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FlightSafety promotes McNelly to assistant manager, Wichita Maintenance Learning Center

FlightSafety International has announced that Brian McNelly has been promoted to Assistant Manager of the company’s Maintenance Learning Center in Wichita, Kansas.

February 5, 2018  By FlightSafety

“We are fortunate to have Brian as the Assistant Manager of our Maintenance Learning Center in Wichita,” said Daniel MacLellan, Senior Vice President, Operations. “Brian’s 32 years of experience in aircraft maintenance and proven leadership abilities will help ensure our Customers receive the highest quality training and outstanding service they deserve.”

Brian joined FlightSafety in 2006 as an Instructor and has held a number of positions with increasing responsibility since then. They include 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.

He served in the United States Air Force for 22 years prior to joining FlightSafety. 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.

Brian earned a Bachelor of Science Degree and a Masters of Aeronautical Science Degree through Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. He holds an FAA Airframe and Powerplant license. He is certified in Defense Systems Acquisitions and Program Management and holds a USAF Occupational Instructor Certificate.



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