FlightSafety to Offer Training for Gulfstream G450 and G550 Aircraft in Dallas, Texas, Next Year

LA GUARDIA AIRPORT, New York (August 18, 2011) – FlightSafety International announces that it will offer training for Gulfstream G450 and G550 aircraft at its Learning Center in Dallas, Texas.

The new Gulfstream G450/G550 interchangeable simulator is scheduled to be shipped to FlightSafety’s Learning Center in Dallas, Texas next year. Training will begin following Level D qualification of the simulator.

“This demonstrates FlightSafety’s continuing commitment to provide our Customers with high quality Gulfstream G450 and G550 training using advanced technology simulators and comprehensive courseware, at conveniently located Learning Centers,” said Bruce Whitman, President & CEO.

With this addition, and the company’s recent announcement that it will offer Gulfstream G450 and G550 training in Hong Kong, FlightSafety will have a fleet of ten Gulfstream G450 and G550 full flight simulators.

The Gulfstream G450/G550 simulator features electric motion and control loading and new improvements to the VITAL X visual system designed specifically to enhance business aviation training. Pilots, maintenance technicians and other aviation professionals who operate and support the Gulfstream G450 and G550 aircraft will also benefit from FlightSafety’s highly qualified and experienced instructors, comprehensive training programs, and MATRIX integrated training system. MATRIX offers DeskTop and Graphical FlightDeck simulators for instructor-led and self-paced learning as well as the SimVu debriefing system.

FlightSafety has been the factory authorized training provider for Gulfstream Aerospace for over 30 years. The company offers training for the Gulfstream GI, GII, GIII, GIV, GV, G100, G150, G200, G300, G350, G400, G450, G500 and G550. FlightSafety will also offer training for the new Gulfstream G280 and G650 aircraft. Training is currently available for Gulfstream aircraft at FlightSafety Learning Centers in Columbus, Ohio; Dallas, Texas; the Greater Philadelphia/Wilmington area; Long Beach, California; Savannah, Georgia; and at the London Farnborough airport in the United Kingdom.

FlightSafety International is the world’s premier professional aviation training company and supplier of flight simulators, visual systems and displays to commercial, government and military organizations. The company provides more than a million hours of training each year to pilots, technicians and other aviation professionals from 154 countries and independent territories. FlightSafety operates the world’s largest fleet of advanced full flight simulators at Learning Centers and training locations in Asia, Europe, North and South America, the Pacific Rim and South Africa.