has been put into operation in Hua Ou Aviation Training Company in Beijing, according to Airbus China Thursday.
It is a major step taken by Airbus to enhance its training capacity to meet surging demands from Chinese customers, Airbus China said.
Hua Ou Aviation Training Company is a joint venture between Airbus and China Aviation Supplies Holding Company (CAS).
"Hua Ou plays a key role within Airbus China's long term strategy, and the company is part of Airbus global services solutions network," said George Xu, CEO of Airbus China.
Besides this new A350 simulator, Hua Ou training center has three A320 simulators, an A330/A340 simulator, an A350 simulator and an H225 helicopter simulator.
Since its inception in 1997, the training center has provided more than 40,000 aviation professionals from more than 50 airlines worldwide.
To date, there are more than 1,700 Airbus aircraft serving Chinese airlines.