NEW YORK (August 11, 2017) – FlightSafety International announces that Tom Montgomery has been promoted to Assistant Manager of the company’s Learning Center in Savannah, Georgia. He joins Jamie Hopkins who also serves as Assistant Manager at the Center.
“Since joining FlightSafety in 2004, Tom has made many significant contributions to the high quality training and outstanding services we provide,” said Daniel MacLellan, Senior Vice President, Operations. “Tom is a highly-respected member of our management team. We are fortunate to have him.”
Tom joined FlightSafety at the Savannah Center as an instructor for the Gulfstream GIV aircraft. Since then he has held a number of positions with increasing responsibility including Program Manager for Gulfstream GIV training and Assistant Director of Programs for emerging aircraft. He most recently served at the Center as Director of Programs for Gulfstream aircraft training
Prior to joining FlightSafety, Tom served in the United States Army for 21 years and retired as a Chief Warrant Officer. While in the service he worked as a helicopter and fixed-wing aircraft instructor, Flight Examiner and Evaluator, Maintenance Manager and Safety Officer. He was also a maintenance test pilot for fixed-wing aircraft. He received the Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal, Air Medal, and Master Army Aviator.
Tom has close to 6,000 hours in a wide variety of military and commercial aircraft. He holds an FAA Airman Certification, and is a Certified Flight Instructor with multi-engine airplane, rotorcraft, and instrument ratings. Tom also has an Airline Transport Pilot certificate and is type rated in Beechcraft BE200, Gulfstream G450 and G550 aircraft.
He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Professional Aeronautics, Master in Business Administration Aviation, and Master in Aviation Management and Operations, from Embry-Riddle University.
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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