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Gulf Aviation Academy orders third simulator from Spatial


Gulf Aviation Academy orders third simulator from Spatial with B787 door trainer



Gulf Aviation Academy (“GAA”) recently ordered a Boeing 787 door trainer from Spatial, complete with Spatial’s virtual slide trainer. The device is due to come into service in Q1 2018.

This represents the third device that GAA has acquired from Spatial and will sit alongside its Embraer and Airbus cabin emergency evacuation trainers.

Henry Robertson, Managing Director at Spatial said: “This order, five and a half years after installing our first device for GAA, is another example of the continuing trust our client base places in us. We look forward to delivering another exceptional device to GAA, expanding their training portfolio still further.”

Capt. Dhaffer Al Abbasi, CEO at GAA said: “As part of our continuing growth we are looking forward to assembling the B787 door trainer in our facility and expanding our cabin crew training by offering the latest aircraft in operation to the crew. Spatial has been a highly supportive partner for us over the years and we are pleased to continue working with them.”


About Spatial:

Spatial Composite Solutions in an ISO9001 certified provider of cabin crew training equipment, specialising in the manufacture of cutting edge emergency evacuation, cabin service and door trainers. Additionally, the company provides consultancy services in relation to the design and fit-out of cabin crew training facilities.

Spatial is focussed on pushing the boundaries of cabin crew simulation through the production of hyper-realistic training solutions which include full motion with paired visuals, smoke simulation, equipment failure simulation and accurate cabin interiors together with functions to ensure efficient training through the deployment of portable instructor operating equipment with true-to-life scenario provision and the ability to record and review training exercises.

Spatial is known for its use of composite technologies and the integration of the latest electronics solutions available to produce training devices which provide exceptional ease of use whilst being able to withstand the rigours of the training environment. The quality of its devices is evidenced through the long list of repeat customers for its devices, which includes Emirates, Virgin America, Spirit, Etihad and Cebu Pacific.


About GAA:

Gulf Aviation Academy (GAA), is a leading provider of high quality professional aviation training across the MENA region, offering extensive range of structured training programmes and courses for all aviation personnel

Through providing quality and value to our growing customer base of regional commercial airlines and operators, GAA strives to shape the future of aviation training standards. Being the first EASA approved and one of the few internationally certified aviation training centres in the Middle East and North Africa region with the capacity of training thousands of pilots, engineers, cabin crew and other airline personnel annually following its recent facility extension and significant investments in the latest technology and training devices. In addition to holding regulatory approvals from Bahrain, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman and Pakistan, the Academy has recently received the approval of the Indian Director General Civil Aviation (DGCA).

With more than 50 courses to choose from, GAA’s programmes target all airline and aviation personnel including pilots, cabin crew, engineers and airport personnel. Our impressive training facility is fully operational around the clock, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and qualified training personnel on hand at all times, offering full flexibility for all your aviation training needs.

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