LA GUARDIA AIRPORT, New York (June 20, 2011) – FlightSafety International is pleased to announce that it has recently designed, manufactured, and delivered four new flight simulators.
FlightSafety has delivered its ninth Bombardier Q400 aircraft full flight simulator. This advanced technology device has been installed at the company’s Learning Center in Tokyo, Japan and is expected to receive Level D qualification from the Japanese Civil Aviation Bureau in July 2011.
Azul Brazilian Airlines has taken delivery of its second Embraer 190 full flight simulator from FlightSafety. The simulator has been installed at Azul’s Sao Paulo training facility in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The airline’s first FlightSafety Embraer 190 full flight simulator received Level D qualification from the ANAC, Brazil’s National Civil Aviation Agency, in June 2009.
The simulators are equipped with FlightSafety’s industry leading electric motion and control loading technology and advanced VITAL X visual system.
The United States Army’s Flight School XXI Warrior Hall training facility in Daleville, Alabama, has taken delivery of two new Bell TH-67 flight training devices manufactured by FlightSafety. These latest devices are the first two of four new TH-67 simulators to be delivered since FlightSafety designed and manufactured the initial 20 trainers for the facility. The new devices include three Instrument Flight Trainers (IFT) and one Operational Flight Trainer (OFT) that will feature FlightSafety’s latest computational technology, including SimPWR and SimIO.
FlightSafety has designed and built over 700 visual systems and close to 800 simulators and other advanced training devices since 1978. This includes the development of simulators for approximately 60 different aircraft types in the past five years alone. The simulators and visual systems are part of an integrated training system used throughout the company’s network of Learning Centers and by many other leading commercial, government and military organizations worldwide.
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.
Azul Brazilian Airlines Orders a Second Embraer 190 Aircraft Simulator from FlightSafety and Explores the Joint Development of a Training Center in Brazil
Azul and FlightSafety have also agreed to explore the joint development of a comprehensive Training Center in Brazil.
FlightSafety Expands its Traning Services for Embraer Aircraft Operators in Europe, Asia and South America
FlightSafety will now offer training services for the EMBRAER 170 and EMBRAER 190 aircraft in Singapore using a Level D qualified interchangeable full flight simulator.
FlightSafety International and Azul Brazilian Airlines Sign Agreement for ATR 72-600 Full Flight Simulator
The new ATR 72-600 simulator is expected to receive Level D qualification from the National Civil Aviation Agency of Brazil following its installation in 2013.
The two simulators and one Integrated Procedures Trainer are scheduled for delivery to the Singapore Flying College during 2010 and 2011.