Tue, Jun 24, 2003
Carol Dodds, General Manager, and the
Board of Directors of e-publishing group announced Monday that John
Ballantyne has been named as Director of Product Development for
the multimedia software innovators of the popular Comm1 Radio
Simulator TM series.
Ballantyne will lead development efforts on a variety of new
audio-interactive aviation communication simulation and training
products that will be released over the coming months. An
accomplished pilot, certified flight instructor, examiner, and FAA
Aviation Safety Counselor, Ballantyne will provide critical
technical and content expertise and serve as industry and
government liaison for e-publishing group’s aviation product
"Comm1 has become known as some of the best training material
available in our industry, and we are delighted that John has
joined us to help bring new and unique products to fruition. As an
instructor and experienced pilot, his input will be invaluable,"
said Mike James, e-publishing group owner and creator of Comm1.
Ballantyne’s new position follows 25+ years as a veteran in
the sport and recreational aviation industry where he was the
founder and past president of the US Ultralight Association and
writer for a variety of aviation publications, to name just a few
of the important positions he has held.
The Comm1 audio-interactive pilot communications training series
was designed to help pilots overcome "mic fright" and as a
refresher tool for maintaining radio proficiency (VFR, IFR and
Clearances on Request). Comm1 is considered "an integral part
of any quality flight training syllabus" by ground and flight
instructors at the most prestigious aviation universities, the US
Navy and US Air Force, and ab initio flight training
facilities in throughout the US and abroad.
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