FlightSafety International Selected by Aircraft Manufacturer as Factory Authorized Training Provider
FlightSafety International, the premier professional aviation training company, announced that they have been selected by Dassault Aviation as the exclusive training provider for the entry into service of the new Falcon 10X aircraft.
FlightSafety will initially design and manufacture two full-flight simulators for the Falcon 10X – one located in the U.S. and a second in Europe. Specific FlightSafety learning centers will be determined at a future date.
“FlightSafety is excited to extend its 50-year partnership with Dassault to become the Original Equipment Manufacturer authorized training provider for the Falcon 10X,” said Nate Speiser, EVP of Sales & Marketing at FlightSafety. “The premium experience, performance and quality of the Falcon 10X and FlightSafety’s industry-leading training are a perfect match. FlightSafety will work closely with Dassault to provide simulator testing for aircraft development and certification, and upon aircraft launch will provide the highest quality training for 10X pilots, maintenance technicians and flight attendants around the world. “
The new FlightSafety FS2500 simulators built for the Falcon 10X will be equipped with the company’s latest advancements in technology. They include the VITAL 1100 visual system, electric motion control and cueing, and advanced instructor operating station.
The training will coincide with the aircraft’s entry into service and will feature MATRIX, FlightSafety’s integrated training technology. MATRIX features desktop simulators for classroom instruction, and Flight Training Device simulators for instructor-led and self-paced learning. It also includes SimVu which enables pilots and instructors to review flight simulator sessions.
“The Falcon 10X will feature unprecedented aircraft technology and performance,” said Jean Kayanakis, Senior Vice President, worldwide customer service and MRO network, Dassault Aviation. “Our partnership with FlightSafety will complement industry-leading aircraft design with the most innovative training solutions, and ensure the highest level of readiness and efficiency in the operation of the Falcon 10X.”
FlightSafety provides training for Falcon aircraft using a fleet of over 24 full flight simulators and other advanced training devices at its learning centers in Dallas, Texas; Houston, Texas; Teterboro, New Jersey; Wilmington, Delaware; and at the Paris-Le Bourget airport. FlightSafety offers more than 220 Falcon pilot courses and 100 Falcon maintenance courses.
About FlightSafety International
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 training for 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, Canada, France and the United Kingdom.
Dassault Aviation is a leading aerospace company with a presence in over 90 countries across six continents. Dassault designs and builds the family of Falcon business jets as well as the Rafale fighter jet. The company employs a workforce of over 12,000 and has production facilities in both France and the United States, and a worldwide service network. Since the rollout of the first Falcon 20 in 1963, over 2,650 Falcons have been delivered. The tri-jet and twin-engine lines offer outstanding efficiency and comfort, with ranges from 4,000 nm to 7,500nm. They include the new flagship Falcon 10X, the pioneering Falcon 7X and 8X, the extra widebody Falcon 6X, and the versatile Falcon 900LX and 2000LXS.
Source: FlightSafety International Press Release
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