Air Force of the Ivory Coast acquires an ALSIM ALX simulator

ALSIM has announced the sale of an ALX to AFRICAT Group, based in the Ivory Coast.

ALSIM has announced the sale of an ALX to AFRICAT Group, based in the Ivory Coast. Image: ALSIM

The ALSIM ALX provides up to 4 classes of aircraft–from single engine piston, twin engine piston, twin turbine up to medium category twin jet. The device is designed and approved for ATPL, CPL, MCC in compliance with all current regulatory standards. The ALX offers advanced technology simulation equipment tailored to all specific training requirements. In addition, it has a proven track record for cost-effectiveness and helps save numerous aircraft hours.

Alexandre Haloin, chief executive officer of AFRICAT Group, said: “We have chosen ALSIM as ALSIM is a major player in developing and manufacturing flight simulators. Besides, the ALSIM ALX simulator has multiple configurations (represents several, different types of aircraft) and it meets all our strategic needs.”

On Friday 10 December 2021, the Ivory Coast inaugurated the first simulator in West Africa in a military environment.

The simulator will be used in a military setting for the pilots and future pilots of the Air Force, it will be a major training tool for flight and operation of aircrafts. The objective for The Air Force of the Ivory Coast will be to gain autonomy in the trainings and specifically, in training armed personnel.

Anna LEZORAY, ALSIM’s sales account manager, commented: “We believe that the ALX with its flexibility, and reliability is the right tool to keep raising the quality of the training through efficiency and safety. We are extremely happy and proud to welcome AFRICAT and The Air Force of the Ivory Coast among our customers and would like to thank them for their confidence.”