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UFA, Inc. Elevates Air Traffic Training at Hurlburt Field with Cutting-Edge Training Systems

Burlington, MA, October 19, 2023 – UFA, Inc. (UFA), an industry leader of Air Traffic Control (ATC) simulation systems, has delivered a state-of-the-art training solution to the dedicated air traffic controllers at Hurlburt Field, Florida. The delivery included the installation of an ATLIVE multi-touch control tower simulator and ATSpeak, UFA’s part-task training solution, setting a new industry standard for advanced training and operational readiness in the aviation sector. Both products include UFA’s industry leading ATVoice voice recognition and response capability for instructor led or self-learning. What sets this delivery apart is the turnkey nature of the system. UFA has included a comprehensive set of simulation scenarios for ATLIVE, and over 4,000 prebuilt training objectives for ATSpeak, meticulously organized by USAF specialty training standard, training position, or training block. This comprehensive solution empowers the Airmen at Hurlburt Tower to fully leverage its full value from day one while simultaneously relieving the manpower burden associated with legacy systems. During the delivery, key military leaders, including the 1st Special Operations Group Commander, 1st Special Operations Support Squadron Commander, and members of the Air Force Special Operations Command, expressed their enthusiasm for the leap forward in technology, capability, and holistic training approach which will increase training effectiveness in the complex operations of Hurlburt Field. This deployment marks a transformative moment for the Hurlburt Field air traffic controllers and their mission critical responsibilities.

"I am thrilled to announce the successful delivery of our cutting-edge simulation system to our valued partners here in the 1st Special Operations Support Squadron. At UFA we understand the critical importance of modernizing both the approach, and the training technology for our USAF Airmen to ensure the highest level of efficiency and effectiveness in such a critical career field. Our collaborative, interactive, and immersive systems; featuring exceptional voice recognition and response capability, represents a significant leap forward in the field of air traffic training for these Airmen." said Dale Drake, Senior Program Manager.

UFA remains steadfast in its dedication to advancing the field of air traffic control training and simulation systems. The company's mission is to provide unmatched training solutions that enhance the safety and efficiency of airspace management.


About UFA, Inc.

Headquartered in Burlington, MA, UFA, Inc. is the world's premier developer of Air Traffic Control simulation systems. For over four decades, UFA has provided versatile controller training and research tools to leading ANSPs, military organizations, universities, and airports. UFA's dedication to innovation, excellence, and customer satisfaction has made it a global leader in the field of air traffic control simulation. The company also operates wholly owned subsidiaries in Germany, Canada, and Singapore. Visit to learn more.


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