AeroStories

We want to capture the amazing and diverse career ‘stories’ of aviation professionals to continue our work in inspiring future generations and underrepresented groups into a career into this sector

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Background My Aerospace interest started at 14, when my father started flying lessons at our local flying club, Welshpool, I used...

BACKGROUND I’m retired from a major U.S air line, the United States Air Force Reserve and NASA. At my airline I flew the Boeing...

Matt Ross – Background After finishing my A-Levels in 2015 I decided not to go to university and instead applied for an...

Name Eleanor McBrien MRAeS Profession Senior First Officer, A320, British Airways What is life like working in your role? My role...

Introduction: Naveed Kapadia, whose career expertise includes research and development of flight crew training to enhance safety,...

What life is like working as a pilot Being honest, COVID 19 has torn apart the aviation industry: many pilots out of work, those...

Kirsty Murphy joined The Blades Aerobatic Team in 2016 following a 17 year career in the RAF. She was selected to be the first...

Age: Not telling but between 30 and 40 earth years! Aviation skills: Build, inspect, maintain, fly – LAA and BMAA types. Total...

Age: No idea. Ran out of patience to count that high! Aviation skills: Build, inspect, maintain, fly – LAA and BMAA types. Total...

Arthur is a former Royal Marine who learnt to fly after being paralysed in a car crash. He learnt to fly through the disabled...

James is a serial adventurer, motivational speaker and Scouting ambassador. He made aviation history by becoming the first person...

Jo was Britain’s first female fast jet pilot flying the Panavia Tornado ground attack aircraft with 617 Squadron. She joined...