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Podcast: How pilot Damien Toohey mixes law and aviation

written by Robyn Tongol | February 10, 2021

From age seven, Damien Toohey dreamed of becoming a pilot but took up law instead, before retraining to fulfil his true aviation ambitions in 1999.

But when COVID hit, he combined the two: working in law as a barrister but on aviation-related matters.

Damien Toohey speaks to Australian Aviation’s Phil Tarrant

In this special episode of the Australian Aviation Podcast, host Phil Tarrant speaks to a man who thought on his feet to survive as the industry went through the most difficult period in its history.

He talks his final flight from Australia to London, getting back up after being knocked down and fighting off imposter syndrome.

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  • Ralf Rodl


    Interesting broadcast. Thank you.

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