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Aeronautics

2009-03-31

OKTAL wins two major contracts for the Flight Test Center in Istres

The Flight Test Center (CEV, Centre d’Essais en Vol) in Istres, a state agency belonging to the DGA (Direction Générale pour l'Armement), has chosen OKTAL for the updating of its simulators...

  • - Supplying and integration of new flight controls and a high representative flight loop for its Tiger helicopter simulator.
  • - Interfacing of real embedded systems with its Mirage 2000-5 and Mirage 2000 D simulators.

These two contracts extend the cooperation that has been existing between the CEV and OKTAL for several years and position OKTAL as a major actor in the field of aeronautical studies simulation.

The Flight Test Center is the state agency responsible for the certification of all civil and military aircrafts in use on the French territory.

It also provides expertise and evaluation missions of embedded systems.
The Flight Test Center performs evaluation and qualification of French military aircraft on the base of Istres, close to Marseille.