FlightSafety Promotes Rachel Runner to Assistant Manager, Wichita Cessna Learning Center

NEW YORK (April 25, 2017) – FlightSafety International announces that Rachel Runner has been promoted to Assistant Manager of the company’s Cessna Learning Center in Wichita, Kansas.

“Rachel is most deserving of her promotion to Assistant Manager of the Wichita Cessna Learning Center,” said Daniel MacLellan, Senior Vice President, Operations. “Rachel joined us as an intern following graduation from university and earned her private pilot certificate at FlightSafety Academy. She is committed to excellence, possesses strong management skills, and is most appreciated by our Customers.  Rachel is an outstanding example of the quality of our Teammates, and the career progression opportunities FlightSafety provides.”

Rachel joined FlightSafety in 2008 as Assistant to the Director of Quality Management Systems for Cessna aircraft training programs. She then served as Operations Support and Compliance coordinator for three years prior to being promoted to her most recent position as Director of Quality Management Systems, Cessna programs. She was responsible for managing the Wichita Center’s ISO 9001:2008 program, company and regulatory authority compliance, internal audits, and assisting with administration of FlightSafety’s safety management system and risk management activities.

She earned an Associate of Science degree in Applied Sciences and a Bachelor of Science degree in Technology Management from Kansas State University. Rachel also graduated from Embry-Riddle University with a Master of Business Administration in Aviation. She holds Private Pilot and Advanced Instructor certificates. Rachel is an active member of Women in Aviation International where she recently served as Membership Chair of the Wichita Chapter.

The Wichita Cessna Learning Center offers a wide variety of training programs for the Cessna Citation Encore, Citation CJ3, Citation Ten, Citation Ten+, Citation Sovereign, Citation Sovereign+, and Citation Latitude.

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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