Brian Moore has been named Senior Vice President, Operations, of FlightSafety International. 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. Rich High has been promoted to CEO of FlightSafety Textron Aviation Training. He assumes this responsibility from Brian Moore.

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Brian Moore, Senior Vice President, Operations, FlightSafety International. All image credits: FlightSafety International

Moore 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.

Moore joined FlightSafety in 1990 as an instructor for Beechcraft Bonanza, Baron and Premier aircraft. Moore 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. Moore most recently served as CEO of FlightSafety Textron Aviation Training.

Moore 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.

Rich High, CEO of FlightSafety Textron Aviation Training.

Rich High 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. High then joined FlightSafety Textron Aviation Training when it was established in April 2019.

Prior to joining FlightSafety, High 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.