NEW YORK (May 13, 2014) – FlightSafety International announces that Patrick Coulter has been promoted to Director, Business Development, Commercial Training.
“Patrick’s leadership skills, operational experience, business acumen, and commitment to excellence made him the ideal choice for this important business development role,” said David Davenport, Senior Vice President. “He will work to enhance existing relationships and pursue new opportunities to provide training services around the world. Current and prospective Customers will appreciate and benefit from Patrick’s ability to develop and deliver the highest quality products and services that meet their operational and financial requirements.”
FlightSafety is committed to further expand its presence in the commercial aircraft training segment and looks forward to Patrick’s contributions. He will work to identify, secure and manage growth opportunities and help to determine optimum locations for simulators and the expansion or establishment of training facilities.
Patrick joined FlightSafety in 1998 as a ground school and simulator instructor at the FlightSafety’s Learning Center in Toronto, Ontario. He was promoted to Program Manager of the company’s Bombardier Q Series aircraft training in 2000, and to Product Marketing Manager in 2002. He then served as Assistant Manager until assuming his most recent position as Manager of FlightSafety’s Learning Centers in Toronto and Tokyo. Prior to joining FlightSafety, Patrick was a commercial airline pilot and flight instructor. He holds an Airline Transport Pilot certificate with single and multi-engine ratings.
He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Acadia University, received a Certificate from the Aerospace Executive MBA program at the University of Toronto, and completed FlightSafety’s Senior Leadership training program. Patrick serves on the Board of Directors of the Air Transportation Association of Canada and Hamilton Children’s Aid Society.
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.