CEO and Co-Founder of Avenger Flight Group
“It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change”
Pedro was formerly Founder and President of Flight Training Finance (FTF), a company created to implement simulator operating leases to commercial airlines and training institutions worldwide.
Implementing simulator operating leases, FTF brought flight training to airlines with new and used simulators and executed sale-leasebacks of existing devices.
Prior to FTF, Pedro Sors was the Founder, President and CEO of Pan Am International Flight Academy (PAIFA) from 1992 to 2000. Mr. Sors was responsible for developing PAIFA into a major, profitable competitor in the US flight training industy, having growin PAIFA's sales from $3.6 million to $82 million in FY 2000. He implemented a strategy that successfully acquired training companies around the US which transitioned PAIFA into a leading flight training company with headquarters in Miami and 10 operating locations across the U.S. Pedro also negotiated long-term agreements with over 100 of the world’s leading commercial carriers and training organizations – growing annual training hoursfrom 9,000 to 135,000 in FY 2000.
In addition to other senior level aviation management positions, Pedro was previously Executive Vice President of Operations, Maintenance and Training for the Venezuelan airline, Linea Aeropostal Venezolana.
Pedro has a Master’s Degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Ohio State University.