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11.11.2020

FlightSafety International launches training for the HondaJet in Europe

FlightSafety International now offers factory-authorized training for the HondaJet HA-420 aircraft in Europe.
11. November, 2020 (Farnborough Airport, Hampshire, UK)

FlightSafety’s Farnborough Learning Centre provides initial and recurrent pilot training as well as widevariety of other courses designed to meet the specific needs of HondaJet operators.

“We are pleased to offer training for the HondaJet at our Farnborough Centre,” said Nathan Speiser,Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing. “We work closely with Honda Aircraft to ensure thesimulators and training programs reflect the exact operating characteristics of the HondaJet, and meet thehighest standards set by EASA and other aviation regulatory authorities around the world.”

The advanced technology systems and components installed in the FlightSafety FS1000 simulator built for theHondaJet include the CrewView collimated glass mirror display, VITAL 1100 Visual System, electric motion cueingsystem and advanced instructor operating station.

“As our fleet continues to increase in size, it is necessary for the HondaJet service, support andtraining network to expand. We are pleased to announce that we have completed the installation of the secondHondaJet flight simulator at Farnborough, which started their operations this week. The HondaJet was designed toreduce pilot workload and maximize the flying experience, and so we are confident that it will be enjoyed bypilots and passengers alike. We are proud of the relationship between our global support network andFlightSafety International. They have been instrumental in providing HondaJet customers with an unrivaledownership experience,” said Honda Aircraft Company president and CEO Michimasa Fujino.

MATRIX, FlightSafety’s integrated training system, is used to provide hands-on instructionthat has been proven to enhance the learning experience, promote increased retention and transfer of lessonmaterials. Additionally, FlightSafety’s FlightBag app with pre-study material is now available to HondaJetoperators.

FlightSafety also provides courses for pilots and maintenance technicians online through itsinstructor-led LiveLearning and eLearning training systems.

About FlightSafety International

FlightSafety International is the world’s premier professional aviation training company and supplier offlight simulators, visual systems and displays to commercial, government and military organizations. The companyprovides training for pilots, technicians and other aviation professionals from 167 countries and independentterritories. FlightSafety operates the world’s largest fleet of advanced full-flight simulators atLearning Centres and training locations in the United States, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, HongKong, India, Japan, the Netherlands, Norway, Singapore, South Africa and the United Kingdom.

About HondaJet Europe and the HondaJet Elite

HondaJet Europe, Rheinland Air Service (RAS), is the exclusive European HondaJet dealer, EASA and FAA authorizedservice center. The new HondaJet Elite features aerodynamic advancements, such as its Over-The-Wing Engine Mountand Natural Laminar Flow fuselage. The fuel-efficient design also reduces cabin noise, minimizes ground noise,and provides the roomiest cabin and largest baggage capacity in its category, along with a fully serviceableprivate aft lavatory. The Honda-customized Garmin G3000 glass flight deck is the most sophisticated on any lightbusiness jet.

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