Andrew Richards - Chief Flying Instructor & Flight Examiner


Andrew was appointed as a staff flying instructor in 1992.  As Chief Flying Instructor, he had the distinction of becoming one of the youngest to hold such an appointment in the country. With his dedication and hard work, he was instrumental in the development of the school to its present status.

Andrew is a Captain with Cargoair flying the Boeing 747.  He commenced his airline career flying the BAE 146, Boeing 737 and the Boeing 747 for TNT.  He then flew the Boeing 787 for Norwegian Air until their withdrawl of their long-haul operations from the UK in 2020.  He remains our Chief Flying Instructor and a CAA appointed Flight Examiner.