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UFA, Inc. (UFA), a leading provider of Air Traffic Simulation and Voice Technologies, announced that it has been selected by Skyguide, Swiss Air Navigation Services Ltd, to deliver UFA’s suite of air traffic control training solutions including flagship products ATCoach, ATTower, ATVoice and ATSpeak. Also part of the multi-year contract is UFA’s ATCloud delivery system for simulation training over the Internet or Intranet.
UFA, Inc., Air Traffic Control Simulation Products Selected by Skyguide
Skyguide joins a prestigious group of FABEC members who deploy UFA systems
UFA’s solutions will replace Skyguide’s legacy simulators with the objectives of reducing simulation operating costs, increasing performance of students, simulation pilots, and instructors, and providing state-of-the-art data management that can interface with Skyguide’s operational systems and deploy on Skyguide’s internal virtualized platforms for delivery of operational and training systems.
David Wolff, CEO of UFA, remarked, “We are extremely pleased to add Skyguide to our roster of FABEC members DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung, German Air Force, Belgian Defense, LVNL (Netherlands), and DSNA (France), and also EUROCONTROL SESAR, all of whom have effectively deployed UFA products for controller training or ATM research. Skyguide will be able to leverage capabilities already provided to our current customers as it grows its civil and military training operations.”
Skyguide’s Beat Spielmann notes, “After intensive market analysis and prototype testing, UFA’s suite of simulators proved to deliver the highest level of quality at the most beneficial cost for Skyguide”.
Skyguide Swiss Air Navigation Services Limited is responsible for ensuring the safety of air traffic in Switzerland's airspace, on behalf of the Swiss Confederation. Skyguide provides air navigation services for Switzerland and certain adjacent parts of neighboring countries. With its 1500 employees at 14 locations in Switzerland, the company guides some 1.2 million civil and military flights a year safely and efficiently through Europe's busiest airspace.
Headquartered in Burlington, MA, UFA specializes in simulation and voice technology products and services for Air Traffic Management (ATM). UFA’s product line is in use worldwide and includes ATTower®, ATCoach®, ATRadio®, ATVehicle™, ATView®, ATVoice®, ATCloud™, ATSpeak™, and ATWorld™. UFA maintains an additional office in Gaithersburg, MD. The company’s wholly owned German subsidiary, ATCSim GmbH, is located in Mainz and Kaufbeuren, and also operates the ATCSim Innovation Center in Bavaria, Germany.