FlightSafety International Names Jon Pollack Director, Business Development, Rotorcraft

NEW YORK (April 21, 2014) – FlightSafety International announces that Jon Pollack has been named Director, Business Development, Rotorcraft.

“We look forward to Jon’s many contributions in his new role as Director, Business Development, Rotorcraft,” said David Davenport, Senior Vice President. “Jon will work to develop and establish training programs and locations designed to meet the current and future requirements of helicopter manufacturers and the pilots, maintenance technicians, and other aviation professionals who operate and support helicopters around the world.”

Jon first joined the company in 1982 working at the FlightSafety Academy in Vero Beach, Florida. He transitioned to the West Palm Beach Learning Center where he held a number of positions including Product Marketing Manager and Director of Training. Jon was later promoted to Manager of the company’s Learning Center in Toronto, Canada prior to serving at FlightSafety Boeing as Director of Operations for the Boeing Business Jet training program.

He left the company in 2000 to work with an electronic records and scheduling management firm and was also involved in web content development and delivery. Jon returned in 2006 to establish and serve as Manager of FlightSafety’s E-Learning operation.

Jon was most recently Director, Courseware Support. He was responsible for the design, development and distribution of classroom and online training materials used throughout the company’s network of Learning Centers. Jon is an ATP rated helicopter and fixed wing aircraft pilot.

FlightSafety provides training for helicopters manufactured by Airbus, AgustaWestland, Bell Helicopter, and Sikorsky, as well as mission specific programs for other aircraft types. Training is offered in Dallas, Texas; the Farnborough Airport, United Kingdom; Lafayette, Louisiana; Stavanger, Norway; and West Palm Beach, Florida. It will also be available in Sao Paulo, Brazil later this year.

FlightSafety International is the world’s premier professional aviation training company and supplier of flight simulators, visual systems and displays to commercial, government and military organizations. The company provides more than a million hours of training each year to pilots, technicians and other aviation professionals from 167 countries and independent territories. FlightSafety operates the world’s largest fleet of advanced full flight simulators at Learning Centers and training locations in the United States, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Japan, South Africa, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom.