FlightSafety International & Sikorsky to boost Asia training
FlightSafety International and Sikorsky plan to offer training for the Sikorsky S-76, Sikorsky S-92A, and Sikorsky S-76C+/C++ helicopters in the Asia-Pacific region.
Training for the Sikorsky S-92A and Sikorsky S-76C+/C++ helicopters will be offered in Singapore. The installation of a Sikorsky S-76D helicopter Level D qualified simulator in Southeast Asia is also planned. The Singapore-based simulators are expected to begin operations in 2015.
“This new capability will augment FlightSafety’s reach in Asia and provide Sikorsky helicopter operators in the region with the highest quality training using our advanced technology Level D qualified simulators,” said Bruce Whitman, President & CEO. “This significant investment further demonstrates our commitment to serve and support Sikorsky and respond to the needs of the growing number of Sikorsky helicopter operators in Asia.”
“FlightSafety is a key partner to support Sikorsky Aircraft’s rebalancing efforts to Asia,” said Christophe Nurit, Sikorsky’s Vice President Asia. “The upcoming deployment of three new Level D qualified simulators is a major signal of our joint commitment to the Asia region. We are very pleased to continue building on a strong legacy of unparalleled customer service.”
FlightSafety offers training in Asia and the surrounding area for Gulfstream aircraft in Hong Kong and for business and regional aircraft built by Bombardier in Tokyo, Japan. Training for Pratt & Whitney Canada engines is available in Brisbane, Australia; Haikou, China; and Singapore.