Bringing an aircraft ‘home’ to Australia is the culmination of not just its construction, but a milestone for Qantas’s chief technical pilot, Alex Passerini.
With ever changing demands of what it takes to pursue aviation as a career, and pilot shortages affecting Qantas, we look back at one pilot’s point of view.
With the global pilot shortage regularly making headlines, having pilots able to urgently provide short-term services makes sense at face value. But the increase in on-demand aircrew service providers and agencies looks set to be tested by aviation regulators.
To celebrate Father’s Day we’ve republished this feature article on a Jetstar father and son which first appeared in the January-February 2014 issue of Australian Aviation.
Anticipating the global pilot shortage, Virgin Australia launched its own pilot cadetship program in 2012. One cadet guides us through his story.