Tru Delivers First Ever Boeing 737 Max Full Flight Simulator

November 02, 2016

European Airline Training Symposium (EATS), Berlin—November 2, 2016—TRU Simulation + Training, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today that it has delivered the first of its 737 MAX full flight training suites to Boeing, at its Miami, training campus.

This delivery occurs after having successfully completed the in-plant acceptance by Boeing earlier this summer. The suite delivery includes a Full Flight Simulator (FFS) and a Flat Panel Trainer classroom, part of the 10-year exclusive agreement between Boeing and TRU to provide multiple 737 Max full flight training suites to Boeing’s training campuses around the globe.

This is the world’s first ever 737 MAX FFS and is expected to be ready for training in the first quarter of 2017. Once installed, the 737 MAX FFS will be both FAA and EASA certified.

“We are very pleased with the positive feedback we received during the 737 MAX in-plant acceptance. The Boeing team is impressed by our flexibility, innovative technical solutions and the collaborative approach both teams adopted to ensure the on-schedule delivery. We are excited to continue delivering a world-class, high-fidelity pilot training solution for this important commercial airline program, which will also benefit 737 Max airline operators around the world” stated George Karam, Vice President and General Manager of TRU’s Air Transport Simulation division.


About TRU Simulation + Training

TRU Simulation + Training Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, delivers innovative, total aviation training solutions to the commercial and military markets while providing superior technical support and customer service. Headquartered in Goose Creek, S.C., the company is known for its high-fidelity training devices, pilot and maintenance training, military mission training, and aviation training services and support. More information is available at

About Textron Inc.

Textron Inc. is a multi-industry company that leverages its global network of aircraft, defense, industrial and finance businesses to provide customers with innovative solutions and services. Textron is known around the world for its powerful brands such as Bell Helicopter, Cessna, Beechcraft, Hawker, Jacobsen, Kautex, Lycoming, E-Z-GO, Greenlee, Bad Boy Off Road, Textron Systems, and TRU Simulation + Training. For more information, visit:

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Boeing 737 MAX Cockpit View

Boeing 737 MAX Cockpit View

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