LA GUARDIA AIRPORT, New York (December 15, 2010) – FlightSafety International has named David Glass Manager of the company’s Learning Center in Houston, Texas. He replaces Anthony Graham who has left the company.
“David is a valued and well-respected member of our management team,” said Greg McGowan, Vice President, Operations. He has made a significant contribution to our Centers in St. Louis and Toledo and we look forward to him returning to Houston as Manager. His experience and in-depth understanding of Customer requirements and ability and commitment to provide outstanding support and leadership to our Teammates in Houston, made him the ideal choice to lead this important Center.”
David joined FlightSafety in 2004 as an Instructor and Training Center Examiner at the Airline Learning Center in St. Louis, Missouri. He was promoted to Director of Standards in 2006, served as an FAA Designated Training Center Evaluator for the Embraer 170 training program, and served as Assistant Manager of the Houston Center prior to being promoted to Manager of the Detroit Metro/Toledo Learning Center in 2009.
He served in the United States Marine Corps on active duty for twelve years and in the Reserve for ten more; as a joint staff officer, forward air controller, aircraft safety officer and squadron standardization pilot. He retired with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel and then flew for Trans World Airlines and American Airlines and was an FAA Check Airman. His type ratings include the McDonnell Douglas DC-9, Boeing 757/767 and Embraer 170/190 aircraft.
David holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Colorado State University and a Masters in Management from Troy State University. He also attended the Naval Post Graduate School.
The Houston Learning Center offers regional airline and business aviation training programs for a variety of aircraft manufactured by ATR, Bombardier, Commander, Embraer, Hawker Beechcraft and Saab. The Center features twelve FlightSafety designed and manufactured simulators and recently renovated MATRIX equipped classrooms and Customer Service areas.
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.