FlightSafety to build the first interchangeable flight simulator for the King Air
FlightSafety has built the first interchangeable flight simulator for the King Air 350 and King Air B200 equipped with the Garmin G1000 avionics.
FlightSafety International has announced that it will design and manufacture the first interchangeable full flight simulator equipped with Garmin G1000 avionics for use in King Air 350 and King Air B200 aircraft training
The simulator will also be used to provide differences training to operators of King Air 300 and King Air C90 series aircraft equipped with G1000 avionics.
“FlightSafety is pleased to increase the support we provide owners and operators of King Air aircraft,” said Greg McGowan, senior vice president, Operations. “Building the world’s first interchangeable simulator equipped with Garmin G1000 avionics for use during training for King Air 350 and B200 aircraft demonstrates FlightSafety’s commitment to provide the highest quality training using advanced simulators that meet the needs of our Customers.”
The simulator is expected to enter service by the end of 2014 at FlightSafety’s Hawker Beechcraft learning center in Wichita, Kansas.
Training for King Air aircraft is available from FlightSafety using 12 full flight simulators at learning centers in Atlanta, Georgia; LaGuardia airport in New York; Long Beach, California; Wichita, Kansas; and at the Farnborough airport in the United Kingdom. Six of these simulators are located at FlightSafety’s Hawker Beechcraft center in Wichita. The center also offers training for the Beechcraft Baron, Bonanza and Beechjet 400A, as well as the Premier 1, Hawker 400XP, Hawker 750, Hawker 800XP, Hawker 900XP and Hawker 4000.