LA GUARDIA AIRPORT, New York (April 4, 2006) – FlightSafety International has promoted Blaine Little to Center Manager of the company’s Learning Center in Toledo, Ohio.
Blaine joined FlightSafety in 1995 and most recently held the position of Regional Marketing Director, based in Chesterfield, Missouri. In addition to serving FlightSafety’s customers in the midwestern United States, Blaine managed the company’s customer satisfaction survey program and several other important initiatives.
“We are pleased that Blaine has been given this well-deserved promotion”, said Bruce Whitman, President, FlightSafety International. “His experience at FlightSafety, commitment to customer service and industry knowledge makes him the ideal choice to serve our customers as Center Manager of the Toledo Learning Center.”
Kyle Davis, the center’s Manager since 2003, will be leaving FlightSafety to serve as Regional Director, East Africa for Evangelism Explosion International. “We wish Kyle and his family much success in this new chapter of their lives and thank him for his many contributions to FlightSafety during the past nine years.” said Greg McGowan, Vice President Operations, FlightSafety International.
Blaine graduated from the University of Southern Illinois with a Bachelor degree in Aviation Management and received his Masters in Business Administration from Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, IL. He holds an ATP certificate, flight instructor rating and Boeing 727 Flight Engineer certificate. Blaine also wrote and published a book in 1994 titled The Pilot’s Guide to the FARs.
The highly experienced, safety-centered team at FlightSafety’s Toledo Learning Center, provide training for pilots and maintenance technicians who operate a wide range of Cessna Citation aircraft including the Citation X and the Citation Excel. The center is equipped with six FlightSafety designed and manufactured full-motion simulators, numerous interactive classrooms, advanced technology training devices and customer service facilities.
FlightSafety International is the world’s premier aviation training organization. Over 75,000 pilots, technicians and other aviation professionals train at FlightSafety facilities each year. The company designs and manufactures full flight simulators for civil and military aircraft programs and operates the world’s largest fleet of advanced full flight simulators at over 40 training locations.