Amsterdam, September 19, 2023 – Embraer and FlightSafety International today announced the opening of a new Praetor flight simulator in Orlando, Florida. The simulator is already qualified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Initial customer training is available this month and recurring training is expected to start in October. The two companies also announced the launch of the fourth Praetor simulator, which will be based in Europe, at a location to be announced later. The new Praetor simulator is expected to enter service by the end of 2024.
“Providing additional training capacity is important to support our customers. These two new flight simulators bring us even closer to Praetor family pilots and operators in the United States and Europe and will provide us with the opportunity to share our latest technology updates and best-in-class support,” said Carlos Naufel, President and CEO of Embraer Services & Support.
“FlightSafety is committed to meeting the growing demand for Embraer Praetor training,” said Nate Speiser, FlightSafety executive vice president of sales and marketing. “As Embraer’s training partner, we are proud to announce back-to-back simulator deployments in two regions to meet the global demand for training for this rapidly growing fleet.
About Praetor aircraft
The Praetor 500 and Praetor 600 are the most technologically advanced aircraft in their category. The Praetor 500 exceeded certification targets, achieving an intercontinental range of 3,340 nautical miles (6,186 km) with four passengers and NBAA IFR reserves. The Praetor 500 is the furthest and fastest flying mid-sized aircraft, capable of truly non-stop flights from one corner of North America to the other, such as from Miami to Seattle or from Los Angeles to New York. Its brother, the Praetor 600, is the world’s fastest super-midsize aircraft, capable of non-stop flights from Paris to New York or from São Paulo to Miami. With four passengers and NBAA IFR reserves, the Praetor 600 has an intercontinental range of 4,018 nautical miles (7,441 km).
The Embraer DNA Design interior eloquently explores all dimensions of Praetor jet cabins, including a six-foot-tall, flat-floor cabin with stone flooring and vacuum toilet. Class-exclusive turbulence reduction capability and cabin altitude of 5,800 feet, complemented by a quiet cabin, have set the highest standards for customer experience in the mid-size and super-midsize categories. The largest luggage compartment in the class is complemented by a generous wardrobe and a full vanity in the rear private toilet.
Advanced technology throughout the cabin is also a trait of the Embraer DNA design, starting with the industry-exclusive Upper Tech panel that displays flight information and offers cabin management features also available on personal devices via Honeywell Ovation Select. High-capacity, ultra-fast connectivity for all on board is available via Viasat Ka-band, with typical speeds around 20 Mbps and video streaming capability, another industry exclusive in the jet space. midsized.
About Embraer Executive Jets
Embraer is creating the tailor-made private air travel world of tomorrow today, using industry-leading innovation, design and technology, while integrating sustainable and socially responsible practices. As a global company with more than 50 years of aerospace experience, Embraer delivers the ultimate business aviation experience through aircraft with revolutionary performance, technology and comfort. Its portfolio consists of the Phenom 100EV, which offers the business aviation experience in its purest form; the Phenom 300E, which has been the best-selling light jet for 11 consecutive years; and the Praetor 500 and Praetor 600, the most revolutionary and technologically advanced mid-size and super-midsize business jets, respectively. Every day, Embraer business jets operate around the world, supported by a strong and responsive customer support network that is among the best in the industry in terms of service. For more information, visit executive.embraer.com.
About FlightSafety International
FlightSafety International is the world’s leading professional aviation training company and a provider of flight simulators, visual systems and displays to commercial, government and military organizations. The company provides training to pilots, technicians and other aviation professionals from 167 countries and independent territories. FlightSafety operates the world’s largest fleet of advanced flight simulators at training centers and training sites in the United States, Canada, France, United Kingdom and Singapore. For more details, please visit.