June 5, 2013
Rockwell Collins and Beijing Bluesky Aviation Technology seeking to establish commercial simulation joint venture in China
Rockwell Collins and Beijing Bluesky Aviation Technology, an AVIC subsidiary, have signed a Memorandum of Agreement towards establishing a joint venture that will design, manufacture and market commercial aviation flight simulators. The venture will initially focus on airlines and aircraft manufacturers in China, with future plans to address the global commercial simulation and training market segment. The agreement, signed June 3rd, will establish a center of excellence for commercial flight simulation in China. The joint venture will combine the strength of Rockwell Collins CORE Simulation Architecture technology and leading visual systems with Bluesky’s expertise on Chinese commercial aircraft flight simulation training products and services.