L3 Signs New Contract With Spirit Airlines for Full Suite of Training Devices

by L3 Commercial Aviation on 04/30/2019

ORLANDO, Fla., April 30, 2019 – L3 Commercial Aviation has received a contract from Spirit Airlines for a range of devices from its training systems portfolio. The devices will support Spirit as it continues to enhance its Training Center in Miramar, Florida.

L3 will deliver a wide-ranging and integrated training solution, from tablet to Flight Training Devices (FTD). In total, it will supply 10 new fixed-base devices, including two Level 5 A320 CEO/NEO Convertible FTDs, four Flat Panel Trainers and four dual-screen Virtual Flight Deck stations, as well as a tablet-based Flight Management System Trainer and customized ETHOS® Systems and Procedures suite.

“We have invested in widening our whole product portfolio to offer a complete spectrum of high-quality training devices that can support airlines across their training needs,” said Robin Glover-Faure, President of Commercial Training Solutions which is part of L3 Commercial Aviation. “We are delighted that Spirit has chosen our state-of-the-art devices, and we look forward to working with the airline to support its pilot training program for years to come.”

“When carrying out due diligence during the procurement process, the quality of L3’s devices and support services stood out,” said Gary McMillan, Senior Director, Flight Training and Standards at Spirit Airlines. “L3 will be a trusted partner, helping us to deliver world-class training for our pilots.”

All products — from the tablet to Flight Training Devices — will contain the latest software and technology, providing an integrated training solution for Spirit Airlines.

About L3 Commercial Aviation
L3 Commercial Aviation provides holistic solutions across a wide range of services to the commercial aviation industry. From check-in to touchdown, L3 Commercial Aviation’s integrated solutions work to make air travel safer, more efficient and more effective. Its expertise spans on-aircraft avionics, integrated airport security and complete pilot training offerings. It combines products and services from L3’s Aviation Products, Commercial Training Solutions, and Security & Detection Systems business units, as well as ACSS, a joint venture of L3 and Thales. To learn more about L3 Commercial Aviation, please visit the company’s website at www.L3CommercialAviation.com.

About L3 Technologies
With headquarters in New York City and approximately 31,000 employees worldwide, L3 develops advanced defense technologies and commercial solutions in pilot training, aviation security, night vision and EO/IR, weapons, maritime systems and space. The company reported 2018 sales of $10.2 billion. To learn more about L3, please visit the company’s website at www.L3T.com.

About Spirit Airlines
Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE) is committed to delivering the best value in the sky. We are the leader in providing customizable travel options starting with an unbundled fare. This allows every Guest to pay only for the options they choose — like bags, seat assignments and refreshments — something we call À La Smarte. We make it possible for our Guests to venture further and discover more than ever before. Our Fit Fleet® is one of the youngest and most fuel-efficient in the U.S. We offer more than 600 daily flights to more than 70 destinations in the U.S., Latin America and the Caribbean, and are dedicated to giving back and improving the communities we serve. Come save with us at spirit.com. At Spirit Airlines, we go. We go for you.

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