Accountable Manager “TRU Pilot Training center Toulouse”
General manager for all ETOPS group activities worldwideand and Accountable Mananger for the EASA ATO in Toulouse, Mr. Dransfield previously joined Mechtronix (now TRU Simulation + Training) in September 2009 and has been responsible for all flight simulation training device validation and qualification aspects for commercial flight training including the MPL.
Prior to joining TRU Simulation + Training, Mr. Dransfield held various engineering and senior management positions at Rediffusion, Hughes Rediffusion, Thomson Training & Simulation and Thales Training & Simulation where he covered most aspects of commercial flight simulator engineering, production and qualification as well as being Director Strategy & Marketing for the civil simulation business…
In addition Mark spent 3 years as a regulator as UK CAA Simulator Standards Manager responsible for managing the regulatory oversight of all FSTD Qualifications as well as leading the JAA standards working group responsible for implementing JAR FSTD A.
Mr. Dransfield is a registered Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society and is past Chairman of the RAeS Flight Simulation Group Committee for 2011 – 2013. As part of his work for the RAeS he has also co-chaired the International Working Group responsible for the update of the current ICAO 9625 Edition 3 Manual of Criteria for the Qualification of FSTDs.
Mr. Dransfield holds a BSc (Hons) degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Queen Mary College, London University, United Kingdom.
General Manager ETOPS Malaysia
Graham Pritchard is General Manager of our Kuala Lumpur office, heads our Flight Training Business and is Accountable Manager in our EASA approved ATO organization. Graham worked for 14 years in the Royal Air Force as an Avionics Technical before joining Rediffusion Simulation in 1989 primarily in the Customer Support and Field Service role. He has lived permanently in the Asia Pacific region since 1992 and has much experience working closely with the Airlines in the region in assisting in the setting up and support of their training centres. Outside of work Graham is an active General Aviation pilot and flies competition level aerobatics at the weekends.
General Manager ETOPS France