Approved As Recurrent Training Center By Insurance
Aero-News has learned Nashua Flight
Simulator was recently approved by several aviation insurance
organizations to conduct recurrent training for single and
twin-engine piston aircraft including the following
high-performance models: Beechcraft Baron 55/58, Piper Seneca, and
the Beech King Air 90, 100 and 200.
The insurance companies that have granted status to Nashua
Flight Simulator as an approved school for underwriting include:
Avemco Insurance Company, US Specialty, Inter Aero and Aerospace
Insurance Managers. Nashua is currently under review by Phoenix
Aviation Managers and Global Aerospace and is expected to have
those full approvals by the end of April. In addition, the Bonanza
Pilot Proficiency Program is also evaluating Nashua as a provider
of recurrent training for their organizational instructors.
"There is no other training center in the Northeast like ours.
And now our customers can enjoy insurance credits for simulator
training. Our Elite iGate simulator systems are dependable,
realistic, affordable and most important, cost effective for the
pilots and the aircraft owner" stated Stephen Cunningham, managing
partner of F & C Marketing Group of NH, owner and operator of
Nashua Flight Simulator.
"Ten hours of flight training in a simulator, coupled with the
ground training, is conducted in one of our two state-of-the art,
FAA-approved, Elite iGate AATD, level 3, flight simulators,"
Cunningham continued. "Our staff of instructors has a combined
72,000 hours of flight experience including two former airline
pilots, a current regional airline chief pilot and several
corporate flight department pilots plus other experienced CFIIs and
Each airframe recurrent training program involves 10 hours of
ground training in ATC & Emergencies, Aircraft Systems and
Weather, FAR/AIM Regulations. Nashua's recurrent training programs
utilize relevant and specific aircraft systems manuals, pilot
operating handbooks (POH) and the FAR/AIM. Each recurrent program
incorporates a thorough experience in the normal, abnormal and
emergency flight condition profiles, including every conceivable
Line Oriented Flight Training (LOFT) is integrated into the
recurrent training process. Each customer is held accountable to
demonstrate his or her proficiency to the relevant PTS (Practical
Test Standards) prior to logbook endorsement and the issuance of a
Certificate of Proficiency.