LA GUARDIA AIRPORT, New York (December 12, 2006) – FlightSafety International announces that it will be installing a Bombardier Q series aircraft flight simulator in Japan.
"We are pleased to support the growing number of government and commercial Bombardier Q series aircraft operators that rely on FlightSafety for their training," said Bruce Whitman, President and CEO FlightSafety International. "We hope the pilots and maintenance technicians who operate Q100, Q200 and Q300 aircraft in the region will benefit from FlightSafety's more than 20 years of training experience with Bombardier deHavilland aircraft." The advanced technology simulator will be qualified to Level D following installation at the Haneda Airport near Tokyo. It will feature FlightSafety's environmentally friendly and cost effective electric motion and control loading technology and high definition VITAL X visual system.
Some 7,500 pilots, maintenance technicians and other aviation professionals that operate or support Bombardier regional and business aircraft, trained at FlightSafety facilities in the past year. Training is currently available to Bombardier aircraft operators at FlightSafety's Learning Centers in Wilmington, Delaware; Cincinnati, Ohio; Tucson, Arizona; Seattle-Tacoma, Washington; Wichita, Kansas; Dallas, Texas; West Palm Beach, Florida; Houston, Texas; Atlanta, Georgia; Memphis, Tennessee and in Toronto and Montreal, Canada.
FlightSafety International is the world's premier aviation training organization. Over 75,000 pilots, technicians and other aviation professionals train at FlightSafety facilities each year. The company designs and manufactures full flight simulators for civil and military aircraft programs and operates the world's largest fleet of advanced full flight simulators at 40 training locations.