FlightSafety’s New Dassault Falcon 900 EASy Series Aircraft Simulator Receives Level D FAA and EASA Qualification

LA GUARDIA AIRPORT, New York (March 21, 2012) – FlightSafety International is pleased to announce that its new Dassault Falcon 900 EASy series aircraft simulator has received Level D qualification from the United States Federal Aviation Administration and the European Aviation Safety Agency. The simulator will be used during training for the Falcon 900EX EASy, DX and LX aircraft at FlightSafety’s Learning Center in Dallas, Texas.


“The Level D qualification of FlightSafety’s new Falcon 900 EASy series aircraft simulator by the FAA and EASA demonstrates our ability to design and manufacture high quality simulators, visual systems and displays that replicate the flying characteristics of the aircraft they represent and meet or exceed the stringent standards of aviation regulatory agencies around the world,” said Bruce Whitman, President & CEO.


FlightSafety has also recently added Level D qualified simulators at the Dallas Learning Center for the Falcon 7X and Eurocopter EC135 aircraft. Simulators for the Pilatus PC-12 NG and Gulfstream G280, Gulfstream G450, and Gulfstream G550 will be installed at the Learning Center later this year and will receive FAA Level D qualification. Qualification by other regulatory agencies around the world will be applied for and obtained according to Customer needs.


These new simulators feature FlightSafety’s electric motion and control loading technology and newly enhanced VITAL X visual system. Pilots, maintenance technicians, and other aviation professionals who operate and support the aircraft will also benefit from FlightSafety’s highly qualified and experienced instructors, comprehensive training programs and MATRIX integrated training system.


The Dallas Learning Center will offer 23 full flight simulators for business and commercial aircraft manufactured by ATR, Bombardier, Embraer, Dassault, Eurocopter, Gulfstream and Pilatus by the end of 2012.


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. The company provides more than a million hours of training each year to pilots, technicians and other aviation professionals from 154 countries and independent territories.


FlightSafety operates the world’s largest fleet of advanced full flight simulators at Learning Centers and training locations in Asia, Europe, North and South America, the Pacific Rim and South Africa.