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Skyborne and Flight Safety?

Old 2nd May 2021, 21:43
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Skyborne and Flight Safety?

News reports that Skyborne has bought Flight Safety International's facility at Vero Beach, but there is some uncertainty whether it has been purchased by Skyborne the company or one of its directors. Either way it is a big purchase, 100 instructors, 26 seminoles, 47 cadets, 13 arrows, 11 senecas and 3 zlins on a 10 acre site. Brave.
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Old 12th May 2021, 00:45
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Whatever the facts of the acquisition might be, its a clear message, IMHO, that training in Florida will once again be very significant and a great choice for students seeking either UK or EASA licenses and ratings whether at PPL or CPL level.

Brave, maybe, but ahead of the competition, the question now is, will they be able to recruit the expertise necessary to make it a success with the many obstacles in obtaining work visas for key staff?

My guess, they have sufficient backing to make it a success but I hope they offer Modular as well as the much more expensive Integrated options which will help newbies afford the training and aspire to their dreams.
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