FlightSafety gets EASA approval for Embraer Legacy 500 training programme

Embraer Legacy 500

Embraer's Legacy 500 business jet in flight.

EASA approves FlightSafety International’s Legacy 500 aircraft maintenance training programme.
Embraer Legacy 500

Embraer’s Legacy 500 business jet in flight.

FlightSafety International’s Embraer Legacy 500 aircraft maintenance training programme has been approved by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).

Training is currently being provided to Embraer and authorised service centre personnel. Operators of the Legacy 500 will begin training following certification of the aircraft.

“FlightSafety and Embraer have worked closely together to develop the Legacy 500 maintenance training program and to receive EASA approval,” said Mike Lee, director, maintenance training business development, FlightSafety. “Maintenance technicians who support the Legacy 500 will appreciate the quality of this comprehensive training program. They will benefit from the experience and expertise of FlightSafety’s instructors, subject matter experts and courseware designers and developers.”

Edson Carlos Mallaco, vice president, customer support and services, Embraer Executive Jets said: “Embraer Executive Jets and FlightSafety have built an important partnership in order to serve our mutual customers worldwide. This approval illustrates our continued commitment to meet customer needs.

“These achievements confirm that we will be prepared to support the entry into service of the Legacy 500 and also our continuous efforts to provide the best possible customer experience.”