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Cubic to Exhibit Realistic Game-Based Virtual Aircraft Training Innovations at the World Aviation Training Conference and Trade Show 2015

Cubic enhances immersive virtual aircraft training environments, customizable to a customer’s specific instructional procedures
Cubic enhances immersive virtual aircraft training environments, customizable to a customer’s specific instructional procedures

Cubic Global Defense, a business of Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB) will show a range of technologies for increased aviation effectiveness and readiness at the World Aviation Training Conference and Trade Show (WATS) from April 21-23, at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando, Florida.

The WATS 2015 conference is the world’s largest meeting of aviation training professionals. WATS offers an independent conference alongside the sector’s biggest trade show. Participants and attendees include helicopter and fixed wing training providers; equipment and simulator manufacturers; software and content providers; airline companies, as well as regulators.

“Cubic is known globally for its excellence in public transportation systems and advanced training programs. Cubic’s Aviation Training Solutions offer commercial and military customers the ability to deploy innovative virtual exercise systems that not only reduce costs and training time, but also cater to the learning styles of existing crew members and the next generation of pilots,” said Bill Toti, president of Cubic Global Defense.

Some of the innovative Cubic products and services to be exhibited include:

  • Cabin Crew Door Operations: A demonstration featuring a personalized training avatar that provides cabin crew orientation and operational assessments for the main door on a commercial aircraft. Training includes interactive mini-games to evaluate the trainee’s knowledge of key door components, and a four-phased approach to learn how to properly open the main door. 
  • Ground Crew Tire Inspection: A virtual training environment demonstration where trainees learn from a personalized instructor avatar how to properly inspect tires for abnormal wear and tear on a commercial aircraft. The trainee is tasked to provide an emergency inspection on eight aircraft tires to evaluate proficiency in recognizing critical deficiencies and recommend next step remedial actions.
  • Operations Hazard Inspection: A demonstration that features an emergency inspection of a critical mechanical space. Trainees are tasked to identify potential safety hazards while appropriately categorizing risk level.

Attendees can experience the latest innovations at the Cubic booth #111, located directly across from the Cabin Crew conference room. For more information or to set-up a briefing, please contact Dan Ketchen at Follow Cubic at @CubicDefense #WhatsNext #wats2015 to join the conversation on social media.


About Cubic Corporation
Cubic Corporation is the parent company of two major businesses, Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS) and Cubic Global Defense (CGD). CTS is a leading integrator of payment and information technology and services for intelligent travel solutions around the world. CGD is a trusted provider of realistic training systems, C4ISR solutions, and highly specialized support services for the U.S. and allied nations. For more information about Cubic, please visit the company’s web site at

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