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N.Y. Guard unit unveiling new flight simulator

Nov. 14, 2013 - 08:54AM   |  
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NEWBURGH, N.Y. — A New York Air National Guard unit based in the Hudson Valley is unveiling its new flight simulator training facility for crews that fly C-17 cargo planes.

Leaders of the 105th Airlift Wing based at Stewart Air National Guard Base in Newburgh will be joined by officials from L-3 Link Simulation and Training for Thursday morning’s official opening of the training center.

Texas-based L-3 Link provides training systems, flight simulators and trainers for U.S. military aircrews.

The 105th flies the massive C-17 cargo plane known as the Globemaster. The new state-of-the-art simulator will provide training for C-17 crews assigned to the 105th.

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