Published on October 23rd, 2018 | by Mark Dwyer


Tim Shattock Appointed New CEO of Simtech Aviation

Simtech Aviation has announced the appointment of Tim Shattock as their new CEO. Tim will assume responsibilities on November 12, 2018 and will be responsible for expanding on the successful partnerships and relationships the Company has built with both airlines and flight schools. Tim will build on Simtech Aviation’s market leading position in providing simulator-based training to student pilots and airlines.

Tim Shattock, new Simtech CEO

Tim has over 30 years of experience in the international aviation industry, and was previously CEO of Parc Aviation, Gulf Aviation Academy in Bahrain and Managing Director for the leading UK emergency helicopter services company, Babcock Mission Critical Services Onshore. Tim has a track record of successfully growing aviation businesses on an international scale, balancing both an airline and customer focus, whilst leading talented teams.

Captain Sé Pardy, co-founder of Simtech Aviation commented ‘We are delighted that Tim is joining as CEO to lead the business in its next important phase of development. After a robust and thorough process, he is the standout candidate to take Simtech Aviation forward in confirming itself as the leader in pilot training for airlines and students’.

Commenting on his new appointment Tim said ‘I am delighted to be joining Simtech Aviation and the team at such an exciting time. There is significant domestic and international demand for high quality aviation training and I am looking forward to the future expansion of the business and continuing to build on Simtech Aviation’s reputation as a strong customer focused training provider’.

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Mark is an airline pilot flying the Boeing 737 for a major European airline. In addition he is also a Type Rating Instructor, Type Rating Examiner and Base Training Captain on the B737. Outside of commercial flying Mark enjoys flying light aircraft from the smallest 3 Axis microlights up to heavier singles. He is also an instructor and EASA Examiner on single engines and a UK CAA Examiner. He flies the Chipmunk for the Irish Historic Flight Foundation (IHFF). Mark became the Chairman of the National Microlight Association of Ireland (NMAI) in 2013 and has overseen a massive growth in the organisation. In this role he has worked at local and national levels. In 2015, Mark won ‘Upcoming Aviation Professional Award’ at the Aviation Industry Awards sponsored by the IAA. Mark launched this website back in 2002 while always managing the website, he has also been Editor and Deputy Editor of FlyingInIreland Magazine from 2005 to 2015.

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