NEW YORK (June 20, 2014) – FlightSafety International names Ralph Lintelman Manager of the company’s Learning Center in Wilmington, Delaware. Ralph will succeed Barry Massey when he retires from FlightSafety at the end of July.
“We congratulate Ralph on his new position as Manager of the Wilmington Center,” said Daniel MacLellan, Vice President Operations. “Ralph is a valued and well-respected member of our management team. He has consistently demonstrated excellent leadership skills, an in-depth understanding of Customer needs, and the ability to provide the highest quality training and services.”
All of us with FlightSafety sincerely thank Barry for his 19 years of service as Manager of the Wilmington Center,” said Bruce Whitman, President & CEO. “Under his leadership, our Teammates in Wilmington have continuously delivered outstanding training and services that have helped to enhance aviation safety around the world. We wish Barry all the best in retirement.”
Ralph joined FlightSafety as an instructor in 1998 at the LaGuardia Learning Center and has held a number of positions with increasing responsibility since then. They include serving as a Training Center Evaluator, Director of Standards, Director of Training, and most recently, Manager of the LaGuardia Center.
Prior to joining FlightSafety Ralph was a pilot for Excelaire Service Inc. and AirNet Systems. Ralph has more than 5,000 hours in Beechcraft, Gulfstream, Learjet, and Shorts aircraft. He holds an Airline Transport Pilot certificate, is a Certified Flight Instructor as well as a Training Center Evaluator and Check Airman.
Ralph graduated from Thomas Edison State College in Trenton, New Jersey with a Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation. He also holds an associate degree in Aerospace Technology from the State University of New York in Farmingdale.
The Wilmington Learning Center is equipped with 16 full flight simulators used in training programs for business and commercial aircraft manufactured by Bombardier, Dassault, Embraer, Hawker Beechcraft, Israel Aircraft Industries, and Gulfstream.
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.