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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.

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