From left to right are Moonachie, New Jersey Mayor Dennis Vaccaro; Bruce Whitman, President & CEO, FlightSafety; State of New Jersey Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno;and Greg Wedding, Vice President, Teterboro Center Manager, FlightSafety.
LaGuardia Airport, New York (June 5, 2013) – FlightSafety International held a ground breaking ceremony today to commemorate the expansion and renovation of its Learning Center in Teterboro, New Jersey.
“The expansion and renovation of our Teterboro Learning Center is a clear demonstration of our commitment to continuously enhance the training and services we provide,” said Bruce Whitman, President & CEO. “FlightSafety is proud to have been a part of the New Jersey business community since 1975. We look forward to continuing to provide Customers from around the world with the high quality training they appreciate and expect from FlightSafety.”
“Today’s groundbreaking is the latest of many recent events pointing to the eagerness of business to invest in New Jersey,” said Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno. “Governor Christie’s pro-economic development policies are attracting business investment and creating new jobs and opportunities for New Jerseyeans.”
The Learning Center will increase in size by 50 percent once the expansion and extensive renovations have been completed. The facility will accommodate up to eight full flight simulators, and offer state-of-the-art facilities for flight crew emergency training that includes a pool and other specialized equipment. It will also feature advanced technology classrooms, aircraft cabin training facilities, and enhanced office areas. Construction is expected to be completed early in 2014.
The Teterboro Center currently offers training programs for aircraft manufactured by Dassault. They include the Falcon 50EX, Falcon 2000, Falcon 2000EX EASy, Falcon 900EX, and Falcon 900EX EASy. The Center also has a full scale aircraft cabin trainer used for crew emergency and service courses.
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 the United States, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Japan, South Africa, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom.