FlightSafety Selected to Build a Boeing 777-300ER Simulator for Japan’s New Government Aircraft Program

NEW YORK (April 15, 2015) – FlightSafety International announces that it has received an order to design and manufacture a Boeing 777-300ER full flight simulator for Japan’s new government aircraft program.

“We are honored to have been selected to build a Boeing 777-300ER full flight simulator for Japan’s new government aircraft program,” said Ray Johns, Executive Vice President, Government. “This demonstrates FlightSafety’s ability to build simulators of the highest quality, and to meet the delivery schedule and support requirements our Customers deserve and expect. A growing number of government agencies and airlines around the world appreciate the many advantages FlightSafety offers as an industry-leading supplier of full flight simulators.”

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 has delivered over 140 simulators for commercial aircraft to date. They include a variety of devices for aircraft manufactured by Airbus, Boeing, Bombardier and Embraer and are utilized by airlines in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and North and South America.

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 a 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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FS1000 Simulator