CPaT announced a new president and chief executive officer (CEO), Dave Rapley. Rapley brings 30 years of experience in the aviation training industry to CPaT’s executive leadership.
Rapley founded Aerosim Technologies and served as CEO for Aerosim’s Flight Training Acquisitions division. He later served as vice president of technology for L3 Commercial Training Systems. Most recently, Rapley served as the chief technology officer for Britespot Solutions, where he analyzed fit-for-market strategies for companies to help them maximize product sustainability and go-to-market planning.
“I am honored to join the professional team at CPaT,” said Rapley. “CpaT is quickly becoming the thought leader in aviation distance learning and airline training, and I look forward to expanding on the innovation that CpaT is known for.”
In addition, CpaT Global was recently awarded a new contract with Air Premia. CpaT will be providing an unlimited contract structure including aircraft systems, general subjects and CpaT invent for Air Premia’s Boeing B787-9 fleet.
“CpaT is the market leader for aviation training distance learning in the Asia Pacific region,” said Capt. Greg Darrow, vice president of sales. “Our new partnership with Air Premia expands CpaT’s training portfolio in Korea and will provide premium training solutions for their pilots.” Air Premia is based out of Seoul, Korea.