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FlightSafety International Promotes Scott Politte to Manager, Wichita East Learning Center

NEW YORK (November 30, 2017) –FlightSafety International announces that Scott Politte has been named Manager of the company’s Wichita East Learning Center. He succeeds Brian Moore who has been promoted to Executive Director, Operations.

“Scott has the experience and expertise in training, as well as the management skills and extensive understanding of Customer needs required to help lead and support our Teammates at the Wichita East Center,” said Daniel MacLellan, Senior Vice President, Operations.  “We are confident that Scott will continue the excellent work done by Brian Moore, and that our Customers will appreciate and benefit from his experience and commitment to excellence.”

Scott joined FlightSafety in 2006 as a Product Marketing Manager at FlightSafety’s Learning Center in Toledo, Ohio.  He went on to serve as Citation 650 Program Manager, Training Center Evaluator, and Director of Training. Scott relocated to the Wichita East Learning Center in 2012 to become Assistant Director of Training, and most recently served as Assistant Center Manager.

He graduated from Parks College of Saint Louis University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation Sciences. Scott has over 3,000 hours of flying experience, holds an Airline Transport Pilot certificate and is a Certified Flight Instructor. He is type rated in the Cessna Citation 650 and Citation 500 series aircraft.

The Wichita East Learning Center offers 22 simulators for Beechcraft, Cessna, Hawker and Bombardier aircraft. They are used to provide training for the Beechcraft Baron, Bonanza, 400A, King Air B200, C90, C200, 350 and Premiere 1A; Cessna Caravan, Citation CJ3+, M2, and Mustang; Hawker 4000, 800XP, 900XP; and the Bombardier Learjet 45.

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 1.4 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, the Netherlands, Norway, South Africa and the United Kingdom.


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