Schweizer Announces Release of New Jeppesen Training Materials
December 6, 2007 ByCorrie
Dec. 6, 2007, Elmira, N.Y. - Schweizer Aircraft, in close collaboration with Jeppesen, yesterday announced the release of newly updated Schweizer helicopter training materials.
Dec. 6, 2007, Elmira, N.Y. – Schweizer Aircraft, in close
collaboration with Jeppesen, yesterday announced the release of newly
updated Schweizer helicopter training materials.
The new kits offer an updated version of the
four main components of the training materials: the textbook, exercise
book, record folder, and syllabus, all of which meet FAR Part 141 for
private and commercial training. The kit components are tailored to the
Schweizer Models 300C(TM) and 300CBi(TM) helicopters and were created
by Jeppesen, a provider of training, maintenance and user materials and
other information technology solutions for pilots, aircraft owners and
As a result of requests from helicopter training schools, the
Schweizer helicopter training materials now include color illustrations
and photographs. Also included are detailed revisions to the text,
including Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) changes to training
requirements. Kert Thielen, Jeppesen's manager of Aviation Training
Services, said, "We are confident that the helicopter industry will be
pleased with the new updated version of the Schweizer kits."
Jeppesen is offering the Schweizer training materials in four
varieties of bundles: the Schweizer Helicopter Bundle, which includes
the textbook and exercises; the Schweizer Standard Student Kit; the
Schweizer Deluxe Student Kit; and the textbook matched with the
FAR/AIM. The training materials all can be purchased through the
Jeppesen sales center at 1-800-621-5377.
Along with the release of these new training materials, Schweizer
Aircraft has updated the 300CBi Information Manual. This manual can be
ordered directly from Schweizer. Contact Debbie Anderson at
607-739-3821, extension 4303, or by e-mail at Anderson.Debra@sacusa.com.
The heritage of this flight training curriculum dates to 1980, when
Hughes Helicopters and Jeppesen Sanderson originally developed the
Hughes Private Commercial Helicopter Manual. Nearly 10 years ago,
Schweizer and Jeppesen decided to update the Hughes curriculum and
merge it with existing Jeppesen training materials to create the
Schweizer/Jeppesen Flight Training Program.
"Schweizer and Jeppesen have combined the best flight training
helicopter and the best flight training materials to provide our
customers with a superior solution for all of their flight training
requirements," said Schweizer President Paul Schweizer. "With these
latest updates, we've made a great program even better."
Schweizer manufactures the Model 300CBi(TM), 300C(TM), and 333(TM)
helicopters, the Fire Scout(TM) VTUAV, SA 2-37B(TM) and RU-38B(TM)
surveillance airplanes, and a wide range of major airframe components
under subcontract to the U.S. aerospace industry. Schweizer sells and
supports its aircraft through a worldwide network of sales and service
Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., based in Stratford, Conn., USA, is a world
leader in helicopter design, manufacturing and service. The company's
mission statement reflects its long commitment to safety and
innovation: "We pioneer flight solutions that bring people home
everywhere … every time(TM)." United Technologies Corp., based in
Hartford, Conn., USA, provides a broad range of high technology
products and support services to the aerospace and building systems