Why Choose Butterfly ?

Butterfly Training offers Online CBT Training for Airport Security, Airport and Airline Safety and Flight Operations Training compliant with international standards for Airlines, Airports and MRO‘s throughout Europe and North America.

Butterfly Training offers Computer Based Training (CBT) Solutions for all staff working in the Aerospace Industry.

The Butterfly Training platform provides courses that comply with your authorities requirements in every country we operate including France, United Kingdom, Ireland, Denmark, Spain and Portugal.

Our courses are developed and constantly updated to comply with all International aviation standards : EU CAA’s, Canadian Transport TDG & FAA regulation, specific US 49 CFR for US flights, EASA, ICAO and IATA regulations.

Besides Butterfly Training is an IATA Accredited Training School (member of IATA ATS network)


Europe Operations - Butterfly Training team :

Olivier DAVID - CEO
With 30 years background as an accomplished entrepreneur - The founder of Butterfly Aero Training in 2005, and Butterfly Training Ltd in 2013. Olivier brings his vision and expertise to the company in general management, IT development and training processes.

Darren FINUCANE - USA Sales Manager, Security Trainer
Darren provides 20+ years of aircraft leasing and trading experience in the industry, Darren is Director at Butterfly Training Ltd Ireland and he is approved as Security Trainer with the IAA (Irish Authorities). Darren also develops Butterfly Training US office throughout his wide aviation network.

Jean Louis TOSELLO – Head of Regulatory Compliance
Since 15 years, Jean-Louis is an International Security Expert. He was Head of Security for Paris-CDG and Paris-Orly airports in the General Directorate for French Civil Aviation. He was appointed Security auditor by the European Commission and ICAO and has participated to many airport audits throughout the word. He is now part of Butterfly team.

Elise VIART - Head of Course Production Unit
Elise is the heart of Butterfly Training Course Production Unit, leading a highly skilled and diverse team of multimedia designers, e-learning concept designers and scriptwriters. Elise leads her team with passion to create engaging learning experiences for the needs of aviation industry.

Philippe CAMPOS - VP Product & Marketing
Philippe has both an Aviation and Business background, over 15 years of experience in B2B Business development in aviation industry, took part in founding 3 different companies in recruitment, social data mining and E-learning platform. Philippe is new technology and innovation convinced.

Allan WHYTE – Sales & Marketing, Security Trainer
In his role at Butterfly Training, Allan combines his Sales and Marketing background with a passion for aviation, training and student development. Together with his role as Sales and Marketing Manager for the Butterfly Training Irish Market Allan is a fully qualified Commercial Pilot and Flying Instructor.


US Operations - JDA/ Butterfly office team :

Joe Del Balzo - JDA’s CEO - Auditor Mentor for Butterfly Training
Former FAA Deputy Administrator, Joseph M. Del Balzo is the President of JDA Aviation Technology Solutions, a company offering a wide range of airport and airspace planning, safety, security, training and technology application support to international civil aviation clients. He also has a particular interest in helping clients successfully move technology from the laboratory to the market place.

Bill NORWOOD - VP Products & Tech. at JDA - Subject Matter expert for Butterfly Training
Bill is the Vice president of JDA's Products and Technology group. He has served in numerous executive positions of many growth companies in both the Aviation and Optical industries. He served as program manager and engineering lead on several NASA and US Air Force Programs.

Michael RIOUX - COO at JDA - Course development and coordination
Mike is Chief Operating Officer at JDA Aviation Technology Solutions, where he has full P&L responsibility and day-to-day decision-making authority for JDA's aviation technical services and consulting business. Mike holds a Masters in Systems Engineering Management and a BS in Business Management from the University of Southern California and University of Maryland, respectively.

Ken GARDNER - Instructor, course designer at JDA
SUP Instructor SUP Instructor for FAA Academy & Law Enforcement, - investigating unapproved parts problems in 1991 - lead inspector of FAA Suspected Unapproved Parts Program Office in 1996


US Operations

Butterfly Training and JDA Aviation Technology Solutions based in Washington, DC together provide training and consulting services to the aviation industry.

Butterfly Training can also develop, in close collaboration with clients, bespoke products addressing specific needs within the MRO and Airline community.

JDA Aviation Technology Solutions are experts and thought leaders in aviation safety, certification, compliance and more. With over one thousand years of collective experience, our partners have served within FAA, NTSB and the DOT.

JDA was one of the first two firms to become FAA-recognized as a Qualified Certification Consultant for Part 121 new entrants.

Butterfly Training partnered JDA in 2016 to offer our range of e-Learning products for aviation.