FlightSafety International has appointed Keith Anderson as its new Director of Engineering for simulation products.

In this role, Anderson is responsible for all aspects of the design, development and support of FlightSafety’s training devices, including full flight simulators and other training products and equipment such as MATRIX, FlightSafety’s integrated training system. He will oversee all product development efforts that enhance current products and offer new capabilities to FlightSafety Learning Centers and external customers.

Anderson has over 37 years of experience in engineering, aircraft design and certification, customer service and training. Prior to joining FlightSafety, he was VP Engineering at Raisbeck Engineering, overseeing the day-to-day operations of the company. During his six-years there, he was also Head of Engineering and Product Development.

Before that he was with Quest Aircraft for 11 years, serving as Director of Customer Service, Chief Pilot and Director of Engineering. Keith’s other positions include Chief Inspector and Director of Quality Assurance for AirServ International and Director of Flight Operations at LeTourneau University.

Keith earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering Technology with an aviation option at LeTourneau University and an MBA from Corban University. He holds an FAA commercial pilot certificate, instrument and flight instructor ratings and an Airframe and Powerplant License. He has more than 3,200 flight hours in a variety of aircraft.

Elsewhere, FlightSafety recently announced plans to incorporate its first E190-E2 simulator into its Paris Le-Bourget facility.