FlightSafety International has named Otto Gambrel manager of the company’s new Learning Center in Denver, Colorado.
Otto joined FlightSafety in 2001 as an instructor at the Savannah Learning Center. Since then, he served as manager of the Gulfstream program at the Hong Kong Learning Center and as an EASA Senior Examiner responsible for FlightSafety’s EASA instructor training and qualification program at the company’s Learning Centers in Atlanta and Savannah. He was most recently assistant manager of FlightSafety’s Learning Center in West Palm Beach.
Prior to joining FlightSafety, Otto worked as a Part 121 and Part 91 pilot flying the Embraer EMB 120, Bombardier CRJ, Boeing 737-700 and Gulfstream G550 aircraft. Otto also served in the United States Army for more than 10 years. He flew the Sikorsky UH-60A/L Blackhawk helicopter and was pilot-in-command for the 236th Medical Company in Iraq for Operation Desert Shield/Storm. Otto also served with the 159th Aviation Regiment in Turkey and Northern Iraq for Operation Provide Comfort, and Operation Joint Endeavor in Bosnia.