Leader Interview: Brad Thress, FlightSafety International

Brad Thress, President and CEO of FlightSafety International, joined the aviation training and simulation company from Textron in February, just as the COVID-19 pandemic began to unfold. Now it’s emerging from these turbulent times at about 85% of its previous activity. Training in the future will likely evolve to incorporate techniques and technologies learned over the last few months.

Bill Carey

Based in Washington, D.C., Bill covers business aviation and advanced air mobility for Aviation Week Network. A former newspaper reporter, he has also covered the airline industry, military aviation, commercial space and unmanned aircraft systems. He is the author of 'Enter The Drones, The FAA and UAVs in America,' published in 2016.