ASI wins CH-53E BCU contract with NAWC-TSD

Tampa, Florida (October 2017) – Aero Simulation Inc. (ASI) is pleased to announce its latest contract award, the CH-53E Baseline Configuration Upgrade (BCU) Program, for delivery of a new CH-53E Containerized Flight Training Device (CFTD) Device 2F246 to be located at MCAS Futenma, Japan and modifications to be made to the CH-53E CFTD 2F220 located at Marine Corps Air Stations (MCAS) Kaneohe Bay, HI.

This program follows two other CH-53E programs which ASI has performed to support the U.S. Marine Corps over the last 10 years. ASI has updated another CH-53E Aircrew Procedures Trainer (APT) in Futenma and developed a new Flight Training Device (FTD) which was delivered to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst (JB MDL), New Jersey (NJ).

“ASI is pleased NAWCTSD has selected us to support the U.S. military, supplying their training devices for this most important aircraft providing heavy lift capabilities for the U.S. Marine Corps.” said Russ Shepard, Vice President of Business Development. “We are especially pleased as this is a continuation of two successful programs supporting this same community.

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ASI is recognized for innovative flight simulator design and manufacture, as well as cost- effective simulator modifications, upgrades, relocations and site support for military customers, as well as commercial airlines and aircraft manufacturers.


For information:

Media: Russ Shepard (813) 498-1178 –

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