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Landsberg named as NTSB vice chairman

Posted on August 8, 2018

Bruce Landsberg (r) sworn in as Member and Vice Chairman of the NTSB on
Tuesday, August 7, 2018 by Chairman Robert Sumwalt (l).  (NTSB Photo by James Anderson)
Bruce Landsberg (r) sworn in as Member and Vice Chairman of the NTSB onTuesday, August 7, 2018 by Chairman Robert Sumwalt (l).  (NTSB Photo by James Anderson)

Bruce Landsberg was appointed vice chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board and also starts his appointment as a member.

Landsberg, a well-known general aviation safety advocate for decades, is past president of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association Air Safety Institute and has held management positions with FlightSafety International and Cessna Aircraft Company.

“Throughout my career, I have had a great appreciation for the work the NTSB does,” Landsberg said. “It is an honor to join the NTSB in its pursuit of transportation safety in all modes of transportation.”

Landsberg, who has more than 6,000 hours piloting aircraft, holds an Airline Transport Pilot certificate and multiple flight instructor certificates; he also served in the U.S. Air Force. He is a graduate of the University of Maryland with both bachelor’s and master’s degrees.

Landsberg’s appointment as vice chairman is for a two-year term and the term as member is for five years. A fifth member, Jennifer Homendy has been confirmed and is scheduled to join the board soon.

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