Flight Safety and Pratt & Whitney Canada Expand Training for Turbo Shaft Powered Helicopters

FlightSafety International and Pratt & Whitney Canada announce the expansion of training programs for turbo shaft powered helicopters.

FlightSafety offers comprehensive training courses for six Pratt & Whitney Canada engine series. This includes training for 28 Pratt & Whitney Canada engine models for 26 aircraft types built by 12 manufacturers.

FlightSafety provides training for the Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6B, PT6C, PT6T and PW206/207 series engines. Courses for the 1,000 shaft horsepower new PW210 series of engines will be available beginning in the fourth quarter of 2011These engines set new standards in fuel burn, power-to-weight ratio, environmental emissions and operating economics while maintaining P&WC’s reputation for high durability and reliability, the hallmark of dependability. This includes a Full Authority Digital Engine Control (FADEC), which facilitates pilot operation and maintenance diagnostics.

The Pratt & Whitney Canada maintenance training programs provided by FlightSafety meet or exceed international regulatory standards and are approved under FAA FAR 147, EASA, CASA and Transport Canada.

P&WC engine training is currently available in Dallas/Fort Worth, TX; Wichita, KS; West Palm Beach, FL; Montreal, Canada; Toronto, Canada; Paris-Le Bourget, France, and Singapore. Additional Centres that will be offering training in the near future are Curitiba, Brazil; Johannesburg, South Africa; Melbourne, Australia; and Beijing, China.