FlightSafety to offer AW139 training at Lafayette

FlightSafety International has announced that it will offer
training for the AgustaWestland AW139 at its Learning
Center in Lafayette, Louisiana
starting in 2013.

“Offering training for the AgustaWestland AW139 is a clear
demonstration of FlightSafety’s commitment to provide our Customers who operate
and support helicopters around the world with the advanced technology Level D
qualified simulators and comprehensive training they require,” said Bruce
Whitman, president and chief executive.

The Lafayette
Learning Center
also offers Level D qualified simulators for the Sikorsky S-92, S-76 C+ and
C++, as well as Level 7 qualified flight training devices for the Bell 206 and Bell

FlightSafety also provides a wide variety of courses for pilots,
maintenance technicians and other aviation professionals who operate and
support helicopters manufactured by Eurocopter, Bell Helicopter and Sikorsky as
well as mission specific training programs for other aircraft types. The
company offers a fleet of 16 full flight simulators and other advanced training
devices located at its Helicopter Learning Centers in Dallas and Fort Worth,
Texas; Lafayette, Louisiana; Tucson, Arizona; West Palm Beach, Florida; and at
the Farnborough airport in the United Kingdom.

Terry Spruce

Terry is Senior News Editor and writes for both Corporate Jet Investor and Helicopter Investor. He is also responsible for our helicopter guides. Terry has been an aviation enthusiast since the early 1970s. He is a lapsed Private Pilot and ex-Piper Cherokee owner. He has flown a number of light aircraft and is comfortable sitting in the co-pilot's seat or the back of any aircraft. Before moving to journalism he was a banker for 20 years. You can contact him at: or follow him on twitter @Terry_Spruce

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