LA GUARDIA AIRPORT, New York (March 26, 2014) – FlightSafety International announces that the first Rolls-Royce BR725 engine Line & Base Maintenance course offered at its Learning Center in Savannah, Georgia has been completed. The course was conducted by Rolls-Royce Customer Training, in partnership with FlightSafety.
The Line & Base Maintenance Course provides maintenance technicians with a comprehensive description of the BR725 engine, its systems, and line-replaceable units (LRUs). Specific topics include engine and engine systems servicing, routine maintenance and inspection, and safety warnings and precautions. This five-day course also provides an introduction to basic engine troubleshooting and includes hands-on practical training on an actual BR725 engine. This includes basic Line Maintenance tasks and removal and installation of line-replaceable units.
Operators of Gulfstream aircraft equipped with BR725 engines who participate in the Rolls- Royce Corporate Care® program are entitled to take this complimentary course once each year as outlined in their agreement. The next Rolls-Royce BR725 engine course to be offered at FlightSafety’s Savannah Learning Center is scheduled for April 21, 2014. Additional courses for Rolls-Royce BR725 and BR710 engines are planned starting in June.
The course was taught by Rolls-Royce Customer Training in partnership with FlightSafety’s Gulfstream Total Technical Training program. Total Technical Training is designed to improve troubleshooting skills and increase the operational knowledge of those who support and maintain Gulfstream aircraft. Over 20,000 Total Technical Training Program courses have been provided to date.
FlightSafety has been the official factory authorized training organization for Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation for more than four decades. The Gulfstream Learning Center in Savannah offers pilot, maintenance and flight attendant training. It is equipped with full flight simulators and other advance training devices for the Gulfstream IV, Gulfstream V, Gulfstream G450, Gulfstream G550, and Gulfstream G650. The Center also has a full motion cabin trainer equipped with a visual system, a Cabin Fire Trainer, and comprehensive crew emergency training facilities. FlightSafety also offers training for Gulfstream aircraft at its Learning Centers in Dallas, Texas; Hong Kong; Long Beach, California; Wilmington, Delaware; and at the London Farnborough Airport in the United Kingdom.
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 167 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.