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.