About this simulator

A320 Full Flight Simulator Hire

The Aviation Institute operates two CAE A320 full flight simulators for Air New Zealand and customer crew training. Both FFS are Airbus Standard 1.8 with HUD, A320 #2 is certified by EASA to support our customer airlines.

The flight simulators are supported by a dedicated CBT classroom and 2 CAE Integrated Procedure Trainers.

Both A320 flight simulators are available for dry hire (without instructor) by Airbus 320 operators.

When capacity allows type rating and other fleet specific training may be requested. 

Civil Aviation Authority of New Zealand #1
Civil Aviation Authority of New Zealand #2
European Aviation Safety Agency #2

Supporting Equipment

  • A320 Classroom
  • Briefing and Debriefing Rooms

Simulator Hours

  • Sim 1 02:00-06:00
  • Sim 2 06:00-10:00
  • Sim 3 10:00-14:00
  • Sim 4 14:00-18:00
  • Sim 5 18:00-22:00
  • Sim 6 22:00-02:00

Flight Simulator Specifications

   A320 #1  A320 #2
 Manufacturer  CAE CAE
 Aircraft Model  A320-200 A320-200
 STD Qualification Level   JAR-FSTD A Level D  JAR-FSTD A Level D
 Reference Document  ICAO Doc 9625   
 Regulatory Approvals  CAANZ Level D CAANZ & EASA Level D
 Year (upgrade)  2010  2014
 Engine  IAEV2527-A5 IAE V2527-A5
 Avionic Fit  STD 1.8 with HUD  STD 1.8 with HUD
 Visual System  Tropos 6400 4 Channel  
 FOV  200 x 40 degrees   
 Visual Models  CAE True Airport Database  CAE True Airport Database
 Motion System  Hydraulic  Electric
 TCAS   TCAS II 7.1  
 Flight Management System    
 HUD  n/a   
 EGPWS  Honeywell  
 Electronic Flight Bag  Yes  
Planned Upgrades / other