The FTU program removes the operational training burden from individual aeromedical evacuation units provided for under the current operational training construct.
Once aeromedical evacuation crewmembers have completed prerequisite technical and clinical schools, they will travel to the FTU as a part of their pipeline education program to undergo operational aircrew training and learn everything about the C-130, C-17 and KC-135 aircraft, said Col.
The FTU uses simulators fabricated from the fuselages of decommissioned aircraft and equipped with the latest special effects technology to create realistic "in-flight" conditions, situations and emergencies.
I'm confident the facilities will be ready as soon as possible and that the 433rd AW will meet the ambitious C-5 FTU transition schedule to relocate all active-duty, Guard and Reserve C-5 aircrew training to Lackland," Colonel Fobian said.
Since construction started, each of the entities involved with the C-5 FTU has been responsive when it comes to working issues, and on a project of this scope, there have been a number of issues.
DCR's ratings of FTU reflect the company's solid retail and commercial banking franchise, which is complemented by growing capital markets and capital management units.
Beyond integration, FTU is faced with the challenge of fully achieving the available synergies between asset management, investment banking and its traditional bank franchise.
is a multiregional bank holding company based in Charlotte, N.
Relative to FTU
, Everen's investment banking division has a similar middle-market focus with no additive industry coverage.
FTU did not completely escape losses from market machinations during the third quarter of 1998, recognizing some losses from hedging of commercial real estate warehouse lines.
DCR anticipates a decline in investment banking revenues in the short term with FTU providing traditional loan products in the interim.
plans to use share repurchases to result in the transaction being neutral on its current share count.