Gary Criddle’s remarkable career has seen him work as a pilot for the Royal Australian Navy, RAAF as well as commercially, where he has flown 767s and A380s. He’s also practised as an examiner, specialising in both air show display flying and warbirds.
In this episode of the Australian Aviation Podcast, Gary joins hosts Phil Tarrant and Christian “Boo” Boucousis to talk about his earliest aviation memory, his transition from seaman officer to aviator with the Navy, and the difference between military and commercial pilot training.
He gives an insight into what the flight examination process is actually like, outlines his preparation routine for getting into the zone on flying days, and reveals his hairiest flying experience to date.
Enjoy the podcast,
The Australian Aviation team