LA GUARDIA AIRPORT, New York (October 1, 2008) – FlightSafety International announces that the company plans to double the size of its Learning Center in Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas.
“We are pleased to announce that construction is planned to begin later this year on a 100,000 square foot addition to our Dallas Fort/Worth Learning Center,” said Bruce Whitman, President & CEO, FlightSafety International. “The Center will accommodate up to 24 full flight simulators once the expansion is completed in early 2010.”
The Dallas/Fort Worth Learning Center currently offers simulator based training for pilots, maintenance technicians and other aviation professionals who operate and support aircraft built by two manufacturers. Once completed, the expanded facility will include dedicated customer support and service areas, pilot and maintenance training classrooms and areas for advanced training devices including FlightSafety’s Graphical Flight deck simulators to support the training requirements of both manufacturers.
FlightSafety offers training for virtually all Dassault business aircraft. The Dallas/Fort Worth Learning Center provides training for the Falcon 10/100, Falcon 20, Falcon 50, Falcon 900C, Falcon 900EX, Falcon 2000 and Falcon 2000EX EASy aircraft. Several of the eight new simulator bays, facilities for advanced training devices and new customer service and reception areas will be provided for pilots and maintenance technicians who operate Dassault aircraft. Training is offered for these and other Dassault aircraft at FlightSafety Learning Centers in Columbus, Ohio; the Greater Philadelphia/Wilmington area; Little Rock, Arkansas; Teterboro, New Jersey and at the Paris-Le Bourget airport in France.
FlightSafety has been the factory authorized training provider for Gulfstream Aerospace for over 30 years. Training is currently offered at the Dallas/Fort Worth Learning Center for the Gulfstream G100, Gulfstream G150, Gulfstream G200, Gulfstream GII and Gulfstream GIII aircraft.
Once the Dallas Center expansion is completed, it will feature a new aircraft maintenance training area and MATRIX equipped classrooms dedicated to the Gulfstream Total Technical Training program in addition to many other areas designed specifically for Gulfstream operators. FlightSafety also offers training for these aircraft as well as the Gulfstream GI, Gulfstream GIV, Gulfstream GV, Gulfstream G300, Gulfstream G350, Gulfstream G400, Gulfstream G500 and Gulfstream G550 in the Greater Philadelphia/Wilmington area; Long Beach, California; Savannah, Georgia and at the Farnborough airport located just outside of London in the United Kingdom.
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.