A podcast that brings together aviation professionals to discuss life as a pilot, training and career advice. CAE Pilot Podcast is brought to you by CAE, the global leader in training for the civil aviation, defense and security, and healthcare markets
Episode 16: Grounded For A Higher Cause
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When the pandemic hit, Captain Emma Henderson made the difficult decision to leave the airline jobs she loves so much and dedicate herself to a higher cause. Through Project Wingman she put furloughed pilots and cabin crew to work on the ground for a special group of “customers” – healthcare workers in the UK. Hear about her unconventional path to becoming a pilot and her inspiring story in this episode of the CAE Pilot Podcast.
Find out more about how Project Wingman is bringing crew together during unprecedented times to make a difference https://www.projectwingman.co.uk/ (https://www.projectwingman.co.uk/)
Women in Defence and Civil Aviation – A Panel of Inspiring Women
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On October 11th, in honour of the United Nations International Day of the Girl Child, “My voice, our equal future” CAE Defence & Security will host a Podcast titled ‘Women in Defence & Aviation’ that will feature a panel of inspiring Women who will share their compelling life experiences as military and civil aviation pilots. Hosted by Maryse Carmichael, Lt. Col. (Ret.), Royal Canadian Air Force, Training Center Operations Manager, CAE Canada, this podcast will talk about roles where Women are still in the minority as military and civil pilots. Hear from Roberta Jameson, Lt. Col. (Ret.) U.S. Air Force, Director, Training Services, CAE USA; Christina Renteria, Chief Pilot, STAGG Air.; and Niloofar Rahmani, first female pilot in the Afghan Air Force as these amazing Women share their professional life experience in pursuit of their dream.
Episode 15: Dream Jobs Above The Clouds – Flying Patients in Paradise
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(https://youtu.be/JcLt45vBqJE)In the second in our series of episodes on dream pilot jobs, we sit down with Tetu Kouro, a pilot who has flown an air ambulance in French Polynesia. In a country approximately the size of Europe and made up of more than 100 islands, going to the hospital often involves a trip by plane. Find out what it like to fly in this special environment and what it’s like to always have a stunning view over paradise.
Episode 14: Dream Jobs Above The Clouds - Life as a Ferry Pilot
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What is a dream job for a pilot? Is it about the aircraft you fly? Where you fly it? The adventures you have along the way? In the next few podcasts, we will talk to pilots who have some pretty interesting jobs, starting with ferry pilot Kerry McCauley. His adventures flying single engine aircraft around the world to deliver them to their new owners is well documented on the show Dangerous flights, and we have the privilege of speaking to him in this episode of the CAE Pilot Podcast.
Read more about his adventures in his book “Ferry Pilot: Nine lives over the North Atlantic. A flying Memoir” https://kerrymccauley.com/buyferrypilot.htm
Episode 13: Using the time between the end of training and your first job to your advantage
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In an industry known for its ups and downs, a wrench has certainly been thrown into the plans of many pilots – especially those who have just completed their training and are looking for their first job. If you’re one of them, you’ll want to hear what Megane De Haeck has to say in this episode about how long it took her to find her first job as a pilot and what she did to stay current and connected while building her skills and knowledge in the time between when she finished training and operated her first flight with a major European airline.
Episode 12: Down to earth advice for your wellbeing
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Veronique is an integrative psychotherapist, a master specialist in sophrology, a coach, a relaxation expert, a physical therapist (kinesitherapy) and a tai chi instructor.
With everything we have experienced over the last few months, a spotlight has been shone on mental health and wellbeing. In this week’s episode of the CAE Pilot Podcast, we talk to Veronique Benoit, a mental health and wellbeing expert and coach who has some great insight and practical advice on how to deal with uncertainty and stress, and make sure you are moving ahead, no matter your situation.
To find out more about Veronique visit her webpage https://yourtrueliferocks.com/