A320 Captain TRI/E

Previous airline/s:    Flybe, GSS

Previous/Additional role/s: TRI/E at L3

Uni degree?  Yes Politics at Edinburgh University

Airline training route:  Integrated    ATPL

ATO/s attended: Oxford Air Training School


Why did you want to become a pilot?

Becoming an airline pilot wasn’t a childhood dream. I didn’t want to go into banking and a Friend’s father inspired me to look at this career. I am very glad he did


How did you fund your training? Self-funded (ouch!)


Was training a breeze or did you find it a challenge?

The usual ups and downs: some bits easier than others


What was most challenging?

The volume of information for exams


What do you enjoy most about your job?

Flying over the alps is pretty epic….but there’s a long list!


What is most challenging about your job?

Bad weather and delays: tends to focus the mind but that’s a good thing!


Which Pilot Competencies are of most interest to you?

All of them! Workload management is affected by all the others though.


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