Pilot Interviews

Each month we will add to our growing number of interviews with current and former charter pilots, commercial pilots, flight instructors, air traffic controllers and engineers, and show you the path these aviation professionals took when starting their career.


  • Career Interviews: Captain Clyde Woodward

    Clyde has over 30 years’ experience as a Charter and Commercial Pilot, having started his career flying tourists around the outback in the Northern Territory.

  • Career Interviews: Working as a Corporate Pilot

    In this video Damien interviews Zauris – a Gulfstream Jet G550 co-pilot – about what it is like being an international Corporate Pilot.

  • Career Interviews: Captain Clinton Shields

    Captain Clinton Shields from QantasLink is a Pilot and flight operations manager with a diverse range of skills and experience which encompasses airline, military, fixed and rotary wing aviation. He has a passion for providing effective and quality flight training while mentoring the flight crew of the future. In this video Captain Shields talks about radio calls for joining inbound traffic at a controlled airspace and how to gain a career as a commercial pilot.

  • Successful Forced Landing after Engine Failure

    Kyle was planning to record his first solo navigation flight when he set up his new camera in the plane. He could not have anticipated that he would end up filming his own emergency landing. We are sharing this forced landing video to show you how safe the Sling aircraft is and how well Kyle reacted under pressure.

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