FlightSafety Textron Aviation Training has been selected as the exclusive training provider for Garmin G5000-equipped Cessna Citation Excel and Citation XLS aircraft.

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Pilot initial and recurrent courses are now offered at the FlightSafety Textron Aviation Training Learning Center in Wichita. Differences training is also available using a Garmin G5000 training kiosk. A Garmin G5000-equipped Level D qualified simulator will be added to the training program later this year.

The Garmin G5000 retrofit replaces the Honeywell Primus 1000 avionics. It offers a fully integrated, Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Out solution that complies with FAA and EASA requirements. The G5000 also features PBN/RNP 0.3 with LPV/APV approach capability and supports a variety of options. They include SVT synthetic vision technology, enhanced situational awareness with SurfaceWatch, Link 2000+ and CPDLC support for terminal and enroute operations, as well as Datalink weather.