Session 2: The life apart from piloting

13:00 – 13:30

A good pilot can be a good manager

Captain Tilmann Gabriel, Director MSc Aviation Programmes at City, University London, and Executive Chairman International Pilot Training Association

  • How do piloting skills help when managing an airline?
  • CRM is everywhere?
  • Finance or Operations: what was first?
  • What are the best Aviation Management studies available for pilots?

13:30 – 14:00

Instructing – A job, skill and a joy

Captain Stephan Dodssuweit, Experienced Airline Transport Pilot and Instructor

  • How hard is it to become a TRI/SFI/MCCI/FI?
  • What kind of instructors are in demand right now?
  • How does airline experience influence Flight Instructors?
  • What kind of instructor jobs are available on the ground?

14:00 – 14:30

Landing a great career after flying – a recruiter’s perspective

Mark Charman, Founder and CEO, GOOSE Recruitment

  • Are pilots better Flight Dispatchers?
  • Is there a deficit of Flight Dispatchers in the EU?
  • Do UAV operators prefer pilots over “regular” people?
  • Consulting is a trend

14:30 – 14:40

Questions and discussions