Broussard-based RLC, the largest privately-held helicopter operator in the Gulf of Mexico region, has signed a four-year contract with FlightSafety International, a global provider of flight simulators, to use FlightSafety’s advanced flight training devices as part of a helicopter training program.

All RLC pilots receive continuous in-house Federal Aviation Administration-approved training. New pilots go through training after six months and then annually afterward.

The pilots will train at FlightSafety’s Lafayette, Louisiana Learning Center as part of the company’s comprehensive helicopter training program. All RLC pilots receive continuous, in-house, FAA-approved training to ensure stringent performance standards. New pilots go through recurrent training after six months – then annually thereafter.