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Dave Stohr -- President

Dave-staff pictureDave is a seasoned aviation veteran with more than 20 years of active flight experience and more than 20 years of training in the corporate aviation community.

After graduation from South Dakota State University with a degree in speech, he entered the U. S. Air Force and earned his wings in 1973. During his time in the Air Force he flew a variety of airplanes to include the KC-135, the U.S.A.F. E-3A (AWACS), NATO E-3A, Jetstar and Gulfstream III. Upon completion of 20 years service to his country as a pilot Dave retired out of Andrews Air Force Base where he was assigned to the 99th Airlift Squadron. During his tenure at the 99th he operated the Gulfstream on every continent in the world except Antarctica.

After retiring from the Air Force, Dave went to work for a well known corporate aviation training company where he remained for six and a half years. During the last three and a half years he delivered International Procedures Training. In 1999 he changed companies and continued to train International Procedures, ultimately becoming the Director of Training Services for Air Routing International of Houston Texas. On September 1st of 2002 Dave in partnership with others formed Air Training International and has continued to train and speak in the area of International Flight Operations as President of Air Training International. Of the more than 20 years Dave has been involved with training in the corporate aviation community, he has worked in the international field for over 18 years.

Beyond his involvement in the training arena of the international aviation environment, Dave is involved in other aspects of international operations. He is a member of the NBAA International Operators Committee and is involved with staging the International Operators Conference each year. As a speaker Dave has presented at every IOC since 1996. For 12 years, Dave represented IBAC at ICAO level meetings as a member of The North Atlantic Region/Implementation Management working group (NAT/IMG). The NAT/IMG, as a group, is responsible for recommending changes to procedures in the North Atlantic Region, as well as overseeing the implementation of the new procedures.

Mitch Launius -- Instructor

Mitch-staff pictureMitch spent 34 years in the cockpit and acquired over 12,500 hours of flight time flying worldwide. Over 9000 hours of his experience is in Challenger and Gulfstream aircraft. He has a Bachelors Degree from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and has participated in postgraduate studies in Aviation Safety.  He is an experienced safety officer and was also an IS-BAO project manager for a fortune 500 flight department. He was involved in entry into service (EIS) programs for ADS-C, CPDLC.

Mitch Launius has a passion for instructing and joined Dave Stohr and the Air Training International team in early 2012 assisting part time as an instructor and course developer. He began working with ATI full time in early 2013.

Terry Giasson -- Chief Financial Officer

Terry-staff pictureTerry brings an expertise in fiscal management to Air Training International as well as superb Client Support. For the last 10 years she has worked as a Client Support Representative responsible for numerous fortune 100 corporate flight departments.

Her unique skills of budget management and customer support lends perfectly to the philosophy of Air Training International. These skills married with a thorough understanding of corporate flight department operational training needs, rewards Air Training International with a valuable asset.



Heidi Botros -- Media Production Specialist

Heidi-staff pictureHeidi graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington with a degree in Business Administration. Upon graduation Heidi started working for Air Training International as a Marketing Representative. Over the years she has developed a multitude of skills and now primarily handles video development for the web-site training and graphics design. Coming from a family with a background in aviation, she brings an understanding and passion for the industry to Air Training International.

 

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On-Demand Web-Site Training
Our web-site training is available 24/7/365, anywhere high-speed internet access is available. Within hours of requesting our online course, your flight department can begin their Initial or Recurrent Training and complete the selected modules at their own pace.

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Live Training
Our Live Training classes can be conducted at your facility or at our Southlake, Texas, Training Center.  Our live Initial training features 3 days of live content preceded by approximately 6-hours of online preparation. Our live recurrent features a full day of instructor-led discussion on international operations. Regularly scheduled courses will follow our standard syllabus, but we also offer the ability to tailor the recurrent syllabus to meet your needs.

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