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S1:E180 | 14th January 2021

TURBULENCE with Mr David A Banmiller, Retired Airline Executive and Author (Chapter One)

Turbulence – Chapter 1
Chris discussion with the author and Aviation Industry Veteran David Banmiller continues –

This week’s focus — The Cockpit
• How being a Pilot has changed?
• Pilot shortages / female pilots
• Auto pilot
• From 3 to 2 – losing the engineer
• From analogue to CRT – eliminating 100’s of dials and gauges
• Safety & Security
• Hi Jacking / Bomb threats
• Chelsea B Sullenberger III and the famous Hudson River landing
• Near misses & crash landing – Final message of respect for pilots.

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Music used: Distant Lands – Hanu Dixit.mp3



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Chris Notter started his career with H.M.Customs & Excise before moving into Freight Forwarding. He then entered the Airline side of the business, spending 29 years with German Carrier Lufthansa. Chris always references Lufthansa as being “the best possible training platform that anyone could have been given in their early career years.” Since leaving Lufthansa, Chris has held senior leading industry roles including -Head of Cargo with Etihad, both VP of Operations at the HUB and VP of Network with Qatar Airways. More recently and during some 5 years with Saudi Cargo, he has held the position of VP Network Operations as well as Chief Ground Handling Officer. Since early 2019, Chris has once again returned to Consultancy as well as hosting the EVA Podcast series.