FlightSafety International

October 19, 2011 - 2:22pm

Innotech Aviation is expanding its facility and maintenance, completion, paint, avionics and refurbishment services with particular emphasis on Bombardier’s Global series. A spokesman for the company told AIN an additional 29,000 sq ft is being added to the existing 180,000-sq-ft facility.

October 13, 2011 - 4:40pm

Since it acquired 14 simulators from FlightSafety International on August 17, SimCom Flight Centers has been busy relocating, refurbishing and returning these devices to service at its Dallas and Orlando training centers. Once all of these newly obtained sims are up and running, SimCom will have 59 simulators in total at its four training center locations.

October 11, 2011 - 7:51pm

FlightSafety International (FSI) announced a variety of new offerings aimed at enhancing its ability to train customers in current and forthcoming aircraft. For example, it is designing and manufacturing 14 Level D-qualified simulators that will be installed in its learning centers in 2012 and 2013. Next year, moreover, it will add training locations for Gulfstream’s G450 and G550 in Dallas and Hong Kong.

October 11, 2011 - 3:16pm
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and SimCom Training Centers have signed a new ten-year deal. Under the agreement, SimCom will continue to provide simulator training for Mitsubishi’s MU-2 twin-engine turboprop for the next decade.

October 10, 2011 - 7:41pm
Flight Display Systems

In a media conference yesterday here at the NBAA convention, Flight Display Systems explained carefully that cabin electronics is sexy, “in spite of the messy nature of the retrofit business.”

August 30, 2011 - 4:50am

SimCom Training Centers closed a deal to acquire 14 simulators and training programs from FlightSafety International on August 17. With this addition, Orlando, Fla.-based SimCom will operate 59 flight simulators at its five U.S. training centers.

August 23, 2011 - 11:00am

On Friday, the FAA issued a new rule that requires Part 121 operators to install ice-detection equipment in their existing fleets or to update their flight manuals to make sure crews know when they should activate their ice-protection systems.

August 18, 2011 - 10:50am

SimCom Training Centers closed the deal to acquire 14 simulators and training programs from FlightSafety International yesterday. With this addition, Orlando, Fla.-based SimCom will operate 59 flight simulators at its five U.S. training centers.

August 17, 2011 - 10:50am

FlightSafety International (FSI) has named Sikorsky Helitech of Brisbane, Australia, an approved maintenance training center to provide training for Pratt & Whitney Canada engines in Australasia. FSI will provide training courseware, a graphical flight simulator and other training aids.

August 11, 2011 - 11:20am

“SimCom Training Centers confirms it is in discussion with FlightSafety International regarding the transition of some FlightSafety training programs to SimCom,” a SimCom spokeswoman told AIN yesterday. “When finalized, the deal will include 14 simulators, ranging in sophistication from advanced flight training devices for the piston-powered models to full-motion simulators for the turboprops.

 
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