NEW YORK (July 1, 2016) – FlightSafety International announces that Robert Standley has been promoted to Manager of the company’s Learning Center in Seattle, Washington.
“Bob is a highly experienced and capable leader. His commitment to excellence in training and Customer service made him the ideal choice to lead the Seattle Center,” said Daniel MacLellan, Senior Vice President, Operations. “We congratulate Bob on this well-deserved promotion and look forward to his contributions in Seattle.”
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 then served as Director of Maintenance Training with oversight of the Center’s maintenance training Quality Management System, and facilities. He was most recently an Assistant Manager of FlightSafety’s Dallas Learning Center where he managed the Dassault Falcon, Gulfstream and Pratt & Whitney Canada maintenance training programs.
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.
The Seattle Learning Centers offers training services for regional aircraft operators using a fleet of nine full flight simulators and other advanced training equipment. They include the Beechcraft 1900D; Bombardier Dash 8 100, 200, 300 and Q400; Fairchild Swearingen Metro III SA227; and Jetstream 31/32.
Training for regional aircraft built by ATR, Bombardier, Beechcraft, Embraer, Fairchild, Jetstream, and Saab is offered by FlightSafety using its fleet of 65 flight simulators for regional aircraft at 19 locations around the world.
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 1.3 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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