About Our Instructors – David Brooks

David Brooks has over 30 years of experience in the Aviation Industry.

His knowledge and experience is wide ranging; from Military Airplanes and Helicopters, General Aviation Aircraft, Business Jets, Fixed Base Operators, Airlines and Freight Operators across numerous and varied locations throughout Europe and the world. These locations varied from sub zero conditions inside the Arctic circle in Northern Norway and Sweden to operating Aircraft high in the Alpine regions of Europe and South American Andes & Patagonia, to extremely warm conditions in Turkey, Iraq and the United Arab Emirates. David is a specialist in a number of areas; Safety, Airworthiness, Federal Aviation Authority (FAA), United Arab Emirates General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) and European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) regulations, Human Factors in Engineering, Safety Management Systems, Engineering and Ground Operations Training as well as Compliance & Assurance Auditing across Cabin, Ground, Safety and Engineering and Maintenance Operations.

In 1987, David started an Engineering Apprentice and went onto to be a licenced United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority (UK CAA) and EASA Airframe, Engine and Avionic Engineer, holding numerous aircraft type ratings, as well as completing an Aeronautical Degree with a United Kingdom University. In addition, David has completed a vast portfolio of Aviation related courses and holds Internationally recognised and respected Health & Safety and Project management certificates. Numerous companies have benefited from David’s input having worked for Bond Offshore Helicopters, CHC Scotia, Police Aviation Services, Specialist Aviation Services, McAlpine Helicopters, Eurocopter and Airbus as well as Designing, Managing and delivering a portfolio of over 150 aviation courses to a wide ranging audience; Boeing, Jet2.com, Monarch Airlines, Saudi Airlines, G-Ops, KLM, LAS, Europost France, Lufthansa Technik, Dublin Aerospace, AAR, Honeywell and Aeroplex.

He is an Incorporated Engineer with the United Kingdom Engineering Council and Associate Member of The Royal Aeronautical Society and Chartered Quality Institute.