NEW YORK (June 24, 2014) – FlightSafety International announces that Robert Standley has been promoted to an Assistant Manager at the company’s Learning Center in Dallas, Texas. He will oversee the Dassault Falcon, Gulfstream and Pratt & Whitney Canada maintenance training programs offered at the Center.
“We are pleased that Bob has joined the Dallas Learning Center team. Our Customers will benefit from Bob’s 18 years of experience with FlightSafety’s maintenance training and his commitment to provide the highest quality programs and excellent service,” said Kelly Allender, Manager, Dallas Learning Center. “Maintenance technicians who train with us from around the world will also benefit from Bob’s ability to provide training that meets their individual needs and requirements.”
Bob joined FlightSafety at the Tucson Learning Center in 1996 as a maintenance instructor. He provided training for the Bombardier Learjet 35, Learjet 55, Learjet 60, and worked to develop the Learjet 45 maintenance training program. Bob became the Center’s Supervisor of Maintenance Training in 1998. He oversaw curriculum development and was actively involved in course scheduling and Customer relations at the Center. Bob most recently served as Director of Maintenance Training. This added oversight of the Center’s maintenance training Quality Management System, facilities, and coordination of IT to his responsibilities.
Prior to joining FlightSafety Bob worked as an instructor, safety officer, and A&P mechanic at Evergreen International Aviation, a Human Resources specialist and instructor at General Dynamics Convair Division, and taught aviation maintenance technology at Miramar College in San Diego.
Bob graduated from Christian Heritage College in El Cajon, CA with a Bachelor’s degree in Aviation Flight Technology. He is a certified Airframe and Powerplant mechanic, and holds a commercial pilot license with an instrument rating.
FlightSafety’s Dallas Learning Center offers training for a wide variety of business and commercial aircraft built by Airbus, Bell Helicopter, Bombardier, Embraer, Dassault, Gulfstream, Pilatus, and Sikorsky.
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.