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Sammur has new role at FlightSafety International

Jan. 16, 2012, LaGuardia Airport, N.Y. - FlightSafety International has promoted Dr. Nidal Sammur  to director of engineering at the company’s simulation facility in Broken Arrow, Okla.


January 16, 2012
By Carey Fredericks

“Nidal has made many significant contributions to the design, manufacture and support of FlightSafety’s advanced technology flight simulation equipment over the past twenty years,” said Rick Armstrong, vice president, Simulation. “His experience and expertise in engineering and his leadership skills and in-depth understanding of Customer requirements made him the ideal person to assume this important role. With the help of over 300 highly skilled engineers under his direction, Nidal’s responsibility is to strengthen and support FlightSafety’s position as an industry leader in cutting edge simulation technology.”

Sammur replaces Ron Jantzen who retired from the company in December 2011. “We thank Ron on behalf of all FlightSafety Teammates for his service, leadership and dedication to excellence,” said Armstrong.

Nidal joined FlightSafety in 1992 at the company’s simulation facility in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma and has held a number of positions of increasing responsibility in engineering since then. He most recently served as Staff Scientist.

He graduated from the University of Tulsa with a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering and holds a Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Oklahoma State University.

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