Jerry BirdIndependent Aviation Professional · Exeter, United Kingdom
Experienced, dedicated aviation professional who can work to extremely high and regulated standards. Possesses operations, planning, project management and technical writing skills. 32 years within the aviation industry; mostly in management, including GBR. Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) / Joint Aviation Requirements (JAR) / European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) recognised Operations Manager roles.
A leader in managing the strategic and day to day running of small corporate air charter, flight training, airline and airport operations’. Has excellent communication and organisational skills. Proven expertise in developing industry compliant manuals, systems and procedures.
Operations Management / Support - Air Ambulance (fixed-wing), Air Charter, Airline, Airport (including Ramp Operations), Flight Training, Helicopter Charter / Utility Work.
Technical Writing - Operations manuals / Flight Training manuals to GBR.CAA / European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Compliant Standard
Compliance Monitoring and Safety Management Systems development for small non-complex organisations to GBR.CAA / EASA Compliant Standard.
Compliance Monitoring and Safety Management Systems Auditor for small non-complex organisations.
Running Qualification Test Guides (QTGs) on FNPT devices
Charter / Flight Planning
Always seeking new ventures and / or employment opportunities where I can use and share my experience and knowledge.
Interests include: Travel, recreational flying, running, cycling, skiing, outdoor pursuits, military and aviation history, photography, reading, listening to music
- Member since December 9 2010.