- How was you training to become a pilot? What was your biggest challenge in flight school?
"My training to become a pilot was incredible, I really enjoyed it.
I moved to a small town in the countryside because there was a really nice flight school over there, with many aircraft and instructors as well as a pretty good infrastructure for theoretical classes in their hangars by the side of the runway.
It was a well equipped regional airport inside a terminal area, so I could also practice phraseology in a controlled airspace...
- What is CRM and why is it important in aviation?
"Well CRM is basically a training. It's a little bit difficult to put in words and to explain because it's a training concept and I'm not really a specialist on CRM, by the way I never even took this course, but I have some idea of what it is and so I'll give you some thoughts on it...
CRM is basically this training for pilots and crewmembers and also ground staff nowadays, to interact better, to work cooperatively better and therefore enhances safety...
- Have you ever had any kind of malfunctions when you were flying?
"Yes I actually had a few minor malfunctions, nothing drastic but occasionally I did have a few small problems with the aircraft I flew.
I had problems with the lights once, I also had a blown out tire but it happened during taxi so it was not so problematic...