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Gulfstream G550

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Overview

Gulfstream G550

Professional Pilot and Technician Training Programs
FlightSafety and Gulfstream have worked together for more than 50 years to develop comprehensive pilot and maintenance technician training programs for practically every Gulfstream aircraft model. Our highly qualified and experienced instructors, advanced-technology flight simulators and integrated training systems help ensure proficiency and safety. Gulfstream G550 training is available at FlightSafety Learning Centers in Dallas, Texas; Hong Kong, China; London Farnborough, United Kingdom; Long Beach, California; Savannah, Georgia; and Wilmington, Delaware.

Innovation With One Purpose: Training Corporate Aviation Professionals for Safety and Proficiency
FlightSafety International is the world’s leading aviation training organization. The leader in experience. The leader in technological innovation. The leader in global reach. FlightSafety serves the world’s aviation community providing total aviation training for pilots, maintenance technicians and other aviation professionals. We serve business, commercial, general and military aviation with training for virtually all fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters. We live, breathe and ThinkSafety.

Experienced Instructors, Superior Training Technology
FlightSafety enjoys a strong relationship with Gulfstream that is built around our training programs for the full line of Gulfstream business jets. FlightSafety Learning Centers offer professional pilots and maintenance technicians of Gulfstream G550 aircraft the resources to achieve proficiency and safety. All of FlightSafety’s Gulfstream training programs meet the same high standards, regardless of aircraft model. Learning Centers for Gulfstream business aircraft are located in Dallas, Texas; Hong Kong, China; London Farnborough, United Kingdom; Long Beach, California; Savannah, Georgia; and Wilmington, Delaware.

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Gulfstream G550 Training Program Highlights

  • FlightSafety is a Gulfstream Authorized Training Provider.
  • FlightSafety’s Master Aviator Award is now available for Gulfstream G550 operators. To become a Master Aviator, complete a series of Advanced Training courses and electives and complete a FlightSafety training or checking event every eight months.
  • FlightSafety’s exclusive Advanced Pilot Courses, now available to G550 operators, are based on analysis of actual incidents and help develop solid flying skills, swift and accurate decisions and precise crew communication. These courses include:
    – Advanced Upset Prevention and Recovery Training
    – Advanced Energy Management
    – Advanced Rejected Takeoff Go/No-Go
    – Advanced CRM Human Factors LOFT
  • FlightSafety’s VITAL 1100 visual system, installed on several G550 simulators,  offers unprecedented fidelity and the ability to deliver exceptional realism. This significantly enhances training by providing highly detailed specific imagery with vastly improved scene content, exceptional environmental effects, and remarkable levels of detail.
  • Synthetic Vision SVS 2.0 and 1.0 training is available in our simulators.
  • EASA Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT) course is also available.
  • Our Honeywell navigation and terrain databases are updated every 28 days, allowing you to fly anywhere in the world from our classroom.
  • All of our Gulfstream G550 simulators are now Honeywell Cert Hotel (ASC 911) compliant.
  • EFVS (Enhanced Flight Vision System) HUD/HUD II training is available in the simulators.
  • FlightBag, our second-generation training materials app, allows you to download complete training materials and access them wherever you are from any device. Materials are updated automatically as new information becomes available, yet it keeps all of your previous notes.
  • FlightBag includes both pre-course study materials with iFlashCARDS and iFlightDECK™.
  • The interactive iFlightDECK™ provides visual navigation to the associated aircraft Pilot Training Handbook through the electronic Instrument Panel Poster. FlightBag serves as a single entry to learning cockpit functionality, systems, checklist flows and synoptics. Plus access to OEM documents: QRH, FMS Task List, G550 FAQ and Book of Why. All attendees in the G550 Program receive an iPad. You can download FlightBag via iTunes.
  • FlightSafety International has created an iPad reference guide called Gulfstream CPDLC iFlightDECK.™ This dynamic reference tool is accessed on the iPad through FlightSafety’s FlightBag app and is available by subscription for one full year. The virtual FMS enables pilots to engage in CPDLC, ADS-C, and DCL operations as they would in the actual aircraft. CPDLC iFlightDECK™ is a great supplement to your CPDLC training as it can be accessed offline on your iPad and is a great tool to refresh your knowledge before a trip.
  • eLearning Courses such as G550 CPDLC, DCL, ADS-B, G550 eRecurrent, G450/G550 Differences are available to meet your specific G550 training needs.
  • FlightSafety offers more certifications on the Gulfstream G550 than any other provider: ANAC, CAAC, EASA, FAA, GACA, HKCAD, MDGAC, MTRF, MTRF, and TC.
  • FlightSafety is the Gulfstream-authorized training provider and assisted Gulfstream with obtaining FAA and EASA certification for the G550.
  • Gulfstream Enhanced Navigation training is available – ground school instruction covers ADS-C, CPDLC, WAAS and LPV approaches. Simulator instruction covers LPV approaches and WAAS.
  • Maintenance technicians can take advantage of the exclusive Total Technical Training for the G550. In TTT, instructors from FlightSafety and Gulfstream collaborate to offer advanced, hands-on practical training. This unique method of instruction leverages Gulfstream’s knowledge of aircraft design, manufacturing and support with FlightSafety’s world-class training expertise.
  • Advance your career while enhancing safety and improving dispatch reliability with FlightSafety’s exclusive Master Technician training for the Gulfstream G550. Master Technicians are recognized throughout the industry as having achieved the pinnacle of training for their aircraft.
  • Our Long Beach and Savannah Learning Centers are one-stop shops for Gulfstream G550 pilot, maintenance technician and flight attendant training.