LA GUARDIA AIRPORT, New York (April 15, 2013) – FlightSafety International is pleased to announce that it will offer training for the Sikorsky S-76B helicopter at its Learning Center in Dallas, Texas. The Sikorsky S-76B training program was previously located at FlightSafety’s West Palm Beach Learning Center.
“We look forward to welcoming operators of the Sikorsky S-76B to the Dallas Center,” said Daniel MacLellan, Regional Operations Manager, and Dallas Center Manager. “We are committed to provide operators of the Sikorsky S-76B with the highest quality training and outstanding service FlightSafety is recognized for around the world.”
The Sikorsky S-76B simulator is currently undergoing a complete refurbishment and upgrade at FlightSafety’s Simulation design, manufacture, and support facility in Tulsa, Oklahoma. It is scheduled to enter service in Dallas during the third quarter of 2013.
FlightSafety is proud to have served as the factory authorized training provider for Sikorsky since 1983. Training for Sikorsky S-70/UH-60, S-76A/B/C, S-76C+, S-76C++, and S-92 is currently available at FlightSafety Learning Centers in West Palm Beach, Florida; Lafayette, Louisiana; and at the Farnborough Airport in the United Kingdom. FlightSafety will soon offer training for the Sikorsky S-76D and S-70i in West Palm Beach, and is also expanding its comprehensive Sikorsky training programs with new Learning Centers in Brazil, Norway, and South East Asia.
The Dallas Center currently offers training for a wide variety of business aircraft. They include the Bell 212, Bell 412, and Bell 430; Dassault Falcon 10/100, Falcon 20, Falcon 50, Falcon 2000, Falcon 2000EX EASy, Falcon 900EX, Falcon 900EX EASy/DX/LX, and Falcon 7X; Eurocopter EC135; Gulfstream GII, Gulfstream GIII, Gulfstream GIV, Gulfstream G100, Gulfstream G150, Gulfstream G200, Gulfstream G280, Gulfstream G450, and Gulfstream G550; and Pilatus PC-12NG.
FlightSafety International is the world’s premier professional aviation training company and supplier of full 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 the United States, Canada, France, Japan, South Africa, and the United Kingdom.