DGAC in Mexico approves another five simulators


274 FlightSafety simulators and flight training devices now approved by the Mexican DGAC

FlightSafety International has received approval from the
Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGAC) in Mexico for two Level D simulators
and three Level 7 qualified flight training devices. FlightSafety
has now received approval for 274 of its simulators and flight training devices
from the DGAC in Mexico.

“The approval of five FlightSafety simulators and
flight training devices by the DGAC in Mexico shows our commitment and
ability to provide our Customers in the region with training programs and
advanced simulators that are approved to the highest standards in the country
in which they operate,” said Greg McGowan, vice president, operations. “To
date, FlightSafety has received 1,119 qualifications
from aviation regulatory agencies worldwide for 337 Simulator Configurations currently in service at its Learning

The DGAC has granted its approval for FlightSafety’s
Dassault Falcon 7X and Eurocopter EC135 full flight simulators that entered
service in 2011 at the company’s Learning
Center in Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas. The Falcon 7X
simulator has received Level D qualification from the United States Federal
Aviation Administration and regulatory authorities in Brazil, Canada,
Russia, Saudi Arabia and the United Kingdom.

Also approved by the DGAC are FlightSafety’s Level 7
qualified Bell 206, Bell 207 (L3 and B models), and Eurocopter
AS350 flight training devices. These devices have previously been qualified by
the FAA and Transport Canada.

“A growing
number of business aviation professionals who fly and maintain fixed-wing
aircraft and helicopters in Mexico,
Central and South America rely on FlightSafety’s comprehensive training
programs,” said Willy Vargas, managing director – Mexico,
Central America, Venezuela
& Peru.
“Our Customers appreciate the high quality training programs and outstanding
service FlightSafety offers and the investments we are making to support their
training needs.”