Company News and Announcements
Aircare FACTS Training Returning to Van Nuys
Van Nuys, CA (July 29th, 2015) – Aircare FACTS Training announced today that they would be providing crewmember Emergency Procedures training in Van Nuys, California September 16-18 at the Airtel Plaza Hotel. The training will include three-day Initial, 2-day Recurrent and a 1-Day Pilot only class. Read more.
Aircare International and Air Culinaire Worldwide Team Up to Provide Food Safety Training for Business Aviation
Tucson, AZ (June 30th, 2015) – Aircare International announced today that they have partnered with Air Culinaire Worldwide to provide food safety training to business aviation crewmembers. The training options, which include safety food handling, gluten-free cooking, and a guide to food allergies, will be available through Aircareʼs FACTS Training program online. The courses are also available through Air Culinaire Worldwide in a classroom setting. Read more.
Aircare International offers aqueous-based class-d fire extinguishing agent to combat onboard lithium battery fires
Tacoma, WA (May 4th, 2015) – Aircare International announced today that it would begin offering an aqueous-based class-D fire-extinguishing agent as part of its aircraft safety product line to combat in-flight lithium battery fires for business and commercial aircraft. The company will sell the LIFE Kit® manufactured by SpectrumFX, which includes a biodegradable, non-toxic, class-D fire-extinguishing agent called Firebane®. Read more.
Aircare FACTS® Training Opens New Crew Member Emergency Procedures Training Center in Paris, France
Olympia, WA (July 17th, 2014) – Aircare International announced today that they have established a new fixed base training center between Le Bourget and Charles de Gaulle airports in Paris. The newly opened center provides safety and emergency procedures (SEP) training for business aviation clients across Europe. Coupled with the existing Amsterdam center, Aircare FACTS Training is now available in both locations on a monthly basis. Read more.
Aircare Solutions Group Celebrating New Training Facility in Long Beach with Open House Luncheon for Business Aviation Community
Olympia, WA (September 5th, 2013) – Aircare Solutions Group is celebrating the opening of their new emergency procedures training facility in Long Beach, CA with a catered luncheon for the California business aviation community on September 26th, 2013. Read more.
Aircare Solutions Group to Provide Critical Incident Response Plan to Business Aviation as a Public Service
OLYMPIA, WA (March 21th, 2013) – Aircare Solutions Group based in Olympia, Washington announced today that they have developed a critical incident response program, and are making it available to the business aviation community at no charge. Read more.
Aircare FACTS® Training Introduces New Cabin Fire Trainer into Their Arsenal of Crew Training Simulators
SAN DIEGO, CA (June 16th, 2011) – Aircare FACTS® Training International announced today that it has introduced the first of three new mobile aircraft cabin fire trainers into their fleet of emergency procedures simulators. The new mobile trainers allow crewmembers to experience in-flight fire fighting in an enclosed business aircraft cabin-like environment. The first simulator, dubbed “Aircare FACTS® Fire 1”, produces smoke and live fire from three separate locations; an enclosed lavatory, a galley and cabin divan seating area. Crewmembers use smoke hoods, protective gear and fire extinguishers to combat fire in these spaces…Read more.
Aircare FACTS® Training Opens New European Training Base
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND (May 17th, 2011) – Aircare FACTS® Training International announced today that it will open its first European fixed training base in Amsterdam in July, 2011. Aircare FACTS® Training specializes in crew member emergency procedures training for business aviation. The company’s courses combine classroom instruction with extensive hands-on equipment drills to provide an elite training experience for pilots, flight attendants, maintenance technicians and flight engineers. Aircare FACTS® trained crews receive instruction on land and water evacuation procedures including water ditching, inflight and ground emergencies, inflight medical, smoke and live fire fighting, turbulence, decompression, hypoxia awareness, crew coordination and more, using aircraft specific safety and emergency equipment. The training courses meet the requirements for FAA Part 135, JAR-OPS1, and CAR 604 emergency procedures training. Read more.
Aircare FACTS® Training Launches One-Day Emergency Procedures Training for Pilots at Their DFW Location
Olympia, WA (April 11, 2011) – Aircare FACTS® Training International announced today that they have launched a new one-day safety and emergency procedures program designed specifically for pilots, to be held at their Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) Airport training facility located at CAE SimuFlite.
The course provides pilots who are attending CAE training an opportunity for an intense one-day program that combines classroom instruction with extensive hands-on equipment experience. Pilots are given instruction in aviation fire fighting with live fire exercises, emergency land evacuation scenarios and wet ditching. Also presented is Hypoxia Awareness Training, including use of a hypoxia simulator that allows participants to feel the symptoms of hypoxia without exposure to the potential risks of a decompression chamber. The course is instructed from a flight-deck perspective and an emphasis on human factors, communication and leadership during emergency situations. Read more.
Aircare Solutions Group and Satcom Direct Announce Partnership
Satcom Direct to offer Aircare Access® Assistance as an exclusive service and Aircare Solutions Group will utilize Satcom Direct’s Flight Tracker for ircare Access® customers
Satellite Beach, Fla. (March 2, 2011) – Satcom Direct, provider of satellite voice, fax, datalink and Internet communications solutions, and Aircare Solutions Group (ASG), provider of business aviation medical, safety and emergency training and services, have entered into a product-related partnership. This partnership will allow Satcom Direct to offer ASG’s Aircare Access® Assistance telemedical and travel support services as one of their exclusive airborne services. Read more.
Aircare FACTS® Training International Announces BBJ Crewmember Emergency Procedures Course
Part 125 operators benefit from an intensive hands-on training program.
Aircare FACTS® Training International announced today that they have developed a new emergency procedures training course specifically for Boeing Business Jet operators. Open to all crewmembers, owners and frequent flyers; the Aircare FACTS® BBJ three and a half day program for initial, and two-day and a half day program for recurrent, combine classroom instruction with extensive hands-on equipment drills to provide an elite training experience for BBJ operators. Read more.
2011 Aircare Solutions Group Newsletter:
Aircare Solutions Group news and happenings featuring: Handing Off Control – Douglas and Dorene Mykol hand off control of the Aircare Solutions Group of companies, including Aircare FACTS® Training, to new owner Jeff Roberts. New CPR Guidelines – The American Heart Association announced new CPR Guidelines. No Longer ABC, but CAB! Personal Safety & Security Tips – Monitor your Credits Cards and RFID chips. ACCESSiJet – Worldwide security reports and threat assessments. Read More.