FlightSafety International has promoted Brian McNelly to the position of Assistant Manager at its Maintenance Learning Center in Wichita, Kansas.
Brian joined FlightSafety in 2006 as an instructor and has held a number of positions since then including Program Manager, Maintenance Training; Assistant Director of Programs; and Director of Maintenance Training. Brian most recently served as the Regional Director of Regulatory Affairs, Maintenance.
Prior to joining FlightSafety, Brian He served in the United States Air Force for 22 years. During this time, he was an Aircraft Maintenance Technician and Aircraft Maintenance Instructor in the Strategic Air Command and Air Training Command at McConnell Air Force Base.
Brian next served as a Production Superintendent of Field Training in the Air Education and Training Command at Tinker Air Force Base. He was then the Training Superintendent and Training Program Manager in Air Combat Command at Langley Air Force Base. Brian completed his career in the Air Force at the Pentagon as an Aircraft Maintenance Career Field Manager.
In terms of education, Brian earned a Bachelor of Science Degree and a Masters of Aeronautical Science Degree through Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and holds an FAA Airframe and Powerplant license. He is also certified in Defense Systems Acquisitions and Program Management and holds a USAF Occupational Instructor Certificate.
FlightSafety recently announced additional promotions at it's Learning Centers in Columbus, Ohio, and Atlanta, Georgia.