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Training Equipment

Our training center is located at Luxembourg airport in our new head quarter building. The training center is equipped with the following state-of-the-art flight training equipment:

Full-Flight Simulator

Boeing 747-400F Freighter

The simulator went into operation in February 2000 and was updated in 2021 with the latest generation of visual systems. The device is compliant with CS-FSTD(A) Issue 2 UPRT requirements.

Specifications:

Aircraft type

Boeing 747-400F

Engine type

Rolls-Royce RB211-524H2 and General Electric CF6-80C2B1F

EASA ID code

LU-002

Qualification standard

JAA JAR-STD 1A Change 1, Level D and EASA CS-FSTD(A) Issue 2 for UPRT and Icing and visual system

Motion system

CAE Series 600 (hydrostatic)

Image generator

CAE Tropos 6030XR, 3 channels (installed in 2021)

Projection system

200° x 40° FOV, BARCO FL40-4K (LED) projectors

 
Boeing 747-8F Freighter

The simulator went into operation in April 2012 and was updated in 2020 with the latest generation of visual systems. The device is compliant with CS-FSTD(A) Issue 2 UPRT requirements.

Specifications:

Aircraft type

Boeing 747-8F

Engine type

General Electric GEnx-2B67

EASA ID code

LU-003

Qualification standard

EASA CS-FSTD(A) Initial Issue, Level D and EASA CS-FSTD(A) Issue 2 for UPRT and Icing and visual system

Motion system

Moog EMM (electrical)

Image generator

CAE Tropos 6030XR, 3 channels (installed in 2020)

Projection system

200° x 40° FOV, BARCO FL40-4K (LED) projectors

Integrated Procedure Trainers (IPT)

Boeing 747-400F Freighter

The 747-400F IPT is located in its own dedicated training room with adjacent briefing room.  The device is equipped with very large touchscreens and some hardware panels that allow realistic operation of EFIS / EICAS, autopilot and FMC.

Specifications:

Aircraft type

Boeing 747-400F

Engine type

General Electric CF6-80C2B1F

Hardware panels

EFIS control panels, DSP, MCP, MCDU, EFB

Extra features

full CMC simulation and animated system schematics  

 
Boeing 747-8F Freighter

The 747-8F IPT is located in its own dedicated training room with adjacent briefing room.  The device is equipped with very large touchscreens and some hardware panels that allow realistic operation of EFIS / EICAS, autopilot and FMC.

Specifications

Aircraft type

Boeing 747-8F

Engine type

General Electric GEnx-2B67

Hardware panels

EFIS control panels, DSP, MCP, MCDU, EFB, CCD

Extra features

full CMC simulation and animated system schematics  

Emergency & Safety Training Equipment

Cargolux Flight Training offers the following equipment for emergency and safety training:

Boeing 737 NG Cabin Trainer (owned by Luxair S.A.)

The 737 NG cabin trainer provides the following training capabilities:

  • Service training
  • Door operation
  • Escape slide operation
  • Emergency evacuation
  • Pilot incapacitation
  • PED fire extinguishing

Specifications:

Aircraft type

Boeing 737 NG

Operable doors

Doors 1L, 2L, 1R, 2R

Operational hatches

Left over-wing exit and left flight deck sliding window

Usable evacuation paths

Door 1L with slide, over-wing exit L (with wing section and extended flaps) and left flight deck sliding window

Visual system

LCD screens for cabin windows and flight deck  

 
Boeing 747F Freighter Emergency Evacuation Trainer 

  • Overhead escape hatch (with emergency descent devices)
  • Upper deck service door  

Boeing 747F Escape Slide Trainer 

  • Upper deck service door 

Indoor Fire Extinguisher Trainer 

  • Liquid gas fire
  • Refillable fire extinguishers (water filled)