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Oct
16
2018

TRU SIMULATION + TRAINING AND FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL ANNOUNCE A JOINT VENTURE TO OFFER A COMBINED TRAINING SOLUTION ON TEXTRON AVIATION PLATFORMS

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NEW YORK – TRU Simulation + Training, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, and FlightSafety International have entered into a letter of intent to form a joint venture to provide the industry-leading training solution for Textron Aviation‘s broad product line of business and general aviation aircraft. TRU and FlightSafety will combine their assets and capabilities, including their simulators, courseware, and world-class teams, to support their global customers’ training needs.

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Oct
10
2018

Bruce Whitman, Chairman, President & CEO of FlightSafety International Passes Peacefully at His Home

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NEW YORK (October 10, 2018) – Bruce Whitman, Chairman, President & CEO of FlightSafety International, passed away peacefully at home this morning with his family by his side. He was 85.

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May
03
2018

FlightSafety International Offers Comprehensive Unmanned Systems Training

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NEW YORK (May 3, 2018) –FlightSafety International announces that it will offer a wide variety of Unmanned Systems Training programs for commercial operators.

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Feb
26
2018

FLIGHTSAFETY EXPANDS SIKORSKY S-70A BLACK HAWK TRAINING IN WEST PALM BEACH AND NOW OFFERS SIKORSKY S-76B TRAINING IN LAFAYETTE

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NEW YORK (February 26, 2018) –FlightSafety International announces that it now offers a new series of Sikorsky S-70A courses at its West Palm Beach Learning Center. They are designed to provide a path for FAA type certification and recurrent training in the S-70A Black Hawk. FlightSafety also announces that a simulator for the Sikorsky S-76B has entered service at its Learning Center in Lafayette, Louisiana.

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Nov
29
2017

FAA Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award Presented to 10 FlightSafety Instructors in November

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NEW YORK (November 29, 2017) – FlightSafety International is pleased and proud to announce that the United States Federal Aviation Administration presented the Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award to 10 FlightSafety Instructors during the month of November.

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Feb
22
2016

FLIGHTSAFETY’S FOURTH GULFSTREAM G650 FULL FLIGHT SIMULATOR RECEIVES FAA AND EASA LEVEL D QUALIFICATION

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NEW YORK (February 22, 2016) –FlightSafety International announces the Level D qualification of its fourth full flight simulator for the Gulfstream G650™ aircraft.

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Apr
16
2015

FLIGHTSAFETY NAMES PATRICK COULTER DIRECTOR, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, COMMERCIAL TRAINING AND SIMULATION

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NEW YORK - FlightSafety International announces that Patrick Coulter has been named Director, Business Development, Commercial Training and Simulation.

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Apr
16
2015

FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL PROMOTES GERRY MCRAE TO EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

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NEW YORK - FlightSafety International has promoted Gerry McRae to Executive Director, Business Development. He now leads the team responsible for the identification and implementation of new business development opportunities for FlightSafety’s commercial and government training services and the manufacture of flight simulators and visual systems.

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Mar
18
2015

FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL APPOINTS KYLE DAVIS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, MARKETING FOR BUSINESS AND COMMERCIAL AVIATION TRAINING

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NEW YORK - FlightSafety International announces that Kyle Davis has been appointed Executive Director, Marketing for the company’s business and commercial aviation training activities.

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Mar
06
2015

FLIGHTSAFETY BECOMES THE FIRST TRAINING PROVIDER TO MEET FAA SAFETY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

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NEW YORK - FlightSafety International announces that it is the first FAR Part 142 training provider to be recognized by the Federal Aviation Administration for meeting its Safety Management System requirements.

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Mar
06
2015

FLIGHTSAFETY AND AIR METHODS TO SIGNIFICANTLY ENHANCE TRAINING FOR SINGLE-ENGINE HELICOPTERS WITH LEVEL D QUALIFIED SIMULATORS

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NEW YORK - FlightSafety International is building Level D qualified full flight simulators for single-engine helicopters that will significantly enhance the quality and effectiveness of training. “Building simulators for single-engine helicopters that will be Level D qualified demonstrates our commitment to enhance safety and to provide flight crews with access to the highest quality training,” said David Davenport, Executive Vice President. “This will help those who fly single-engine helicopters to fully prepare for routine, unusual, and emergency circumstances in the safe environment of a full motion simulator that replicates the exact flying characteristics of their aircraft.”

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Mar
06
2015

FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL TO INCREASE ITS FLEET OF ADVANCED HELICOPTER SIMULATORS BY OVER 40%

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NEW YORK - FlightSafety International plans to increase its fleet of advanced helicopter simulators by over 40 percent. “Since building the first Level D qualified helicopter simulator more than 20 years ago, FlightSafety has continuously invested in new programs and facilities designed specifically to serve and support the helicopter industry,” said David Davenport, Executive Vice President. “We offer the most extensive range of helicopter training programs using advanced technology simulators. The new Level D qualified simulators that are currently in work and planned will increase FlightSafety’s fleet of helicopter simulators by more than 40 percent.

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Jan
30
2015

FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL PROMOTES JON HESTER TO VICE PRESIDENT, VISUAL SYSTEMS

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NEW YORK - FlightSafety International announces that Jon Hester has been promoted to Vice President, Visual Systems.“We are very pleased to promote Jon to Vice President, Visual Systems,” said Bruce

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Dec
11
2014

FLIGHTSAFETY AND ABU DHABI AVIATION SIGN LETTER OF INTENT TO ESTABLISH LEARNING CENTER IN ABU DHABI

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FlightSafety International and Abu Dhabi Aviation have signed a Letter of Intent to establish a Learning Center in Abu Dhabi. The signing took place at the Middle East Business Aviation conference in

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Feb
06
2014

FlightSafety's Vital 1100 Visual System Qualified to Level D

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La Guardia Airport, N.Y. – FlightSafety International announces that five of its simulators equipped with the recently introduced VITAL 1100 visual system have been qualified to Level D by EASA and the FAA. Three additional VITAL 1100 equipped simulators are scheduled to receive Level D qualification in the next few months. “The VITAL 1100 is leading the industry with unprecedented fidelity and training effectiveness,” said John Van Maren, Vice President, Simulation.

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Jan
27
2014

New FlightSafety Manager, Specialty and Enrichment Training Programs

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La Guardia Airport, N.Y. - FlightSafety International announces that Marin Todorov has been promoted to Manager, Specialty and Enrichment Training Programs. “We congratulate Marin on this well-deserved promotion,” said Daniel MacLellan, Vice President, Operations. “FlightSafety is committed to offer the highest quality, most comprehensive line up of specialty and enrichment training programs. Marin’s leadership will help to ensure that our Customers have access to a growing variety of courses that meet their specific needs and that they are delivered efficiently and effectively.”

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Nov
08
2013

FlightSafety Announces Daniel MacLellan as VP of Operations

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FlightSafety announces that Daniel MacLellan has been promoted to Vice President, Operations. He will assume responsibility for operations at FlightSafety’s worldwide network of Learning Centers from Greg McGowan, Senior Vice President, Operations, when he retires at the end of 2013. “We congratulate Dan on his well-deserved promotion,” said Bruce Whitman, President & CEO. “FlightSafety’s Customers and Teammates will benefit from Dan’s leadership, experience, and commitment to provide the highest quality training and service. We greatly appreciate and value Greg McGowan’s outstanding contributions to FlightSafety for more than 30 years, and his commitment to enhance aviation safety worldwide. All FlightSafety Teammates wish him the very best in his upcoming retirement.”

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Nov
08
2013

FlightSafety International Adds ForeFlight and Aeronautical Data Systems to its Extended Advantage Program

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La Guardia Airport, N.Y. – FlightSafety International is pleased to announce the addition of ForeFlight and Aeronautical Data Systems to its Extended Advantage program. “The Extended Advantage program provides FlightSafety Customers with preferred access, discounts, and other benefits for many of the products and services that are necessary to operate a safe, efficient and high-quality flight operation and to assist with increasing operational requirements they face,” said Chris Weinberg, Chief Information Officer.

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Nov
17
2011

RLC INKS MULTI-YEAR AGREEMENT WITH FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL

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Broussard, LA — November 16, 2011 — RLC, the largest privately-held helicopter operator in the Gulf of Mexico, today announced it has signed a four-year contract with FlightSafety International, the world’s leading aviation training company and provider of flight simulators and advanced flight training devices used by the aviation industry, governments and military agencies worldwide. This agreement extends a relationship between RLC and FlightSafety International that has been in place since 2010.

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Oct
08
2011

FlightSafety International Appoints Jason Svoboda to Regional Marketing Manager

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FlightSafety recently appointedJasonSvoboda as the new Regional Marketing Manager for Southern California, Nevada, and Hawaii.Jason's responsibilites include sales and marketing for all FlightSafety training programs to operators, but more importantlyhe willassist you in determining your training needs.

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