FlightSafety installs Gulfstream G650 simulator at Long Beach


Gulfstream G650 flying

The first FlightSafety FS1000 full flight simulator to enter service the Long Beach learning centre.
Gulfstream G650 flying

Gulfstream G650 flying.

FlightSafety announced that pilot and maintenance training using the new Gulfstream G650 simulator at Long Beach is scheduled to begin in July 2014. The company’s first two Gulfstream G650 simulators are located at the company’s centre in Savannah, Georgia.

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John Van Maren, vice president, simulation said: “We look forward to the entry into service of FlightSafety’s first FS1000 flight simulator. The FS1000 was designed to outperform current generation flight simulators in virtually all aspects. We sincerely appreciate the efforts of all those involved in development and manufacturing of this new industry leading simulator.”

Steve Gross, vice president, sales said: “Pilots and maintenance technicians who operate and support the Gulfstream G650 aircraft will benefit from the all-new design and the advances in technology incorporated into FlightSafety’s new FS1000 simulator. The FS1000 will significantly enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of the training FlightSafety provides.”

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The new FS1000 simulators feature the new VITAL 1100 visual system and can also be equiped with the CrewView glass mirror display that can simulate a wide range of commercial, military, business aircraft and helicopter types.