Awesome Humans #1: Captain Andrew Bauer

Captain of the Boeing 737 and Boeing 777, and Base Manager for Brisbane at Virgin Australia, Andrew Bauer is one of the best mentor figures I have had so far. He's a people person through and through and leads with compassion and empathy. Everyone knows him and everyone respects him because he is good at what he does and he is genuine about it. I can only hope that I will, one day, become half the pilot he is today. He is the best introduction to this new segment of my blog: Awesome Humans.

The exciting first days of an Australian pilot Cadetship.

With initial applications submitted in May last year followed by almost six months of testing, interviews and a good two months of waiting for our start date, the Virgin Australia Pilot Cadetship for 2019 - Group VA5 - has finally begun.

Networking tips for student pilots.

In an industry that actually does seem to be about who you know, the best time to test the waters and get started on building your network is while you're still studying or training. Here are some ideas tailored to student pilots, engineers or management students, looking to find a way to start working on their own network in the aviation industry.

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