Global ATS Limited (GATS) UK is pleased to announce that Jon English has been appointed as new Chief Instructor as of August 13, 2018.
After beginning his aviation career in 1993, joining the Royal Airforce (RAF) in Air Traffic Control. Jon gained ratings for Aerodrome Control and Approach Control Surveillance. Appointed as lead instructor at Shrewsbury for all classroom-based Training for the Royal Air Force and Royal Navy Air Traffic Controllers. Jon completed all his Civil ATCO training in the UK at GATS Academy. Prior to joining GATS UK, Jon was SATCO at Norwich International Airport.
Jon has considerable experience in Air Traffic Management and classroom-based Air Traffic Control and Management Training. His leadership will be invaluable as GATS UK expands its EU 2015/340 Training at the GATS Staverton Airport Academy and ICAO compliant Training and at the recently announced new GATS UK / GlosCol Campus.
GATS Commercial Director, Marcus Mimms, said: “Jon’s career in Air Traffic Management & the Aviation industry as well as extensive knowledge and direct experience as an Air Traffic Controller will make him a great addition to the GATS Training Team. This appointment will ensure that GATS Air Traffic Control Training will continue to be delivered at the highest standard and that validation rates of GATS students will remain amongst the highest in the industry”.