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