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September 02, 2015 7:42 AM ET

Aerospace and Defense

Company Overview of FlightSafety International Inc.

Company Overview

FlightSafety International Inc. provides aviation training services to pilots, technicians, and other aviation professionals. The company offers business and corporate aviation, commercial aviation, military and defense aviation, customer, maintenance, and aircraft dispatcher and corporate scheduler training; and interactive eLearning services, such as pilot, maintenance/cabin safety, and live learning courses. It also trains pilots for fixed-wing, rotorcraft, and tilt-rotor aircraft types. The company supplies flight simulators, visual systems, and displays to commercial, government, and military organizations; and designs and publishes simulation software. It offers simulation equipment fo...

Marine Air Terminal

La Guardia Airport

Flushing, NY 11371

United States

Founded in 1951

2,484 Employees

Phone:

718-565-4170

Fax:

718-565-4134

Key Executives for FlightSafety International Inc.

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 81
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President
Age: 58
Vice President of Operations
President of Flightsafety Services Corporation
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

FlightSafety International Inc. Key Developments

FlightSafety International Signs an Agreement to Purchase 20 Single-Engine Piper Warrior and 6 Single-Engine Piper Arrow Aircraft

Piper Aircraft Inc. announced that FlightSafety International has signed an agreement to purchase 20 single-engine Piper Warrior and 6 single-engine Piper Arrow aircraft. The new aircraft will begin to enter service at the FlightSafety Academy in Vero Beach, Florida later this year.

Los Angeles Police Department Air Support Unit Selects FlightSafety International to Provide Bell 412 Helicopter Training

FlightSafety has been selected by the Los Angeles Police Department Air Support Unit to provide training for the Bell 412 helicopter. The training will be conducted at FlightSafety's Learning Center in Dallas, Texas using a new Level D qualified interchangeable Bell 212/412EP FastFin simulator. When configured for the Bell 212, the simulator will offer the Garmin GPS500 and simulated Bell 3-axis autopilot. The Honeywell EDZ-705 EFIS System and Honeywell SPZ-7600 3-axis autopilot with 4-axis autopilot change-out will be used for Bell 412 training. The simulator will feature FlightSafety's new VITAL 1100 visual system and CrewView glass mirror display. The VITAL 1100 visual system enhances training by providing mission specific photo-realistic imagery with vastly improved scene content, and exceptional environmental effects. FlightSafety's CrewView glass mirror displays deliver superior optical performance, sharper image clarity, and are night vision capable.

FlightSafety International to Build Boeing 777 Simulator for Japan's New Government Aircraft Program

FlightSafety International announced that it has received an order to design and manufacture a Boeing 777-300ER full flight simulator for Japan's new government aircraft program. The simulator is expected to receive Level D qualification from the Civil Aviation Bureau of Japan following delivery in the first quarter of 2018. It will be installed at the Chitose Air Base in Hokkaido, Japan. The new FlightSafety FS1000 simulator features tightly integrated computer hardware and software across subsystems which allow for more accurate and higher fidelity simulation. It offers a new multi-function Instructor Operating Station designed to enhance the effectiveness of training by providing an intuitive interface, scalable graphics, and large multi-touch displays. The simulator will be equipped with FlightSafety's VITAL 1100 visual system and feature a database of close to 100 airports to support the demanding mission requirements of this program.

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