TORONTO --- Atlantis Systems Corp. announces that its wholly owned subsidiary, Atlantis Systems International, has been awarded a contract worth over $1.2 million by Rockwell Collins, Inc. of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to provide a major systems upgrade to the CC-130 aircraft trainers in service with the Canadian Forces.
“We are very pleased to be working with Rockwell Collins on this project,” said Martyn Exon, Atlantis VP and General Manager. “Atlantis first supplied these trainers to the Canadian Forces in 1999. This contract, which updates the trainers to the latest aircraft configuration, will ensure that they continue to provide Canadian Forces pilots with effective, economical training for years to come.”
The CC-130 Hercules is one of the Canadian Forces most versatile transport aircraft. The Atlantis trainers were originally developed to familiarise CC-130 pilots with the aircraft’s upgraded avionics systems. Their flexibility has allowed their usage to be expanded to supporting both initial and recurrent operational training for aircrews. The trainers’ high-fidelity replicated hardware and embedded Flight Management System (FMS) simulation make them particularly useful as generic FMS skills training devices.
The trainer upgrade system will be developed by Atlantis at the Company’s Brampton, Ontario facility and deployed at Canadian Forces bases in Trenton, Ontario; Winnipeg, Manitoba; and Greenwood, Nova Scotia.
Atlantis is a globally recognised developer of simulation-based aircraft training systems, with a client base that spans defence forces and government agencies throughout the world, as well as major commercial airlines and aircrew training centres. Atlantis trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol AIQ.
Atlantis Wins $1.2 Million Trainer Upgrade Contract