In Skolkovo, Boeing to help train Russian pilots

In Skolkovo, Boeing to help train Russian pilotsAn advanced pilot and flight crew training center will soon open at the Skolkovo innovation hub; Boeing as a project partner is expected to provide its IP for the effort

An advanced pilot and flight crew training center will soon open at the Skolkovo innovation hub, the official Skolkovo Foundation website announced. An investor consortium has formed to push the endeavor, including two Russian companies?Industrial Investors, the main investor in the project, and Tranzas, a supplier of flight simulators?the Skolkovo Foundation and also Boeing. The U.S. aircraft giant is expected to contribute its intellectual property in training techniques and flight safety. The project is designed to take two stages to complete. By 2015, a building will be completed and simulators installed (three Boeing 737 and one 777 ones). For stage 1, an investment of $46+m has been allocated...