NEW YORK (December 7, 2015) – FlightSafety International announces that Trent J. Corcia has been promoted to Manager of the company’s Learning Center in Orlando, Florida. He succeeds Chip White who has retired.
“We thank Chip for his many positive contributions during more than 15 years with FlightSafety,” said Daniel MacLellan, Vice President, Operations. “His efforts to ensure our Customers receive the highest quality training and outstanding services they deserve and expect are most appreciated. We wish him all the best in retirement.”
“Trent’s experience and dedication to provide industry-leading training will further enhance the positive experiences our Customers receive in Orlando,” added MacLellan. “We look forward to his continuing contributions and leadership.”
Trent joined FlightSafety’s marketing team in 2012, and most recently served as Assistant Manager of the Learning Center in Wilmington, Delaware. He was previously with American Airlines working in pricing, revenue management, and as a strategy analyst. He joined the airline from AT&T following his service in the United States Air Force. Trent attained the rank of Captain and was an instructor and evaluator navigator on the Lockheed C- 130 transport aircraft. He was deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan multiple times over a period of five years, and flew more than 800 hours in combat. Trent managed all aspects of a multi- national exercise with British and Scottish military crews flying operations throughout the United States and also served as general manager of INTERFLY with C-130 aircraft.
He holds an Airline Transport Pilot Certificate and is a Certified Flight Instructor with Instrument and Multi-Engine Instructor ratings. Trent also holds type ratings in the Gulfstream GV and Hawker 125 aircraft. He has over 4,000 hours flying military and commercial aircraft.
Trent graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Distribution and from Southern Methodist University, Cox School of Business, with a Master of Business Administration.
The Orlando Learning Center offers training programs for a wide variety of Cessna aircraft. They include the Citation Mustang, Citation CJ2, Citation CJ3, Citation Bravo, Citation Encore, Citation Encore+, Citation Excel, Citation Sovereign, Citation X, Citation XLS, and Citation XLS+. The Center will also offer Citation CJ4 training next 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, the Netherlands, Norway, South Africa and the United Kingdom.