FlightSafety’s Bombardier Challenger 300 Aircraft Simulator Receives FAA Level D Qualification

LA GUARDIA AIRPORT, New York (July 13, 2006) – FlightSafety International announced that its new Bombardier Challenger 300 aircraft full flight simulator has received Level D qualification from the United States Federal Aviation Administration. The new Challenger 300 simulator will provide professional training to FlightSafety customers at the company’s Greater Philadelphia/Wilmington Learning Center.

“The FAA’s Level D qualification of our first Bombardier Challenger 300 simulator is a clear demonstration of our ability to design and manufacture industry leading advanced technology training products”, said Bruce Whitman, President & CEO, FlightSafety International.

FlightSafety’s Challenger 300 simulator’s advanced visual and motion systems combine to create the highest level of fidelity available. The company’s VITAL 9 visual system presents highly detailed, texture enhanced scenes and excels in its realistic presentation of both routine and critical weather conditions.

FlightSafety offers training on Bombardier built aircraft at 12 of the company’s 40 Learning Centers. Together, these centers offer a fleet of over 50 simulators that are dedicated to support the aviation professionals who operate Bombardier Learjet, Challenger, Global, CRJ and Q series aircraft.

“We are pleased to support the growing number of Bombardier aircraft operators that rely on FlightSafety for their training,” added Mr. Whitman. “Over 7,000 pilots, maintenance technicians and other aviation professionals that operate or support Bombardier aircraft trained at FlightSafety facilities in the past year.”

Training is currently available on Bombardier aircraft at FlightSafety’s Learning Centers in Wilmington, Delaware; Cincinnati, Ohio; Tucson, Arizona; Seattle, Washington; Wichita, Kansas; Dallas, Texas; West Palm Beach, Florida; Houston, Texas; Atlanta, Georgia; Memphis, Tennessee and in Toronto and Montreal, Canada. FlightSafety’s new London Farnborough Training Center will offer Bombardier Q400 training later this year.

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.