LA GUARDIA AIRPORT, New York (March 26, 2012) – FlightSafety International is pleased to announce that Winston Leong has been promoted to Marketing Manager, Commercial Simulation for the Asia Pacific region.
“Our Customers and prospects in the Asia Pacific region will benefit from Winston’s background in engineering, program management and product support, and his in-depth understanding of the new and innovative simulation products and services FlightSafety offers,” said Rick Armstrong, Vice President, Simulation.
Winston joined FlightSafety in 1998 as an Associate Engineer at the company’s training device design and manufacturing facility in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. He has held a number of positions with increasing responsibility since then and most recently served as Remote Assets Manager. He has led and contributed to the design and development of new flight simulators and worked with aircraft manufacturers and aviation regulatory agencies worldwide to ensure the devices met or exceeded their requirements.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering from Iowa State University of Science and Technology and a Master of Science degree in Engineering and Technology Management from Oklahoma State University. Winston is fluent in several languages spoken in the Asia Pacific region including Mandarin, Cantonese and Japanese.
FlightSafety is a leading supplier of aviation training devices, visual systems and displays. The company has designed, manufactured and delivered more than 1,000 visual systems and close to 800 simulators and other advanced training devices. They are used in the training FlightSafety provides at its Learning Centers and by many leading airlines, governments and military agencies around the world.
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.
FlightSafety's St. Louis Learning Center offers training programs and services to operators of aircraft manufactured by Bombardier, Embraer, British Aerospace, Sabreliner and Saab.
Armstrong joins FlightSafety from the NORDAM GROUP. During his 19 years with that company, he held a number of senior executive level positions including Vice President & General Manager of the...