Textron is Expanding Extensive Cessna Citation Training Network Into The European Region

Textron Aviation announced this week expanded support for business jet customers in Europe with the addition of a new Cessna Citation CJ3+/Cessna Citation M2 Gen2 Convertible Full-Flight Simulator in the region. The new simulator is scheduled to be ready for training at FlightSafety International’s Farnborough, England Learning Center in January 2025.


Are you dreaming of soaring through the skies as a pilot? Textron Aviation has exciting news for aviation enthusiasts and aspiring pilots in Europe. The renowned aviation company is expanding its comprehensive Cessna Citation training network into the European region, opening up new training opportunities like never before. Get ready to embark on an incredible journey that will take you to new heights!

Textron Aviation recently announced the addition of a cutting-edge Cessna Citation CJ3+/Cessna Citation M2 Gen2 Convertible Full-Flight Simulator in Europe. This state-of-the-art simulator, designed and manufactured by TRU Simulation + Training, will be housed at FlightSafety International’s esteemed Farnborough Learning Center in England, with training set to commence in January 2025.

The Cessna Citation business jet family, created by Textron Aviation, has garnered a reputation for excellence and reliability. Now, aspiring pilots in Europe can access top-tier training on these exceptional aircraft. Textron Aviation is committed to providing its customers with the finest aviation experience possible, and this expansion of their training network is a testament to that dedication.

FlightSafety International, a globally recognized leader in aviation training, offers comprehensive programs for pilots, technicians, and other aviation professionals from around the world. Their Farnborough location specializes in providing European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) training for corporate and regional aircraft. With this new Cessna Citation simulator, aspiring pilots can receive top-notch instruction and hands-on experience in a world-class training facility.


Now, let’s delve into what makes this simulator truly outstanding. Equipped with the latest Garmin G3000 avionics, the Cessna Citation CJ3+/Cessna Citation M2 Gen2 Convertible Full-Flight Simulator ensures a highly accurate representation of the aircraft. The cockpit is adorned with real aircraft parts, further enhancing the authenticity of the training experience. TRU Simulation + Training’s design incorporates their state-of-the-art third-generation control loading system, delivering a remarkably realistic flight encounter.

One of the simulator’s standout features is TRU’s REALCue system, which integrates a full-flight motion base with 42-inch-stroke actuators. This innovative technology, combined with FlightSafety’s VITAL 1150 Image Generation system, offers a captivating and immersive training environment. With an expansive 200×40 degree display, high-definition projectors, and an array of high-resolution airfield models, the simulator provides a true-to-life experience that will elevate your training to new heights.

Not only is the simulator designed to offer a remarkable training experience, but it also emphasizes user convenience and flexibility. TRU’s latest frame design supports configurable seating and IOS arrangement, allowing for personalized setups to meet individual training needs. Additionally, the improved accessibility to internal equipment ensures smooth device maintenance, keeping the simulator in top condition for optimal training sessions.

Textron Aviation and TRU Simulation + Training understand that pilot training is the bedrock of the aviation industry’s success. By providing this world-class training device to complement the legendary Cessna Citation lineup, they are empowering aspiring pilots to achieve their dreams with unparalleled training opportunities.