Leonardo’s M-346 Master will form the backbone of the IFTS. As per current plans, the school will employ a fleet of 22 aircraft in the near future, but this can be increased to meet any rise in customer demand as the joint venture matures
An M-346 Master operated by the IFTS conducts a training sortie. Note that the school’s patch has been applied to the aircraft’s tail Japan is the third country, after Qatar and Germany, to choose the IFTS for its pilots.
CAE will provide a fifth simulator for the IFTS in the form of it’s latest system, the Medallion MR e-Series. This platform will offer student pilots a modern, more immersive and realistic synthetic fighter training experience
The IFTS offers customers a third-party training solution through a combined live/synthetic environment. Here, a pilot gains some additional synthetic training hours in one of the school’s M-346 full mission simulators