LaGuardia Airport, New York (September 18, 2009) – FlightSafety International has received approval from the Federal Air Transportation Agency of the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation for the training programs it offers at the FlightSafety Academy in Vero Beach, Florida.
“The approval of FlightSafety Academy’s training program by the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation is a clear demonstration of the quality and effectiveness of our programs,” said Daniel Greenhill, Manager, FlightSafety Academy. “We appreciate the significant efforts of all involved and look forward to helping many from the region to become professional pilots.”
Representatives of Russia’s Federal Air Transportation Agency conducted an in depth review of the Private Pilot License and Commercial Pilot License training programs offered at FlightSafety Academy. They concluded that the training programs meet the requirements of the State Civil Aviation Authority of the Russian Federation. They cited the Academy’s training methods, course content, the quality of the instruction, and the skills students develop during the in-depth training.
FlightSafety Academy is located in Vero Beach, Florida. It helps to prepare students to fly advanced technology aircraft safely and efficiently in an increasingly complex environment. Students have access to FlightSafety’s large fleet of single and multi engine aircraft, full flight simulators, and advanced training devices. The Academy has onsite accommodations for up to 350 people and a full compliment of classrooms, briefing rooms and aircraft maintenance hangars.
Many international and domestic airlines as well as corporate flight departments from around the world consider the Academy to be an excellent source for well-trained pilots. Over 13,000 FlightSafety Academy graduates now fly for more than 50 airlines and 100 corporate flight departments 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. We provide more than a million hours of training each year to pilots, technicians and other aviation professionals. FlightSafety operates the world’s largest fleet of advanced full flight simulators at Learning Centers and training locations in the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia.