LA GUARDIA AIRPORT, NY – FlightSafety International has promoted David Glass to Manager of the company's Detroit Metro/Toledo Learning Center. He replaces Gil Schnabel who has been named Manager of FlightSafety's West Palm Beach Learning Center.
"David's leadership experience, knowledge of FlightSafety's training programs and the specific requirements of our customers, will be a valuable asset at the Detroit Metro/Toledo Learning Center," says Greg McGowan, Vice-President, Operations, FlightSafety International. "We are confident that those who train at the Center will appreciate and benefit from his commitment to excellence and personal approach to service and support."
Glass joined FlightSafety in 2004 as an Instructor and Training Center Examiner at the Airline Learning Center in St. Louis. He was promoted to Director of Standards in 2006 and also served as an FAA Designated Training Center Evaluator for the Embraer 170 training program and as the Center's Quality Coordinator. He most recently served as Assistant Manager of FlightSafety’s Learning Center in Houston.
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.
Glass 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 team at FlightSafety's Detroit Metro/Toledo Learning Center provides training for pilots and maintenance technicians who operate aircraft manufactured by Cessna and Hawker Beechcraft. The center is equipped with seven FlightSafety designed and manufactured full-motion simulators, numerous interactive classrooms, advanced technology training devices, and customer service facilities.