LA GUARDIA AIRPORT, NEW YORK (July 9, 2007) – FlightSafety International announced today that it will manufacture a fourth Gulfstream G200 aircraft simulator. This new advanced technology training device will enter service at the company’s Learning Center in Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas, during the 4th quarter of 2008.
"We are privileged to have been Gulfstream's factory authorized training organization since 1969. Our close working relationship with Gulfstream enables us to develop high quality training programs and locate simulators where they best serve our mutual customers," said Bruce Whitman, President & CEO, FlightSafety International.
"Adding a fourth G200 simulator is another example of the outstanding support FlightSafety provides Gulfstream and our customers. FlightSafety's high-quality training programs and extensive fleet of simulators helps to reinforce Gulfstream's position as the top rated customer support organization in business aviation. With more than 150 G200 aircraft in service around the world, the addition of this fourth simulator reflects the popularity and acceptance of this highly reliable, super mid-size business jet," said Larry Flynn, President, Product Support, Gulfstream.
FlightSafety currently provides professional pilot, maintenance technician and corporate cabin attendant training using its fleet of 23 Gulfstream aircraft simulators and other advanced technology training devices. FlightSafety's Dallas/Fort Worth Learning Center will have a fleet of eight full flight Gulfstream aircraft simulators once this new G200 enters service. FlightSafety also offers training on Gulfstream aircraft in Savannah, Georgia; Long Beach, California; the Greater Philadelphia/Wilmington area and at the Farnborough Airport outside London.
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.