FlightSafety Now Offers Over 100 EASA-Approved Aircraft Maintenance Training Courses

LA GUARDIA AIRPORT, New York (May 12, 2011) – FlightSafety International is pleased to announce that it now offers over 100 Practical and/or Theoretical EASA-approved maintenance training courses.

FlightSafety has just received approval from EASA for its MXAdvantage Practical training courses for the Citation CJ3 Airframe and Engine Course (B1-T1) and Avionics (B2-T2). In addition, FlightSafety received approval for the CJ4 Avionics (B2-T2) Theoretical and MXAdvantage Practical Maintenance Courses along with the first FlightSafety EASA approved C Level Familiarization Course for the 560XL/XLS/XLS+.

“Obtaining EASA approval for over 100 maintenance training courses clearly demonstrates FlightSafety’s commitment to provide our Customers who operate and maintain aircraft under EASA regulations with an extensive range of high quality courses that meet their needs,” said Scott Fera, Vice President, Marketing.

FlightSafety’s EASA-approved courses are available for Pratt &Whitney Canada Turbofan, Turboprop and Turboshaft engines. They include courses for a wide variety of aircraft manufactured by Agusta Westland, ATR, Bombardier, Cessna, Dassault Falcon, Embraer, Eurocopter, Gulfstream, Hawker Beechcraft, TBM, Scotia and Sikorsky.

“A growing number of aircraft maintenance technicians from Europe and the surrounding region are taking advantage of the EASA-approved training we offer at our Paris Le-Bourget and London Farnborough Learning Centers as well as those in the United States and Canada,” said Mike Lee, Director, Maintenance Training Business Development.

FlightSafety expects to receive EASA approval for additional maintenance courses between now and the end of 2011. They include a variety of Practical and Theoretical courses for the Cessna Citation Mustang and Sovereign; Gulfstream GIV, G250, G350, G450, G500, G550 and G650; Hawker 4000; King Air 90, 200 and 350; and Sikorsky S-76.

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.