Three years later Learjet embraced the same kind of arrangement we had with Falcon, making FlightSafety pilot and maintenance technician training a part of the purchase price of every aircraft they sold. And soon other manufacturers designated us as their official training company as well. Gulfstream, Sabre, JetStar and Jet Commander were among the earliest. That was the start of a very exciting growth period for our little training company.

In the beginning we had housed our simulators on the first floor of our headquarters building at LaGuardia. But as different manufacturers designated us as their official training company, we agreed to build dedicated training centers at or adjacent to their factories and service centers. That way, pilots could train as their aircraft were being built or serviced. They would also have ready access to the people most familiar with their airplanes -the people who designed and built them.

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