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FlightSafety and TRU Simulation and Training establish FlightSafety Textron Aviation Training

Posted 1 April 2019 · Add Comment

FlightSafety International, which has a training centre in South Africa, and TRU Simulation and Training, a Textron company, have formed a new company called FlightSafety Textron Aviation Training.

This new joint venture will provide training services for Textron Aviation‘s broad product line of business and general aviation aircraft.

“Our main goal in establishing FlightSafety Textron Aviation Training is to further enhance the training and services our Customers receive,” said David Davenport, FlightSafety International Co-CEO and President, Commercial. “Combining the strengths and resources of FlightSafety and TRU Simulation + Training will also increase efficiency, promote innovation, and ensure the extension of our high-quality training programmes into new and upcoming Textron Aviation aircraft.”

“This joint venture brings together two of the most well-respected and trusted names in aviation,” said Gunnar Kleveland, President of TRU Simulation + Training. “By leveraging our teams’ strengths and combination of world-class training capabilities, I am confident this will provide an enhanced training experience for our customers as Textron Aviation continues to expand its portfolio.”

“We’re pleased that FlightSafety Textron Aviation Training will offer our customers more flexible training options,” said Brad Thress, Textron Aviation Senior Vice President of Global Parts and Programmes. “Textron Aviation has customers all around the world, and they deserve best-in-class pilot and maintenance training programmes. This combination of FlightSafety and TRU Simulation + Training assets, capabilities, and courseware better supports our customers’ global training needs.”

Brian Moore has been named CEO of FlightSafety Textron Aviation Training.

“Brian is highly experienced and a very capable leader, and the best choice to lead this very important new company,” said David Davenport. Moore joined FlightSafety more than 20 years ago and has held positions of increasing responsibility since then, including Manager of the FlightSafety Wichita East Learning Centre, and most recently executive director of operations.

FlightSafety Textron Aviation Training will offer training for 48 Cessna, Cessna Citation, Beechcraft, Beechjet, King Air and Hawker aircraft models at 16 locations, using a fleet of 89 simulators.

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