FlightSafety First to Receive Dassault Authorized Training Provider Certificate

LA GUARDIA AIRPORT, New York (May 12, 2011) – FlightSafety International is pleased to announce that it is the first company to receive a Dassault Authorized Training Provider Certificate.

“FlightSafety is proud to be selected as the first organization to receive a Dassault Authorized Training Provider Certificate,” said Bruce Whitman, President & CEO. “This clearly demonstrates our commitment and ability to provide Dassault and all Falcon Jet aircraft operators with the high quality training programs and equipment, exceptional value, and outstanding service they require and deserve.” The new Dassault Authorized Training Provider program is designed to ensure that Falcon Jet operators from around the world receive training in accordance with the Falcon Training Policy Manual.

“FlightSafety has always demonstrated the highest standards for pilot, aircraft maintenance technician and flight attendant training, and helps our customers to operate our industry-leading Falcon Jet aircraft safely and efficiently,” said John Rosanvallon, President, Dassault Falcon Jet.

“Our extensive review of FlightSafety’s quality management systems and processes confirms that the company complies with the stringent criteria required to receive a Dassault Authorized Training Provider Certificate. Specific technical audit of F7X pilot training is about to be completed and will be shortly followed by the audits of other EASy aircraft” said Gerard Dailloux, Vice President, Falcon Operational Support. “An outstanding job by FlightSafety.”

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.