Star Capital Buys Flight Simulation Cos.

Star Capital Partners has made two purchases in the flight simulator space: A majority stake of General Electric Commercial Aviation Training (GECAT) from General Electric‘s Commercial Aviation Services business (GECAS) and SAS Flight Academy from < ?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />SASAB. The deals value the combined businesses at more than $275 million, and are expected to close within the next month.