FlightSafety to offer AW139 training in Louisiana from 2013

FlightSafety to offer AW139 training in Louisiana from 2013 10 Oct, 11, Source: FlightSafety

FlightSafety International is pleased to announce that it will offer training for the AgustaWestland AW139 at its Learning Center in Lafayette, Louisiana starting in 2013.

“Offering training for the AgustaWestland AW139 is a clear demonstration of FlightSafety’s commitment to provide our Customers who operate and support helicopters around the world with the advanced technology Level D qualified simulators and comprehensive training they require,” said Bruce Whitman, President & CEO.

The new AgustaWestland AW139 simulator will feature FlightSafety’s electric motion and control loading technology and new VITAL X visual system. The advanced Vital X visual system provides highly realistic visuals designed for comprehensive training scenarios. It is optimized for training low level flight operations, offers increased scene content, vastly improved weather features, and enhanced levels of detail for optimum cueing. VITAL X delivers the ability for helicopter pilots and crews to be completely immersed in all training requirements.

The Lafayette Learning Center also offers Level D qualified simulators for the Sikorsky S-92, S-76 C+ and C++, as well as Level 7 qualified flight training devices for the Bell 206 and Bell 407.

FlightSafety also provides a wide variety of courses for pilots, maintenance technicians and other aviation professionals who operate and support helicopters manufactured by Eurocopter, Bell Helicopter and Sikorsky as well as mission specific training programs for other aircraft types. The company offers a fleet of 16 full flight simulators and other advanced training devices located at its Helicopter Learning Centers in Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas; Lafayette, Louisiana; Tucson, Arizona; West Palm Beach, Florida; and at the Farnborough airport in the United Kingdom.

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 154 countries and independent territories. FlightSafety operates the world’s largest fleet of advanced full flight simulators at Learning Centers and training locations in Asia, Europe, North and South America, the Pacific Rim, South Africa and the United Kingdom.

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