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Since October 2015, CAE has been prime contractor responsible for the NATO Flying Training in Canada Program that produces qualified Military pilots for Defence customers. The NFTC Program significantly enhances CAE's core capabilities as global Training Systems integrator, and expands its offering into support for Live Flying Training of future Military pilots, including next-generation fighter pilots, For Royal Canadian Air Force and its allies. The NFTC Program located at 15 Wing Moose Jaw and 4 Wing Cold Lake is owned by the government of Canada and operates in cooperation with CAE. The program combines Basic, advanced, and lead-in fighter Training as part of a comprehensive pilot Training Program. CAE operates NFTC base facilities, delivers Ground-School classroom, computer-base and Simulator Training, and provides support services for Live Flying Training that comprises this world-class, turnkey Training Program. CAE has an experienced and dedicated workforce that delivers training services and in-Service support as part of the NFTC Program. CAE's expertise and competencies include: courseware development Ground-base academic Training Site Management Simulator Training Live Flying Training Flight operations support Program Management NFTC Program has been in operation since 2000 and includes more than 200 CAE employees supporting the program, which utilizes more than 700 000 square kilometres of Air space at 15 Wing Moose Jaw and 4 Wing Cold Lake. In addition to classroom, computer-base, and Simulator Training, NFTC Program delivers Live Flying Training on a fleet of Beechcraft T-6 Trainer aircraft and BAE Systems Hawk lead-in fighter Trainer aircraft. CAE is also responsible for full maintenance and operation of aircraft under governance of Canada's Department of National Defence airworthiness Program. In addition to the Royal Canadian Air Force, other NATO partners and allies have sent students and instructor pilots through the NFTC Program, including Denmark, United Kingdom, Singapore, Italy and Hungary. Theory and concepts of Flying Beechcraft T-6 Trainer aircraft and BAE Systems Hawk lead-in fighter Trainer aircraft. Meteorology, theory of Flight, Instrument Flight procedures, Visual Flight procedures, aerodynamics, Air regulations, and egress Training. Students will learn skills to perform clear hood Flying, Instrument Flying, Low level Navigation as well as several Simulator sessions where students are presented with numerous emergency scenarios that are not normally practiced during Live Flying operations. After having successfully completed all requisite testing in Ground School, student pilots complete over 30 hours of Training in Simulator, alternating with Live Flying Training in aircraft, over the course of Phase II. Live Flying Training is performed under supervision of highly-qualified Royal Canadian Air Force and NATO qualified Flying instructors. Students must complete nearly 170 training hours in live aircraft and must achieve successful test results to obtain their Military Wings during phases II and III. Military Flying Training in both Harvard and Hawk include: clear hood and Instrument Flying; Low level Navigation; Formation Flying. Lastly, students complete Basic Fighting Manoeuvering For Phase IV Training.

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Since 1936, Canadas Military has trained thousands of non-pilot aircrew from Nations on four continents, remarkable-and little known-achievement. Since June 2009, Training has been accomplished by 1 Canadian Forces Flying Training School, which is part of 17 Wing Winnipeg. From 1968 to 2009 1CFFTS predecessor was the Canadian Forces Air Navigation School. Prior to CFANS, there were various Air Navigator and Air Observer schools in Manitoba as well as other provinces dating back to the Second World War and the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan. Student Air Combat System Officers train in the cabin of CT-142 Dash 8 Gonzo aircraft under the watchful eye of an instructor. Commandant of 1 CFFTS, Lieutenant-Colonel Theo Heuthorst, graduated from Royal Roads Military College in 1984, received a Bachelor's degree in Military and strategic studies in 1988, and earned his ANAV Wings the following year. From 1989 to 1996, he flew on CH-124 Sea King helicopters with 423 Squadron at CFB Shearwater. Heuthorst began Flying CT-142 Dash 8 Gonzo Navigation Trainer at CFANS in 1996 and subsequently held flying and staff positions. He assumed Command of 1CFFTS in June 2009. Multi-dimensional For nearly three-quarters of a century, 1CFFTS, CFANS and other Canadian ANAV and AOb schools have trained personnel from Canada, Britain, Australia, New Zealand, France, Portugal, Belgium, Holland, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Italy, Turkey, South Africa, United Arab Emirates, Singapore and South Korea. According To Air Force, 1CFFTS is a multi-dimensional aircrew Training facility whose mission is: To select, develop, and graduate professional, Wings-qualify aircrew fully capable of operating in the demanding and sophisticated environment of modern air warfare. With its 54 personnel-4 admin staff, 4 civilians, 26 Air Combat System Officer instructors, 13 Airborne Electronic Sensor Operator instructors, 2 Aerospace Engineering Officers and 5 pilots-1CFFTS trains aircrew to use various sensors, do routine Navigation, and manage Tactical missions. CT-142: elongate nose section of Gonzo houses Navigation Radar array. Training For decades For the past 70 years, instructors at the Winnipeg base have created and modified training to keep pace with technological developments and new missions. Winni pegs AOb School No. 5 opened in January 1941, and Central Navigation School, 250 km to the west, in Rivers, MB, followed in May 1942. CFANS was in operation from 1968 to 2009. New equipment, geopolitical changes such as the end of the Cold War and other factors have resulted in the need for New Training and regular updates. 1CFFTS personnel have meet challenge, as do their predecessors. Navigator Training schools during World War II were located across Canada-in Charlottetown; Pennfield Ridge; Trenton, Port Albert and Hamilton; and the Rivers. AOb schools were established in Chatham; ancienne Lorette and. Jean; Malton and London; Winnipeg and Portage,; Regina and Prince Albert; and Pierce and Edmonton. Under BCATP, 29 963 ANAVs and AObs were train, including 11 406 in Canada. Classroom topics include deduced reckoning Navigation, compass and Instrument theory, electronics, meteorology and celestial Navigation.

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