FlightSafety Promotes Paul Kuchta to Assistant Manager, Dallas/Fort Worth Learning Center

LA GUARDIA AIRPORT, New York (November 9, 2010) – FlightSafety International is pleased to announce that Paul Kuchta has been promoted to Assistant Manager of the company’s Learning Center located at the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport in Texas. He will assume responsibility for the Center’s aircraft maintenance technician training programs as well as other managerial duties.

“We congratulate Paul on receiving this well-deserved promotion to Assistant Manager,” said Daniel MacLellan, Manager, Dallas/Fort Worth Learning Center. “Paul’s experience in maintenance training and courseware development, and his ability to effectively manage people and programs, will help us to respond to the growing need for high quality, comprehensive aircraft maintenance training.”

Paul began his career with FlightSafety in 1998 as a Technical Analyst. He was promoted to Maintenance Instructor and was named to his most recent position of Director of Maintenance Training in 2001.

He served in the United States Air Force for 21 years and was assigned to a number of technical, training and supervisory roles throughout the United States and elsewhere around the world. While in the Air Force, he developed aircraft maintenance training curriculums, managed numerous Aircraft Crew Chiefs and Maintenance Technicians and served as Superintendant of a Maintenance Operations Center with responsibility for coordinating and tracking the maintenance of a large fleet of F-15 aircraft.

Paul studied Systems Maintenance Technology at the USAF Community College and leadership at the Noncommissioned Officer Academy. He holds an Airframe & Powerplant Certificate and is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

FlightSafety’s Dallas/Fort Worth Learning Center offers pilot, maintenance technician and emergency evacuation training for business and regional aircraft built by ATR, Bombardier, Dassault, Embraer and Gulfstream. The Center features 19 full flight simulators, numerous classrooms, advanced technology flight training devices 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.