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Carl

Captain and Aviation Consultant - EASA and IATA

Airline Pilot Experience:

Captain, TRI/E, TR TKI, Management

Most Recent Aircraft Type:

Airbus

Training Route:

Integrated ATPL

Aviation Specific Degree:

Yes

Languages:

English

Location:

UK, Europe, Asia

Additional Experience/Qualifications:

Leadership Training, Business

Passions, Interests and Experience:

Pilot Competencies, Aviation Talent, Mentoring, Aviation Training, Evidence Based Training, Competency Based Training, CRM/TEM, Lost Medical

Why did you want to become a pilot?

A childhood dream and ambition. I love travel and also the amazing beauty of aircraft.

How did you fund your training?

BA funded.

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

Everyone finds it a challenge. Those who say it’s easy are maybe not being totally honest.

What was most challenging?

The volume of study and pressure to perform with the obvious results if you don’t.

What do you enjoy most about your job?

Travel, adventure, being part of a brilliant organisation. Leading a team of motivated like-minded individuals.

What is most challenging about your job?

Jet-Lag! Oh and unappreciative passengers.

Which of the Pilot Competencies are of most interest to you and why?

I train EBT and CBTA throughout the world, to airlines and ATOs. I also lead the IATA EBT task force. So, all of them…

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