CAE Inc.

Helene V. Gagnon
Vice President, Public Affairs and Global Communications
Tel: (514) 340-5536
| Fax: (514) 340-5519

8585 Côte de Liesse
St-Laurent, QC, H4T 1G6

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CAE is a global leader in training for the civil aviation, defence and security, and healthcare markets. CAE is the prime contractor responsible for the NATO FlyingTraining in Canada (NFTC) program.

Our vision is to be our customers’ training Partner of Choice and we take a long-term approach to customer relationships. We offer our civil aviation and defence and security customers a complete range of highly innovative product, service and training centre solutions designed to help them meet their mission-critical needs for safety, efficiency and readiness. We provide similar solutions to customers in healthcare.

CAE has the largest installed base of civil and military flight simulators, supported by a range  of after-sales services, and has been serving the needs of its customers for 70 years. We have the broadest training services network in the world and offer civil aviation, military and helicopter training services in 67 locations worldwide and train more than 120,000 civil and military crewmembers annually.

CAE was founded in 1947 and is headquartered in Canada. With customers in more than 190 countries, CAE has the broadest global reach of any simulation and training equipment and services company on the market. Ninety percent of CAE ’s annual revenues are derived from international activities and worldwide exports. CAE’s shares are traded on the Toronto and NewYork stock exchanges  (TSX: CAE; NYSE: CAE).



With more than 250 full-flight  simulators  in more than 50 aviation training locations serving over 3,000 airlines, aircraft operators and manufacturers globally, CAE is a world leader in aviation, maintenance and crew training services. CAE offers tailored training services ranging from integrated training programs to deployable ground school capabilities and crew sourcing services. The company has the broadest portfolio of capabilities with an end-to-end training and crew sourcing solutions. CAE is the world’s leading supplier of civil full-flight simulators, with over 1,000 simulators and flight training devices sold to  more  than 130 airlines, aircraft manufacturers and training centres. CAE has simulated almost every modern airliner, regional jet, and many business jets, and the company has developed the first simulators for many aircraft types.


CAE serves over 50 defence and security forces from more than 30 countries. CAE is an ideal training systems integrator, capable of offering governments, defence forces and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) across air, land, sea and public safety a comprehensive range of innovative training solutions, ranging from virtual to live training, and designed to cost-effectively meet specific training, and readiness requirements.

CAE offers the industry’s most comprehensive range of simulation products and training services related to flight simulation, and no company has more experience or capability to deliver a turnkey training centre. The company has designed simulators for the greatest variety of helicopters, and is a recognized leader in developing simulators and training systems for transports, tankers, maritime patrol aircraft, lead-in fighter trainers, and combat/fighter aircraft.

Beyond simulation and training, CAE also provides systems integration, systems engineering and in-service support for operational platforms. In Canada, the company has a wealth of experience providing engineering information environments, fleet management services, lifecycle and integrated logistics, and other support services designed to efficiently and cost-effectively operate and maintain operational weapon systems. CAE is the prime contractor responsible for the NATO FlyingTraining in Canada (NFTC) program.