FSI Hong Kong opens


FlightSafety International and Gulfstream celebrate opening of new Hong Kong training centre

FlightSafety International Hong KongFlightSafety
International and Gulfstream Aerospace celebrated the grand opening of the new Hong Kong learning centre. The Centre will initially
offer training programmes for Gulfstream G450 and Gulfstream G550 aircraft
using a new Level-D qualified full flight simulator and other advanced training

“We are
pleased to join with Gulfstream to expand the service we provide our mutual Customers
in the Asia-Pacific region by offering Gulfstream G450 and Gulfstream G550
training at our new Learning Center in Hong Kong,” said Bruce Whitman,
president and chief executive “We are proud to have served as Gulfstream’s
factory authorized training provider for more than 40 years. Our close working
relationship ensures that we provide the highest quality training using
simulators and advanced training devices that reflect the exact flying and
operating characteristics of the aircraft.”

pleased to partner with FlightSafety to offer this training opportunity for
current and future operators, especially since 27 percent of Gulfstream’s $17.9
billion backlog is in the Asia/Pacific region,” said Larry Flynn, president,
Gulfstream. “This is the first simulator dedicated solely for business-jet
operators in Asia, and, as the market leader
in the region, we’re thrilled to blaze this trail.”

simulator is interchangeable between Gulftsream G450 and G550.

Photo: Larry Flynn, president of
Gulfstream and Eric Hinson, executive vice president of FlightSafety in the new
Gulfstream G450/G550 simulator