LA GUARDIA AIRPORT, New York (April 21, 2008) – FlightSafety International announces a significant increase in the training services and support it provides to Regional Airlines with the building of a new Learning Center in St. Louis, Missouri.
“The new St. Louis Learning Center further demonstrates our commitment to serve and support our Regional Airline Customers. We are seeing a significant increase in demand due to the efficiency and effectiveness of our services, the quality of our simulators and the value we provide,” said Bruce Whitman, President & CEO, FlightSafety International.
The Learning Center is expected to open in December 2008. The 80,000-square-foot facility will accommodate up to nine full flight simulators and offer advanced technology equipped classrooms, as well as Customer service and support areas.
The new Center is in addition to FlightSafety’s existing 40,000-square-foot facility in St. Louis. Together they will offer up to 18 flight simulators for BAe, Bombardier, Embraer, Fairchild, Saab regional aircraft as well as the Sabreliner business aircraft.
The simulators and other advanced technology training devices are designed, manufactured, and supported by FlightSafety Simulation, based in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. The company has produced over 400 flight simulators, certified by multiple National Aviation Authorities, since 1978. FlightSafety Simulation also serves Military and Commercial customers around the world, and has simulated approximately 60 different aircraft types in the past five years and provides worldwide engineering and logistic support.
FlightSafety provides training services for operators of regional aircraft at 18 of its 40 Learning Centers in North America and Europe.
FlightSafety International is the world’s premier aviation training organization. More than 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.