Captain Michael Dee

Director of Flight Training, Republic Airline

Captain Michael Dee is a Line and Simulator Instructor/Evaluator on the Embraer 170 and the Director of Flight Training at Republic Airline. He has been involved in airline training for nearly 20 years. He started as a ground school instructor for a 727 operator after graduating from Embry-Riddle and dipped his toe in Flight Operations management positions like Crew Scheduling and Planning before coming back to training in 2001. He has been an integral part of the team that brought concepts like Threat and Error Management and AQP to Republic Airline. In his current role he oversees a training department of more than 100 aviation training professionals.

Michael currently lives in Carmel, Indiana with his wife Dawn and three boys. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his family, traveling and golfing.