NEWS

28 March 2010 - Montreal AeroPlus (MAP) has successfully delivered the first digital upgrade of the popular ATC-810 to ERA Airways in Alaska. The new MAP-810F re-uses the original ATC-810 high quality Navajo style Flight controls, Instrument panel base, enclosure and many other parts including the annunciators, throttle assemblies and fuel control panel. Newly designed and manufactured mechanical and electronics components are added to create the MAP-810F. It includes a new instrument panel that can be configured to a customers requirements. For more information, please contact MAP.

11 September 2008 - Montreal AeroPlus (MAP) has done it again with the release of its long awaited Dual Yoke Flike Controle Console. It provides a realistic feeling of flight control using its exclusive application technology. The feature that will help set it apart from others is the electrically driven Pitch Trim Control, which uses MAP's digital pitch control unit. For more information, please contact MAP.

14 April 2007 - There will be a assembly of Virtual Pilots (and real pilots) at Lachute Airport (CSE4) in Quebec. There will be simulators to try, which will be powered by both MSFS2004 & MSFSX. Actual flights will be offered, weather permitting. The event starts at 10:00 and should go until 16:30. A light lunch will also be served! The physical address is "250-9 rue Bradford, Lachute, QC". In order to facilitate the planning, visitors are asked to conact Suzanne at 1-877-317-2727 or 514-255-9998 before 07 April 2007.

26 March 2007 - Montreal AeroPlus (MAP) is pleased to announce that it has been chosen as the North American Distributor for Cockpitsonic.com, which is a manufacturer of Heavy Jet sim components. Cockpitsonic has a wide variety of products aimed at people who like to ride the big boys. Stay tuned for upcoming Jet cockpits such as the popular B737. For more information, please contact MAP.

27 Sept. 2006 - Montreal AeroPlus (MAP) has successfully completed the installation and certification of its Multi-Engine Flight Training Device called the "MAP101". As a newly-minted Level 2 FTD, it will serve as part of the IFR training program at the "Saint-Hubert Flying School" in St-Hubert, Quebec. For more information, please contact MAP.

26 August 2006 - Montreal AeroPlus (MAP) is delighted to announce that it has installed its new panoramic-view flight simulator called the "MAP201". It is operated by Bureaucom Telecom of Montreal as an entertainment unit. For more information, please contact MAP.

22 June 2006 - Montreal AeroPlus (MAP) has successfully completed the installation of its lasted "Desktop" Flight Training Device called the "PS1 Pro". It is currently part of the training program at the "Saint-Hubert Flying School" in St-Hubert, Quebec. Students will be able to use the unit to practice basic flight and aircraft procedures. For more information, please contact MAP.

05 Jan. 2006 - At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Microsoft officially unveiled “Flight Simulator X” and provided an exciting first look at the innovative new title. During Microsoft’s keynote, hosted by Chief Software Architect Bill Gates, attendees were given an exclusive sneak peek at the jaw-dropping realism and exciting new content enabled through “Flight Simulator X,” which is scheduled to be available this holiday. For more details, please click on the following links:
http://fsinsider.com/articles/FSX_Press_Release.htm
http://www.flightsim.com/cgi/kds?$=main/notams06/fsx0104.htm
http://www.1up.com/do/newsStory?cId=3146687

28 Nov. 2005 - As of Sept. 1st, 2005, ATC-810 and AST-300 FTDs cannot be used to log time toward a pilot license unless it receives and maintains Level 2 or Level 2(R) restricted certification. In order to meet these requirements, Montreal AeroPlus has invested a considerable amount of time and resources developing the ATC-810 test procedures, evaluating the devices, tuning them to their original performance, sending measured results to TC, training operators to run certification tests, and supporting evaluations as required. As a result, it is now possible to obtain and maintain Level 2(R) certification with minimal cost.

Montreal AeroPlus (MAP) is proud to announce that one of the first ATC-810s to obtain Level 2(R) certification is the unit operated by the Centre de formation aéronautique de Québec (CFAQ) located at Jean-Lesage International Airport in Quebec City (http://www.cfaq.net). They received their certificate on November 28th, 2005.... Congratulations Vicky!

Other units are in the certification process including one at Laurentide Aviation (recently tested by Transport Canada and awaiting it’s certificate), and another unit operated by the newly formed St-Hubert Flying School (www.SaintHubertFlyingSchool.com), which has recently applied for certification of its FTD. For more information Click Here, and/or contact MAP.

25 May 2005 - Montreal AeroPlus (MAP) has successfully completed its testing of FSIP v2.11, an Instructor's Panel for MSFS 2004. This marks the start of a yet another valuable partnership, which will add tremendous value to MAP's FTD products. FSIP is authored by Roland Wukovits, an experienced airline pilot based in Austria. Due to its professional layout and functionality, this product will allow MAP to obtain quicker certification of both the BE-1 and JS-1 FTD's. For more information, please contact MAP.

18 February 2005 - Montreal AeroPlus (MAP) has announced that it will be adding support for panel mounted GPS avionics such as the popular Gramin 530 and 430 to its FTD's. This has been made possible by incorporating advanced Flight Line technology offered by Reality-XP of Montreal. The advantage obtained by this partnership, is that pilots can receive training on state-of-the-art navigational equipment while on the ground, thus improving instruction and reducing costs. For more information, please contact MAP.

22 January 2005 - Montreal AeroPlus (MAP) has announced that it has been appointed as an ELITE dealer. With the addition of this high quality FTD manufacturer, MAP now can offer its clients a product line, which includes certified FTD's for IFR flight taining. For more information, persons are asked to contact MAP.

21 November 2004 - Montreal AeroPlus (MAP) has proudly introduced two new FTD's. These units will be built during Q1 - 2005 in Canada by MAP. They offer an excellent value for those involved in Flight Training as well as personal use. The first FTD is called the BE-1 which features a fully-enclosed 5-channel display system. The BE-1 has been designed for IFR training and recurrency as well as VFR training. The second FTD has been named the JS-1 after the late John Scholefield, which played a major role in its conception. The JS-1 features a look-alike Cessna 152 fuselage, which has been fitted with "real-like" instruments and a realistic set of flight controls. Visuals for the JS-1 will be comprised of 3 to 5 projectors, depending on requirements. The JS-1 offers an excellent platform for VFR training as well as single-engine IFR training. The price for each of FTD's will be under $100,000 CDN. MAP hopes to deliver the first units for Transport Canada certification early in the new year. Any interested parties should contact MAP.

24 October 2004 - Montreal AeroPlus (MAP) has announced that it will be attending the ATAC Conference and Exhibition this comming November. For more details on the show and ATAC, please visit their website at: http://www.ATAC.ca.

22 October 2004 - Montreal AeroPlus (MAP) has announced that it has been named as Canadian Distributor for BugEye Technologies multi-display devices. These can be used either as "stand-alone" or integrated into Flight Training Devices (FTD). Interested parties should contact MAP.

30 August 2004 - Montreal AeroPlus is proud to announce that it has been accepted into the Air Transport Association of Canada (ATAC). MAP joins the ranks of many Canadian aviation companies dedicated in the pursuit of safety in the air. ATAC's mission is to support its members in the pursuit of a safe, world-leading and competitive Canadian air transport industry.

21 August 2004 - Montreal AeroPlus has been chosen as a dealer for the Dutch FTD controls company called "The Real Cockpit". MAP can offer the entire product line from TRC, which includes full cockpits and controls. These are fully compatible with Microsoft's Flight Simulator.

07 May 2004 - Montreal AeroPlus has announced the availability of personal Flight Training Devices (FTD). These can be used for both beginners and existing pilots, or just for fun! Interested parties should contact MAP.

15 March 2004 - Montreal AeroPlus proudly announces the completion of an Flight Training Device (FTD) specification which manufacturers will be able to provide competitive bids. This is the result of over 4 months of investigation, and numerous interviews with flight schools. It has been specifically designed to give operators the ability to generate a maximum amount of income from flight training. It's hoped that this spec will help drive the industry into the future. Interested parties should contact MAP.

11 February 2004 - Montreal AeroPlus is happy to announce that it will once again be an exhibitor at the Canadian Aviation Expo and COPA convention this coming June 18, 19, and 20. We will be located in Hangar 3(H3) Booth number 336. Demonstrations of Flight Tracker and other interesting products will be presented. For more information, please contact us.

10 December 2003 - Montreal AeroPlus (M.A.P.) has announced that it has been chosen to lead the certification for an ATC810 owned by the Montreal Flying Club at St-Hubert Airport, Quebec. Once again, M.A.P. has been instrumental in providing upgrades the FTD to meet the Transport Canada certification standards. This FTD has also been upgraded to use M.A.P's exclusive "Digital Flight Tracker".

17 October 2003 - Montreal AeroPlus (M.A.P.) has announced that it has been chosen to lead the certification for an ATC810 owned by Laurentide Aviation in Les Cedres Quebec. M.A.P. has been instrumental in providing upgrades the FTD to meet the Transport Canada certification standards. This particular unit has been upgraded to use M.A.P's exclusive "Digital Flight Tracker", which replaces the ATC810's pen plotter with a computer. The next scheduled certification will be in December 2003.

July 2003 - Pegasus Interactive of West Chester, PA has appointed Montreal AeroPlus as a dealer for its GNS 530/430 training software. The VFLITE Garmin GNS 530/430 Interactive Guide is an advanced, extensive computer-based learning program that provides information on almost all operational aspects of the GNS 530 and 430 navigators. A realistic built-in emulator is a key part of the program, allowing users to learn procedures in a linear, scenario-based fashion, with extensive animated sequences that match the actual GNS 530/430 screens. Call or email us and request a free demo CD. Click here for more info.

July 2003 - Montreal AeroPlus has announced the availability of a new GPS course and Fly-In breakfast. This session is designed for both novice and intermediate users. Attendees will be treated to the latest technology as well as an excellent breakfast. The cost is only $60, which includes the breakfast, documentation, and a complimentary bonus CD. Prospects are asked to call M.A.P. at 514-935-7025 for reservations. Seating is limited. Click here for more info.

June 2003 - Executive Electronics (Vic) Pty Ltd. of Melbourne, Australia has selected Montreal AeroPlus as its exclusive agent for Canada. The company designs, manufactures and repairs major components for most common aviation Flight Simulators and synthetic Flight Training Devices (FTD's). This agreement extends M.A.P.'s offerings to include the supply and installation of King and Garmin GPS kits, computer based graphical display software, visual systems, custom modifications, and comprehensive maintenance, repair and parts services for most ATC, AST, and FRASCA Simulators.

April 2003 - Montreal AeroPlus is happy to announce that it will be an exhibitor at the Canadian Aviation Expo and COPA convention this coming June 13, 14, and 15. We will be located in Hangar 2 (H2) Booth number 233. Demonstrations of Flight Tracker and other interesting products will be presented. For more information, please contact us.

April 2003 - Montreal AeroPlus announces the availablity of its new version of Flight Tracker system. Flight tracker is designed to be used with ATC 810 flight training devices, and a personal computer with Microsoft Windows.

January 2003 - Montreal AeroPlus proudly announces the acquisition of its first aircraft, a Piper Archer II. This slick machine is nicely equipped and certified for IFR. The company intends to use it to promote its products and services. Be on the lookout for C-GEWA at an airport near you!

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