NEW YORK (October 31, 2016) –FlightSafety is expanding its maintenance training program to include new composite materials courses. The training will be offered in conjunction with Abaris Training Resources, Inc. through FlightSafety’s Maintenance Learning Center in Wichita, Kansas.
“Our Customers will benefit from the new composite material courses we are offering with Abaris,” said Daniel MacLellan, Senior Vice President, Operations. “The courses include expanded composite inspection and repair capabilities not previously available at our Learning Centers. These new and innovative classes are available to FlightSafety’s maintenance Event Based Agreement Customers.”
“Abaris Training is pleased to be working with FlightSafety International which has such an excellent reputation,” said Michael J. Hoke, President of Abaris. “They are recognized worldwide for the best and most professional pilot training, and maintenance training, and we are delighted to be chosen by such a highly regarded organization to provide advanced composite structural repair training.”
The 5-day courses offered include Phase 1, Phase 2 and Phase 3 Advanced Composite Structures: Fabrication and Damage Repair; Adhesive Bonding of Composites and Metals; Mold Fabrication for Production and Repairs; Non Destructive Inspection Techniques for Technicians and Inspectors; and Repair of Bonded Aluminum Structures.
Abaris has been providing state-of-the-art composite repair training since 1983. Abaris is recognized internationally as the leader in advanced composite repair training for both aircraft maintenance technicians and aerospace engineers.
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 1.3 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, the Netherlands, Norway, South Africa and the United Kingdom.