Roch L. Dubé announces the launch of AvTraining

Consulting firm adds aviation technical training and training centre operation consulting services to simulator movement and aviation personnel repertoire.

MONTREAL, Sept. 8, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Dubé & Co, a Montréal-based management consulting and private equity firm, has announced the launch of AvTraining, a consulting and service business which provides aviation technical training solutions and training centre operation consulting services.

Dubé & Co is the principal owner directing LandrX Simulation Inc., a world leader in flight simulator installations and relocations, as well as maintenance of flight simulators. Customers include major carriers, training organizations, aircraft manufacturers and others with more than 100 flight simulator movement projects in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, India, the Middle East, South America and North America.

Dubé & Co also recently introduced AvTek, which specializes in placing aviation personnel for management, engineering, mechanical, technical and test evaluation pilot roles.

"With the continued growth of aviation fleets, the increasing complexity of aircraft systems, and differing regulations around the world, aircraft operators and training organizations want a trusted partner who brings the experience and expertise to help them navigate technical training and training centre management," said Roch L. Dubé, President and CEO of Dubé & Co. "We have demonstrated with LandrX and AvTek that we deliver quality outsourced services at moderate cost, and we'll do the same with the new AvTraining business."

"The abundance of experience of our core team, together with the unique regional expertise of our partners around the globe, provides efficient, one-source, turnkey solutions," said Mario Carrier, Dubé & Co Associate Vice President and President of LandrX Simulation Inc.

Mr. Carrier said Francis Clavette has been appointed to lead business development for AvTraining. Mr. Clavette has more than 20 years of international experience and has occupied senior global sales, business development and operation management positions in various fields at CAE: Simulator Products, Technical Services, Technical Training and Training Centre Management.  During his career he had the opportunity to work with aircraft operators and maintainers in all segments of civil aviation: commercial, business and helicopter aircrafts. 

AvTraining: Aviation Technical Training, Training Centre Operation Consulting Services

For aircraft Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul (MRO) businesses and aircraft operators, the AvTraining portfolio encompasses aircraft initial and update technical training.  It also provides instructor-led or computer-based solutions for specialized training, such as fuel tank safety, human factors and hazardous material as required by most regulators. These high-quality specific solutions will be incorporated in an integrated training management system.

For existing training centre operators, AvTraining provides consulting services for designing and managing facility modifications, improving the efficiency and profitability of operations, identifying outsourcing opportunities of technical operational activities and providing independent audit services.  For new operators, it delivers consulting services such as turn-key design and project management for new training facility development, exposition manual and qualification preparation, interim personnel provisioning for key functions and best practices implementation plan.

Dubé & Co focuses on value creation, change management and innovation, providing resources to accelerate the growth of small and medium-size Canadian companies and enabling them to become world leaders in their respective markets. Companies include AvTek, AvTraining, LandrX Simulation (and its U.S. affiliate American Flight Simulator) and Winterweb (website design and internet marketing). Roch L. Dubé has over 30 years of experience in managing both entrepreneurial and complex companies, including serving as President of Bell Aliant Quebec and Ontario, President and CEO of Bell Nordiq, President of Aliant Telecom, as well as founding President and CEO of Connexim.


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