NEW YORK (August 8, 2016) – FlightSafety International announces that Matthew De Foe has been named Assistant Manager of the company’s Learning Center in West Palm Beach, Florida.
“We look forward to Matt’s contributions as Assistant Manager of the West Palm Beach Learning Center,” said Daniel MacLellan, Senior Vice President, Operations. “Matt is a highly experienced and capable leader. Our Customers and Teammates will benefit from his commitment to excellence in training and Customer service.”
Matt joined FlightSafety at the Tucson Learning Center in 2008 as an instructor. He provided training for the Bombardier Challenger 604, Learjet 31, and Learjet 45. Matt was promoted to Program Manager for Learjet 45 pilot training in 2010, and then to Director of Training in 2012. He most recently served as Assistant Manager of the Tucson Center.
Prior to joining FlightSafety Matt flew a wide variety of business aircraft for several aircraft owners and operators. He also worked as a First Officer for ExpressJet Airlines.
Matt graduated from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Professional Aeronautics with a minor in Aviation Business Administration. He holds an FAA Airline Transport Pilot Certificate, and type ratings for a variety of Bombardier, Gulfstream and Hawker aircraft.
The West Palm Beach Learning Center offers pilot training services for Sikorsky S-70/UH-60, Sikorsky S-70i, S-76 C+, S-76 C++, S-76D, and S-92 helicopters as well as Piaggio P.180 Avanti I and Avanti II aircraft. The Learning Center also provides maintenance and avionics training.
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 1.3 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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