FlightSafety Promotes Timothy Decoursey to Assistant Manager, Columbus Learning Center

LA GUARDIA AIRPORT, New York (April 1, 2011) – FlightSafety International is pleased to announce that Timothy Decoursey has been promoted to Assistant Manager of its Learning Center in Columbus, Ohio.

“We are fortunate to have Tim as a member of our team in Columbus, and are pleased that he has joined our management staff,” said Chip White, Manager, Columbus Learning Center. “Tim’s management experience, leadership abilities, and dedication to provide outstanding service and the highest quality training is valued and appreciated by our Customers and Teammates.”

He joined FlightSafety at the Columbus Center in 2002 as a Cessna Citation Ultra instructor. He has held a number of positions of increasing responsibility since then including Assistant Program Manager for the Citation X and Program Manager for the Citation Ultra. Tim replaces Fabio Miguez who was recently promoted to Manager of FlightSafety’s Learning Center in Toledo, Ohio.

Decoursey was with American Airlines prior to joining FlightSafety International. He served as a Flight Engineer on the Boeing 727 and as First Officer on the McDonnell Douglas MD-80 and DC-10 aircraft.

Tim earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education from the University of Illinois and a Master of Business Administration from Northern Illinois University. He holds an Airline Transport Pilot Certificate and Type Ratings in the Cessna Citation CE-500 and CE-750 aircraft. He also holds a Flight Engineer Turbojet certificate and is a licensed Powerplant mechanic.

FlightSafety’s Columbus Learning Center offers a wide variety of training programs for aircraft manufactured by Dassault Falcon, Cessna Aircraft Company, Hawker Beechcraft Corporation and Gulfstream Aerospace. The Center features eight FlightSafety designed and manufactured full flight simulators and other advanced training devices and equipment that are part of MATRIX, FlightSafety’s integrated training system.

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.

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