FlightSafety to Offer Bombardier Challenger 605 Aircraft Training in Europe

LA GUARDIA AIRPORT, New York – FlightSafety International is pleased to announce that it will offer training for the Bombardier Challenger 605 aircraft in Europe.

Training is scheduled to begin in early 2012 at the company’s London Farnborough Training Center in the United Kingdom.

“Offering Challenger 605 aircraft training in Europe is a clear demonstration of our desire and ability to respond to the needs of our Customers and to provide them with the outstanding quality, value and flexibility they deserve,” said Scott Fera, Vice President, Marketing.

The Challenger 605 training program will be conducted using a new FlightSafety designed and manufactured full flight simulator. It will be qualified to the highest standards by aviation regulatory agencies worldwide and feature the company’s industry leading VITAL X Visual System and advanced electric motion and control loading technology.

FlightSafety has provided professional training for pilots, maintenance technicians and other aviation professionals who operate and support Bombardier aircraft for more than 40 years. FlightSafety offers training for Bombardier Learjet, Challenger and Global Express business aircraft and CRJ and Dash Series regional aircraft at 15 Learning Centers in Asia, Europe, South Africa and North America, using a fleet of over 60 flight simulators and other advanced training devices.

“We look forward to welcoming the growing number of Challenger 605 operators to the Farnborough Center,” said Paul Hewett, Manager, Farnborough Training Center. “Our highly experienced, well qualified instructors will provide comprehensive training tailored to their specific needs and designed to ensure they are trained to the highest level of proficiency.”

FlightSafety’s London Farnborough Training Center can accommodate up to 15 full flight simulators and has the capacity to train 3,800 aviation professionals annually. It offers 27 interactive classrooms, facilities for advanced technology training devices, 30 briefing rooms and customer service areas. The Center provides training programs for business and regional aircraft manufactured by Bombardier, Cessna, Gulfstream, Hawker Beechcraft and Sikorsky.

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.