NEW YORK (December 12, 2013) – FlightSafety International announces that Randy Annett has been promoted to Manager of the company’s Learning Center in Tucson, Arizona. He succeeds Kelly Allender who has been promoted to Manager of FlightSafety’s Learning Center in Dallas, Texas.
“Randy’s 12 years of proven leadership abilities with FlightSafety, in-depth understanding of Learning Center operations, and dedication to deliver the highest quality training programs and services, made him the ideal choice to manage our Tucson Learning Center,” said Greg McGowan, Senior Vice President Operations.
Randy joined FlightSafety in 2001 at the Hawker Beechcraft Learning Center in Wichita and held a number of positions including Instructor, Program Manager and Assistant Director of Training. Most recently, Randy served as Assistant Manager of FlightSafety’s Cessna Learning Center in Wichita, Kansas.
Prior to joining FlightSafety, Randy worked as a Part 121 pilot for Air Wisconsin Airlines, served as Chief Pilot for TMC Transportation for over 10 years, and also owned an FBO/Flight School. He graduated from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University with a Bachelor of Science in Technical Management and is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Leadership at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
FlightSafety’s Tucson Learning Center provides comprehensive training using a fleet of eight full flight simulators. The Center offers training for the Bombardier Learjet 31A, Learjet 35, Learjet 45, Learjet 60, Challenger 601 3A, and Challenger 604. FlightSafety provides training for business and regional aircraft built by Bombardier using more than 60 flight simulators and other advanced training devices at 16 Learning Centers in the United States, Canada, Japan, South Africa, and the United Kingdom.
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, South Africa, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom.