FlightSafety becomes the Factory-authorized Training Provider for HondaJet Aircraft
LA GUARDIA AIRPORT, NEW YORK (September 25, 2007) – FlightSafety International announced today that it has signed a Master Training Services Agreement with Honda Aircraft Company and will provide factory-authorized training for the HondaJet aircraft.
“We are honored that Honda Aircraft Company has selected FlightSafety as their training provider and look forward to developing and delivering comprehensive training to owners and operators of the new HondaJet,” said Bruce Whitman, President & CEO, FlightSafety International.
“FlightSafety has an excellent reputation for its sophisticated and thorough pilot training,” said Michimasa Fujino, President & CEO, Honda Aircraft Company. “Honda and FlightSafety International have a common goal to establish higher standards for safety and will jointly create the best pilot training programs for HondaJet.”
HondaJet training will be offered initially at Honda’s facility in Greensboro, North Carolina and may be expanded to other locations in the future.
FlightSafety’s courseware developers and Simulation engineers will work closely with Honda to develop the HondaJet training programs and advanced technology training devices. Pilot and maintenance technician training programs will be conducted using a full motion flight simulator designed and manufactured by FlightSafety as well as other advanced flight training devices, including Graphical Flight Deck Simulators and MATRIX classroom training equipment.
FlightSafety International is the world’s premiere aviation training organization. Over 75,000 pilots, technicians and other aviation professionals train at FlightSafety facilities each year. The company designs and manufacturers full flight simulators for civil and military aircraft programs and operates the world’s largest fleet of advanced full flight simulators at 40 training locations.