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April 27, 2015 9:24 PM 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: 80
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President
Age: 57
Vice President of Operations
President of Flightsafety Services Corporation
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

FlightSafety International Inc. Key Developments

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.

FlightSafety International Receives an Order from the Civil Aviation University of China

FlightSafety International announced that it has received an order from the Civil Aviation University of China (CAUC) to design and manufacture a King Air C90GTX full flight simulator. The simulator will be an integral part of the university's ab initio pilot training programs. The simulator is expected to receive Level D qualification from the Civil Aviation Administration of China following delivery at first quarter of 2016. It will be installed in Chaoyang City, Liaoning Province of the People's Republic of China. 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, electric motion control and cueing.

Bombardier Inc. Extends Authorized Training Provider Agreement with Flightsafety International

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced that its current ATP Agreement with FlightSafety International has been extended for 10 years. Under the ATP Agreement, FlightSafety uses a Bombardier-approved syllabus to deliver high-quality flight and technical training to operators of Q100, Q200, Q300 and Q400 aircraft.

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