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UFA ATC Simulators Travel the US in EAA’s Spirit of Aviation Mobile Experience

Burlington, MA., April 16, 2018 – UFA, Inc. (UFA), a leading provider of Air Traffic Simulation and Voice Technologies, announced that its ATTower® Tower Simulator and ATCoach® Radar Simulator will be traveling around the United States as a feature of the Experimental Aircraft Association’s (EAA) Spirit of Aviation Mobile Experience.

UFA, in partnership with the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA), introduced the simulators to the Mobile Experience for the first time in 2017 during EAA’s AirVenture Oshkosh in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. UFA created a custom mobile kiosk featuring interactive simulations of Oshkosh Airport and Academy Approach. The simulators, used for training of professional Air Traffic Controllers, include UFA’s industry leading voice recognition and response product, ATVoice®, as well as high-fidelty out-of-the-window visuals and realistic radar displays. As the Mobile Experience travels across the United States, visitors have the opportunity to experience being a Tower or Radar “Controller for a Day”. Who doesn’t want to be a Controller at Oshkosh, the busiest Tower in the World, during the week of AirVenture?

Ribbon-cutting ceremony during Oshkosh 2017


The EAA Spirit of Aviation Mobile Experience is traveling to the following events throughout the year:

  1. MCAS Cherry Point Show Havelock, NC | May 5-6

  2. Thunder of Niagara Air Show Niagara, NY | June 9-10

  3. Summerfest Milwaukee, WI | June 27-July 1

  4. EAA AirVenture Oshkosh Oshkosh, WI | July 23-29

  5. Minnesota State Fair St. Paul, MN | August 23-September 3

  6. California Capital Air Show Sacramento, CA | September 21-23

  7. Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta Albuquerque, NM | October 11-14

  8. Wings Over Houston Houston, TX | October 20-21

About UFA, Inc. Headquartered in Burlington, MA, UFA specializes in simulation and voice technologies and services for Air Traffic Management (ATM). UFA’s products and services are used by leading Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSP’s), Civil Aviation Authorities, Militaries and Educational institutions worldwide. Customers include the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the United States Military, DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung, NAV CANADA, Skyguide, DGAC/DSNA France, LVNL Netherlands, and many other organizations. The company’s wholly owned German subsidiary, ATCSim GmbH, is located in Mainz and Kaufbeuren, and also operates the ATCSim Innovation Center in Bavaria, Germany.

Media Contact: Kierra Robinson Marketing and Trade Show Coordinator +1 301 977 0813 krobinson@ufainc.com

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