January 11, 2006 LA GUARDIA AIRPORT, New York (January 11, 2006) – FlightSafety International has finalized an agreement with Alteon Training, a Boeing subsidiary, to manufacture and deliver an additional Boeing 737NG aircraft full flight simulator.
“Alteon is a valued and well respected customer of FlightSafety. We appreciate their continued confidence in our simulation and training products and we share the common goal of enhancing safety.” said Derek Maeer, Vice President, FlightSafety Simulation.
Alteon’s ninth FlightSafety designed and manufactured Boeing 737NG full flight simulator is scheduled for a 12-month production cycle and will be delivered to an Alteon Training Center in the United States upon completion. It joins a growing family of FlightSafety full-flight B737NG simulators around the world, including those at training sites in the United Kingdom, Spain, Morocco, South Africa, Australia, China, and the United States.
This new Boeing 737NG simulator will feature a Collins Mode Control Panel, and Thales Integrated Standby Instrument, representing the latest configuration of the successful Boeing aircraft.
In the past five years, FlightSafety has produced a higher volume of aviation training hardware and software than any other simulator manufacturer, including 60 different civil and military aircraft types.
FlightSafety’s advanced technology training systems and products include Level “D” qualified electric motion and control simulators, the VITAL X visual system, MATRIX, the high fidelity integrated training system and the SimVu debriefing system.
The company recently introduced a fully portable PC-based simulator training system that employs graphical flight simulation with touch screen technology and a high fidelity control loading system. The system features the newest PC based VITAL X visual system and is also capable of drawing from FlightSafety’s VITAL 8 and VITAL 9 visual databases.
FlightSafety International is the world’s premier aviation training organization. Over 75,000 pilots, technicians and other aviation professionals train at FlightSafety facilities each year. The company designs and manufactures full flight simulators for civil and military aircraft programs and operates the world’s largest fleet of advanced full flight simulators at over 40 training locations.