LA GUARDIA AIRPORT, New York (July 11, 2011) – FlightSafety International is pleased to announce that Jeff Rose has been promoted to Assistant Manager of its Learning Center in Savannah, Georgia.
“Our Customers and Teammates will appreciate and benefit from Jeff’s experience, leadership abilities and commitment to provide the highest quality training and outstanding service,” said David Davenport, Manager, Savannah Learning Center. “We are pleased to now have both Jeff and Dick Grant as Assistant Managers of the Center.”
Jeff joined FlightSafety in 2001 as an instructor for the Cessna Citation 500 series of aircraft at the company’s Detroit Metro/Toledo Learning Center. He was named Program Manager of Citation Ultra aircraft training in 2004, and became the Program Manager of Hawker 400XP training in 2006. Jeff was promoted to Director of Standards in 2007, and most recently served as Director of Training.
He holds an Airline Transport Pilot Certificate and is a Certified Flight Instructor with Instrument and Multi-Engine Instructor ratings. Jeff also holds type ratings in the Cessna Citation CE-500 and Beechjet BE-400/Mitsubishi MU-300 aircraft and was a captain and check airman for a Part 135 on-demand Air Carrier prior to joining FlightSafety. Jeff graduated from Bowling Green State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Technology.
FlightSafety has been the official factory authorized training provider for Gulfstream for more than four decades. The company offers training for operators of Gulfstream aircraft at its Learning Centers in Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas; the Greater Philadelphia/Wilmington area; Long Beach, California; at the London Farnborough Airport in the United Kingdom; and in Savannah, Georgia.
The Savannah Learning Center offers comprehensive pilot, maintenance technician and flight attendant training using a fleet of 10 full flight simulators and other advanced training devices. Training for the new Gulfstream G250 and G650 aircraft is scheduled to begin later this year.
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 154 countries and independent territories. FlightSafety operates the world’s largest fleet of advanced full flight simulators at Learning Centers and training locations in Asia, Europe, North and South America, the Pacific Rim and South Africa.
The Gulfstream G450/G550 simulator features electric motion and control loading and new improvements to the VITAL X visual system designed specifically to enhance business aviation training.
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