7 GCSEs including Maths & English, two A-levels and have done an 18-month intensive course.
2. Have you had any flying experience?
I have had flying lessons since the age of 16. I have 1,700 hours of flying, that’s including 550 hours of multi-crew flying.
3. What are your main skills?
I’m a team worker, good at working with technology, I have navigation skills, and I know health & safety also security.
4. Are you good at making quick decisions?
Yes, I have been known for quick decisions. For example, I’ve had experience in health & safety. We had to quickly deciede what to do when a person has a stroke, I got a B+.
5. What is your main objective in life?
I’ve always wanted to fly and I have always been intrigued in flying, so I have worked all my life to get the grades to become an Airline Pilot.
6. How would you travel to work? For example if you worked at Newcastle Airport.
I would move closer to Newcastle Airport so that it would be easier for me to get to work. But depending on my money I would stay at the Premier Inn when I have work the next day.
7. What would you do if you broke down in mid-air while over sea?
I would keep calm and tell the passengers to get the life jackets on and to get into the safe position, head next to your legs and your hands over your head. I contact the nearest airport to send help to my destination. I would carefully land the plane so it floats and get the life boats out and make sure every passenger is okay, especially the younger ones, and wait for help to come.
What skills do you need for this job?
Team working skills
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Team working skills
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Many other skills are needed for the job to be a pilot also, such as:
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