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Montreal’s CAE signs contracts for flight simulators and other services

A picture shows an A330-200 passenger plane flight simulator at the Lufthansa Flight Training (LFT) centre in Berlin, November 1, 2012.

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CAE Inc. says it has signed contracts worth about $120-million with a number of global airlines and Bombardier Inc. for seven flight simulators, training equipment and other services.

The airlines include Air France, Middle East Airlines, Indonesia's Lion Air and Turkish Airlines.

The Montreal company says the contracts include a full-flight simulator reproducing Bombardier's Challenger 350 business jet, which will be delivered to Bombardier's training centre in Montreal in 2015.

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CAE is a leading global flight simulator supplier and training company to civil and military aviation and employs 8,000 people in 35 countries.

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