ORLANDO, FL, NBAA CONVENTION, OCTOBER 16-18, 2018: FlyRight, an FAA-approved Part-142 Pilot Training Center dedicated to the highest quality professional pilot training has partnered with Blackhawk Modifications to provide simulator-based training services for owners and operators of aircraft equipped with industry-leading Blackhawk Engine+ Upgrades. FlyRight currently provides initial and recurrent pilot training for the Cessna Caravan 208, Beechcraft King Air 90 through 350 series and Bombardier Dash 8 aircraft. Owners and operators of aircraft equipped with Blackhawk upgrades will now have the advantage of customized training that incorporates performance and operational differences specific to their aircraft at a state-of-the-art Part 142 training center. FlyRight has incorporated Blackhawk’s performance advantages into their simulator training program. Blackhawk will be offering vouchers for discounted recurrent training with each Engine+ Upgrade. Training will be conducted using full motion Level-C and D simulators at FlyRight’s training center located in Charlotte, North Carolina.
“We are very excited about this partnership with Blackhawk and expanding our training offerings to operators of Blackhawk-equipped King Airs and Caravans. Blackhawk and FlyRight share the same approach to customer service and recognize the importance of high quality training, making the decision to partner for training an easy choice.” said Matt Hapgood, President of FlyRight.
“As an experienced pilot, I believe that quality initial and recurrent training are essential to the safe operation of an airplane,” said Jim Allmon, Blackhawk’s President and CEO. “Having attended FlyRight’s training myself, I couldn’t be more satisfied with the high quality of experienced instructors and simulators. We are proud to partner with FlyRight to provide our customers with the highest quality training possible and will be providing recurrent training vouchers to all new Blackhawk Engine+ Upgrade buyers as part of the amazing value add of the Blackhawk upgrade.”
Training programs will be available starting in October of 2018.
FlyRight is an FAA-approved 142 Training Center focused on the highest quality customer service. Founded in 2003, FlyRight is a provider of professional, simulator-based flight training services to domestic and international operators. Simulators and programs include Cessna Caravan 208, King Air 90/100/200/300/350 and Bombardier Dash-8 100/200/300. Based in Charlotte, North Carolina at the Concord Regional Airport, FlyRight’s training center is centrally located on the east coast, and just minutes from Charlotte-Douglas International Airport (the 10th busiest airport in the country, served by American Airlines, Continental Airlines, Delta, JetBlue, Midwest Airlines, Northwest Airlines, United Airlines, Lufthansa, Frontier and Southwest).
About Blackhawk Modifications
Blackhawk Modifications, Inc., founded in 1999 in Waco, Texas, is a recognized aviation leader in providing engine performance solutions to the turboprop fleet. The company has the largest installed fleet of STC twin and single-engine turboprop upgrades, making Blackhawk the largest non-OEM buyer of new Pratt & Whitney turboprop engines in the world. A worldwide network of approved dealers and service support centers complements Blackhawk’s U.S. facilities. For more information, visit www.blackhawk.aero.
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