FlightSafety International Launches Textron Training Company


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FlightSafety International and Textron subsidiary TRU Simulation + Training have jointly launched FlightSafety Textron Aviation Training, a new company that will offer training services for 48 Cessna, Cessna Citation, Beechcraft, Beechjet, King Air and Hawker aircraft models. FlightSafety Textron Aviation Training will operate out of 16 locations using 89 simulators.

“Our main goal in establishing FlightSafety Textron Aviation Training is to further enhance the training and services our customers receive,” said FlightSafety International Co-CEO David Davenport. “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 programs into new and upcoming Textron Aviation aircraft.” The CEO of the new company will be Brian Moore. Moore has been with FlightSafety International for more than 20 years, most recently holding the position of executive director of operations.

TRU Simulation + Training is headquartered in Goose Creek, South Carolina. Its services include pilot and maintenance training, military mission training, and aviation training services and support. In addition to providing training for pilots, technicians and other aviation professionals, FlightSafety International supplies flight simulators, visual systems and displays to commercial, government and military organizations. The company employs more than 2,000 instructors.