AVIAA and LOFT partner on Citation and CJ training offering

Monday 17th February 2020

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  • Carlsbad, California-based LOFT is a simulator-based training provider for Cessna Citation and CJ pi

AVIAA, the expanding group purchasing organization for business aviation, has added LOFT as another strategic partner for its membership.  For the past 15 years, LOFT has provided experienced flight instruction to Cessna Citation and CJ pilots through the entire training process. Its unique Part 142 simulator training program, based in Carlsbad, California, will now be offered to the growing number of AVIAA members operating Citation C Series business jets.

“As our community grows, we understand the importance of offering our members training partners that have the ability to deliver the highest level of training and adapt to an operation’s specific and ever-changing needs,” said Matthew Smith, AVIAA Chief Business Development Officer. “LOFT is a natural partner to add to our portfolio with its track record of experienced simulator pilot training, as well as the significant number of AVIAA members operating the Citation jet. Insurance and crew training are critical operational pillars where AVIAA delivers economies of scale to members.”

LOFT recently added a new Cessna 560 Level D simulator at its location in Southern California. Offering a wide variety of training courses as well as scheduling options, LOFT flight instructors are career aviators and professional pilots.

“We pride ourselves on specialized CJ and Citation initial and recurrent training at LOFT, and partnering with AVIAA will allow us to offer its members pilot instruction in a relaxed and professional environment,” said Collin   Yantos, LOFT Marketing Director. “All of our courses are taught with a proprietary curriculum and state-of-the-art technology to ensure the best training experience for pilots whether they are seeking initial type ratings, ATP certificates, SIC training, or insurance-approved recurrent training.”

Carlsbad, California-based LOFT is a simulator-based training provider for Cessna Citation and CJ pilots.

About AVIAA 

Established in 2017 with a global presence, AVIAA uses aggregation, transparency, industry expertise, and proprietary algorithms to streamline the procurement process for both operators and vendors.  

The business is headquartered in Park City, Utah and also has teams in California, Texas, Germany, and the UK. 

 

About LOFT

LOFT is a simulator-based training provider for Cessna Citation and CJ pilots.  Offering career aviator instructors and flexible scheduling options, LOFT offers a fresh new experience for pilots worldwide.  The company’s location in coastal Southern California provides pilots a relaxed and enjoyable setting in which to train every year.

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