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Airborne Training Services Selects L3Harris Technologies for Flat Panel Trainer

Aviation Systems
Apr 6, 2021 | 2 MINUTE Read

CRAWLEY, U.K. — Airborne Training Services (ATS), a subsidiary of Air Transport Services Group, Inc. (ATSG), has selected L3Harris Technologies (NYSE:LHX) to deliver a Boeing 767-300ER Flat Panel Trainer (FPT) to streamline and improve the cost-effectiveness of its training.

ATS is an FAA-certified Part 142 training facility that provides training for ATSG’s subsidiary airlines – Omni Air, Air Transport International and ABX Air – and offers a range of simulator-based training services to other customers.

The new trainer will be delivered to the ATS Training Center in Wilmington, Ohio in spring 2021, to expand ATS’s mix of training devices across its programs and allow more efficient utilization of its higher-fidelity simulators.

“We are delighted to be working with L3Harris and their best-in-class Flat Panel Trainer. The new device will enhance our training, giving us more flexibility to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of our programs,” said Alex Thurmond, manager of flight training at Airborne Training Services.

About L3Harris Technologies
L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 48,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

About Airborne Training Services
Airborne Training Services is a wholly owned subsidiary of Air Transport Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATSG). With 40 years of cargo airline training experience, Airborne Training Services provides classroom and hands-on training to prepare pilots for certification in the Air Transport Pilot Certification Training Program, as well as door operation and evacuation procedure training. The company operates three state-of-the-art, full-flight simulators, including the Boeing 757 and 767.

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