MPS upgrades Ryanair simulator to FTD-2

For immediate release - Groenekan, The Netherlands - MPS has upgraded their FTD-1 at Ryanair’s training center in Stansted to FTD-2. MPS can upgrade their FTD-1 in the field to FTD-2 level in one day. The UK-CAA has officially awarded the simulator with an FTD-2 certificate.

Ryanair’s: Head of Training, Captain Andy O’Shea: “We are pleased with the successful qualification of our first MPS FTD 2. MPS devices have proven to be very effective in our Enhanced MCC training programs and also in our Boeing 737 NG Type Rating Courses. Following clarification of relevant regulation and completion of ongoing EASA Rule Making Tasks, we anticipate that the higher level FTD 2 qualification will enable us to use the devices in our Recurrent Training programs and Mixed Implementation of Baseline Evidence Based Training in 2018."

MPS’ Chief Executive Officer Dick Verburg: “We are excited to field upgrade one of our FTD-1 simulators to FTD-2 for Ryanair. We expect that our FTD-2 will provide credits for some parts of the recurrent training."

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