Alexandria, VA – The Flight Safety Foundation announced today that United Technologies Corporation (UTC) has become the newest FSF Benefactor Member. Benefactors are the highest level of membership offered at the Foundation.
“The Foundation appreciates every one of our members and their support of our safety mission through membership, but our Benefactors take that support to the highest position and we are very grateful for that,” stated FSF President and CEO, Kevin Hiatt. “We are so pleased that UTC has joined the elite group of Benefactors and show their increased support for our ongoing safety work.”
The Flight Safety Foundation has a membership of more than 1000 individuals and corporations from all segments of the aviation industry. Currently, 24 of those members have opted to become Benefactor members and support FSF safety programs at the highest level.
“Pratt & Whitney has been a long-time supporter of the Flight Safety Foundation and its valuable contributions to the industry,” said Tom Prete, vice president, Engineering, Pratt & Whitney (a division of United Technologies Corporation), and chairman of the company’s Safety Board. “We are delighted to continue our relationship in this expanded capacity in partnership with UTC’s aerospace divisions.”
Flight Safety Foundation (www.flightsafety.org) is an independent, non-profit, international organization engaged in research, education, advocacy and publishing to improve aviation safety. The Foundation’s mission is to be the leading voice of safety for the global aerospace community.
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