Partner News: FlightSafety Textron Aviation Training
NEW YORK (January 8, 2020) – FlightSafety Textron Aviation Training announces that Rich High has been promoted to CEO. He assumes this responsibility from Brian Moore who has been named Senior Vice President of Operations, FlightSafety International.
“Rich is a highly valued member of our management team and a very capable leader,” said David Davenport, President & CEO, FlightSafety International. “Our Customers and Teammates value and appreciate his in-depth understanding of our industry, experience in training operations, and dedication to deliver the highest quality programs and services. We thank Brian for his leadership of FlightSafety Textron Aviation Training and look forward to his contributions as Senior Vice President, Operations.”
Rich joined FlightSafety in 2005 as an instructor, and became Assistant Manager of the Cessna Learning Center in Wichita, Kansas the following year. He was promoted to Manager of the Center in 2007, and was named Regional Operations Manager in 2009. Rich then joined FlightSafety Textron Aviation Training when it was established in April 2019.
Prior to joining FlightSafety, Rich was Commanding Officer of the University of Kansas NROTC Unit. He served in the United States Navy for 35 years, flew over 8,000 hours in the P-3 Orion, and retired with the rank of Captain.
LA GUARDIA AIRPORT, New York (January 8, 2020) – FlightSafety International announces that Brian Moore has been named Senior Vice President, Operations. He assumes responsibility for operations at FlightSafety’s worldwide network of Learning Centers from Dann Runik who has left the company to pursue other opportunities.
“FlightSafety’s Customers and Teammates will benefit from Brian’s leadership, experience, expertise, and commitment to provide the highest quality training and services,” said David Davenport, President & CEO. “We thank Dann for his contributions and wish him well in his future endeavors.”
Brian will oversee the operational aspects of FlightSafety’s global Learning Center network. He will provide guidance and support for Center operations, the development, management and delivery of training programs, and interaction with aviation regulatory agencies worldwide. His responsibilities at the Learning Centers will also include Customer service and satisfaction initiatives, business development, and the entry into service of flight simulators and other advanced training devices.
He joined FlightSafety in 1990 as an Instructor for Beechcraft Bonanza, Baron and Premier aircraft. Brian was promoted to Program Manager of Bonanza and Baron training in 1997, Assistant Program Manager of training for the Premier in 2007, Relationship Manager for Hawker and Beechcraft in 2008, and Assistant Manager of FlightSafety’s Wichita Cessna Learning Center in 2014. He was promoted to Manager of the Wichita East Center in 2015, and to Executive Director of Operations in 2017. Brian most recently served as CEO of FlightSafety Textron Aviation Training.
Brian holds Airline Transport Pilot, Certified Flight Instructor, and Multi Engine Instructor certificates. He has over 3,000 hours of flying experience and is type rated in the Beechcraft Premier RA-390S and Citation Longitude CE700. Brian has provided more than 6,000 hours of ground school and simulator instruction to date. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Professional Aeronautics, an Associate of Science in Business Management, and a Master of Business Administration in Aviation, from Embry Riddle University.
About FlightSafety Textron Aviation Training
FlightSafety Textron Aviation Training serves operators of Beechcraft, Cessna and Hawker aircraft at 17 Learning Centers around the world, using a fleet of 89 full flight simulators.
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. Over 2,000 highly qualified instructors provide more than 1.4 million hours of training each year to pilots, technicians and other aviation professionals from 167 countries and independent territories. FlightSafety operates the world’s largest fleet of advanced full-flight simulators at Learning Centers and training locations in the United States, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Hong Kong, India, Japan, the Netherlands, Norway, South Africa and the United Kingdom. Learn more at https://www.flightsafetytextronaviationtraining.com/.