in Training

FlightSafety International to celebrate 50th anniversary of its facility in Florida

Posted 14 October 2016 · Add Comment

FlightSafety International, which operates in South Africa, has announced that the FlightSafety Academy in Vero Beach, Florida will celebrate the 50th anniversary of its founding on October 17, 2016.

“The FlightSafety Academy has made significant contributions to the aviation industry since its founding in 1966,” said Bruce Whitman, Chairman, President & CEO. “It is recognised worldwide for providing the highest quality training and helping to prepare each student to pursue a career as a professional pilot. We sincerely appreciate the many contributions of our Teammates in Vero Beach, and thank the 21,000 Academy graduates who fly for 62 airlines and over 100 corporate flight departments around the world for their confidence and support.”

FlightSafety Academy offers a wide variety of programs tailored to the specific needs of domestic and international airlines, government and military agencies, other flight training organizations, and individuals with no prior flight experience.

The Academy’s fleet of close to 90 aircraft includes 20 new Piper Warriors, as well as Arrow and Seminole aircraft equipped with Garmin G500/650 series avionics.

FlightSafety International provides more than 1.3 million hours of training each year to pilots, technicians and other aviation professionals from 167 countries and independent territories.

* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

Turbulence ahead on the route to a national carrier

Just like his nine predecessors, Nigeria's Aviation Minister, Hadi Sirika, has started championing a process of creating a national carrier capable of filling the void left by the liquidation of Nigeria Airways in 2003. But, as Chukwu

NAS launches new Pearl Lounges at Marrakech Menara Airport

National Aviation Services has launched its Pearl Lounges at the Marrakech-Menara Airport in Morocco reinforcing capacities at the newly renovated airport.

CEO of Airbus to step down

Airbus has announced that its CEO Tom Enders will be leaving the company in April 2019, reports aerotime.

Proflight Zambia female pilot clocks 1000 hours flying time

The career of Proflight Zambia's youngest female pilot Besa Mumba has taken off after clocking up 1,000 hours of flying time.

Colas UK secures construction deal for new Ugandan Hoima International Airport

Colas UK has revealed its new direction as a transport infrastructure company able to compete for the largest projects both in the UK and overseas.

How to make the African cargo industry shipshape

Two major air cargo conferences took place in Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital, in June. Kaleyesus Bekele reports.

Aviation Africa SK18418
See us at
Aviation Africa BT18418