Monday, July 15, 2013

■ SOUTH AFRICA: FlightSafety International now offering Embraer ERJ145 training in South Africa.

FlightSafety InternationalFlightSafety International has announced that it now offers training for the Embraer ERJ 145 aircraft in Johannesburg, South Africa. The Embraer ERJ 145 full flight simulator, is installed at FlightSafety’s Learning Center in Johannesburg.

Jim Christiansen, Vice President, Business Development at FlightSafety said the FlightSafety’s ERJ 145 full flight simulator located in Johannesburg had been qualified to Level D by the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA).
FlightSafety’s installation of an Embraer ERJ 145 Level D qualified simulator in Johannesburg will enhance the training our crews receive, and help to increase the efficiency of our operation,” said Captain Tammy Crouser, Head of Flight Training, South African Airlink.
Africa is a continent that has many cultural and economic ties with Brazil and Embraer. We are very proud and pleased to increase our presence in this very important area of the world,” said Luiz Hamilton Lima, Vice President Services & Support Commercial Aviation with Embraer.
FlightSafety serves Embraer as the factory-authorized training provider for the E-Jets family of commercial jets, as well as the Lineage and Legacy executive jets. Training for Embraer aircraft is offered by FlightSafety at eleven locations worldwide using a fleet of 24 full flight simulators and other advanced training devices.

FlightSafety International is a professional aviation training company and supplier of flight simulators, visual systems and displays to commercial, government and military organizations. The company provides more than one million hours of training each year to pilots, technicians and other aviation professionals from 154 countries and independent territories.