This website uses cookies
More information
Site Filter — Worldwide / All Aircraft
Garmin appoints FSI for G5000-equipped Excel and XLS training
FlightSafety Textron Aviation Training has been named exclusive training provider for Garmin G5000-equipped Citation Excel and XLS aircraft. It will provide Level D qualified simulation from its Wichita learning center.
Training will be given via Level D sim for Garmin G5000-equipped Citation Excel and XLS aircraft.
Read this story in our February 2020 printed issue.

FlightSafety Textron Aviation Training has been selected as the exclusive training provider for Garmin G5000-equipped Cessna Citation Excel and Citation XLS aircraft. Pilot initial and recurrent courses are now offered at its Learning Center in Wichita. Differences training is also available using a Garmin G5000 training kiosk, and a Garmin G5000-equipped Level D qualified simulator will be added to the training programme later this year.

FlightSafety Textron Aviation Training CEO Rich Hall says: “Adding this important new programme is another example of our commitment to provide programmes that meet the current and future needs of our customers.” Garmin vice president of aviation sales and marketing Carl Wolf adds: “The addition is yet another vote of confidence for the G5000 retrofit in these aircraft.”

The Garmin G5000 retrofit replaces the Honeywell Primus 1000 avionics. It offers a fully integrated ADS-B Out solution that complies with FAA and EASA requirements. It also features PBN/RNP 0.3 with LPV/APV approach capability and supports a variety of options that includes SVT synthetic vision technology, enhanced situational awareness with SurfaceWatch, Link 2000+ and CPDLC support for terminal and enroute operations, as well as Datalink weather.

Other News
 
IBAC welcomes long term collaborator FlightSafety into the fold
May 31, 2021
FlightSafety International is a global aviation training company and supplier of flight simulators, visual systems and displays to commercial, government and military organisations. IBAC has named it an industry partner.
FlightSafety and Flight Research forge partnership
May 10, 2021
Garmin TXi Essentials course lets pilots learn at their own pace
April 25, 2021
Citation Excel pair benefit from G5000 installation
April 19, 2021
Excel and XLS G5000 certified for FANS-1/A+ and ACARS
March 19, 2021
The G5000 integrated flight deck modernises Citation cockpits, reduces operational costs, addresses airspace modernisation requirements and solves long-term concerns related to parts obsolescence.