Flightsafety International To Provide Training For The Embraer Legacy 450 And Legacy 500 In Dallas

NEW YORK (October 31, 2016) – FlightSafety International announces that it will provide training for the Embraer Legacy 450 and Legacy 500 aircraft in Dallas, Texas. This is in addition to the training FlightSafety now offers for these aircraft in St. Louis, Missouri.

“FlightSafety is pleased to expand the support we provide to Embraer Legacy 450 and Legacy 500 owners and operators by offering training using a new full flight simulator at our Learning Center in Dallas,” said Daniel MacLellan, Senior Vice President, Operations.

Training is scheduled to begin in December, 2016.  Initial, recurrent, and other specialized pilot training will be provided using a new FlightSafety simulator. It will be qualified to Level D by the United States Federal Aviation Administration, the European Aviation Safety Agency, the National Civil Aviation Agency of Brazil, and other agencies according to Customer requirements.

The simulator will be equipped with the Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion flight deck and feature the Rockwell Collins HGS-3500 Head-up Vision System and EVS-3000 Enhanced Vision System.

The advanced technology systems incorporated into the simulator will include electric motion and electric control loading, a new multi-function Instructor Operating Station, and FlightSafety’s VITAL 1100 Visual System. The Instructor Operating Station is designed to enhance the effectiveness of training by providing an intuitive interface, scalable graphics, and large multi touch displays. The visual system features continuous high-resolution global satellite imagery capable of distinguishing environmental conditions experienced during all phases of flight, from taxi and takeoff to landing.

FlightSafety serves Embraer as its factory-authorized training provider for the E-Jets family of commercial jets, as well as the Lineage, and Legacy executive jets. Training services for Embraer aircraft is offered by FlightSafety in Brazil, France, the Netherlands, South Africa, the United Kingdom, and the United States using a fleet of 32 full flight simulators.

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.

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