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FACTS Training Features Aircrew Combative Training For Aviation.

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OLYMPIA, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 10, 2002

FACTS Training announces new and expanded emergency procedures training programs to include training specific to Homeland Defense and personal security aboard aircraft.

Incorporating close quarters combat “CQC” redirects here. For other uses, see CQC (disambiguation).
Military Usage
Close Quarters Combat, or CQC, can be used to describe an up-close military hand-to-hand fighting system, also known as combatives.
 and security training geared to today's aviation security challenges, FACTS Training International has announced its expanded 2002 training schedule for professional corporate flight crews and executive frequent flyers frequent flyer Hospital practice A popular term for a Pt who is regularly admitted to a particular ER or health care facility, for various reasons .

The new, one-day Aircrew Combative com·bat·ive  
Eager or disposed to fight; belligerent. See Synonyms at argumentative.

com·bative·ly adv.
 Training (ACT) program was developed in response to the aviation industry's demands for a simple system to overcome, subdue sub·due  
tr.v. sub·dued, sub·du·ing, sub·dues
1. To conquer and subjugate; vanquish. See Synonyms at defeat.

2. To quiet or bring under control by physical force or persuasion; make tractable.

, and neutralize neutralize

to render neutral.
 threats against the crew, both inflight and on the ground. The ACT system is easy to learn, simple to execute, easily retained and proven effective in close quarters close quarters
Noun, pl

at close quarters
a. engaged in hand-to-hand combat

b. very near together

Noun 1.

Considered the world's largest emergency procedures training company for corporate and charter aviation, FACTS utilizes full-size, full-motion, mobile, cockpit and cabin simulators for corporate aircraft and executive helicopters. The FACTS simulators provide a "real" aircraft environment to practice lifesaving, survival and security skills. FACTS has brought close quarters combative skills together with the FAA required emergency procedures training in the FACTS simulators.

Doug Mykol, President of FACTS Training says, "Our mission is to provide the corporate and charter aviation industry with the knowledge, practical skills, self-confidence, and the emergency equipment to save lives in almost any emergency situation. This year's curriculum is the most relevant to the contemporary environment we have offered."

Further information and details can be accessed on the FACTS Training website:, or by calling 360/754-9805.

About FACTS(R) Training:

Established in 1981, FACTS is recognized worldwide as corporate aviation's emergency training of choice. FACTS pioneered a systematic, human factors approach to cabin safety training and was the first to use full-size corporate cockpit and cabin simulators, emphasizing "team training" to include pilots, flight engineers, and flight attendants. Currently, FACTS conducts over 120 scheduled training programs per year in fifteen cities across North America North America, third largest continent (1990 est. pop. 365,000,000), c.9,400,000 sq mi (24,346,000 sq km), the northern of the two continents of the Western Hemisphere. , and custom on-site training programs around the world.
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