Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Dothan training center opens

DOTHAN, Ala. -- The 79,000-square-foot CAE Dothan Training Center officially opened Monday at Dothan Regional Airport. It's designed to provide fixed-wing flight training to the Army, Air Force and other customers. The center will provide classroom, simulator and flight training. CAE's primary customer is the Army. CAE is responsible for providing all the training required for experienced rotary-wing aviators transitioning to fly the services fleet of more than 350 fixed-wing aircraft. More than 600 Army and Air Force pilots will be trained annually. The center is 10 miles from Fort Rucker. (Sources: multiple, including Dothan Eagle, WSFA, 03/06/17, Executive Biz, 03/07/17) Previous